On Top Of The Moon for the Scottish Rugby Blog: Part 1 – first time ever in Round 1 of the Six Nations – Italy’s
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…
2 – previous meetings between the sides on neutral grounds – both won by Scotland.
26 – number of years since Scotland last won 5 home matches in a row.
140 – number of tackles missed by Italy in this season’s 6 Nations.
It was 10th time lucky for Scotland as they snapped their 6 Nations winless streak. But who were the key contributors to the victory?