Luther Burrell scored one of England's tries
Luther Burrell scored one of England's tries Getty Images

England scored five tries en route to beating Wales 27-13 at Twickenham on 29 May. An emphatic second-half display sealed a confidence-boosting victory for Eddie Jones' men, who can now look forward to their summer tour to Australia.

The hosts were without a number of players because of the previous day's Aviva Premiership Final and fly-half George Ford missed six out of seven kicks at goal, but England still ran out the resounding winners on a sun-drenched afternoon.

To make matters worse for Warren Gatland's New Zealand-bound side, it was they who took the lead in the opening stages thanks to a try from Rob Evans. However, England responded with two tries of their own from backs Luther Burrell and Anthony Watson, who cut the visitors' lead to 13-10 at the break.

The match turned in dramatic fashion shortly after the interval, however, as Ben Youngs gave England the lead, before Jack Clifford made a bursting run from distance to cross the try line and Marland Yarde touched down out wide.

"It was a slow start from us. Wales came out the blocks. We were caught napping, credit to the boys, we stuck in there," England captain Dylan Hartley told Sky Sports. "I don't want to use short preparation time as an excuse. The first 20 minutes weren't up to where we needed to be. I've been doing plenty of fitness work – but nothing prepares you for a Test match. My feet are a bit sore."

England play the first Test match against Australia at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on 11 June, while Wales are set to face the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland on the same date.