England put 47 points past Italy in the opening game of week 1, to get 30 points in the points difference column over Ireland. Here are all the tries:
Parisse through a spanner in the works by scoring the opening try.
Billy Vunipola was then awarded this controversial try.
England's latest talent, Jonathan Joseph then got this fine try to put some daylight between the teams.
Morisi got Italy back into the game with the easiest of tries in the second half:
Before Ben Young' quick thinking gave England some more breathing room:
Jonathan Joseph started to put the end to Italy's hopes as points difference started to matter:
Danny Cipriani was only on the pitch a minute when he got on the scoresheet.
Nick Easter became England's oldest ever tryscorer when he touched down with ten minutes to go:
But Morisi gave Ireland hope in the points difference stakes with the try of the game:
While Mike Brown's head clash was the most sickening moment of the game. Brown later came out to watch the end of the game in the second half.