England vs Italy Rugby Six Nations 2011
England vs Italy Rugby Six Nations 2011: The 2011 RBS Six Nations began last weekend, with England travelling to Cardiff to play Wales, Italy and Ireland facing off in Rome and France battling it out with Scotland in Paris. England vs Italy Rugby six Nations 2011 match played on 12 February.
There were some really excellent showings from the men-in-white, particularly Toby Flood, Chris Ashton and Nick Easter (man-of-the-match Flood probably put in his greatest performance yet in an England shirt) with first-time captain Mike Tindall leading by example up front. The fact that the Welsh looked a little clueless should be reason for their fans to worry and with the next three England games at Twickenham, there’s some cause for English supporters to be optimistic.
England forwards coach John Wells has warned his side they must triumph in the battle with Italy before they can contemplate winning the RBS 6 Nations war. “Italy are difficult to break down,” said Wells. “We always get slated by the Press after we play them but everyone has the same trouble.