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Six Nations - round two

  • 42 mins: Scotland's line-out picked up by Robshaw and England get on the front foot with Burrell, who picks out May. The England winger looks to come inside and Farrell looks for a cross-field kick to Nowell, but it's far too heavy. 
    2/8/2014 5:55:17 PM
  • [substitution]Changes for Scotland as Ross Ford and Ryan Grant are replaced by Scott Lawson and Alasdair Dickinson. 
    2/8/2014 5:57:19 PM
  • 44 mins: Dickinson, fresh on the field, spills the ball with his first touch and England have the put-in at the scrum. Scotland perennially wasting possession, working through the phases before conceding penalties.  
    2/8/2014 5:58:41 PM
  • 46 mins: Melee breaks out from the scrum and Lawes is summonsed by the referee after numerous scrum caps had been removed.  
    2/8/2014 6:00:36 PM
  • 47 mins: England finally awarded the penalty after a series of fractured scrums. Farrell kicks for touch, just inside the Scotland half. 
    2/8/2014 6:01:54 PM
  • 49 mins: May gets the break for England as he turns inside off the wing and cuts through the Scotland defensive line before running into traffic. 
    2/8/2014 6:03:01 PM
  • 50 mins: Low is penalised for collapsing the scrum and Farrell calls for the kicking tee. 
    2/8/2014 6:04:16 PM
  • 51 mins: Farrell misses left once more under a chorus of boos from the Murrayfield crowd. 
    2/8/2014 6:05:10 PM
  • [yellow-card]52 mins: England get the break through the brutality of Vunipola and May races for the line. Dunbar comes in and fails to release, he will spend the next 10 minutes in the sin bin for his efforts. 
    2/8/2014 6:07:02 PM
  • 53 mins: Illegal steal from Scotland, hands in the ruck and England must now press on and take advantage of their personnel advantage. 
    2/8/2014 6:08:10 PM
  • [substitution]Dave Denton is relieved for Scotland, he is replaced by Johnnie Beattie. 
    2/8/2014 6:08:42 PM
  • 54 mins: First signs of confusion at the England line-out and the scramble forward results in a Scotland penalty. Weir kicks for touch but barely makes the halfway line. 
    2/8/2014 6:09:39 PM
  • Owen Farrell tries to make a break for England

    2/8/2014 6:10:32 PM
  • 55 mins: Laidlaw kicks deep into English territory and May collects, only to hand a cheap pass to Brown but he and Twelvetrees are happy to work their way out of trouble rather than kick out of panic. 
    2/8/2014 6:11:06 PM
  • 75 mins: England making more and more territory but again lose the line-out from the throw off Youngs.
    2/8/2014 6:36:27 PM
  • [substitution]Henry Thomas on to replace Dan Cole for England. 
    2/8/2014 6:36:45 PM
  • 77 mins: Scotland manage to pass the ball into the advertising boards and England have another line-out. This time they win it and Lawes hold on tight and drives the maul forward. England being held on the line. 
    2/8/2014 6:37:35 PM
  • 78 mins: England get the ball out and look to spread it wide before winning the penalty after Farrell's individual dash. 
    2/8/2014 6:38:30 PM
  • 79 mins: England win their scrum just outside the Scotland 10-metre line but fail to make it over the gain line and we come back for a Scotland scrum. 
    2/8/2014 6:40:34 PM
  • 80 mins: Clock has gone red as Scotland win the scrum and look to move away from their own 10-metre. It comes back to Weir and he launches it into the stands. 
    2/8/2014 6:41:17 PM
  • [full-time]SCOTLAND 0-20 ENGLAND
    A comfortable evening for England as they get their 6 Nations challenge underway. It was definitely a war of attrition for the purists as conditions dictated the run of play more than player quality. Luther Burrell and Mike Brown both touched down their second England tries, while a drop-goal from Danny Care and seven points from the boot of Owen Farrell gave the visitors a commanding scoreline. 
    2/8/2014 6:43:55 PM

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  • England climb up the stairs at Murrayfield and Chris Robshaw is handed the Calcutta Cup after England kept Scotland scoreless for the first time since 1978. 
    2/8/2014 6:46:14 PM
  • That's it for the live action today, thanks for joining us! You can relive all the events from the afternoon with our match reports and don't forget to join us again tomorrow as France take on Italy at the Stade de France.
    2/8/2014 6:49:18 PM
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    2/9/2014 3:34:15 PM
  • 31 mins: Another penalty for Italy, which gifts them with the opportunity to take the lead. Slightly more difficult kick for Allan this time. 
    2/9/2014 3:34:25 PM
  • 32 mins: If Italy are going to cause an upset and beat France here, they cannot afford to waste penalty kicks like that. 
    2/9/2014 3:35:13 PM
  • 33 mins: Dulin takes a quick penalty and makes a brilliant run to the halfway line before Plisson races into contact before France work their way to a penalty. Can they take the lead?
    2/9/2014 3:36:15 PM
  • [goal-rugby-league]FRANCE 6-3 ITALY
    Post and in this time for Doussain as he puts France in the lead with a neatly taken penalty from the left wing. 
    2/9/2014 3:37:51 PM
  • 36 mins: Italy come back at France and Parisse offloads neatly round his back to DiMarchi, but Italy again concede the penalty from their own attack. 
    2/9/2014 3:39:12 PM
  • 37 mins: France win their own line-out and send Bastereaud charging and earn the penalty advantage. 
    2/9/2014 3:40:21 PM
  • 38 mins: France given plenty of time to make the advantage count but it comes back for the penalty and Doussain will again kicks for the posts. 
    2/9/2014 3:41:28 PM
  • [goal-rugby-league]FRANCE 9-3 ITALY
    Successful kick from Doussain. The French kicker is starting to find his stride with the kicking tee and making Italy pay for their mistakes. 
    2/9/2014 3:42:40 PM
  • 40 mins: Italy win a penalty from the restart and Allan quickly takes it to ensure the line-out can be taken. The visitors unable to establish the maul and the referee brings the first half to a close. 
    2/9/2014 3:44:05 PM
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  • [half-time]FRANCE 9-3 ITALY
    A scrappy first half, definitely one for the purists. 16 penalties, but only four of which registering on the scoreboard as Philippe Saint-Andre's men go in with the advantage. An error-strewn performance from both sides but France, eventually, made Italy pay for their lack of discipline. 
    2/9/2014 3:46:32 PM
  • Alberto de Marchi makes a break that leads to a penalty

    2/9/2014 3:47:30 PM
  • HALF-TIME
    Can Italy orchestrate an upset in the second half? Or will France continue to kick the game to a slow death?
    2/9/2014 3:47:35 PM

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  • We're back and raring to go...Plisson kicks in the direction of the Italian pack to get the second half up and running. 
    2/9/2014 3:55:49 PM
  • 41 mins: Italy waste no time in conceding the 17th penalty of the match as Allan knocks on from the restart and France have the put-in to the scrum. 
    2/9/2014 3:56:51 PM
  • Andy Farrell talks about the potential arrival of Sam Burgess to rugby union

    2/9/2014 3:57:06 PM
  • 42 mins: The scrum wheels round and France are awarded the penalty and Plisson kicks into the Italian 22. 
    2/9/2014 3:58:13 PM
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