Harry Paterson: Very impressive performance from him on his debut. Did brilliantly for the opening try of the match and showed up well throughout. Defensively he was on point as well and can be very proud of his first start for Scotland. 8

Kyle Rowe: Back out to his preferred position and he had a good game. It wasn’t the most exciting of performances but what he needed to do he did it well and there can’t be too many arguments about that from anyone. Unlucky in a late attack. 6

Huw Jones: He did well during the build up for the opening try but it wasn’t the best of performances from the centre. Picked up a knock early on and you wonder if that had more of an effect than let on. 6

Sione Tiupulotu: Not his best performance in a Scotland shirt but he battled hard and carried well when he had the opportunity to do so. Will have looked to have offered more but not much to complain about from the Glasgow centre. 6

Duhan van der Merwe: Did brilliantly with an interception in the first half but he didn’t get many chances to open his legs and go on the attack. Defensively did well but there wasn’t enough from him in attack in this one. 6

Finn Russell: Allowed it to become a kicking game but it might not have been the best decision from the Scotland captain. He had kicked well from the tee but he wasn’t at his best with ball in hand and he’ll be frustrated with that. 6

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Ben White: Did very well to score a try and he had a good first half but wasn’t massively involved in the match in the second period and there was more needed from the scrum half during the second half. 6

Pierre Schoeman: Started well but will be frustrated with a scrum that collapsed just before half time when Scotland had the chance to go for it against 14 men. Performed relatively well outside of that though so not much criticism his way. 6

George Turner: Needed to go off for a HIA in the first half but he had a good game at hooker for Scotland throughout this one before eventually being replaced by Ashman in the second half of the match. 7

Zander Fagerson: Had a tough battle on his hands but he did well and continues to show why he’s a key man for this Scotland team. Did well in the scrum and carried well when he had the chance to do so. 7

Grant Gilchrist: Played a big role for Scotland in Richie Gray’s absence and helped cause frustration to the France lineout. A very impressive showing from him on his return from suspension and will be key for the rest of the tournament. 7

Scott Cummings: Similar to his second row partner, played a key role in disrupting France at the lineout and will be more than happy with his efforts on the pitch. A good showing and he can be happy with his overall performance on the day. 7

Matt Fagerson: Was involved a bit more this week but an injury suffered just before half time ended his day early. A decent showing when he was on the pitch though. 6

Rory Darge: Back into the team and it was a strong performance from him on his return from injury. Carried the ball well and battled hard in a competitive match and will rightly be happy with his overall performance on the day. 7

Jack Dempsey: A key player when he’s involved and he had a very good game for Scotland at number 8. He carries the ball brilliantly and he might be about to make that spot his own in the squad moving forward. 8


Ewan Ashman: Did well when he came on as a HIA replacement in the first half and had a similar showing later on in the game too. 5

Alec Hepburn: On for the final 10 minutes and wasn’t overly involved in the match on his second appearance. 3

Sam Skinner: Got a late cameo and was another that wasn’t heavily involved in the match. 2

Andy Christie: Came on at half time for Fagerson and performed well. Carried on his club form for his country and put his hand up for more appearances. 7

Cameron Redpath: Another who got a late cameo as Scotland tried to win the game. 2

Unused: Millar-Mills, Horne, Healy.