An effort by South African-born winger Duhan van der Merwe (29 ‘) made a difference to the Scots at Twickenham, facing two-time English title holders.
A brilliant feat, daring and united for XV du Chardon, who thwarted a disgruntled English team. The XV of the Rose, he makes his tournament debut with a defeat. Like last year, where he was sanctified…
6 ‘another fine, But this time the Scots choose points. Returning Russell took note of this and gave the first three points of the match to his team. England is headed by Twickenham.
Try 30 ‘for Scotland! Another spectacular collective action by XV du Chardon, which van der Merwe, again, comes to an end in the left corner this time. Russell’s change recalls positions.
34 ‘fine for England: Pharrell takes care of it, at 40m, and passes his ball between the Scottish posts. XV de la Rose closed the gap and prevented Scotland from gaining too much confidence.
48 ‘An outrageous streak from the Scots! The referee returns to an English mistake at the beginning of the action and pays a penalty to Russell, who applies and gives his team three more points. England are down 6–11.
54 ‘penalty … missed Russell! The racing 92 player is missing an opportunity to defend his team from a possible England try. Scotland still lead the score with a five point lead.
72 ‘penalty for Scotland! The captain, the hog, moves on … but misses it! The XV of Chardon will not calm down at this end of the match against England!
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