Scotland Women end seven-year Six Nations wait

Scotland Women end seven-year Six Nations wait

  • Scotland secured their first Women’s Six Nations win since 2010
  • They recovered from two tries down to beat Wales
  • Sarah Law held her nerve with the decisive kick
Scotland won their first Women’s Six Nations game in seven years after defeating Wales 15-14 in an instant classic at Cumbernauld.

Sarah Law’s late penalty sparked dramatic scenes at Broadwood Stadium, as Scotland came from 7-14 down at half-time to snatch a historic win, and their first since 2010.


ales were in control for the majority of the first half, scoring tries through Carys Phillips and a penalty try to establish a commanding 14-0 lead.

But Scotland responded right before the break, thanks to a score from Rhona Lloyd converted by Law.

Lloyd’s crucial second score after 60 minutes was made by a powerful carry from Scotland number eight Jade Konkel got them right back in the contrest.

Lana Skeldon missed the conversion for Lloyd’s try, but Sarah Law’s late penalty gave the Scots victory.

Scotland: 15 Chloe Rollie, 14 Megan Gaffney, 13 Lisa Thomson, 12 Lisa Martin (c), 11 Rhona Lloyd, 10 Helen Nelson, 9 Sarah Law, 8 Jade Konkel 7 Louise McMillan, 6 Jemma Forsyth, 5 Deborah McCormack, 4 Emma Wassell, 3 Lindsey Smith, 2 Lana Skeldon, 1 Tracey Balmer
Replacements: 16 Lucy Park, 17 Heather Lockhart, 18 Katie Dougan, 19 Sarah Bonar, 20 Lyndsay O’Donnell, 21 Jenny Maxwell, 22 Eilidh Sinclair, 23 Lauren Harris
Wales: 15 Dyddgu Hywel, 14 Jasmine Joyce, 13 Kerin Lake, 12 Rebecca de Filippo, 11 Elan Evans, 10 Elinor Snowsill, 9 Rhiannon Parker, 8 Rachel Taylor 7 Sioned Harries, 6 Alisha Butchers, 5 Melissa Clay, 4 Rebecca Rowe, 3 Amy Evans, 2 Carys Phillips (c), 1 Cerys Hale
Replacements: 16 Lpwri Harries, 17 Gwenllian Pyrs, 18 Caryl Thomas, 19 Siwan Lillicrap, 20 Nia Davies, 21 Sian Moore, 22 Robyn Wilkins, 23 Gemma Rowland
Referee: Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
Assistant Referees: Joy Neville (Ireland), Alex Pratt
TMO: Stefano Pennè (Italy)
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