Women's Six Nations: Wales Women 0-63 England Women

Danielle Waterman try
Danielle Waterman scored two tries for the Red Roses
Women's Six Nations
Wales (0) 0
England (38) 63
Tries: Wilson Hardy 2, Cokayne, Hunt, Thompson 3, Hunter, Mclean, Waterman 2 Cons Scarratt 4

England women hammered Wales at Cardiff Arms Park, running in 11 tries in a 63-0 victory.

The visitors scored most of their tries through the back three with wing Lydia Thompson running in a hat-trick.

Fellow wing Amy Wilson Hardy and full-back Danielle Waterman crossed twice apiece in a dominant display.

Amy Cokayne, Natasha Hunt, Kate McLean and Sarah Hunter all touched down with Emily Scarratt converting four tries, with Wales unable to find a reply.

England's confident all-round display will make them Six Nations favourites and World Cup contenders.

The Red Roses, who unlike the hosts are professional, got the scoreboard moving inside three minutes when wing Wilson Hardy was worked clear with an overlap, and they continued to get outside the Welsh defence regularly.

The bonus point took just 22 minutes to arrive, and Wales scarcely had their hands on the ball in the first-half with Scarratt's goal-kicking extending the lead to 38-0 by the interval.

Waterman, Thompson and Wilson Hardy continued to run riot in their third quarter.

Wales managed more possession and territory as the game broke up in the final quarter with all the replacements coming on, but Thompson's third in the 67th minute was the last score as Wales were unable to breach a sturdy English defence.

England fly-half McLean, who finished the game at full-back, was player of the match for her controlling performance.

England next host Italy at the Stoop Memorial Ground on Saturday 25 February, while Wales face Scotland in Cumbernauld the previous night.

England beat France 26-13 in their opening contest after trailing 13-0.

Wales beat Italy 20-8 in their opening game of the tournament in Jesi on 4 February.

Wales team: Dyddgu Hywel (Scarlets); Elen Evans (Scarlets), Kerin Lake (Ospreys), Robyn Wilkins (Ospreys), Adi Taviner (Ospreys; Elinor Snowsill (Newport Gwent Dragons), Keira Bevan (Ospreys); Caryl Thomas (Scarlets) Carys Phillips (c) (Ospreys), Amy Evans (Ospreys), Rebecca Rowe (Newport Gwent Dragons), Mel Clay (Ospreys), Alisha Butchers (Scarlets), Rachel Taylor (Scarlets), Sioned Harries (Scarlets)

Replacements: Lowri Harries (Scarlets), Cerys Hale (Newport Gwent Dragons), Gwenllian Pyrs (Scarlets), Siwan Lillicrap (Ospreys), Nia Elen Davies (Blues), Sian Moore (Newport Gwent Dragons), Gemma Rowland (Newport Gwent Dragons), Jessica Kavanagh-Williams (Scarlets)

England team: Danielle Waterman; Lydia Thompson, Emily Scarratt, Amber Reed, Amy Wilson Hardy, Katy Mclean, Natasha Hunt; Rochelle Clark, Amy Cokayne, Laura Keates, Harriet Millar-Mills, Tamara Taylor, Izzy Noel-Smith, Marlie Packer, Sarah Hunter (capt)

Replacements: Vicky Fleetwood, Justine Lucas, Sarah Bern, Zoe Aldcroft, Poppy Cleall, La Toya Mason, Emily Scott, Rachael Burford

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