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England 12-6 Wales match report: Jonny May double enough for Eddie Jones men

Reigning champions England beat Wales in a tense game at Twickenham to remain unbeaten in the 2018 Six Nations.

Speedster Jonny May scored two first-half tries before Wales’s Gareth Anscombe was denied by the TV match official.

Rhys Patchell’s penalty reduced the deficit to nine points at the break, 12-3.

The next score didn’t come in the 75th minute as Anscombe’s penalty set up a grandstand finish.

But England survived to secure a 15th home win in a row under Eddie Jones.


PREVIOUS MEETINGS:

2017: England won 21-16 in Cardiff
2016: England won 27-13 at Twickenham
2016: England won 25-21 at Twickenham
2015: Wales won 28-25 at Twickenham
2015: England won 21-16 in Cardiff
2014: England won 29-18 at Twickenham
2013: Wales won 30-3 in Cardiff
2012: Wales won 19-12 at Twickenham


LINE-UPS

England: 15 Mike Brown, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Jonny May, 10 George Ford, 9 Danny Care, 8 Sam Simmonds, 7 Chris Robshaw, 6 Courtney Lawes, 5 Maro Itoje, 4 Joe Launchbury, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Dylan Hartley, 1 Mako Vunipola
Replacements: 16 Jamie George, 17 Alec Hepburn, 18 Harry Williams, 19 George Kruis, 20 Sam Underhill, 21 Richard Wigglesworth, 22 Ben Te’o, 23 Jack Nowell

Wales (revised): 15 Gareth Anscombe, 14 Josh Adams, 13 Scott Williams, 12 Hadleigh Parkes, 11 Steff Evans, 10 Rhys Patchell, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Ross Moriarty, 7 Josh Navidi, 6 Aaron Shingler, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c), 4 Cory Hill, 3 Samson Lee, 2 Ken Owens, 1 Rob Evans
Replacements: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Wyn Jones, 18 Tomas Francis, 19 Bradley Davies, 20 Justin Tipuric, 21 Aled Davies, 22 Owen Watkin, 23 George North

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