Six Nations Stats & Facts: England Vs Scotland

Six Nations Stats & Facts: England Vs Scotland

We take a look at 15 England Vs Scotland Stats and Facts ahead of tomorrow's Six Nations clash at Twickenham.


1. If Wales slip up, England will have the opportunity to take advantage and win the championship if they can beat Calcutta Cup rivals Scotland, who won the sides’ last Six Nations meeting.

2. Scotland’s last trip to England saw them suffer their joint-worst defeat in the history of this Test fixture, going down 61-21.

3. England will be hosting Scotland at Twickenham for the 49th time in Test rugby, they’ve lost just four of their previous 48 games against Scotland at the venue (W39, D5) with those defeats coming in 1926, 1938, 1971 and 1983.

4. Excluding games against Italy, Scotland have lost 37 of 39 away games in the Six Nations, including each of their last 17; those victories coming against Wales in 2002 and Ireland in 2010.

5. England have scored 14 tries in their two games at Twickenham in this year’s Six Nations (6 v France, 8 v Italy), only on four occasions has a side scored more tries at home in a Five/Six Nations campaign (England - 22 in 2001, 16 in 2015, 15 in 2005, Ireland - 17 in 2018).

6. Scotland have gained 1,798 metres in the Six Nations this year, more than any other side, while they’ve also conceded the fewest turnovers (48).

7. England have conceded just 24 penalties in the 2019 Six Nations, fewer than any other side, while Scotland’s tally of 38 penalties is the most in the tournament this year.

8. England have scored six tries after winning possession by a turnover, no other side has scored more than two tries in this fashion in this year’s Six Nations.

9. Scotland have not won at Twickenham since 1983.

10. Eddie Jones' first game as England boss was a 15-9 win at Murrayfield in the 2016 Six Nations.

11. Scotland have lost three successive Test matches for the first time since February 2016.

12. If Wales win against Ireland in Cardiff, they will lift the Championship trophy, but if they lose then they could see the honours go to either the men in green or Eddie Jones’ side.

13. If Ireland beat Wales and England defeat Scotland, then England will be champions.

14. If Wales and England finish tied on 20 points, then Wales will still be crowned champions as Grand Slam winners are automatically awarded three bonus points under Six Nations rules.

15. A draw between Wales and Ireland – and England losing to Scotland at Twickenham – would see Wales win the title without a Grand Slam 

Previous Meetings

  • February 2018: Scotland 25-13 England, Murrayfield 
  • February 2017: England 61 Scotland 21, Twickenham 
  • February 2016: Scotland 9 England 15, Murrayfield 
  • March 2015: England 25 Scotland 13, Murrayfield
  • February 2014: Scotland 0 England 20, Murrayfield
  • February 2013: England 38 Scotland 18, Twickenham
  • February 2012: Scotland 6 England 13, Murrayfield
  • March 2011: England 22 Scotland 16, Twickenham

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