Under-20 Six Nations
Italy: (6) 11
Try: Siciliano Pens: Pucciariello 2
England: (22) 36
Tries: Pollock 3, Carnduff, Bellamy Pen: Kerr Cons: Kerr 2, Taylor 2
Northampton Saints flanker Henry Pollock scored a hat-trick as England began the Under-20 Six Nations with a bonus-point victory over Italy.
Captain Finn Carnduff and replacement Josh Bellamy scored tries, with Italy scoring through Valerio Siciliano.
Pollock, who made his Premiership debut against Leicester Tigers in November, also assisted Bellamy's try with a quick tap.
England next face Wales, who defeated Scotland, on 9 February.
The 19-year-old Pollock caught the eye this season when he scored a length of the field try while on loan at Bedford Blues in the Championship.
He continues to impress, being on hand to run in his side's first try, before showing sharp footwork to score a brilliant solo try and his final score came off the back of a maul.
England are looking to improve on their fourth-placed finish in last season's tournament.