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Beefed-up England taking on Italy at own game in 6 Nations

(AP) -- England went back to basics at the start of the Six Nations, using its traditional strength in the forwards and a domination of the set piece to clinch a tight victory in Scotland.

It looks like being the same again against Italy on Sunday.

England coach Eddie Jones is still learning the ropes in terms of northern hemisphere rugby, but the wily Australian has been in the game long enough to know that Italy's strength lies up front. Gain at least parity there and the game should be won.