Jordan Larmour: Caused problems with incisive breaks and pulled off a valuable interception 7

Andrew Conway: Had to be patient in wait for rare opening 5

Garry Ringrose: Worked hard to bring outside backs into play before being subbed off at half time through injury 5

Bundee Aki: Bustling centre grew into the game after a quiet start 7

Jacob Stockdale: Peripheral figure but still a threat on occasion 6

Jonny Sexton: Captain opened team’s account with try and ended up with all his teams points 7

Conor Murray: Astute operator, invariably taking right options and remaining cool under pressure 7

Cian Healy: Key link man for Sexton try. Came off then on again after Dave Kilcoyne injury 7

Rob Herring: Energetic in offensive defence as well as performing set-piece duties well 7

Tadhg Furlong: Showed up impressively in loose as well as scrum 7

Iain Henderson: Imposing figure in line-out defence, snaffling valuable ball 7

James Ryan: Also a big influence in line-out and in loose 7

CJ Stander: Moved to No.8 after Doris injury and was a crucial figure at the breakdown, putting in game-saving turnover minutes from time 8

Josh van der Flier: Impressive performance in open play alongside Stander 7

Caelan Doris: Debut lasted mere minutes due to injury N/A


Peter O’Mahony: Early replacement for Doris won some vital ball on the ground 6

Robbie Henshaw: On for Ringrose for second half 5

Dave Kilcoyne: Lasted minutes before being injured.

John Cooney: Took over from Murray for last 20.

Andrew Porter: Took over from Healy for last 15.

Devin Toner, Ronan Kelleher, Ross Byrne late run-outs.


Stuart Hogg: The captain led by example with some adventurous attacking play but made costly mistake by failing to score in left corner 5

Sean Maitland: Struggled to get involved and was left flat-footed by Ringrose after long chase 5

Huw Jones: Showed flashes of his attacking prowess and linked well with Johnson 6

Sam Johnson: Most influential back in visitors’ side but gave away poor penalty late on 7

Blair Kinghorn: Saw little of the ball and was under heavy pressure at times 5

Adam Hastings: Looked composed and unhurried on first Six Nations start and was four out of five with the boot 7

Ali Price: Operated well as Scotland put in much-improved effort in attack 6

Rory Sutherland: Loosehead scrummaged effectively and did not look out of place on his first appearance in three years 6

Fraser Brown: Contributed solidly without imposing his physicality to maximum effect 6

Zander Fagerson: Caused problems for Healy at set-piece and put in massive shift 7

Scott Cummings: Cemented reputation as long-term prospect at lock 7

Jonny Gray: Phenomenal tackle count as ever from the Glasgow lock 7

Jamie Ritchie: Impressively combative against a formidable home breakaway unit 7

Hamish Watson: Chased down loose ball with characteristic ferocity and put in some excellent work on the ground 7

8 Nick Haining: Debutant was a prominent figure as Scots gave as good as they got for much of the first half 7


Stuart McInally: On for Brown in the second half 5

Allan Dell, Ben Toolis, George Horne: On for last 15 as Scotland chased the game.

Chris Harris, Rory Hutchinson, WP Nel, Cornell du Preez late entrants to the fray.