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    Penalty goals: Farrell (5),
    Conversions: Farrell (2),
29 - 18


  • Penalty goals: Halfpenny (6),
  • RBS Six Nations
  • 9th Mar 2014
  • KO 15:00
  • Ground: Twickenham
  • Att: 82,000

England v Wales - Live

Last updated: 9th March 2014  

Full Time Full-time: England 29-18 Wales

79 England send on Lee Dickson, George Ford, Alex Goode and Tom Johnson for the closing seconds.

78 England are pushed back territorially to the edge of the 22 but respond well with Vunipola involved. But after a brief surge, Wales turn it over and motor to halfway before being driven into touch. Game over for sure here with play now on halfway.

77 Replacement full-back Lee Williams is penalised for taking out Brown after his chip into the Welsh 22. England will go for goal here then, surely? No, it goes to touch as they look to chew up the clock.

75 England go close to putting the icing on the cake at Twickenham as Burrell reaches out to ground in the corner. However, referee Poite spots a foot in touch on the replay so it is no try. Great skills though from Lawes and Burrell down the right wing.

73 The clock ticks down as Wales walk briskly to their line-out on the English ten-metre. England send on Dave Attwood and Henry Thomas for Launchbury and Wilson. Launchbury has been outstanding at lock.

71 But England survive. Farrell clears to big cheers from the Twickenham supporters before they reclaim the ball on the Welsh 22. Score here and it's done.

69 Great defence but not so great attack as May gets isolated which allows Wales to win a penalty. This will go downfield to England's 22. Points a must.

67 That is great defence from England again as Wood and Farrell hold up Cuthbert to earn the scrum outside their own 22. Now it's Brown who clears.

65 England have also made a change as Mako Vunipola replaces Marler at loosehead. Wow, James and co. will be delighted with that set-piece as they win the scrum penalty. Replacement Dan Biggar clears.

64 Play will restart with an English scrum fifteen metres from the try-line as Paul James comes on, replacing Jenkins who doesn't return from the bin.

63 England are just ten metres out here, looking good.

62 Brown is leading by example for England as he takes his side over halfway and offers front-foot ball. Now the forwards take it on on the Welsh ten-metre before Farrell kicks into the corner of Wales' 22.

Penalty60 PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 29-18. Coach killer from Wales as Davies is penalised after the restart for playing the ball on the ground. Farrell punishes him as England go back up to an eleven-point lead.

Penalty57 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY. 26-18. It's Hartley who offends yet again as he takes out Faletau in the air at a line-out. Halfpenny from distance...over.

Penalty55 PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 26-15. The lead grows due to that offence as Farrell makes no mistake.

Yellow Card54 YELLOW CARD, WALES, JENKINS. It was coming. Jenkins goes to the sin-bin as Poite penalises him for not driving straight at scrum time. He doesn't like it.

53 That almost backfired from Brown as Wales countered superbly. Unfortunately for the visitors, a Roberts grubber through had way too much on it and England were able to ground in their own in-goal area.

51 That almost backfired from Brown as Wales countered superbly. Unfortunately for the visitors, a Roberts grubber through had way too much on it and England were able to ground in their own in-goal area.

50 Good work from Care as he disrupts Warburton and forces the Welsh flanker to knock-on. So it's an English put-in fifteen metres away from halfway before Brown kicks down to the Welsh back three.

48 Farrell now does well to clear under pressure as his game continues to impress today. It's a Welsh line-out then on the English ten-metre. Slow ball.

Penalty46 PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 23-15. And Wales are penalised at that aforementioned scrum for not driving straight so England's lead is up to eight.

45 Cheers from the home supporters now as Priestland fumbles a simple catch 35 metres from his own line. This is ideal territory for England in centre field as Care and Farrell wait for the scrum to be set.

43 And boy have they come out of the blocks well, with Faletau and North making ground down the left wing before the Northampton man fired out a forward pass inside in search of Halfpenny. Chance gone for now.

