Match Report – Scotland 17 – 36 France

Tries from Paul Willemse, Yoram Moefana, Gael Fickou, Jonathan Danty and Damian Penaud (2) secured a bonus-point win for France at Murrayfield; Rory Darge’s score on his first Test start and a late finish from Duhan van der Merwe accounted for Scotland’s tries

Last Updated: 26/02/22 4:13 pm

Damian Penaud celebrates scoring France's fifth try in the win over Scotland

Damian Penaud celebrates scoring France’s fifth try in the win over Scotland

France took a significant step towards claiming the Six Nations title for the first time since 2010 with a six-try 36-17 victory against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Tries from Paul Willemse, Yoram Moefana and Gael Fickou helped France into a 19-10 lead at half-time, but Scotland could well have been much closer at the break had Stuart Hogg been able to add to Rory Darge’s try from a scintillating attack.

Jonathan Danty sealed the bonus point for Les Bleus within two minutes of the restart and the finishing touches were put on the win by Damian Penaud grabbing a late double to ensure they made it three wins from three in this year’s tournament.

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