Scotland incensed as controversial TMO call sees France hang on to victory

Scotland were denied by an inconclusive last-gasp try review as France held on to win a tense Six Nations encounter at Murrayfield. Replays suggested the ball was grounded in a huge heap of writhing bodies, but referee Nic Berry had called no-try and the TV pictures could not concretely prove otherwise.

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France make light work of Wales to keep title hopes alive

Wales’ poor Guinness Six Nations campaign ended in predictable fashion as France inflicted a defeat on Warren Gatland’s team. Les Bleus ensured the title race with leaders and favourites Ireland ran its distance, as Wales provided some bright moments but were ultimately overpowered, with Ireland left needing victory over England to be crowned champions.

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France hold on to end Scotland’s Grand Slam hopes

A disastrous opening 20 minutes ultimately proved costly for Scotland as their perfect start to the Guinness Six Nations campaign came to an end with a 32-21 defeat by France in Paris. Gregor Townsend’s side were ripped apart early on as the hosts raced into a 19-0 lead but they launched a second half comeback that had the hosts under real pressure.

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Fantastic France flatten Italy in Six Nations opener

France kicked off the Six Nations with a seven-try demolition of Italy in Rome with Teddy Thomas scoring a brace. Italy combined well at times but were utterly outclassed by Les Bleus who ran out 10-50 winners.

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France forced to work to see off dogged USA

France made heavy work of it at times but finished strongly to secure their second win of the Rugby World Cup with a bonus-point 33-9 victory over the United States.

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