Scotland 17-36 France – Unbeaten guests procure dazzling six-attempt win

Rugby Six Nations 2022 
Date : February 5 to March 19, 2022
Country : England, Italy, Wales, Ireland, Scotland, France
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France really finished Scotland’s Six Nations trusts and kept up with their own Grand Slam aspirations with a mercilessly achieved reward point triumph at Murrayfield. The French crossed two times in the initial 13 minutes through Paul Willemse and Yoram Moefana to accumulate a lead that they could never forfeit.

Scotland answered honorably, and were inside two focuses on account of Rory Darge’s presentation attempt, yet went in at the break nine financially past due after Gael Fickou crossed to intensify the aggravation of a magnificent botched opportunity by the hosts.

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Furthermore Gregor Townsend’s side were additionally rebuffed for that wickedness when Jonathan Danty profited from an accidental bob and Damian Penaud plunged over two times in the final part to put the prevailing French far away some time before Duhan van der Merwe’s last moment score.

France presently go to Cardiff in two weeks with a first title in quite a while in their sights, while Scotland travel to Italy realizing they are playing for minimal more than pride after one more mission of what uncertainties and maybes.

France came to Edinburgh with some crummy late history, a progression of losses to vindicate – and retaliate for them they did. We associated that this manifestation with Les Bleus was different to the flaky variants that went previously and here, following on from their loss of the Irish a fortnight back, was additional verification of it.

They were totally merciless. A force to be reckoned with yet additionally a marvelous sight. They were extremely clinical excessively regularly for Scotland, who are currently gazing intently at the barrel of a colossally frustrating season.

The Scots had possibilities, two in as numerous minutes in the principal half yet spilled the ball on the two events. Murrayfield’s apprehension would have been discernible in Paris. Wounds tormented them, especially in the back-column, however they committed such a large number of errors and those mistakes were taken advantage of by the guests.

It’s been quite a while since Scotland experienced a to stream Six Nations 2022 beating of this greatness. As they pursued the game – while the game was as yet alive – they were baffled essentially every step of the way, by France’s power at the breakdown and by their own failure to care for ball.

The French won easily. A lot of force, an excessive amount of physicality, a lot of expertise. You’d back them for a Grand Slam now. France required just eight minutes to lead and – quelle shock – it was that small entertainer Antoine Dupont who ignited it, gathering Finn Russell’s random grubber and hastening ceaselessly downfield. The speed and force of it was horrendous, prostitute Julien Marchand giving the scoring pass to lock Willemse.

Melvyn Jaminet’s transformation made it a fantasy start for France. In any event, when Russell – who was poor again and was removed early – handled a punishment, France proceeded to score their second attempt straight later. Furthermore what a corker it was.

France assaulted down the left and afterward went at speed to the right. Scotland attempted to scramble, yet proved unable, not when Penaud offloaded to enormous Cyril Baille and not when Baille sucked in a force of protectors prior to popping it to Moefana for the score. At the point when your props are prepared to do such nuance to go with their savagery then, at that point, you’re good to go.

However, scotland got moving. Halfway through the initial half they at last got ball. Ali Price seemed as though he could have tracked down his direction over. In the following wave, Zander Fagerson seemed to make it happen. Back we came for a punishment to Scotland. A scrum and over went Darge. Russell changed over to make it 12-10. Darge was one of the Scots’ splendid sparkles.

These were Scotland’s minutes, the period to make roughage. They fizzled. Scratch Haining tossed a pass behind Van der Merwe when a pass to hand could have seen the wing thunder away to the line.

Van der Merwe then, at that point, sent off an assault himself, slicing through the French midfield and gobbling up ground. Chris Harris was up in help. Harris flung a wide drop to Hogg. Had Hogg held it, Scotland could well have scored. He dropped it as he extended to assemble.

To compound an already painful situation, their own evil discipline at scrum and lineout gave France a stage to assault not long before the break and Fickou wrapped up easily. The French indeed showing what heartlessness resembles.

It deteriorated for the overwhelmed Scots. Cost lost the run of himself in assault right off the bat in the new half and got robbed. A counter from Fickou and Penaud, a kick through, a lucky skip and Danty was finished. Jaminet’s transformation made it 26-10. Reward point, France.

Scotland’s wretchedness proceeded. They had a lineout five meters from the French line yet finished at the breakdown soon after. They had another lineout from comparable reach and made a hash of that open door, as well. Next time France got an opportunity, they made it stick. Darge was stripped, Scotland were extended and Penaud jogged away to score; 31-10. Oof.

Not happy with their work, France added a 6th score late on when Romain Ntamack, recognizing the miserable limitation of Scotland’s guard. dropped a dazzling crossfield kick to Penaud, who walked over. He could have moonwalked his way over had he needed to.

A reassurance came when Blair Kinghorn split and set up Van der Merwe. As a harm limit work out, it didn’t exactly cut it. This was a calming day for the Scots. A genuine insult with a wet kipper.

Scotland Squad :

15-Hogg (capt); 14-Graham, 13-Harris, 12-Tuipulotu, 11-Van der Merwe; 10-Russell, 9-Price; 1-Schoeman, 2-McInally, 3-Z.Fagerson, 4-Skinner, 5-Gilchrist, 6-Haining, 7-Darge, 8-Bradbury

Substitutions: 16-Turner, 17-Kebble, 18-Nel, 19-Hodgson, 20-Christie, 21-White, 22-Kinghorn, 23-Bennett

France Squad

15-Jamient; 14-Penaud, 13-Fickou, 12-Danty, 11-Moefana; 10-Ntamack, 9-Dupont (capt); 1-Baille, 2-Marchand, 3-Atonio, 4-Woki, 5-Willemse, 6-Cros, 7-Jelonch, 8-Alldritt

Substitutions: 16-Mauvaka, 17-Gros, 18-Bamba, 19-Taofifenua, 20-Flament, 21-Cretin, 22-Lucu, 23-Ramos

Arbitrator: Karl Dickson (England)

Contact judges: Luke Pearce (England) and Chris Busby (Ireland)

TMO: Tom Foley (Ireland)