Scotland 17-19 France: Lessons Learned from Six Nations Clash

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Scotland 17-19 France: Lessons Learned from Six Nations Clash
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Scotland contrived to conjure a defeat from a game they dominated against an abject French side, leaving Les Bleus in with a shout of still claiming this year’s Six Nations title. France is tied for first with Ireland and England on six points going into the final matchday, though trails both on point differential. Scotland is second from the bottom.

This was a vastly improved performance to that produced by Scott Johnson’s side in their last outing at Murrayfield when they failed to register a single point against England.

But they somehow ended up on the wrong side of the ledger thanks to a moment of madness from the hero of the last round, Duncan Weir, and a last-gasp infringement that handed France the match.

Here’s what we learned.

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