Match Centre: Women's Six Nations: England 46-10 Wales

England's exciting brand of rugby caught the eye in the second win of the campaign
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England 46-10 Wales, Ashton Gate

England ran an eight try riot as they maintained their perfect start in the tournament with a 46-10 victory in the second round of the Women's Six Nations at Ashton Gate on Saturday.

The win has taken England to 10 points in two matches as they consolidated their position at the top with France following them closely at second place with nine points. Wales have slipped to the fourth place in the table after losing both their matches.

Wales managed to get the first points on the board in the 5th minute when Lleucu George kicked a penalty goal but England dominated the remained of the opening half.

Abby Dow showed great pace to exert early pressure on Wales setting up Maud Muir over the line in the 7th minute and shortly Zoe Aldcroft on her 50th appearance powered over for their second try. Holly Aitchison kicked the conversion this time making it 12-3.

John Mitchell's side stepped up the ante as a break from Meg Jones inside the 22 allowed Hannah Botterman to touchdown and Aitchison's conversion made it 19-3 before the bonus point came at the stroke of half time as Lark Atkin-Davies dotted down at the back of a rolling maul as they completed the opening half with a 24-3 lead.

England extended the momentum into the second half as current Six Nations leading try scorer Ellie Kildunne dived in the corner and Dow followed the suit shortly before Wales struck back with Keira Bevan went over the line after a quick tap penalty making it 34-10.

England continued to dominate as Rosie Galligan breached the gap in Wales defence to dive over before Kildunne completed her second in the 61st minute to complete a convincing victory.

Team line up:

England: Kildunne; Dow, Jones, Heard, Breach; Aitchison, Hunt; Botterman, Atkin-Davies, Muir, Aldcroft, Galligan, Kabeya, Packer (capt), Matthews.

Reserves: Powell, Carson, Clifford, Ward, Feaunati, Packer, Harrison, Gregson.

Wales: Hesketh; Neumann, Jones, Lake, Cox; George, Jones; Pyrs, Phillips, Rose, Fleming, Evans, Williams, Callender, Lewis.

Reserves: Reardon, Constable, Tuipulotu, John, Butchers, Bevan, Powell, Metcalfe.