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Last Updated: Saturday, 3 February 2007, 16:41 GMT
England 42-20 Scotland
Twickenham - 3 February, 2007
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Jonny Wilkinson and England run out at Twickenham

England 42-20 Scotland: Jonny Wilkinson makes his long-awaited return to international duties at Twickenham

England wait for kick-off

Tensions run high with the Calcutta Cup at stake as league convert Andy Farrell prepares to make his England union debut

Jonny Wilkinson kicks a penalty

Wilkinson makes his presence felt when he calmly slots home a penalty to open the scoring and put England ahead

Jonny Wilkinson receives treatment

For a moment it looks like Wilkinson's injury jinx has returned but some running repairs keep the fly-half on the pitch

England scrum-half Harry Ellis

Harry Ellis looks sharp at scrum-half and a Wilkinson drop goal restores the hosts' lead after Scotland level with a penalty

Simon Taylor scores the first try for Scotland

Scotland then snatch the advantage when Simon Taylor touches down after loose defending by England at a line-out

Jonny Wilkinson

But unerring kicking by Wilkinson makes Scotland pay for mistakes and keeps England's total ticking over

Jason Robinson scores England's first try of the game

Jason Robinson goes over in the corner at the end of a slick move and gives England a 17-10 lead at the interval

Sean Lamont tries to stop Jason Robinson scoring England's second try

Penalties are traded after the break but Robinson makes it 30-13 when he pounces on a Sean Lamont fumble for his second

Jonny Wilkinson goes over for England's contested third try

Scotland are unlucky to go further behind when Wilkinson is awarded a try despite replays suggesting he was in touch

Magnus Lund scores for England

No replays are required though when Magnus Lund punishes some ragged defending to open England's lead to 42-13

Jonny Wilkinson

Wilkinson can reflect on a dream return after he is replaced by Toby Flood in the final minutes with the game already won

England captain Phil Vickery lifts the Calcutta Cup

A late try from Scotland's Rob Dewey leaves the final score at 42-20 but does not spoil captain Phil Vickery's moment

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