The team of Gregor Townsend It accommodates little by little and on the last date of the Six Nations beat Wales 14-10, scored his third win in the tournament and broke an 18-year spell with falls every time he visited the Dragons. Task accomplished and to look forward to the Autumn Nations Cup with joy despite the fact that it took him too long to win. For Wales it is a closing of a tournament that will surely be forgotten.
It will be a bittersweet afternoon for Alun Wyn Jones, the captain of the Reds who completed his 149th international match, 9 of them with the British & Irish Lions, and in this way surpassed Richie McCaw as the player with the most tests in the history of rugby. The New Zealander, who retired in 2015, reached 148.
The game did not show much and was quite close for both. The first half only had the Colorado try Rhys Carré that with sheer power he made his weight prevail in the last meter and entered the ingoal. Dan Biggar made it 7 points with the conversion. On the visitors’ side only one penalty of Finn russell on his return to the cardo team and another from Adam hasting in the epilogue of the first stage.
In the complement came, specifically at 21 ‘, Scotland’s try that paved the way for victory with a massive maul that brought the bravery of the Welsh defense to its knees. Leigh Halfpenny approached but Stuart Hogg on the end sealed the final 14-10 for the Scots to celebrate and close a tournament with 3 wins something that did not happen several years ago.