England blew France away with a first-half hat-trick of attempts from Jonny May to keep their glorious start to the Six Nations.
Might proceeded 3 occasions over in the left hand corner in the first half an hour as England’s forward steamrollered France and also their backs’ game cut them.
Eddie Jones’ men included two more in the second half, one through the relentless Owen Farrell and the other a penalty try after Chris Ashton had been brought down without the ball.
France hadn’t any reply to the physicality of England, their rear three turned inside out by the constant cries rained in behind themand their run at Twickenham moves on.
England have won 10 of their past 13 Six Nations games against France, Les Bleus on a run of eight defeats in their past nine with both the 2 sides due to match at the fall’s World Cup’s group stages.
With Italy and Scotland in the future at home the following month – a person who’ve not won this arena, the other not in 3-6 years – that the battle against Wales in Cardiff in a fortnight’s time is shaping to become the decisive game in this year’s championship.
Might Day comes early
England had scored attempts that were early in all their past five games plus they accelerated out of the blocks.
A swathe after a knock on that is French, Daly cuts through the rear guard that is dotted and kicked into acres of space for May to race touch and clear the loose ball down.
Farrell slipped the conversion over a penalty either side of a one for Morgan Parra for 11-3, also either side looked to kick in to space within the trunk field of their opponent, because a rain squall blew in on the wind.
And it was May who struck. Farrell following a series of drives at the lineup that was French left the winger one using Damian Penaud but standing still, nonetheless he drove his reverse number with insouciance to dancing into the corner.
With less than half of an hour he had his hat trick since England’s thundering forward abandoned the French lineup reeling before Ashton divides the ball into the vacant spaces behind for May to float through and slip across the try-line.
Yoann Huget worked an opening down the England right for Penaud in to the corner, as another kick put Ashton at the clear, but it had been the briefest of interruptions.
Prop Kyle Sinckler spun the pass of a scrum-half abandoned for Henry Slade to step inside Guilhem Guirado although the 31-year-old has been hauled down a metre.
As they jogged for the dressingroom england had their fourth try to a bonus-point until the half time whistle had been blown, Farrell sliding finished his conversion for 30-8 and the cavorting home audience giving their unwanted a standing ovation.
England locate consistency to reinforce belief
It was to get worse for France. Slade picked a loose pass on a French foray and Gael Fickou’s desperate chase ended with his number being hauled by him without the ball when he kicked for the galloping Ashton.
Referee Nigel Owens ran to the posts to signal a penalty attempt to then sent Fickou to chemical that the visitors’ woes.
France were on the ropes and it had been Farrell to property the blow, after their kick up took a punishment and may possibly could not quite gather for yet another try.
There is a concern of whether May had hooked an arm round Antoine Dupont since they fought to get the loose ball, just as there’d been about how likely Ashton would’ve visited score without even Fickou’s illegal intervention, but using a 34-point lead and more than a quarter of this competition still to come, England didn’t care.
Courtney Lawes attracted another roar as he sent the giant Mathieu Bastareaud backwards in the tackle before the seriousness surfaced as Jones hauled on his replacements.
Four years back England yet that year jumped out of the World Cup at the group stages stuck 55 points on France.
But after financing up last week’s impressive win over Ireland for this particular performance in Dublin, their supporters will undoubtedly be thinking this time could be different.