England vs Italy player ratings: 2021 Guinness Six Nations - Ruck

England vs Italy player ratings: 2021 Guinness Six Nations

The England vs Italy player ratings as Eddie Jones men bounced back from their opening round defeat with a 41-18 bonus-point win at Twickenham.

Monty Ioane’s early try caused a scare at Twickenham, before England’s Jonny Hill, Anthony Watson and Jonny May crossed to give the hosts a 20-8 lead at the break.

Watson’s impressive intercept try sealed a bonus point with Jack Willis adding a fifth soon after before being stretchered off with what appeared to be a serious knee injury.

Tommaso Allan then added a consolation try for Italy before fullback Elliot Daly put the icing on the cake for England.

Scroll down for the England vs Italy player ratings.


  • Most tackles: Luca Bigi (Italy) – 16
  • Most missed tackles: Carlo Canna (Italy) – 3
  • Most carries: Luke Cowan-Dickie (England) – 14
  • Most metres: Anthony Watson (England) – 160
  • Most defenders beaten: Anthony Watson (England) – 8
  • Turnovers conceded: Jonny May (England) -3

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England vs Italy player ratings:

England: Elliot Daly 5, Anthony Watson 8, Henry Slade 7, Owen Farrell (C) 6, Jonny May 9, George Ford 6, Ben Youngs 6, Mako Vunipola 6, Luke Cowan-Dickie 7, Kyle Sinckler 8, Maro Itoje 8, Jonny Hill 7, Courtney Lawes 6, Tom Curry 6, Billy Vunipola 5

Italy: Jacopo Trulla 6, Luca Sperandio 5, Juan Ignacio Brex 6, Carlo Canna 7, Monty Ioane 6, Paolo Garbisi 6, Stephen Varney 7, Andrea Lovotti 6, Luca Bigi (C) 7, Marco Riccioni 6, Marco Lazzaroni 7, David Sisi 7, Sebastian Negri 6, Johan Meyer 6, Michele Lamaro 5