ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Friday Nov 27, 2020

WATCH: Wales' greatest moments against England in the 21st century

England go into Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup match against Wales as strong favourites with both sides experiencing different levels of form since the World Cup last year.

ADVERTISEMENT

Prior to last weekend’s win over Georgia, Wales hadn’t won a Test match since facing Italy in the Six Nations back in February while England have won all of their past six Tests with just the one defeat so far in 2020.

Unfortunately for Wayne Pivac’s side home advantage won’t count for much for Wales without fans and the game taking place at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli as the Principality Stadium continues its role as a temporary hospital in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

However as arguably the greatest rivalry in northern hemisphere rugby, Wales have pulled off some incredible upsets against England and here are four of their most iconic moments over the past 20 years:

2013

England visited Cardiff in the final round of the 2013 Six Nations just one win away from a Grand Slam, only to be destroyed in the second half by a brace from winger Alex Cuthbert to take snatch the championship for Wales.

2015

This one remains a touchy subject for English fans as the Welsh all but knocked them out of their own World Cup back in 2015. The incredible try for scrum half Gareth Davies was the outstanding moment from the game.

2005

The silver boots and spiky hair of a 23-year-old Gavin Henson shocked England in the first match of the 2005 Six Nations championship with a late penalty to secure Wales’ first win against the English in Cardiff for 12 years.

2012

The Welsh took on England in south west London on a sunny afternoon in 2012 when replacement Scott Williams ripped the ball from Courtney Lawes, kicked through the English defence and scored an incredible solo try to secure a Triple Crown for Wales.

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Articles

  • 10 WEEKS AGO

    Manu Tuilagi will play a surprising role...

  • 10 WEEKS AGO

    Australia say they're the safe bet for RWC...

  • 10 WEEKS AGO

    Russell believes Scotland can become a Top...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Ulster score counter attack try of the season contender in Champions Cup

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Smith provides the goods once again with late Quins comeback in Europe

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    McKenzie impresses for Suntory on league debut in Japan

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Ridiculous dummy-offload sets up last gasp bonus point for Bears

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Length-of-field chase for charge down results in great try

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Dangerous challenge on Kockott shows how contentious in the air challenges are

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Fijian powerhouse runs straight over Murray and Conway

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: The harsh Umaga red card which has divided the rugby world

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Opening minute red card leaves coach questioning current laws

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Chiefs prop sent off for dangerous challenge on England's Joe Marler

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Some of the most controversial red cards in rugby history

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Embarrassing blunder in Japanese Top League is nothing but hilarious

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Smith provides the goods once again with late Quins comeback in Europe

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    McKenzie impresses for Suntory on league debut in Japan

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Folau scores twice on return to rugby union in Japan

View All

Funnies

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Embarrassing blunder in Japanese Top League is nothing but hilarious

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    The naughty language of Dane Coles which most fans missed during last year's Ireland defeat

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: 15 moments of 'sh*thousery' which probably shouldn't be tolerated in the modern game

  • 5 WEEKS AGO

    O'Mahony tells Rory Kockott to 'pi$s off' in hilarious interaction in front of referee

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    Bizarre scenes as Harry Potter performs disappearing act against Bordeaux

View All

Amateur

  • 64 WEEKS AGO

    Viral video of Scottish club brawl goes down a storm with rugby community

  • 101 WEEKS AGO

    RUGBYDUMP BLITZ: This Best of the Week round up is sure to entertain you

  • 101 WEEKS AGO

    RD BLITZ - Disaster, just when it looked so promising...

  • 101 WEEKS AGO

    That glorious moment that will live on forever, like it or not

  • 101 WEEKS AGO

    RD Blitz - PROP'S Lionel Messi wizardy creates incredible try

View All

Player Features

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: American cross-over athletes get recruited off the street to try rugby

  • 14 WEEKS AGO

    New Tongan Thor montage is five minutes of mesmerising hits and skills

  • 26 WEEKS AGO

    A deeper look at Jason Robinson's incredible path to the top

  • 47 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: Bumping off tacklers and taking high balls, Rob Kearney had an impressive Super Rugby debut

  • 53 WEEKS AGO

    Brian Moore on money in modern rugby and how it should never be compared to 'outlier' football

View All