The player who was instrumental in England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup victory returns after a three-year absence from the international game for England’s opening Six Nations clash with Scotland today. Even the Scots won’t begrudge Wilkinson’s 53rd cap after wretched luck with injuries. And though England won’t run out as favourites, Wilkinson’s appearance is sure to give the team a boost, and please male and female fans - but maybe for different reasons.