Ireland edge Scotland 22-13

Jose Verdugo
Febrero 11, 2019

"The Glasgow Warriors forward sustained knee ligament damage in the national team's round two defeat to Ireland at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday and will return to the care of his club's medical team".

"We restricted them to an intercept try and it was a massive defensive effort". In the couple of minutes leading up to the break, there was a period of play that saw Scotland go through 25 phases deep inside Irish territory without scoring a single point.

"Both remain part of the Scotland squad and will be assessed by a specialist this week to inform their programme of rehabilitation".

But Jones fumbled a restart from Jonny Sexton that looked to be going out on the full, and Ireland had their first foothold, although initially the Scots seemed to repulse them and won turnover possession.

"Just that final piece, the execution off set-piece, which has been really good, that fell off the jigsaw today and that's my fault". Carbery nearly gave Scotland its only try from an intercept, but he created the only try in the second half and kicked a penalty to deny the Scots even a losing bonus point at home.

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France didn't have an answer to England, and it wasn't clear if they were even looking for one, but they are at their most compelling when the game loses its structure, and they will have watched Scotland's error-strewn performance against Ireland with great interest.

"In that first half we were in our 22 for 34 per cent of the time and in our half for about 72 per cent of the time".

"Why did we have such a good first half and not play the same in the second half?" We launched off a line-out in the second half and Sean O'Brien reached the ball, ' explained Laidlaw. It's frustrating as you love going up against the best teams in the world, and we get close, but come up just short.

They also became the first visiting side to win a Six Nations contest at Murrayfield since England's 15-9 success on February 6, 2016, ending Scotland's run of seven successive home wins in the championship. 'We talk about Test matches turning on small points and, again, that just allowed the pressure valve to be released.

"He wanted to stay on but his shoulder was not right". 'We'll see what will happen over the next few days. "We trust the players to come off the bench and step up as Joey did".

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