Women’s Six Nations: England beat Ireland 27-0 to extend unbeaten run
England’s bill to a second consecutive Grand Slam continued as they finished Ireland’s unbeaten run at the 2020 Women’s Six Nations.
Captain Sarah Hunter opened the scoring together with Jess Breach Abby Dow along with Vicky Fleetwood all after lawsuit in the first half, at the Castle Park of Doncaster of
Ireland’s defence improved after the break and England full-back Sarah McKenna was the only player to score.
The win puts England three points before France.
Ireland are third and are yet to play France and Italy, earlier traveling to Padua to carry about the Azzurre while England welcome Wales at the Twickenham Stoop.
Ireland can take heart from just conceding one attempt in the second half, however there was time for bad news that is further ahead of the final whistle because Sene Naoupu was taken in the field on a stretcher to get a head injury evaluation.
England: McKenna; Dow, Scarratt, Reed, Breach; Daley-McLean, Riley; Cornborough, Davies, Bern, Cleall, Aldcroft, Beckett, Fleetwood, Hunter (capt).
Replacements: Scott, Cokayne, D Harper, Brown, Millar-Mills, A Harper, Hunt, Harrison.
Ireland: Considine; Delany, Naoupu, Fitzhenry, Doyle; Keohane, Dane; Peat, Moloney, Djougang, McDermott, Bobbett, Griffin (capt), McMahon, Caplice.
Replacements: Dabanovich Lyons, Cooney, Wall Muldoon, Tyrrell.