Playing into the elements, England had to keep ball in hand while Scotland, sensibly, kicked often for territory.
Conditions weren't great and England had to settle for a 7-6 lead at half time, a penalty try against two Scotland penalties.
England would possibly have expected to ease away in the second half. However, a dogged effort from Scotland kept them in the game until a late try from Luke Cowan-Dickie settled matters.
On a night when the forwards had to front up, both Moriarty and Stooke were prominent for England, with the latter putting in some massive hits in defence.
Later in the evening, however, it was a disappointing evening for the Saxons who fell behind to a first minute try from Scotland A and never quite got back on terms.
Like the U20s game, the weather played a big part. Scotland had it at their backs in the first half and went into half time with a 10-6 lead.
The Saxons battled back in the second half. With the game finely poised at 13-9, Scotland A had two men sinbinned as the Saxons laid siege to their line, but hung on grimly for a hard fought win.
May barely had any ball in hand to work with, on a night that was far from ideal for wingers.
Wood, was part of a massive England effort in the tight in the final stages. A penalty try looked on the cards but never came despite the yellow cards.