December 24

Scotland secure back-to-back wins after 29-18 triumph over France

first_imgAfter the Scots had struck back with fine tries from Hogg and Taylor, France responded right before the break through Fickou.Tim Visser had the crowd on their feet after the interval after touching down from man of the match Hogg’s pass and another penalty from Laidlaw helped Cotter’s men to back-to-back wins for the first time in three years. Scotland brought France’s Six Nations title hopes to an end with a thrilling 29-18 victory at Murrayfield.Tries from Stuart Hogg and Duncan Taylor gave Vern Cotter’s side their second win of the championship and helped build on the momentum created by their win over Italy last time out.Captain Greig Laidlaw was on form with the boot once more as the hosts held off a powerful display by Les Blues.France needed a victory to keep their battle with England alive and they scored early through captain Guilhem Guirado.last_img read more