England 58-7 Scotland: Co-captain Sarah Hunter retires in model again dwelling in Newcastle because the Purple Roses’ Six Nations title defence begins with a ruthless 10-try win at Kingston Park
- England’s commanding win in opposition to Scotland opened their Six Nations marketing campaign
- The match was a particular send-off for co-captain Sarah Hunter at Kingston Park
- Hunter stated she wished to ‘savour each second’ as England acquired ten tries
Sarah Hunter retired in model on Saturday evening as England’s Six Nations title defence acquired off to a flying begin with a ruthless 58-7 victory over Scotland.
The sport marked an important day for co-captain Hunter, who signed off on her rugby profession with a commanding win on dwelling soil at Kingston Park, the place England simply secured the bonus level.
‘It’s so particular, I couldn’t consider a greater approach to finish my profession,’ Hunter stated. ‘I simply wished to savour the second.’
A quickfire second-half hat-trick from co-captain Marlie Packer capped off a disappointing afternoon for the Scots. Hunter, who hails from North Shields, led the aspect out in Newcastle they usually took the lead 9 minutes in after stress on the Scottish goal-line allowed Claudia MacDonald to burst by to the touch down.
Scotland had an opportunity to drag one again with a incredible assault on England’s goal-line and Emma Orr got here extremely near scoring, however she grounded the ball barely quick with the hosts capable of clear.
Sarah Hunter hailed a ‘particular’ event which noticed her log out from rugby at Kingston Park
England opened their Ladies’s Six Nations marketing campaign with a complete win over Scotland
Hunter stated she wished to ‘savour each second’ of England’s bonus level win in Newcastle
England stretched Scotland with some fast passing permitting hooker Amy Cokayne to complete off one other nice group transfer within the 18th minute and MacDonald quickly acquired her second with an unbelievable dash from the midway line, weaving previous the Scottish defence to complete within the left nook.
Tatyana Heard scored her first Purple Roses attempt after powering previous two Scotland defenders to cross within the twenty seventh minute and a driving maul from the line-out allowed Cokayne to seize her second simply earlier than the break.
England picked up the place they left off straight after the break when Poppy Cleall crashed over the road and Abby Dow did properly handy the ball off to Sadia Kabeya, who scored their seventh attempt of the afternoon.
Packer then acquired in on the act because the Purple Roses used the driving maul flawlessly 3 times for the co-captain to attain her spectacular hat-trick, with all three of her tries taking place inside simply 10 minutes of one another.
Scotland then managed to seek out some comfort within the last levels, with Chloe Rollie placing factors on the board for the guests with a late attempt.