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The England head coach, Simon Middleton, has said his side are keeping something up their sleeve for the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup as they prepare for their second match of Authentic Willie Roaf Youth Jersey the tournament against Italy on Sunday. England brought the curtain up on the competition with a dominant 56-5 victory over Spain on Wednesday with Kay Wilson contributing four of their 10 tries. The first of those was scored by the 20-year-old outside-centre Megan Jones, winning her fifth cap ahead of Emily Scarratt, who was left on the bench. Wilson’s second was the pick of the tries – gathering Katy Mclean’s pinpoint crossfield kick and dotting down – but, while there were a number of eye-catching scores, the scrum was not quite as dominant as Middleton would have liked and the driving lineout yielded only one try. 广告 It was scored by the replacement hooker Amy Cokayne with Heather Kerr starting in the No2 jersey as Middleton gave 12 members of his 28-strong squad their first taste of World Cup action. He also intends to make a number of changes against Italy, introducing the five players who missed out on Wednesday, including the 105-cap lock Tamara Taylor. Italy were beaten 24-12 by the USA in their opener and England are again expected to run out comfortable winners at University College Dublin. Indeed, while New Zealand and Canada are in the same pool, and the hosts Ireland, Australia and France are in another, England have a straightforward route to the last four, even if Middleton highlighted England’s 29-15 victory over Italy during the Six Nations – in which their opponents scored the opening try inside five minutes – as a means of guarding against complacency. Kay Wilson leads England’s rout of Spain in Women’s Rugby World Cup Read more “You don’t want to show all your hand if you don’t have to,” he said. “There’s also the adage that they may know what you’ve got but they’ve also got to be able to stop it. But it’s no secret, I intend playing every player in the first two games, there will be those who didn’t play against Spain will play but we’re really confident with the combinations and the squad depth we’ve got. We’ve worked for the last few years putting it in place and now it’s about using it. “It’s about getting everyone on the pitch and giving them a run but that certainly won’t be compromising our approach to this game. Italy will be a massive threat, they’ve got some very talented players and we won’t think about USA until we’ve got this match out of the way. “Expecting things in international rugby is a dangerous game. What we expect is a really tough match against Italy, just as we did against Spain. Italy scored in the first five minutes in the Six Nations and had us in all sorts of trouble at one point so we won’t be looking any further than Italy.” Advertisement Sunday marks the second of the three pool-stage matchdays, which bring all 12 teams in action. It is a format that gives teams only three days between matches – another reason Middleton does not want his side to peak too early. “We trust in our squad, we talked about being efficient and effective against Spain – getting the job done in the right way because this is a marathon, not a sprint,” he added. “The tournament is over a short period of time but it’s very condensed and you have to look after your players and the energy levels within the squad.” Elsewhere Wales, having been resoundingly beaten by New Zealand in their first game, face another tough test against Canada tomorrow. Canada were beaten finalists three years ago and thrashed Hong Kong 98-0 on Wednesday. Ireland, having edged out Australia 19-17 in a thrilling contest, entertain Japan. Things get no easier for Hong Kong, with New Zealand their opponents, while France are up against Australia and the USA face SpainDarya Klishina was accused of being a traitor to her nation when she was the only Russian athlete allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics. A year later she became her country’s darling again as she ended a compelling long jump competition with a silver medal. The Russian’s leap of 7.00m was a season’s best but it was agonisingly short of the American Brittney Reese’s 7.02m that brought her a fourth world championship gold medal. “I’m really glad and I’m really happy,” said the 26-year-old Klishina, who is one of 19 Russians competing as neutral athletes in London. “This is my first medal from a world championships and, for me, it’s my most important result. I didn’t jump seven metres for six years and I just missed those longer jumps.” She was not allowed to wear Russian clothing or celebrate with her country’s flag, due to IAAF regulations, but her smile at the end of the competition showed her delight. “I wanted to show this result in an Olympic Games but I did not have a chance with the whole situation around me,” she added. “Now it was the right time, at a world championships, to jump this. I had no nerves – for the first time in my life. It was good for me and I could be focused on just my result.” The top four athletes were separated by only six centimetres, with the American Tianna Bartoletta taking bronze in 6.97m, one centimetre ahead of Ivana Spanovic. Britain’s Lorraine Ugen, who had been talked up as a medal chance, was frustrated after fouling four of her first five attempts and ending up in fifth place with 6.72m, the same placing she earned in 2015. “I wanted to come out here and get a medal,” she said. “Throwing away so many jumps by fouling and not getting everything together is disappointing. My runway just wasn’t quite clicking.” There was more disappointment for Britain in the men’s hammer where Nick Miller could finish only sixth in the final behind the Polish gold medallist, Pawel Fajdek, despite a throw of 77.31m which was close to his personal best. Better news for the home nation came when Lynsey Sharp successfully appealed against what looked a harsh disqualification in the women’s 800m semi-finals when she was accused of pulling back the American Charlene Lipsey. She qualified for Sunday’s final as a fastest loser. But there was frustration for Adele Tracey and Shelane Oskan-Clarke, who both missed out after finished sixth in their respective heats. In the semi-finals of the men’s 1500m Chris O’Hare looked to have plenty in the tank in making it through to Sunday’s final after finishing fourth. “It’s the most deeply rooted confidence I’ve ever had,” he said. “I talked with my psychologist at the start of the year to develop what we call Matthew Centrowitz confidence – confidence beyond belief. Previously it’s been superficial.” There was chaos in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase when the Kenyan Beatrice Chepkoech forgot to take the water jump early in the race and had to run back. The mistake cost her any chance Amos Youth Jersey of a podium place and the race was won by the Olympic bronze medallist, Emma Coburn, a 33-1 underdog, who powered away to become the first US woman to win a global steeplechase championship