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Wales edge Scotland to make it two wins from two in Six Nations

Wales came from trailing by nine points at half-time to beat Scotland by a single point in the Guinn...
Ann-Marie Donelan
Ann-Marie Donelan

7:35 PM - 13 Feb 2021



Wales edge Scotland to make it...

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Wales edge Scotland to make it two wins from two in Six Nations


Wales came from trailing by nine points at half-time to beat Scotland by a single point in the Guinness Six Nations on Saturday evening.

24-25 was the final score at Murrayfield as Wayne Pivac enjoyed his first away win as Welsh coach and they are now the only side still capable of claiming a triple crown.

Scotland looked promising to begin with via tries from Darcy Graham and Stuart Hogg.

Zander Fagerson was sent off for the hosts in the 54th  for a dangerous clear-out.

The Scots led by two points 17-15 at that stage but just two minutes later had a three point advantage 17-20 as the visitors exposed the man advantage.

Louis Rees-Zammit went over the line twice for the Welsh as well as Liam Williams and Alun Wyn Jones.

Callum Sheedy kicked one of the conversions through the posts with Leigh Halfpenny kicking a penalty.

The result means that Wales and France's clash on the final day of the championship could be vital with both sidesthe only two remaining unbeaten.

Speaking to the BBC after the game, Wales head coach Wayne Pivac said he was pleased with aspects of the performance but they have more work to do.

"From 17-3 down against a side full a confidence, it was very very pleasing.

"There were some big moments from both sides so we are just happy to come away with a win, especially with four tries.

"We are improving each week in certain areas of the game and we showed a lot of character today.

"The squad has changed a lot since autumn, and it's tournament rugby now, a couple months is a long time to reflect.

"We cannot get carried away with this though and we need to build on it.

"Louis Rees-Zammit is doing some very good things with the ball, he's got things to work on, he dropped a high ball earlier and he wasn't the complete package, but he has scored some really well worked tries.

"We'll review this game now, see what we need to work on.

"A couple of the guys will go back to their clubs and hopefully come through it ok, and then we will hopefully have more players to choose from against England."



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