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Wales v England match facts

Fierce rivals Wales and England are set for another RBS 6 Nations showdown in Cardiff on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the facts and figures behind this weekend's fixture.

* The countries have met on 129 occasions. England lead the series 60-57, with 12 draws.

* Wales' record win in the series was a 30-3 success in Cardiff four years ago, while England boast a best of 62-5 during the 2007 World Cup warm-up period.

* The last drawn Test match between Wales and England produced a 13-13 scoreline in 1983.

* England have won their last three Six Nations games against Wales.

* Victory for Wales on Saturday would make it five Test match wins in a row against all opponents, equalling their best results sequence since 2012.

* England's starting back-row on Saturday has a total of 20 caps, compared with 130 for Wales.

* Wales field seven survivors in their starting line-up from the team that ended England's Grand Slam hopes with a 30-3 win in Cardiff four years ago.

* England are unbeaten since the 2015 World Cup, and victory on Saturday would make it 16 wins in a row.

* Wales have not lost at home in the Six Nations since England beat them 21-16 two years ago.

* Full-back Leigh Halfpenny needs five points on Saturday to become only the second Wales player to clock up 300 Six Nations points.


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