After displaying her close-range ending and passing abilities, MacDonald then showcased her uncooked pace in stepping inside Rollie on the midway line and scorching her well past the overlaying defence for her second rating. Bern practically emulated the wing’s attempt with a linebreak of her personal. Cleall offloaded out of the sort out which was nicely taken by Packer and substitute Tayana Heard powered over from shut vary.
Cokayne’s second attempt from a maul ensured England boasted a 31-0 lead at halftime. Scotland’s activity merely saved getting more durable as Cleall ran a intelligent line from quick vary for England’s sixth attempt. Full again Abby Dow then broke but extra tackles and located flanker Sadia Kabeya on her shoulder.
England confirmed no disgrace in utilizing the maul as their go-to weapon within the World Cup and what labored for them there labored in Newcastle too. Within the house of little greater than ten minutes, Packer was pushed over thrice in the identical proper hand nook. It was devastatingly efficient.
Scotland, although crushed and bruised, weren’t bowed and rallied with arguably the decide of the tries. Beth Blacklock, on debut, lower by way of the England defence who conceded a penalty of their desperation. Scotland recycled possession patiently after which Rollie struck, stepping previous one defender after which turning on the burners.
The night time, nonetheless, belonged to Hunter.
Scoring sequence: 5-0, McDonald attempt; 7-0 Reed con; 12-0 Cokayne attempt; 17-0 MaDonald attempt; 22-0 Heard attempt; 24-0, Tuima con; 29-0, Cokayne attempt; 31-0, Tuima attempt; 36-0, Cleall attempt; 41-0 Kabeya attempt; 43-0, Tuima con; 48-0 Packer attempt; 53-0 Packer attempt; 58-0 Packer attempt; 58-5, Rollie attempt; 58-7, Nelson con.
England: A Dow (E Sing, 60); J Breach, L Tuima, A Reed (T Heard, 22), C MacDonald; H Aitchison, L Packer (E Wyrwas, 61)); M Carson (L Crake, 53), A Cokayne (L Davies, 53), S Bern (Ok Clifford, 53), Z Aldcroft (S Beckett, 60), P Cleall , S Kabeya, M Packer, S Hunter (C O’Donnell, 57).
Scotland: C Rollie; C Grant (L Musgrove, 51), E Orr, M Smith (B Blackrock, 63), F McGhiel; H Nelson, C Matthinson (M McDonald, 53)), L Bartlett (A Younger, 66), L Skeldon (J Rettie, 53), C Belisle (E Clarke, 51), L O’Donnell (E Donaldson, 71), L McMillan, R Malcolm (E Sinclair, 64), R McLachlan, E Gallagher.
Referee: A Barrett-Theron (South Africa).