‘We’ll suffer a beer, afterwards it’s time for England’

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Six Nations 2017: Scotland 29-13 Wales highlights

Vern Cotter hailed his Scotland side’s second-half display, in that a transport of 20 unanswered points cumulative a initial feat over Wales given 2007.

In turn 3 of a Six Nations, a Welsh had led 13-9 during a break.

But dual tries, and 10 points from a foot of Finn Russell after a interval, paved a approach to a 29-13 win.

“We realised we were examination them play rather than personification ourselves,” Cotter pronounced after Scotland’s second win of a championship.

“I’m really unapproachable of that response. The boys went out and started holding a diversion to a Welsh team.

“We were some-more noisy and organized in a second half. We practical vigour and got over a line with well-scored tries.

“It means we’re still in a foe and we can get behind to work on Monday and ready for Twickenham.”

John Barclay, captaining Scotland from a behind row, became usually a fourth of 14 Scotland skippers in a Six Nations epoch to have tasted feat in his initial diversion heading a team.


Ali Price, Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell bask in a win over Wales, Scotland’s initial in a decade

The 30-year-old, who took over from a harmed Greig Laidlaw, was carefully confident about Scotland’s chances opposite England during Twickenham on 11 March.

He told BBC Sport: “We won really good opposite Ireland (in turn one), afterwards we didn’t play quite good (against France). We wanted to get out of that cycle of carrying a good win, afterwards not subsidy it up.

“The second half, to go out there, no panicking and play with control and correctness – we recovered from a bad initial half to go on and kick a really good Welsh side.

“We trust within a organisation that we can do something. We go to England for a subsequent game. We’ll have a demeanour during them. If we play well, we can win.

“If we play like we did in Paris, if we play like we did in a initial half (against Wales), afterwards it becomes really difficult.”

England can re-take tip mark in a Six Nations list from Ireland with feat over Italy on Sunday.


Harlequins wing Tim Visser ran in Scotland’s second try and valid effective in counterclaim too

New Zealander Cotter has usually dual games remaining as Scotland conduct manager – a penultimate being a Calcutta Cup compare – before he creates approach for Gregor Townsend.

“Real courage and desire, a boys threw their bodies into it,” was Cotter’s comment of his team’s battling performance.

“We were rival during a relapse so, all in all, I’m happy we came divided with a win.

“We will suffer a evening, it’s been a few years given we kick Wales. The boys can have a integrate of quiet, cold beers. Then we go down to England.

“I consider these practice for a immature players are great. John (Barclay) did a good pursuit out there and steadied a ship.”