Hooker Jamie George scored a hat-trick of identical rolling maul tries as England swept aside a spirited Georgia 40-0 in their opening Autumn Nations game.

In a game they were always going to win comfortably, England looked somewhat mechanical in the first half but were still totally in command.

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Flanker Jack Willis marked his debut with the opening try, George was driven over twice and Elliot Daly finished a nice backline move to put them 26-0 ahead at the break.

England took a long time to get going after the restart as Georgia enjoyed a spell of good possession, without ever threatening a try. However, another five metre lineout enabled George to bundle over for his third and replacement scrumhalf Dan Robson also crossed for the sixth try after a neat breakdown dummy.

England will face a stiffer test next week when they host Ireland, while Georgia, revelling in a rare opportunity for a series of games against Tier One opposition, play Wales.

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