Scotland nearly edge Wales in shut, enthralling encounter | EUROtoday

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Seven factors behind, with 4 minutes remaining, Wales rallied one final time. From an offside penalty, they went to their maul. Stewart stopped it illegally, and was despatched to the sin bin. At the following try, following quite a few tv replays, it was dominated that Callender had stretched over the whitewash and dotted down. With Bevan off the sphere, although, George’s kick pale throughout the posts.

With the clock within the purple, debutant Sian Jones endeavoured to hoist a box-kick for her colleagues to chase. But it was hooked out on the complete, to the elation of Scotland. “This is a team full of special people,” beamed Malcolm, whose costs now host France.

In the day’s different match Les Bleus ran out 38-17 winners over Ireland. The hosts ran in 5 tries whereas hardly ever hitting hit prime gear, however earned the bonus-point as early because the 61st minute. Tries from Aoife Wafer and Aoife Dalton had been comfort for the guests who had been much-improved and will probably be on the lookout for a win on Easter Sunday after they host Italy.

Match particulars

Wales: J Hesketh; J Joyce, H Jones, Okay Lake, N Metcalfe (C Cox, 54); L George, Okay Bevan (S Jones, 74); G Pyrs, Okay Jones (C Phillips, 67), S Tuipulotu (D Rose, 67), N John (G Evans, 40), A Fleming, A Butchers (Okay Williams, 62), A Callender, B Lewis Replacements not used: A Constable, N Terry
Scotland: M Smith (C Rollie, 76); R Lloyd, E Orr, L Thomson, C Grant; H Nelson, C Mattinson; L Bartlett (M Wright, 75), L Skeldon (E Martin, 62), C Belisle (E Clarke, 60), E Wassell, S Bonar (L McMillan, 69), R Malcolm, A Stewart, E Gallagher Replacements not used: M McDonald, S Campbell
Scoring: 3-0 Bevan penalty, 3-5 Grant attempt, 3-7 Nelson conversion, 3-10 Nelson penalty, 6-10 Bevan penalty, 6-15 Lloyd attempt, 6-17 Nelson, 11-17 Tuipulotu attempt, 13-17 Bevan conversion, 13-20 Nelson penalty, 18-20 Callender attempt
Referee: Clara Munarini (Italy)
Attendance: 5,965
Yellow card: Stewart, 78