Six Nations 2017: Scotland v Wales player ratings from Murrayfield Stadium | Ruck

Six Nations 2017: Scotland v Wales player ratings from Murrayfield Stadium

RUCK runs the rule over the Scotland and Wales teams after Saturday’s Six Nations clash in Edinburgh.
Who were your star performers?!… Comment at the bottom of the page!

Scotland player ratings v Wales
15 Stuart Hogg: Produced a moment of inspiration to set up Tim Visser for the crucial second try. Warren Gatland will of been very impressed. 8.5/10
14 Tommy Seymour: Sublime. His superb finish kicked off a superb second half from the Scots 7/10
13 Huw Jones: Struggled at times but give his all. 6/10
12 Alex Dunbar: Stood up to the brutal Welsh surges and carried the ball bravely 6/10
11 Tim Visser: The Harlequins winger halted Rhys Webb from scoring a certain try before finishing off his own touchdown. Sensational. 9/10
10 Finn Russell: Without Laidlaw his kicking would be crucial. He returned a perfect 19 points. Game management was also superb. 8/10
9 Ali Price: He did brilliantly to deny a try in the first half but failed to get Scotland moving in the first half. 7/10
8 Ryan Wilson: He was outplayed in the first half but improved after the break. 6.5/10
7 John Hardie: Struggled against a physical back-row but managed to hold his own. 6.5/10
6 John Barclay (c): He captained the side to a famous win. He was pretty anonymous in the first half but got about a bit more in the second. 7/10
5 Jonny Gray: Was very busy in the engine room from start to finish. 8/10
4 Richie Gray: His leadership and intensity at the breakdown was crucial. Tremendous 8/10
3 Zander Fagerson: He is only 21….He was excellent. 7.5/10
2 Fraser Brown: Another fantastic performance makes him a Lions contender 8/10
1 Gordon Reid: Fantastic again. He was the cornerstone of the Scottish scrum which just didn’t give up 7/10
Replacements: 16 Ross Ford, 17 Allan Dell, 18 Simon Berghan, 19 Tim Swinson, 20 Hamish Watson, 21 Henry Pyrgos, 22 Duncan Weir, 23 Mark Bennett

Wales player ratings v Scotland
15 Leigh Halfpenny: 5/10
14 George North: He flaps so much in defence 4/10
13 Jonathan Davies: 5/10
12 Scott Williams:  5/10
11 Liam Williams: Scored his third try in three games during this season’s Six Nations. Impressive effort. 7/10
10 Dan Biggar: Missed a tackle and seemed on the back foot for almost the whole game 6/10
9 Rhys Webb: Wales’s most dangerous attacker by some distance. 7.5/10
8 Ross Moriarty: 5/10
7 Justin Tipuric: Never gave up at any point, one of the visitors’ better players. 7/10
6 Sam Warburton: Teamed up brilliantly with Tipuric to help Wales achieve penalty turnover  7/10
5 Alun Wyn Jones (c): 6/10
4 Jake Ball: 5.5/10
3 Tomas Francis: 5/10 
2 Ken Owens: 5/10
1 Rob Evans: 5/10
Replacements: 16 Scott Baldwin, 17 Nicky Smith, 18 Samson Lee, 19 Luke Charteris, 20 Taulupe Faletau, 21 Gareth Davies, 22 Sam Davies, 23 Jamie Roberts
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