Wales vs England live: Thrilling Six Nations opener sees the Red Rose pull off comeback victory

Follow the latest action from the Millennium Stadium where England take on Wales in one of the biggest opening matches in Six Nations history

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The Six Nations got under way tonight with Wales vs England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, where the visitors secured a famous comeback victory to march on in their quest for a first Grad Slam in 12 years and inject their World Cup hopes with a welcome momentum boost.

  • Wales vs England kicked off at 8.05pm
  • Wales took an early lead thanks to Rhys Webb's try
  • England replied as Antony Watson touched down in the corner
  • Wales led 16-8 at half-time thanks to a Dan Biggar drop-goal
  • Jonathan Joseph beat three defenders to score straight after the restart
  • George Ford kicked two late penalties to win the game 21-16


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