Six Nations - Head to head: England v Wales

Eurosport - Thu, 04 Feb 15:30:00 2010

All the facts and figures ahead of England's Six Nations opener with Wales at Twickenham on Saturday.

Nick Easter - England - 0

ENGLAND v WALES

February 6, 2010

Twickenham

Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)

Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), Simon McDowell (Ireland)

TMO: Jim Yuille (Scotland)

Head to Head

All matches

Played 118

England won 53

Wales won 53

Drawn 12 (last draw in 1983)

England led in the series from 1881 to 1907

Wales ahead in 1907

Never more than two wins between countries 1907-1925

England ahead from 1925-1970

Wales ahead from 1970-2003

England ahead since 2003 (including friendlies and RWC) until 2009

Biggest wins, highest scores

England Points & Margin

62-5 2007 Friendly

Wales Points 34-21 1967 Keith Jarrett debut with 19pts

Margin 25-0 1905

Individual records in the series

Most points in a match:

England 30 Jonny Wilkinson 2002

Wales 22 Neil Jenkins 1999 Wembley

Most tries in a match:

England 4 George Burton 1881

4 Nick Easter 2007 Friendly

Wales 4 Willie Llewellyn 1899

4 Maurice Richards 1969

England v Wales in Six Nations

2000 England 46-12 Twickenham

2001 England 44-15 Cardiff

2002 England 50-10 Twickenham

2003 England 26-9 Cardiff

2004 England 31-21 Twickenham

2005 Wales 11-9 Cardiff

2006 England 47-13 Twickenham

2007 Wales 27-18 Cardiff

2008 Wales 26-19 Twickenham

2009 Wales 23-15 Cardiff

England - form guide from 2007 RWC final

20.10.07 South Africa (RWC) N L 6-15

02.02.08 Wales (6N) H L 19-26

10.02.08 Italy (6N) A W 23-19

23.02.08 France (6N) A W 24-13

08.03.08 Scotland (6N) A L 9-15

15.03.08 Ireland (6N) H W 33-10

14.06.08 New Zealand A L 20-37

21.06.08 New Zealand A L 12-44

08.11.08 Pacific Islanders H W 39-13

15.11.08 Australia H L 14-28

22.11.08 South Africa H L 6-42

29.11.08 New Zealand H L 6-32

07.02.09 Italy (6N) H W 36-11

14.02.09 Wales (6N) A L 15-23

28.02.09 Ireland (6N) A L 13-14

15.02.09 France (6N) H W 34-10

21.03.09 Scotland (6N) H W 26-12

06.06.09 Argentina H W 37-12

13.06.09 Argentina A L 22-24

07.11.09 Australia H L 9-18

14.11.09 Argentina H W 16-9

21.11.09 New Zealand H L 6-19

England most capped players

114 Jason Leonard

85 Rory Underwood

85 Lawrence Dallaglio

84 Martin Johnson

77 Matt Dawson

75 Mike Catt

74 Joe Worsley

73 Jonny Wilkinson

73 Phil Vickery

72 Will Carling

71 Richard Hill

71 Rob Andrew

England all time leading points scorers

1058 Jonny Wilkinson

400 Paul Grayson

396 Rob Andrew

296 Jon Webb

259 Charlie Hodgson

240 Dusty Hare

210 Rory Underwood (inc 4pts tries)

203 Simon Hodgkinson

England all-time leading try scorers

49 Rory Underwood

31 Ben Cohen

31 Will Greenwood

30 Jeremy Guscott

28 Jason Robinson

24 Dan Luger

22 Josh Lewsey

18 Cyril Lowe

17 Lawrence Dallaglio

16 Matt Dawson

16 Neil Back

15 Austin Healey

15 Mark Cueto

13 Tony Underwood

13 Mike Tindall

13 Iain Balshaw

Wales form guide from 2009 Six Nations

08.02.09 Scotland (6N) A W 26-13

14.02.09 England (6N) H W 23-15

27.02.09 France (6N) A L 16-21

14.03.09 Italy (6N) A W 20-15

21.03.09 Ireland (6N) H L 15-17

30.05.09 Canada A W 32-23

06.06.09 USA A W 48-15

07.11.09 New Zealand H L 12-19

13.11.09 Samoa H W 17-13

21.11.09 Argentina H W 33-16

28.11.09 Australia H L 12-33

Wales most capped players

100 Gareth Thomas

94 Colin Charvis

92 Gareth Llewellyn

91 Martyn Williams

87 Neil Jenkins

83 Stephen Jones

72 Ieuan Evans

72 Gethin Jenkins

72 Dwayne Peel

68 Shane Williams

65 Tom Shanklin

61 Ian Gough

Wales all time leading points scorers

1049 Neil Jenkins

731 Stephen Jones

304 Paul Thorburn

240 Shane Williams

211 Arwel Thomas

209 James Hook

200 Gareth Thomas

166 Phil Bennett

Wales all time leading try scorers

48 Shane Williams

40 Gareth Thomas

33 Ieuan Evans

22 Colin Charvis

20 Gareth Edwards

20 Gerald Davies

20 Tom Shanklin

18 Rhys Williams

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