41 Welcome back to the action as Priestland restarts for Wales, who trail England by only five points.

Half Time Half-time: England 20-15 Wales

Penalty39 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY. 20-15. The perfect end to the half for Wales as Hartley is now caught in an offside position following May's knock-on. Wales will be delighted to go in just five points down.

Penalty38 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY. 20-12. A response from Wales as Hartley is penalised for going off his feet at the breakdown. Easy points for the Welsh.

Conversion35 CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 20-9. He lands the extras from the touchline. Burrell's score came from Hibbard's overcooked line-out by the way.

TRY34 TRY, ENGLAND, BURRELL. 18-9. Brilliant from Billy Twelvetrees as his grubber into the left corner sees Burrell dive over. That is a massive score.

33 That is what you want from your number ten. Farrell sits back and kicks wonderfully into the away 22, despite being on the back foot. Pressure throw...

Penalty31 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY. 13-9. That is excellent work at the breakdown by prop Jenkins as he pounces on Nowell. Up steps Halfpenny from 47 metres. Yes.

29 Wales almost respond in quick time though as Jamie Roberts busts through up to the home 22. However, centre partner Davies' poor grubber soon after has gifted possession back to England who clear long.

Penalty27 PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 13-6. Webb is penalised by Poite for not rolling away and Farrell makes no mistake again. That's a sweet strike from 35 out.

25 One great Welsh kick from the tee is followed up by a poor one from hand by Priestland, whose Garryowen goes out on the full. So, it's an English line-out 35 metres from the Welsh line. A response coming?

Penalty23 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY. 10-6. In at the side by Luther Burrell but credit to Wales for their ruck counter on the English ten-metre. Result, Halfpenny calls for the tee and the rest is history. Superb.

Penalty19 PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 10-3. Jenkins is the man penalised at scrum time by referee Romain Poite so up steps Farrell from 40 metres out. Lovely strike.

17 Not much to report as scrum resets mar the last couple of minutes on the Welsh ten-metre. It is English ball by the way, with Farrell waiting.

15 Wales are soon back in possession though as Farrell kicks cross-field to Jack Nowell, which is a poor option seeing as George North takes him into touch. Promising Welsh ball on the English ten-metre now.

13 Wales are soon back in possession though as Farrell kicks cross-field to Jack Nowell, which is a poor option seeing as George North takes him into touch. Promising Welsh ball on the English ten-metre now.

11 Now it is Billy Twelvetrees with a mistake, kicking into his own forward pack on his ten-metre. Luckily for him, Wales knock-on soon after. England scrum.

Penalty9 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY. 7-3. That is poor from Courtney Lawes just outside his own 22 as he tries to get up after being tackled. Halfpenny strikes.

Conversion7 CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL. 7-0. An easy kick.

TRY5 TRY, ENGLAND, CARE. 5-0. It came from a penalty five metres out as Care tapped again, diving in easily under no pressure. Wales will be livid.

5 England now win a penalty on halfway and they go quickly through Danny Care. The hosts are showing their hand early. They have a penalty advantage.

3 The first scrum is Wales' and they win a penalty. An early boost for the visitors then as Priestland puts Wales into the English 22. Early score coming?

1 The atmosphere is electric as Owen Farrell kicks off for England, with Swing Low bouncing around Twickenham. George North collects before Rhys Priestland kicks down to Mike Brown on halfway.

0 Wales boss Warren Gatland has named Jonathan Davies and Alun-Wyn Jones in his starting line-up, while Jake Ball is included following an injury to Luke Charteris. Remember, kick-off is at 15:00 GMT.

0 England have made two changes to their squad, with Ben Morgan replacing the injured Billy Vunipola at number eight for his nineteenth cap. Exeter Chiefs back-row forward Tom Johnson is named on the bench.

0 A warm welcome from Twickenham ahead of this mouth-watering Six Nations clash between England and Wales. With Ireland winning handsomely on Saturday, both these teams know a defeat would mean curtains in terms of their Championship hopes. So, will it be revenge from last year for England or a fourth straight win over their rivals for the Welsh? The supporters are pouring into HQ and we'll have team news very soon.

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