Six Nations - Rome, 11 February 2012, 17:00 local, 16:00 GMT
Italy (12) 15 - 19 (6) England (FT)

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Summary

Time Score  
26 0 - 3

Owen Farrell shows immense maturity to knock the ball over from about 35 metres out to give Englnad the lead

35 0 - 6

The bandaged Owen Farrell strikes a lovely shot at the posts to give England a six point lead

37 5 - 6

Venditti goes over for Italy an error from Foden gifts the Italian his first try for the national side

40 10 - 6

Benvenuti gathers up Foden's offload to charge half the field - outpacing Ashton - to go under the posts

40+1 12 - 6

Burton adds the extras from in front of the posts

47 15 - 6

Burton knocks over the penalty and it's his last kick of the match as he's hauled off by Brunel

50 15 - 13

It's that man again - Charlie Hodgson charges down Italy to run onto the kick and dot it down - that had Andy Farrell written all over it

54 15 - 16

Another inch perfect nudge from Farrell - England ahead by a single point

65

Farrell knocks over another penalty to keep his 100% ratio

65 15 - 19

Farrell knocks over another penalty to keep his 100% ratio

Timeline

Time Italy  Score  England
0 start of first half start of first half
26 0 - 3 Farrell - penalty goal
33 Castrogiovanni - sub off
Cittadini - sub on
35 0 - 6 Farrell - penalty goal
37 Venditti - try 5 - 6
40 Benvenuti - try 10 - 6
40+1 Burton - conversion
end of first half
12 - 6 end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
47 Burton - penalty goal
Burton - sub off
Botes - sub on
15 - 6
50 15 - 13 Hodgson - try
Farrell - conversion
51 Youngs - sub off
Dickson - sub on
Dowson - sub off
Morgan - sub on
54 15 - 16 Farrell - penalty goal
57 Geldenhuys - sub off
Pavanello - sub on
Gori - sub off
Semenzato - sub on
58 d'Apice - sub on
Ghiraldini - sub off
Parling - sub on
Palmer - sub off
63 Canale - sub off
Morisi - sub on
65 15 - 19 Farrell - penalty goal
75 Webber - sub on
Stevens - sub on
Cole - sub off
Hartley - sub off
76 Barbieri - sub off
Bergamasco - sub on
77 Hodgson - sub off
Turner-Hall - sub on
80 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
80

Notes

 
Result England won by a margin of 4 points
Six Nations points England 2, Italy 0
 
Ground name Olimpico Stadium, Rome
Attendance 53700
 
Referee J Garces (France)
 
Italy Test debuts LER Morisi
England Test debuts RW Webber

Teams

Italy England
Tries Venditti (37), Benvenuti (40) Tries Hodgson (50)
Cons Burton (40) Cons Farrell (50)
Pens Burton (47) Pens Farrell (26, 35, 54, 65)

Match stats

Italy   England
2 Tries 1
1 from 2 Conversion goals 1 from 1
1 from 3 Penalty goals 4 from 4
40.0% Kick at goal success 100.0%
0 (1 missed) Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
35 Kicks from hand 31
101 Passes 138
96 Runs 104
372 Metres run with ball 316
Attacking
50% Possession 50%
48% Territory 52%
3 Clean breaks 6
7 Defenders beaten 8
5 Offloads 8
84 from 86 (97.7%) Rucks won 77 from 81 (95.1%)
2 from 2 (100.0%) Mauls won 5 from 5 (100.0%)
19 Turnovers conceded 11
Defensive
95/7 Tackles made/missed 106/8
93.1% Tackling success rate 93.0%
Set pieces
4 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Scrums on own feed 6 won, 2 lost (75.0%)
7 won, 1 lost (87.5%) Lineouts on own throw 14 won, 2 lost (87.5%)
Discipline
11 Penalties conceded 9
0/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

Italy stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Masi 0/0 0 4/1/8 63 1 1 0 1 0/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Venditti 1/0 5 1/0/4 8 0 0 0 1 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Benvenuti 1/0 5 3/1/3 55 1 0 1 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Canale 0/0 0 1/2/3 9 0 1 0 0 11/1 0/0 0 0/0
W McLean 0/0 0 2/2/5 37 1 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Burton 0/0 5 11/10/2 8 0 0 0 5 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
SH Gori 0/0 0 7/51/3 15 0 1 1 2 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Lo Cicero Vaina 0/0 0 0/0/5 2 0 0 0 0 8/1 0/0 4 0/0
H Ghiraldini 0/0 0 0/1/6 16 0 0 0 0 11/0 0/1 0 0/0
P Castrogiovanni 0/0 0 0/0/6 8 0 0 0 0 2/1 1/0 0 0/0
L Geldenhuys 0/0 0 0/1/7 8 0 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Bortolami 0/0 0 0/2/3 2 0 0 0 0 6/1 2/0 1 0/0
F Zanni 0/0 0 0/1/7 31 0 0 0 1 4/0 0/1 1 0/0
F Barbieri 0/0 0 0/2/4 12 0 2 1 2 10/1 0/0 1 0/0
N8 Parisse 0/0 0 1/4/14 61 0 2 0 2 9/1 3/0 1 0/0
(H) d'Apice 0/0 0 0/0/3 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Cittadini 0/0 0 0/0/3 12 0 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Pavanello 0/0 0 0/0/1 7 0 0 0 0 1/0 1/0 0 0/0
(F) Bergamasco 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Semenzato 0/0 0 1/16/4 11 0 0 1 2 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Botes 0/0 0 4/7/4 7 0 0 1 0 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Morisi 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

Eng stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Foden 0/0 0 7/3/8 59 0 1 1 2 3/0 1/0 0 0/0
W Ashton 0/0 0 2/4/5 6 0 0 1 0 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Barritt 0/0 0 2/4/10 36 2 3 1 2 6/1 0/0 3 0/0
C Farrell 0/0 12 1/10/2 2 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Strettle 0/0 0 2/1/3 17 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
FH Hodgson 1/0 7 7/29/9 32 1 0 1 0 11/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Youngs 0/0 0 7/46/0 0 0 0 0 2 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Corbisiero 0/0 0 0/1/9 10 0 3 0 0 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Hartley 0/0 0 0/4/5 3 0 0 2 1 5/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Cole 0/0 0 0/1/5 8 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Botha 0/0 0 0/0/3 8 0 0 0 1 2/0 2/0 0 0/0
L Palmer 0/0 0 0/3/8 14 1 0 1 0 12/1 2/0 2 0/0
F Croft 0/0 0 0/1/3 19 1 1 0 0 8/1 5/0 1 0/0
F Robshaw 0/0 0 0/4/12 17 0 0 1 0 16/0 0/0 0 0/0
N8 Dowson 0/0 0 0/1/11 29 1 0 0 2 8/1 2/0 0 0/0
(H) Webber 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Stevens 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Parling 0/0 0 0/0/4 4 0 0 0 0 2/0 1/0 1 0/0
(N8) Morgan 0/0 0 0/2/4 46 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Dickson 0/0 0 3/23/3 6 0 0 0 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Turner-Hall 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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