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  • Penalty goals: Farrell,
  • RBS Six Nations
  • 16th Mar 2013
  • KO 17:00
  • Ground: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
  • Att: 74,104

Wales v England - Live

Last updated: 16th March 2013  

Full Time WALES 30-3 ENGLAND

80 England attacking but it's lethargic and laboured, all energy sapped. The whistle goes, the crowd roar... WALES ARE SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONS! The performance of the championship from the 2012 champions sees them retain their title in dramatic fashion. England well and truly knocked out. A magnificent performance. It's all over! Onto Paris.

80 Welsh scrum, Faletau stripped of possession and England will have a scrum of their own. Into the final 30 seconds.

78 Wales lineout in the England 22. Just twisting the knife into England, a magnificent Welsh performance. Hunting for another try as the benches are emptied. Mike Brown steals and breaks but knocks on when tackled by Cuthbert.

75 Wales scrum near halfway as the clock winds down. Yet another penalty.

72 Care attempts to chip into the dead ball area - wrong option for England. Haskell knocks on and England breathe.

Penalty PENALTY, WALES, BIGGAR! 30-3 What a half. Wales have well and truly turned up the gas and are hammering England now. Penalty to Wales, Biggar going for goal with Halfpenny off. Over it goes.

TRY TRY, WALES, CUTHBERT! 27-3 That is a MAGNIFICENT try from Wales! Cuthbert finishes off a brilliant break from Warburton, combining with Tipuric in the right hand corner to seal the title in style. It's officially a rout.

Drop Goal DROP GOAL, WALES, BIGGAR! 20-3 Persistent phases from Wales and Biggar coolly strokes the ball through the posts to confirm the game, and the title.

62 Gethin Jenkins off for Wales but the hosts win another scrum penalty, Cole again the perpetrator. Wales pounding the English tacklers back, a superb second half performance from the hosts so far.

60 Farrell misses another penalty for England, falling to the left once again.

TRY TRY, WALES, CUTHBERT! 17-3 Davies clears the Welsh pressure but England come again, Goode's kick taken by Halfpenny. Loose ball on the deck and Wales turn it over! Phillips wide to Cuthbert who rounds Brown... TTRRRRYYYYY TO WALES! Crucial, crucial score. Halfpenny misses the conversion.

53 England attacking as Steve Walsh is given a shove. Youngs sniping, Vunipola carrying. Hartley now on for Tom Youngs. England knock on and Halfpenny clears as far as Farrell.

50 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY! 12-3 Sapping phase of play and Wales opt for the points. As things stand with the gap more than eight, Wales will win the Six Nations.

47 Wales lineout outside England's 22, Roberts bursts through Robshaw. The hosts in the ascendancy here, nearing the English line. Punishing defence from England so far as Wales drive. England go offside, advantage Wales.

45 England again struggling at the scrum. Biggar kicks to the corner and Wales go long, Faletau crashing up. Turnover from Vunipola who is on for Marler and England clear.

44 Steal from Croft but the ball is knocked on. Wales scrum.

43 Scrum penalty to Wales, Cole unhappy with the call. Biggar finds touch near halfway.

40 Mistake from Leigh Halfpenny sees his kick go straight into touch, England with the lineout. Croft with the take, excellent maul from the visitors. Slow ball at the breakdown and Wales have the scrum.

40 Dan Biggar starts the second half.


40 Good pressure from the Welsh forwards. Series of drives and Dan Biggar is in the pocket.... his drop goal goes wide. What a half. Absolutely phenomenal. Wales lead.

37 Wales attacking from deep, North cutting and breaking but he knocks on from Farrell's tackle as he went to kick.

35 Turnover ball from England after Wales attack and Farrell clears long. Loose Welsh lineout and Cole steals it - England attacking now outside the Welsh 22. Ugly pass from Farrell and Goode scrambles, doing well.

34 Croft takes the lineout, Tuilagi upended by Roberts. Grubber from Farrell and Brown's pass is stolen, Halfpenny clears. The ball goes very, very long and Goode recovers to clear his lines.

33 Parling close to a steal but Wales regather and Biggar clears.

32 Interception by North, who is then brilliantly tackled by Brown with the tap. Parling steals, England kick long right into the corner. What a game we have.

30 Loose lineout from England, but Biggar's clearing kick is carried back in and goes straight out. Another lineout for England, Ashton hard up the midfield. Owen Farrell glides through a gap, before Marler is hammered by Hibbard. England building phases.

29 Penalty to England this time at the scrum, Adam Jones this time the man in trouble. Farrell goes to the corner.

28 Small burst from Parling but Wales turn the ball over and have the scrum.

25 Jamie Roberts loses his footing at the ruck and England have a penalty. Farrell from out wide on the left... wide it goes.

Penalty PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY! 9-3 Another scrum penalty to Wales, Adam Jones on top. Halfpenny converts.

Penalty PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 6-3 England hit back - Sam Warburton this time penalised at the breakdown. First shot of the afternoon for Owen Farrell... he responds off the post. England on the board.

Penalty PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY! 6-0 Tom Youngs penalised at the breakdown, long shot for Halfpenny. Dead straight on the halfway line... it's over! Wales lead by six.

16 No let up in the tempo until Biggar's kick goes deep, Goode touching down for a dropout. Scintillating start.

14 Chris Ashton concedes a penalty at the breakdown and Wales clear into England's half. Driving maul from the Welsh pack. Turnover by England, nearly intercepted by Cuthbert but England continue.

12 Tap penalty and Mike Phillips is away, cantering down the left touchline. Wales beginning with real purpose, but England scramble back possession. Mike Brown breaks but his pass goes to ground and Halfpenny clears.

Penalty PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY! 3-0 The Wales full-back hands the hosts the lead after ten minutes.

8 Ball out from the scrum - Wales on the charge. Cole thwarted looking for the turnover. Cuthbert, Davies and Halfpenny all carry up and Wales have the penalty.

6 First edge at the scrum to Wales - free-kick and the hosts opt for the scrum inside England's 22.

5 Welsh pressure in England's 22 - knocked on though in the tackle, scrum to England.

4 Driving maul from England into the Welsh 22. Simple knock on from Manu Tuilagi and Wales turn the tide brilliantly, kicking long and forcing Alex Goode to run the ball into touch in his 22.

2 Ben Youngs' kick dribbles too long and Wales drop out. Alex Cuthbert breaking tackles but knocks on, ball going into touch down the right hand side. Open start. England lineout.

Kick-Off Owen Farrell starts proceedings.

The roof is shut, so the rain doesn't matter! All noise inside the Millennium cake tin.

Team News Gethin Jenkins leads Wales in place of the injured Ryan Jones, whilst Justin Tipuric starts alongside Sam Warburton.

Team News Tom Croft starts for England at blindside flanker after making his return from a serious neck injury last weekend against Italy. Ben Youngs and Owen Farrell are the half-backs, Joe Marler starts at loosehead prop.

Welcome Hello and welcome to this humdinger of a Six Nations decider between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. The Slam is on the line.

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