The selected of Ireland surpassed Scotlandby 22 to 7 as a visitor in Edinburgh in a match that closed the fourth date of the traditional Six Nations rugby competition that he leads with authority, with one day to go. The Irish accumulate 19 points in the general classification and depend on themselves to secure the title in the confrontation that they will hold next week with England (Argentina’s rival in the 2023 World Cup) at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Ireland scored three tries through Mack Hansen, James Lowe and Jack Conan, while kicker Johnny Sexton chipped in the remaining seven points, converting two plus a penalty. For their part, the Scots scored a try through Huw Jones, converted by Finn Russell.
Ireland lead the standings with 19 points (four wins in as many appearances), followed by France with 15, Scotland and England with 10; Wales with 5 and Italy with 1. The last date will be next week with the following programme: Scotland-Italy, France-Wales and Ireland-England.