Saturday, February 27, 2016

ITA 20-36 SCO (8-0-review)

A more determined Scottish side eventually saw off a decent, spirited but disjointed Azzurri. Indeed, part of the Italian issue was shown in the initial 18 minutes where they had 8 missed tackles and 4 handling errors. In total they conceded some 13 turnovers throughout the game. Parisse and Campagnaro were singularly the only stand outs for Italy. Tries from Barclay, Hardy & Seymour and a superb solo 21 points from Greg Laidlaw sealed the game and saw Scotland comfortably home.
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