6N U20: It's France's crown

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:32
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France and England entered the last round of the 2018 Under-20 six Nations each with 10 points on the table but France with a much,. much better points' difference for and against.

Over in Donnybrook, England had a big win against Ireland in the last round but France won in Colwyn Bay with a bonus point for four tries, and that was enough to win them the title.

Log

1. France - 20 points and a points' difference of 131
2. England -20 points and points' difference of 77 points.
3. Ireland - 12 points
4. Italy - 11 points
5. Wales - 10 points
6. Scotland - 7 points

Results, Round 5

France were the only team to win away from home.

England vs Ireland, 48-15
Italy vs Scotland, 45-31
France vs Wales, 24-3 

Round 1

England vs Italy, 27-17
France vs Ireland, 34-24
Wales vs Scotland: 36-3

Round 2

Ireland vs Italy, 38-34
England vs Wales, 37-12
France vs Scotland, 69-19

Round 3

France vs Italy, 78-12
Wales vs Ireland, 41-38
Scotland vs England, 24-17

Round 4

England vs France, 22-6 
Italy vs Wales, 18-7
Ireland vs Scotland, 30-25

England vs Ireland at Ricoh Arena, Coventry

At half-time the scores were level at 15-all, but England were rampant in the second half.

Scorers:

For England:
Tries: Loader, Dingwall, White, Heyes, Ibitoye, Basham, Earl
Cons: Hardwick 5
Pen: Hardwick

For Ireland:
Tries: Hume, O'Brien
Con: Byrne
Pen: Byrne

Teams

England: 15 Jordan Olowofela, 14 Gabriel Ibitoye, 13 Fraser Dingwall, 12 Tom Hardwick, 11 Ben Loader, 10 James Grayson, 9 Ben White, 8 Sam Moore, 7 Ben Earl (captain), 6 Josh Basham, 5 Dino Lamb, 4 James Scott, 3 Marcus Street, 2 Henry Walker, 1 Toby Trinder
Replacements: 16 Gabriel Oghre, 17 Alex Seville, 18 Joe Heyes, 19 Sam Lewis, 20 Ted Hill, 21 Rory Brand, 22 Will Butler, 23 Tom Seabrook

Ireland: 15 Michael Silvester, 14 James Hume, 13 Tommy O'Brien (captain), 12 Angus Curtis, 11 Angus Kernohan, 10 Harry Byrne, 9 Hugh O'Sullivan, 8 Jack O'Sullivan, 7 Matthew Agnew, 6 Joe Dunleavy, 5 Jack Dunne, 4 Matthew Dalton, 3 Jack Aungier, 2 Eoghan Clarke, 1 Jordan Duggan
Replacements: 16 Diarmuid Barron, 17 James French, 18 Tom O'Toole, 19 Ronan Coffey, 20 Sean Masterson, 21 Jonny Stewart, 22 Conor Dean, 23 Sean O'Brien 

Referee: Pierre Brousset (France) 
Assistant referees: Jonathan Dufort (France), Luc Ramos (France) 
Television match official: Philip Bonhoure (France) 
Timekeeper: Paul Stanley (England)
Citing commissioner: Paul Minto (Scotland)

Wales vs France at Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay

At half-time the French led 17-3, which means that there was poly one score in the second half - a converted try scored by Jules Gimbert.

Scorers

For France:
Tries: Laporte, Woki, N'Tamack, Gimbert
Cons: N'Tamack 2

For Wales:
Pen: Evans

Teams

Wales: 15 Tommy Rogers, 14 Joe Goodchild, 13 Corey Baldwin, 12 Ioan Nicholas, 11 Ryan Conbeer, 10 Cai Evans, 9 Reuben Morgan-Williams, 8 Taine Basham, 7 James Botham, 6 Tommy Reffell (captain), 5 Max Williams, 4 Alun Lawrence, 3 Rhys Henry, 2 Iestyn Harris, 1 Rhys Carre 
Replacements: 16 Will Griffiths, 17 Josh Reynolds, 18 Kemsley Mathias, 19 Rhys Davies, 20 Lennon Greggains, 21 Harri Morgan, 22 Callum Carson, 23 Rio Dyer

France: 15 Gervais Cordin, 14 Clément Laporte, 13 Pierre-Louis Barassi, 12 Adrien Seguret, 11 Matthis Lebel, 10 Romain N’Tamack, 9 Jules Gimbert, 8 Maxence Lemardelet, 7 Cameron Woki, 6 Sacha Zegueur, 5 Alban Roussel, 4 Thomas Lavault, 3 Daniel Brennan (captain), 2 Guillaume Marchand, 1 Jean-Baptiste Gros
Replacements: 16 Lucas Peyresblanques, 17 Ugo Boniface, 18 Georges-Henry Colombe, 19 Baptiste Heguy, 20 Ibrahim Diallo, 21 Jean-Victor Goillot, 22 Louis Carbonel, 23 Pierre Boudehent

Referee: Karl Dickson (England)
Assistant referees: Hamish Smales (England), Philip Watters (England)
Television match official: Stuart Terheege (England)

Italy vs Scotland at Stadio della Vittoria, Bari on Friday, 16 March 2018, kick-off 14.00

It was Italy's second win of the 2018 Under-20 Six Nations. In Round 4 they beat Wales and in this round they beat Scotland.

Scorers

For Italy:
Tries: Forcucci 2, Batista, Fischetti, Luccardi, Lamaro, Fusco
Cons: Rizzi 5

For Scotland:
Tries: Dewhirst 2, Trotter, McDowell
Cons: Thompson 4
Pen: Thompson

Teams

Italy: 15 Michelangelo Biondelli, 14 Alessandro Forcucci, 13 Andrea De Masi, 12 Damiano Mazza, 11 Albert Einstein Batista, 10 Antonio Rizzi, 9 Luca Crosato, 8 Antoine Kouassi Koffi, 7 Michele Lamaro (captain), 6 Davide Ruggeri, 5 Edoardo Iachizzi, 4 Niccolò Cannone, 3 Michele Mancini Parri, 2 Matteo Luccardi, 1 Danilo Fischetti 
Replacements: 16 Samuele Ngeng, 17 Guido Romano, 18 Matteo Nocera, 19 Matteo Canali, 20 Enrico Ghigo, 21 Leonardo Bacch, 22 Filippo did Marco, 23 Alessandro Fusco

Scotland: 15 Paddy Dewhirst, 14 Logan Trotter, 13 Fraser Strachan, 12 Stafford McDowell (captain), 11 Kyle Rowe, 10 Ross Thompson, 9 Charlie Chapman, 8 Devante Onojaife, 7 Rory Darge, 6 Martin Hughes, 5 Jamie Hodgson, 4 Ewan Johnson, 3 Finlay Richardson, 2 Paul Cairncross, 1 Shaun Gunn
Replacements: 16 Bradley Clements, 17 Nathan McBeth, 18 Murphy Walker, 19 Marshall Sykes, 20 Connor Boyle, 21 Kaleem Barreto, 22 Mark New, 23 Sam Yawayawa

Referee: Dan Jones (Wales)
Assistant referees: Wayne Davies (Wales), Dewi Phillips (Wales)
Assessor: Michael Carroll (Ireland)
Citing commissioner: Eugene Ryan (Ireland)

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