Preview: France U20 v Scotland U20
Scotland U20 head to Agen to take on France U20 in their third Under-20 Six Nations game, having won one and lost one so far, at Stade Armandie tonight (kick-off 8pm GMT) – live on BBC iPlayer.
What they said
Head Coach Kenny Murray said: “The team produced a commendable performance at Scotstoun a couple of weekends ago, especially in the kind of weather they faced.
“Everyone took great confidence from the victory at home, but we must back it up in France.
“France pose an intense and highly physical game, something we must also do if we want another win this week.”
- Scotland have beaten 39 defenders in the U20 Six Nations this year, more than any other nation.
- Scotland have kicked from hand 49 times in the U20 Six Nations this year, more than any other team, recording the most kicking metres in the process (1359).
- Scotland’s Corey Tait has won the most jackal turnovers in the U20 Six Nations this year (3) while he’s had an effective impact at four of the eight defensive rucks he’s hit in 2023, his ruck effectiveness rate of 50% is the best rate of any player to hit more than five defensive rucks.