France 10-33 England
|France (10) 10|
|Tries: Hermet Pens: Drouin Cons: Drouin|
|England (10) 33|
|Tries: Cokayne, Matthews, Breach Pens: Scarratt 4 Cons: Scarratt 3|
Women's Six Nations champions England beat France 33-10 to become the number one ranked side in the world.
Hooker Amy Cokayne's early try gave England the lead but France fought back through captain Gaelle Hermet as the teams went in 10-10 at half-time.
Alex Matthews and Jess Breach scored in quick succession to put England on top after the break in Grenoble.
Captain Emily Scarratt kicked the rest of the points as England beat France for the 10th time in 11 meetings.
The game was televised live on the BBC as the Red Roses moved above world champions New Zealand, who will host the World Cup next July.
England meet France again at Twickenham next Saturday.