Friendly match: Wales women 15-0 Scotland women

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Scrum V: Wales women beat Scotland in Cardiff
Women's autumn international
Wales (5) 15
Tries: Phillips, Murray, Taviner
Scotland (0) 0

Wales women proved too strong for Scotland as they won their first autumn international match in seven years 15-0 at Cardiff Arms Park.

A tight first half saw both sides come close to opening the scoring before captain Carys Phillips went over just before the interval for the hosts.

Wales dominated possession and after some fine play by their backs scored a second try through Charlie Murray.

Adi Taviner scored a third try to seal the win.

For Scotland, the match was a warm-up for their two-legged Women's Rugby World Cup qualifier against Spain next month.

Wales have a second autumn game in Cardiff when they play the UK Armed Forces on Friday, 11 November.

Wales: Dyddgu Hywel; Charlie Murray, Kerin Lake, Rebecca De Filippo, Ffion Bowen; Elinor Snowsill, Sian Moore; Caryl Thomas, Carys Phillips (c), Meg York, Siwan Lillicrap, Rebecca Rowe, Alisha Butchers, Sioned Harries, Shona Powell-Hughes.

Replacements: Morfudd Ifans, Cerys Hale, Amy Evans, Mel Clay, Sian Williams, Adi Taviner, Jodie Evans, Keira Bevan, Gemma Rowland, Hannah Jones, Jess Kavanagh-Williams, Rosie Fletcher

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Scotland squad

Backs: Caroline Collie (Bletchley Ladies), Megan Gaffney (Edinburgh University), Mairi MacDonald (Hillhead Jordanhill), Rhona Lloyd (Edinburgh University), Laura Steven (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lisa Martin* (Murrayfield Wanderers), Jenny Maxwell (Lichfield), Helen Nelson* (Murrayfield Wanderers), Chloe Rollie* (Murrayfield Wanderers), Eilidh Sinclair* (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lisa Thomson* (Edinburgh University).

Forwards: Tracey Balmer (Worcester), Sarah Bonar (Lichfield), Karen Dunbar* (RHC Cougars), Jemma Forsyth (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Heather Lockhart (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Rachel Malcolm (Lichfield), Louise McMillan* (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Siobhan McMillan (Cartha Queens Park), Lucy Park* (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lana Skeldon (Hillh ead Jordanhill), Fiona Sim (Aylesford Bulls), Katie Dougan (Royal High Cougars), Emma Wassell* (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lyndsay O'Donnell (Worcester).

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