Scotland v Wales

Date:

Venue: BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)

Attendance: 67,144

Scotland v Wales Match Reports

Scotland won their first match against Wales in a decade with a 29-13 victory at the BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Wales got the better of the first half, and were leading 13-9 at the break thanks to a converted Liam Williams try and two penalties from the boot of Leigh Halfpenny. Scotland's first half points came via three Finn Russell penalty kicks. Scotland hit back in the second half with converted tries from Tommy Seymour and Tim Visser. Man-of-the-match Finn Russell also landed two further penalty kicks to take his goal-kicking tally to 7 from 7 as Scotland celebrated a well earned victory. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Scotland v Wales - Match Highlights

Scotland v Wales - Match Stats

Scotland: (9) 29
Try: Seymour (44'), Visser (67')
Conversion: Russell (45', 68')
Penalty: Russell (7', 30', 41'+1, 55', 73')

Wales: (13) 13
Try: L Williams (23')
Conversion: Halfpenny (25')
Penalty: Halfpenny (12', 34')

Man of The Match: Finn Russell (Scotland)

Scotland v Wales - Team Line-ups

Scotland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Gordon Reid
  • 2 Fraser Brown
  • 3 Zander Fagerson
  • 4 Richie Gray
  • 5 Jonny Gray
  • 6 John Barclay (CAPTAIN)
  • 7 John Hardie
  • 8 Ryan Wilson

Backs

  • 9 Ali Price
  • 10 Finn Russell
  • 11 Tim Visser
  • 12 Alex Dunbar
  • 13 Huw Jones
  • 14 Tommy Seymour
  • 15 Stuart Hogg

Replacements

  • 16 Ross Ford
  • 17 Allan Dell
  • 18 Simon Berghan
  • 19 Tim Swinson
  • 20 Hamish Watson
  • 21 Henry Pyrgos
  • 22 Duncan Weir
  • 23 Mark Bennett

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Rob Evans
  • 2 Ken Owens
  • 3 Tomas Francis
  • 4 Jake Ball
  • 5 Alun Wyn Jones (CAPTAIN)
  • 6 Sam Warburton
  • 7 Justin Tipuric
  • 8 Ross Moriarty

Backs

  • 9 Rhys Webb
  • 10 Dan Biggar
  • 11 Liam Williams
  • 12 Scott Williams
  • 13 Jonathan Davies
  • 14 George North
  • 15 Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16 Scott Baldwin
  • 17 Nicky Smith
  • 18 Samson Lee
  • 19 Luke Charteris
  • 20 Taulupe Faletau
  • 21 Gareth Davies
  • 22 Sam Davies
  • 23 Jamie Roberts
 
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