Scotland Women could not contain a powerful England side at Meggetland today as the English squad took another step towards claiming their third consecutive Women's Six Nations Grand Slam. England ran in six tries to Scotland's one which was scored by Heather Lockhart who finished off a superb solo break by Lindsey Wheeler.Scotland Women could not contain a powerful England side at Meggetland today as the English squad took another step towards claiming their third consecutive Women's Six Nations Grand Slam.
England ran in six tries to Scotland's one which was scored by Heather Lockhart who finished off a superb solo break by Lindsey Wheeler.
After the game, Scotland Women head coach, Lee Adamson, said: "Clearly we are disappointed we didn't win, but the players did really well.
_x001C_We prepared well and we went out there and took the game to them. We scored a try, which is something no-one else has done against England so far. That's something we must be pleased about but there is still a lot to do"
The Scots now face a tough trip to Venice where Italy await them in their final clash of the Championship.
Scotland Women: Lynsey Douglas (Richmond); Cara D'Silva (RHC), Veronica Fitzpatrick (RHC), Suzi Newton (Blaydon/Team Northumbria), Tanya Griffith (RHC); Erin Kerr (Richmond), Sarah Gill (Murrayfield Wanderers); Heather Lockhart (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Sarah-Louise Walker (Watsonians), Jilly McCord (RHC) CAPTAIN, Lana Blyth (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lindsay Wheeler (Blaydon/Team Northumbria), Louise Moffat (RHC), Lynne Reid (RHC), Sonia Cull (RHC)
Substitutes: Joan Hutchison (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Beth Dickens (Murrayfield Wanderers), Mary Lafaiki GHA), Keri Holdsworth (Watsonians), Louise Dalgliesh (RHC), Laura Steven (Murrayfield Wanderers), Julie Sanaghan (Kirkcaldy)
England Women: Victoria Massarella (Saracens); Katherine Merchant (Worcester), Georgina Roberts (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks), Rachael Burford (Saracens), Michaela Staniford (Wasps); Alice Richardson (Richmond), Amy Turner (Richmond); Rochelle Clark (Henley), Emma Layland (Richmond), Katy Storie (Blaydon Team Northumbria), Tamara Taylor (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks), Joanna McGilchrist (Wasps), Sarah Hunter (Lichfield), Jane Leonard (Wasps/Army), Catherine Spencer (Worcester) CAPTAIN
Substitutes: Natalie Binstead (Wasps) for Hunter (40 mins), Claire Allan (Saracens) for Massarella, Danielle Waterman (Clifton) for Staniforth, Katy McLean (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks) for Burford and Amy Garnett (Saracens) for Leonard (all 50 mins), Claire Purdy (Wasps) for Storie (60 mins)