Round 4: Six Nations team of the week after the second weekend of action, which saw England, Ireland and Wales pick up wins…
Fullback: Elliot Daly (England) – Lovely step past Esposito to bring England’s second try. Too easy, as was the subsequent two on one to put in Jonny May. His pace is always a weapon from deep.
Winger: Joe Cokanasiga (England) – Wreaking havoc from the off, always looking to offload and pose an attacking threat. All that was missing was a try.
Centre: Manu Tuilagi (England) – Two tries either side of half time showed him back to his All Black-shredding best for England.
Centre: Hadleigh Parkes (Wales) – Heavily involved in the opening try as he had his best game of the season, with his timing and speed on to Gareth Anscombe’s flat passes getting Wales over the gain-line while getting under Grant Gilchrist to stop the lock scoring at a crucial point in the game. Deserved to be
Winger: Josh Adams (Wales) – Gatlands’ find of the last year reached for the skies to score the match-clincher against England but produced dazzling footwork to stand up Blair Kinghorn before brilliantly skinning the Scotland back on the outside for the opening touchdown at Murrayfield