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Sublime Scarratt

John GriffithsJanuary 3, 2015
Emily Scarratt enjoyed a remarkable 2014 © Getty Images
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Who scored most points for England in their women's RWC success, and who was the top points-scorer overall in the competition? Jo Moore, England

England's achievement in winning the women's Rugby World Cup in Paris in August was the outstanding team performance in British sport in 2014.

Centre Emily Scarratt was the source of most of their points. She was the tournament's overall leading scorer with 70, nine points ahead of runner-up Magali Harvey of Canada.

The pair dominated the scoring in the Final. Scarratt scored a try, a conversion and three penalty goals in England's 21-9 win, Harvey contributing all Canada's points with three penalties.

New Zealand, who finished fifth in the final standings, had the competition's leading try scorers. Selica Winiata and Shakira Baker each crossed six times

John Griffiths is a widely respected rugby historian and is the author of several sports books, a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and co-author of the IRB International Rugby Yearbook. He has provided insight for Scrum.com since 1999.

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John Griffiths is a widely respected rugby historian and is the author of several sports books, a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and co-author of the IRB International Rugby Yearbook. He has provided insight for Scrum.com since 1999.

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