In the inaugural Six Nations competition, England were the dominant side under a recently appointed Clive Woodward and they defeated Wales 46-12 at Twickenham on this day in rugby history in 2000.
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England poured it on Wales with Phil Greening, Neil Back, Richard Hill, Lawrence Dallaglio and Ben Cohen all scoring tried and Jonny Wilkinson adding 3 conversions and 5 penalties.
England: M Perry (Bath); A Healey (Leicester), M Tindall (Bath), M Catt (Bath), B Cohen (Northampton); J Wilkinson (Newcastle), M Dawson (Northampton, capt); J Leonard (Harlequins), P Greening (Sale), P Vickery (Gloucester), G Archer (Bristol), S Shaw (Wasps), R Hill (Saracens), N Back (Leicester), L Dallaglio (Wasps).
Replacements: N McCarthy (Gloucester), T Woodman (Gloucester), J Worsley (Wasps), M Corry (Leicester), A Gomarsall (Bedford), A King (Wasps), I Balshaw (Bath).
Wales: S Howarth (Newport); G Thomas (Cardiff), A Bateman (Northampton), M Taylor (Swansea), S Williams (Neath); N Jenkins (Cardiff), R Howley (Cardiff); P Rogers (Newport), G Jenkins (Swansea), D Young (Cardiff, capt), C Quinnell (Cardiff), C Wyatt (Llanelli), C Charvis (Swansea), B Sinkinson (Neath), S Quinnell (Llanelli).
Replacements: B Williams (Bristol), S John (Cardiff), I Gough (Pontypridd), M Williams (Cardiff), R Smith (Ebbw Vale), M Cardey (Llanelli), S Jones (Llanelli).
Referee: Jim Fleming (Scotland).
Touch judges: Paul Honnis (New Zealand) and Joel Jutge (France).
1974 - Bill Young (rugby union), Australian rugby union footballer
1977 - Grégory Le Corvec, French rugby union footballer
1977 - Tonga Lea'aetoa, New Zealand-Tongan rugby union player
1977 - Gareth Wyatt, Welsh rugby union player
1978 - Denis Dallan, Italian rugby union footballer
1979 - Neil Best, Irish rugby union footballer
1980 - Scott Hamilton, New Zealand rugby union footballer