Women's Six Nations: France Edges Out Scotland in Thriller

France battled to a 15-5 victory over a resilient Scotland in a Women's Six Nations thriller. Get the latest score updates and highlights.

Women's Six Nations: France Edges Out Scotland in Thriller

France maintained their perfect start to the Women's Six Nations with a nail-biting 15-5 win over a spirited Scotland side on Saturday. The match in Edinburgh proved a far tighter affair than last year's 53-0 French victory, highlighting Scotland's rapid progress in the tournament.

Scotland Shows Grit in Women's Six Nations Clash

Scotland, buoyed by their opening round victory over Wales, took a surprise lead when Elis Martin powered over for a try just before halftime. Lina Queyroi's earlier penalty had given France the initial advantage in a hard-fought contest.
The determined Scots continued to frustrate France, showcasing their impressive defensive improvements in this Women's Six Nations campaign.

Women's Six Nations: Injury Disrupts Momentum

The game took a dramatic turn as a lengthy injury stoppage disrupted Scotland's rhythm. Molly Wright, fresh on the field as a replacement, was forced to leave the pitch shortly after her introduction.

France Powers Through in Women's Six Nations

France regrouped after the break, taking control of the match. Veteran No. 8 Romane Menager put winger Kelly Arbey over for the go-ahead try in the 53rd minute.  Despite struggling with goal-kicking, France finished strongly, with Emeline Gros sealing the victory in stoppage time.  

Scotland Coach Proud Despite Women's Six Nations Loss

Scotland coach Bryan Easson remained optimistic, praising his team's performance against a formidable France side.  "Defensively we put our bodies on the line... I thought we pressurised them all the way," he commented to the BBC.

Women's Six Nations: France Building Momentum

The win puts France in a strong position as they continue their Women's Six Nations campaign.  Their impressive start, following a 38-17 victory over Ireland, demonstrates France's determination to regain the championship title.   

Looking Ahead

The Women's Six Nations promises more excitement as both France and a resurgent Scotland look to make their mark. The competition promises thrilling encounters and showcases the growing strength of women's rugby on the international stage.

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