24 February 2020

England rugby captain Sarah Hunter 'frustrated with attacking performance' despite victory over Ireland

England rugby captain Sarah Hunter has said she was frustrated with her side's second half performance in their Six Nations clash with Ireland yesterday.

The Red Roses secured a 27-0 win over the Irish, maintaining their perfect record and title defence in the tournament.

And while Hunter conceded she was happy with the win, the team still need to improve.

She said: "We knew what a tough opposition Ireland were going to be, they certainly didn't let us down in that sense. I'm not sure the score reflected the game, they made us work for every point.

"[In the] second half I'm a little frustrated with how we were attacking, our defense throughout the game was outstanding, they threw everything at us and we should be proud of that.

"We do have to go away and look at what we can improve on. We set ourselves really high standards, there are some good things in there but I think we can be better."

England have now won all three of their Six Nations games so far and will face Wales next at The Stoop on March 7.

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