A spirited Scotland performance proved to be in vain as they eventually lost 38 - 18 against England.
Penrith born Head Coach Stuart Lancaster can reflect on a job well done as England got their six nations campaign off to a winning start.
Despite a spirited late fightback, Scotland spent much of the second half defending. 2 early tries in the second 40 minutes for the home team killed off any chance of an upset at Twickenham.
Borders born Stuart Hogg did his Lion's chances no harm at all with another excellent performance including a fantastic breakaway try.
Captain Kelly Brown, who started his career at Melrose, had a solid game, but Scotland continue their search for an elusive first win at Twickenham since 1983.
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