U20 Six Nations: England beat Wales 45-3 to win Triple Crown
England beat Wales 45-3 to safe the Beneath-20s Six Nations Triple Crown and preserve their Grand Slam hopes alive.
They ran in seven tries at Cardiff Arms Park, whereas Wales’ solely factors got here from a primary minute Sam Costelow penalty.
Jack Clement started the onslaught, with scores following from Sam Riley, Jack van Poortvliet, Arthur Relton (2) and Nahum Merigan (2).
England play Italy for the clear sweep on Tuesday 13 July.
For hosts Wales, it was their third defeat within the event with ill-discipline as soon as once more proving pricey with two yellow playing cards.
U20 Six Nations desk
U20 Six Nations fixtures
Within the day’s earlier kick-off, Eire produced an outstanding comeback to say a 30-23 victory over Italy. Irish hopes of retaining their Six Nations crown now depend on England slipping up in opposition to the Azzurri.
There have been 5 tries in a frantic first quarter, with scores from Eire’s Eoin de Buitléar and George Saunderson cancelled out by Simone Gesi, Tommaso di Bartolomeo and Leonardo Marin.
Two second half tries from Alex Kendellen’s turned the sport on its head as Italy had been decreased to 14 males.
There have been additionally playing cards in France’s encounter with Scotland, with the French having to play a person down after Enzo Reybier’s Twenty fifth-minute sending off for a harmful sort out.
However they nonetheless ran out 45-21 victors, whereas the Scots stay pointless on the backside of the desk.
The event continues on 13 July with England taking up Italy in last spherical’s opening recreation (14:00 BST).
Eire then tackle France (16:45 BST) earlier than Scotland play Wales (20:00 BST).
All event video games are being performed on the house of Cardiff Rugby to minimise journey through the coronavirus pandemic.