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  • France-England

    67’ 12-10 to France.Incredible penalty kick from Wilkinson! A metre in from the touchline, just inside the half way line, basically miles out and Wilkinson puts it straight down the middle. France's lead down to two points.

  • France-England

    54’ England change: Tait for Tindall. France have replaced Servat with Szarzewski.

  • France-England

    41’ We are back underway in Paris...

  • France-England

    34’ 12-7 to France. Parra missed his first tonight, but he has been perfectly since then. This one is straight down the middle.

  • France-England

    19’ 7-6 to England. Parra makes no mistake this time. Straight down the middle.

  • France-England

    17’ Bad news for England. Simon Shaw has been injured and is replaced by Tom Palmer.

  • France-England

    5’ 7-3 to England. England are ahead! Flood breaks forward and three slick passes later Ben Foden gathers the ball and burns Clement Poitrenaud for pace to go over for the try.

  • France-England

    4’ 3-0 to France. And from that drive the ball is swung back to Trinh-Duc and he nails it straight down the middle.

  • France-England

    1’ Toby Flood kicks off and England win the ball back straight away.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    79’ 23-20 to Scotland. Woof! What a kick from Parks! The ball was almost on the touch line and he nailed it straight through. As soon as he hit it his hands punched the air, and rightly so.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    75’ 20 all. O'Gara sends it through the middle and things are even once more.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    73’ 20-17 to Scotland. Parks sends it through! Scotland lead with seven minutes remaining.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    64’ 17 all. O'Gara finds D'Arcy who draws defenders toward him before offloading to Tommy Bowe who bursts through the first tackle and drags the second tackle over the line with him. It is all square at Croke Park.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    51’ And that is Sexton's last piece of action of the day. He has been replaced by Ronan O'Gara.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    50’ 17-10 to Scotland. Sexton just about puts it through.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    47’ 17-7 to Scotland. Parks squeezes it just inside the upright and Scotland's lead is now 10.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    40’ 14-7 to Scotland! Scotland attack into Irish territory and they break well down the left through Morrision. He mishandles the ball but somehow Scotland keep the play alive. The ball is then worked down the centre and played back to Parks who nails a drop goal straight down the middle. Scotland go into the break ahead by seven points.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    36’ 11-7 to Scotland. After three re-set scrums, Scotland finally get the ball in play and they win a penalty against Donncha O'Callaghan for not rolling away. Parks knocks the penalty through from 18 metres and they have a four point lead.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    13’ Scotland re take the lead! Morrison attacks down the left and offloads to the onrushiing Jonnie Beattie who has the strength to throw down his left arm over the line to score the try. He was under heavy pressure and was being pulled back by three defenders but had the power and determination to ground the ball over the line. Parks narrowly misses the conversion from the touchline.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    11’ 7-3 to Ireland. Brian O'Driscoll cuts into the inside line and Gordon D'Arcy finds his run in from the right. He gathers the ball in well and touches it down.

  • Ireland-Scotland

    5’ 3-0 Scotland. Scotland with the penalty and Dan Parks chips it over in front of the posts.

  • Wales-Italy

    74’ 33-10 to Wales. Italy have a try! The ball is worked to the left and is gathered in by McLean - he cuts inside and goes down under the posts.

  • Wales-Italy

    68’ 33-3 to Wales! Shane Williams scores the easiest try of his career! Lee Byrne steps inside and runs diagonally across the field - beating four players in the process - he offloads to Shanklin who in turn offloads to Mike Phillips. He breaks for the line and is stopped a metre short. Williams gathers it in and dives over the line for the try.

  • Wales-Italy

    65’ 26-3 to Wales. Mirco has calmed himself down and he slots through a penalty. Italy have their first points of the day.

  • Wales-Italy

    56’ 26-0 to Wales. An easy try for Wales. Following the penalty against Mauro Bergamasco, they work the ball from the left. Steohen Jones steps inside his defender drawing opponents toward him in the process before offloading to the onrushing James Hook who touches the ball down.

  • Wales-Italy

    51’ 19-0 to Wales. James Hook and Wales have finally got their try! The ball is worked out from the right to the onrushing backs. Lee Byrne's run is brilliant and he takes them down to two metres out, the ball is then offloaded to Hook and he beats Tebaldi one-on-one and goes over in the corener. Jones then makes the conversion.

  • Wales-Italy

    41’ Stephen Jones kicks off and we are back underway in Cardiff.

  • Wales-Italy

    35’ 12-0 Wales. Stephen Jones again nails through a penalty kick. They elected for the penalty instead of the scrum - perhaps a sign of their lack of confidence.

  • Wales-Italy

    22’ 6-0 Wales. A foul is called against Italy and Stephen Jones nails it stright down the middle.

  • Wales-Italy

    8’ 3-0 Wales. From the scrum they break well through Stephen Jones - a penalty is given and Stephen Jones routinely slots it through.

  • Wales-Italy

    1’ The Italian's kick off and we are underway. Mike Phillips gathers and kicks the ball back into Italian territory.