This will be the reverse of last season’s final round of the 6 Nations – and both teams find themselves in very different positions 12 months down the line. Scotland’s winless run has been consigned to history while Ireland’s defence of their title ended early in this campaign.
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The Verdict: Scotland player ratings v France
Three years without a Six Nations win Murrayfield. Ten years without a win against France. Some rather unwanted streaks consigned to the dustbin in 80
Match preview: Scotland v France, 6 Nations 2016
With their 6 Nations winless streak ending in Rome the time is now for Scotland to repeat the dose at home. At kick off it will have been 3 years and 17 days since Murrayfield last witnessed a victory in the Northern Hemisphere’s premier international tournament. A nation of success-starved rugby fans waits with bated breath…
The Verdict: Scotland player ratings v Italy
It was 10th time lucky for Scotland as they snapped their 6 Nations winless streak. But who were the key contributors to the victory?
Match preview: Italy v Scotland, 6 Nations 2016
It’s now more than 2 years since Scotland last won a game in the 6 Nations. Coincidentally that victory came on their last visit to Rome in 2014 after Duncan Weir’s late, late show (NB Scotland’s only drop goal in their last 50 Tests).
The Verdict: Scotland player ratings v Wales
It’s 999 emergency for Scotland. 9 in a row lost against Wales. 9 consecutive defeats in the Six Nations. 9 games in the past 5 seasons in