Italy defence coach Brendan Venter has defended the team's tactics against England at Twickenham on Sunday.
England overturned a shock half-time deficit to secure a 36-15 bonus-point win over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Italy's tactics saw their defenders stand in England's backline after a tackle as no offside line had been formed.
The hosts fought back from 10-5 down at the break to win 36-15 at Twickenham.
Johnny Sexton made a successful return as the hosts won 19-9 in Dublin.
The hosts fought back from 13-9 down at half-time to win 29-13 at Murrayfield.
Ireland beat France 19-9 in Dublin on Saturday to keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.
Flyhalf Finn Russell contributed 19 points as Scotland ended a 10-year winless streak against Wales with a 29-13 victory in Edinburgh on Saturday.
England should maintain a position of ascendancy in the Six Nations by claiming a big win over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
England v Italy
Wales v Ireland
Italy v France
England v Scotland
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