IR­ISH SEE OFF SCOTS

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - Racing -

REIGN­ING cham­pi­ons Ire­land bounced back from an open­ing-day Six Na­tions loss to Eng­land with a 22-13 de­feat of Scot­land, while Wales made it two wins out of two with a facile 26-15 re­sult against Italy in Rome.

A record-equalling 11th win in row means Wales now top the Six Na­tions ta­ble with eight points from two games, three clear of Eng­land and Scot­land. Eng­land side can take back top spot with vic­tory over France at Twick­en­ham next week­end.

Conor Mur­ray, Ja­cob Stock­dale and Keith Earls were the tryscor­ers for Ire­land.

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