Italy thrash Scotland in Six Nations

Scotland (10) 20
Tries: Skeldon, Wassell; Pens: Nelson (2); Cons: Nelson (2)
Italy (19) 41
Tries: Furlan (3), Rigoni (2), Arrighetti, Minuzzi; Cons: Silari (3)

Captain Manuela Furlan scored a hat-trick as Italy cruised to victory over Scotland of their Ladies’s Six Nations match in Glasgow.

Beatrice Rigoni additionally crossed twice because the guests ran in seven tries and ensured they are going to face Eire subsequent week with third place at stake.

Scotland trailed by simply 9 factors on the break however couldn’t claw their approach again regardless of Emma Wassell’s strive.

Bryan’s Easson’s facet have to beat Wales subsequent week to keep away from final place.

A short interval of strain on the finish gave the Scots hope of narrowing the deficit, but it surely got here to nothing and Furlan accomplished her hat-trick within the closing levels.

It was a strong efficiency from Italy, who not often regarded in peril of letting their early benefit slip at Scotstoun.


Scotland: Rollie; Musgrove, Thomson, Nelson, Gaffney; Regulation, McDonald; Bartlett, Skeldon, Kennedy, Wassell, McMillan, Gallagher, McLachlan, Cattigan.

Replacements: Rettie, Cockburn, Muzambe, Belisle, Howat, Maxwell, Willis, Grant.

Italy: Ostuni Minuzzi; Furlan, Sillari, Rigoni, Magatti; Madia, Barattin; Skofca, Bettoni, Gai, Fedrighi, Duca, Arrighetti, Cammarano, Giordano.

Replacements: Turani, Maris, Tounesi, Locatelli, Veronese, Sgorbini, Stefan, Muzzo.

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