8 Feb 2009

England and Ireland win in six nations

11:58 am on 8 February 2009

England has beaten beat Italy 36-11 in their Six Nations match at Twickenham.

The New Zealander Riki Flutey scored one of England's five tries.

It was 22-6 at half-time.

In other six nations action, Ireland has started its campaign with a home win over France at Croke Park 30-21.