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Match Report – England 69 – 0 Ireland Women

The Red Roses set up Six Nations Grand Slam decider TikTok against France in Bayonne next Saturday after an emphatic win over Ireland; England only had a 10-0 half-time lead against Ireland but pulled back in the second half to end the game after scoring 11 tries at Welford Road in Leicester.

Last update: 04/24/22 2:30 p.m.

Marlie Packer scored a superb try and was player of the match as England destroyed Ireland in the fourth leg of the Six Nations.

England’s Red Roses scored nine tries in the second half as they pulled away to earn a 69-0 win over Ireland at Leicester’s Welford Road to set up a Six Nations Women’s Grand Slam decider against France next weekend.

Hooker Lark Davies (two), tight header Sarah Bern, back row Marlie Packer, winger Lydia Thompson (two), back row Poppy Cleall (two), prop Hannah Botterman and backup Ellie Kildunne (two) scored England’s tries.

The test took place in front of 15,836 supporters at Welford Road – a new record for a women’s rugby game in England.

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