Preview: France v Scotland

Preview: France v Scotland

After opening with two wins, Scotland continue their Guinness Six Nations campaign against France on Sunday at Stade de France (kick off 3pm)- live on STV/ITV.

What they said

Head Coach Gregor Townsend said: “There’s an excitement about the challenges ahead of us and the opportunities. But there’s also a determination.

It’s going to be a tough, tough place to play. An exciting place to go out and express ourselves. But we are going to have to be at our best to get a win this weekend.”

The teams 



  • Scotland have won four of their last seven matches against France in the Guinness Six Nations.
  • Scotland won on their most recent visit to Paris in the Six Nations (27-23 in 2021), their first ever win away to France in the Championship since 2000.
  • Scotland have won six of their last eight away games in the Guinness Six Nations.
  • Scotland duo Duhan van der Merwe and Kyle Steyn have each made five line breaks in the Guinness Six Nations this year, no other player has made more than three, while they’ve crossed for a Championship-high two tries apiece.
  • No player has made more line break assists (3) or try assists (3) than Finn Russell this year.

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