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Scotland 15-22 France: Virimi Vatakawa scores only try of the game


Scotland 15-22 France: Virimi Vatakawa scores only try of the game to boost Les Bleus’ Autumn Nations Cup hopes with Thomas Ramos also starring at Murrayfield

  • France beat Scotland 22-15 on Sunday to boost their Autumn Nations Cup hopes 
  • Virimi Vatakawa scored the only try of the game early in the second period 
  • Duncan Weir and Thomas Ramos were embroiled in a kicking war at Murrayfield
  • Defeat brings Scotland’s six-game winning run to an end after a good 2020 

Virimi Vatakawa’s try and Thomas Ramos’ kicking earned France a 22-15 win at Scotland to boost Les Bleus’ Autumn Nations Cup hopes. 

France centre Vatakawa went over early in the second period to claims the only try of the game to create a 19-12 lead and while Duncan Weir pulled back three points, Ramos scored his fourth penalty of the match to extend the winning margin. 

Neither side could be separated at the interval with the scores locked at 12-12, with Weir kicking over a quartet of penalties to cancel out Ramos’ three along for France with Matthieu Jalibert’s drop goal.

Virimi Vatakawa (left) scored the only try of the game as France beat Scotland 22-15

Virimi Vatakawa (left) scored the only try of the game as France beat Scotland 22-15 

Defeat brings Scotland’s six-game winning run to an end after a promising start to 2020. 

More to follow. 

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