Published: 08:55 13/02/2011
A stunning victory for England against Italy has brought the Six Nations tournament to life and bookmakers are offering some great offers and free bets on today's televised games .
Northampton winger Chris Ashton scored four tries yesterday as England crushed Italy 59-13 at Twickenham , the first time England have managed a half century of points since 2007 .Backer's of Ashton to score the first try with Betfred would have got triple the odds for Ashton as a result of the Hat Trick Heaven Offer . In yesterday's other game Scotland lost 24-6 at Murrayfield to Wales to remain joint bottom with Italy without a point so far .
England are now odds on to win the Six Nations outright with all bookies with Coral offering best odds of 10/11 . Coral also offer all new accounts an easy to claim £20 Free Bet which requires only a £10 bet to qualify .
Ireland take on France this afternoon in what should be a great game and Irish bookmaker Paddy Power are offering to refund all losing tryscorer and winning margin bets if Brian O'Driscoll can score a try anytime in the game .
Also worth considering for this game is Betfred's offer to refund all losing match handicap bets if your team score the first try but go on to lose the game .Whilst Ireland were fortunate to beat Italy in the closing minutes last week in Rome they will surely improve for the game today which is the first ever to be held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin . Ireland can be backed at 15/8 to win against France on Betfair and Irish fans will have fond memories of their last home game against Les Bleus when they triumphed by 33-10 before going on to win the Grand Slam .