Scotland v Ireland

Date:

Venue: BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Referee: Romain Poite (France)

Attendance: 67,144

Scotland v Ireland Match Reports

Scotland beat Ireland 27-22 in the opening match of the 2017 Six Nations Championship at the BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. A brace of tries from man-of-the-match Stuart Hogg and one from Alex Dunbar saw Scotland run up a 21-8 lead by half-time. Ireland came out stronger after the break and took a one-point lead just after the hour mark, with tries from Iain Henderson and Paddy Jackson adding to Keith Earls' first-half score. Scotland were then awarded two penalties inside the final 10 minutes, which captain Greig Laidlaw kicked to give his team a 27-22 victory. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Scotland v Ireland - Match Highlights

Scotland v Ireland - Match Stats

Scotland: (21) 27
Try: Hogg (9', 21'), Dunbar (29')
Conversion: Laidlaw (10', 22', 30')
Penalty: Laidlaw (73', 80')

Ireland: (8) 22
Try: Earls (26'), Henderson (48'), Jackson (62')
Conversion: Jackson (49', 63')
Penalty: Jackson (34')

Man of The Match: Stuart Hogg (Scotland)

Scotland v Ireland - Team Line-ups

Scotland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Allan Dell
  • 2 Fraser Brown
  • 3 Zander Fagerson
  • 4 Richie Gray
  • 5 Jonny Gray
  • 6 Ryan Wilson
  • 7 Hamish Watson
  • 8 Josh Strauss

Backs

  • 9 Greig Laidlaw (CAPTAIN)
  • 10 Finn Russell
  • 11 Tommy Seymour
  • 12 Alex Dunbar
  • 13 Huw Jones
  • 14 Sean Maitland
  • 15 Stuart Hogg

Replacements

  • 16 Ross Ford
  • 17 Gordon Reid
  • 18 Simon Berghan
  • 19 Tim Swinson
  • 20 John Barclay
  • 21 Ali Price
  • 22 Duncan Weir
  • 23 Mark Bennett

Ireland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Jack McGrath
  • 2 Rory Best (CAPTAIN)
  • 3 Tadhg Furlong
  • 4 Iain Henderson
  • 5 Devin Toner
  • 6 CJ Stander
  • 7 Sean O'Brien
  • 8 Jamie Heaslip

Backs

  • 9 Conor Murray
  • 10 Paddy Jackson
  • 11 Simon Zebo
  • 12 Robbie Henshaw
  • 13 Garry Ringrose
  • 14 Keith Earls
  • 15 Rob Kearney

Replacements

  • 16 Niall Scannell
  • 17 Cian Healy
  • 18 John Ryan
  • 19 Ultan Dillane
  • 20 Josh Van der Flier
  • 21 Kieran Marmion
  • 22 Ian Keatley
  • 23 Tommy Bowe
 
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