As it happened: England 25-23 France as Red Roses produce stunning comeback to win with final kick

England blitzed France in the final ten minutes to win the match
England blitzed France in the final ten minutes to win the match (PA)
12:06pm, Sat 21 Nov 2020
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Team News

Here is the France team for today:

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Team News

And here is the England team:

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England v France

England officially topped the world rankings after their win over France last weekend. Can they build on that today?

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England v France

Six changes for the second week in a row from Simon Middleton, a major re-shuffle once again for the Red Roses.

It worked last weekend but you do wonder if it may be a little too much change for this one.

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England v France

The players have just come out onto the pitch. We are nearly ready to go in this one!

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England v France

Important to say that both teams respect the ‘Rugby Against Racism’ moment before the anthems, with France standing in unity and England forming a cross.

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England 0-0 France

1 min: Here we go then! France get us underway.

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England 0-0 France

2 min: Early trouble for France as Izar misjudges the bounce of the ball and McDonald is straight on her.

France knock-on the ball and England have a scrum mid-way inside the French half.

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England 0-0 France

3 min: Scrum results in a penalty to France after they push England back. Bit of afters as well as Harriet Millar-Mills fronts up to a number of French players before being pushed away.

Got a real bite to it at the start of this one.

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England 0-0 France

5 min: France are showing real intent here as Bertrand scampers through the English defence and looks to go all the way herself before being taken down.

The French continue to press and Bernadou is just inches away from the try line as referee Hollie Davidson awards a penalty to the visitors!

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