Scotland v France

Date:

Venue: BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Referee: Glen Jackson (NZR)

Attendance: 67,500

Scotland v France Match Reports

Scotland earned a well-deserved 29-18 win over France at the BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. It was Scotland's first victory over France since 2006, ending a 10 match losing streak against Les Bleus. The Scots scored three tries through Stuart Hogg, Duncan Taylor and Tim Visser. The French managed two tries of their own through captain Guilhem Guirado and Gaël Fickou, but it wasn't enough to keep their title hopes alive. The result means that England are the 2016 Six Nations champions. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Scotland v France - Match Highlights

Scotland v France - Match Stats

Scotland: (18) 29
Try: Hogg, Taylor, Visser
Conversion: Laidlaw
Penalty: Laidlaw (3), Hogg

France: (12) 18
Try: Guirado, Fickou
Conversion: Machenaud
Penalty: Machenaud (2)

Man of the match: Stuart Hogg (Scotland)

Scotland v France - Team Line-ups

Scotland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Alasdair Dickinson
  • 2 Ross Ford
  • 3 Willem Nel
  • 4 Richie Gray
  • 5 Jonny Gray
  • 6 John Barclay
  • 7 John Hardie
  • 8 Josh Strauss

Backs

  • 9 Greig Laidlaw (Captain)
  • 10 Finn Russell
  • 11 Tim Visser
  • 12 Alex Dunbar
  • 13 Duncan Taylor
  • 14 Tommy Seymour
  • 15 Stuart Hogg

Replacements

  • 16 Stuart McInally
  • 17 Rory Sutherland
  • 18 Moray Low
  • 19 Tim Swinson
  • 20 Ryan Wilson
  • 21 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne
  • 22 Peter Horne
  • 23 Sean Lamont

France Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Jefferson Poirot
  • 2 Guilhem Guirado (Captain)
  • 3 Rabah Slimani
  • 4 Yoann Maestri
  • 5 Alexandre Flanquart
  • 6 Wenceslas Lauret
  • 7 Damien Chouly
  • 8 Yacouba Camara

Backs

  • 9 Maxime Machenaud
  • 10 François Trinh-Duc
  • 11 Virimi Vakatawa
  • 12 Maxime Mermoz
  • 13 Gaël Fickou
  • 14 Wesley Fofana
  • 15 Scott Spedding

Replacements

  • 16 Camille Chat
  • 17 Uini Atonio
  • 18 Vincent Pelo
  • 19 Sébastien Vahaamahina
  • 20 Loann Goujon
  • 21 Sébastien Bézy
  • 22 Jules Plisson
  • 23 Maxime Médard
 
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