England began their International Women’s Rugby Series campaign with a resounding 53-10 victory over Australia at Porirua Park, New Zealand.
Wing Sarah McKenna scored a hat-trick of tries and Kay Wilson crossed twice, with four conversions from Emily Scott.
Izzy Noel-Smith, Abbie Scott, Vicky Fleetwood and Harriet Millar-Mills also scored as England hit back from conceding a try in the third minute.
Their next match in the four-team event is against Canada on Tuesday.
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