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Bonus-point win for England U20s

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England made it two wins from two games at the start of their World Rugby U20 Championship campaign with a 30-16 victory over Wales.Leicester Tigers flanker Will Owen played the full 80 minutes of England’s bonus-point win at the Stadio San Michele, Calvisano on Saturday which followed their 59-7 win over Japan in the opening game.   It puts them on top of Pool A and face France on Wednesday in their final group game.   Tries from Max Clark, Howard Packman and Stuart Townsend allowed England to build a 22-0 lead within half an hour. However, a try from Owen Watkins saw Wales go in at the break 22-10 down and they trimmed England’s lead 23-16 in the second half.   But England secured the victory – and the bonus point – with a try in the final quarter by No8 Sam Skinner.   England head coach Jon Callard said: “I thought we played very well in the first half, our game management was good, we played in the right areas and were clinical.  In the second half, Wales came out strongly and caused us problems.  “We’ve achieved what we needed to and that was to win with a bonus point so credit to the lads and all the management staff who have put in a great stint this week to ensure that everyone was fit and ready.  We'll work hard in the coming days and by Wednesday we'll be equally prepared to take on France.”   Points: Clark 1T, Jennings 2P & 2C, Packman 1T, Townsend 1T, Skinner 1T   England U20 v Wales: 15 Aaron Morris (Saracens) 14 George Perkins (Saracens) 13 Nick Tompkins (Saracens) 12 Max Clark (Bath Rugby) 11 Howard Packman (Northampton Saints) 10 Rory Jennings (Bath Rugby) 9 Stuart Townsend (Exeter Chiefs) 1. Sebastian Adeniran-Olule (Harlequins) 2 Jack Walker (Yorkshire Carnegie) 3 Paul Hill (Yorkshire Carnegie) 4. Kieran Treadwell (Harlequins) 5 Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, captain) 6 Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints) 7 Will Owen (Leicester Tigers) 8 Sam Skinner (Exeter Chiefs)   Replacements: 16 Jack Innard (Exeter Chiefs) on for Jack Walker (66 mins) 17 Ellis Genge (Bristol Rugby) on for Seb Adeniran-Olule (57 mins) 18 Ciaran Parker (Sale Sharks) on for Paul Hill (73 mins) 19 Will Witty (Newcastle Falcons) on for Kieran Treadwell (73 mins) 20 Josh Bainbridge (Yorkshire Carnegie) on for Charlie Ewels (70 mins) 21 James Mitchell (Sale Sharks) on for Stuart Townsend (73 mins) 22 Lloyd Evans (Gloucester) on for Rory Jennings (57 mins) 23 Piers O’Conor (Wasps) on for Howard Packman (67 mins) England's Schedule: (Live on BT Sport) June 2, England 59 - 7 Japan, KO 5.30pm BST, Stadio San Michele Calvisano June 6, England 30 – 16 Wales, KO 7.30pm BST, Stadio San Michele Calvisano June 10, England v France, KO 3.30pm BST, Stadio Luigi Zaffanella Viadana June 15, Semi-finals and knock-out games. Details TBC June 20, Final and knock-out games, Details TBC