Gutsy Scotland A claim England Saxons’ scalp again

Graham KitchenerScotland A earned a very gutsy 13-9 win over the England Saxons in Newcastle tonight.
This is the second win in as many years for the Scottish side after their 35-0 last season.
The Scots went off to a flying start when Saracens winger Duncan Taylor crossed the white wash inside the first minute for a brilliant solo finish from a loose George Ford’s kick.
Tom Heathcote added the extras and Scotland A were leading 7-0.
Ford responded quickly with a penalty but Heathcote added a penalty of his own to see the visitors lead 10-3 after six minutes.
Neither side could put their game in place and Ford added a penalty to trail 10-6 at the break.
Heathcote added a penalty early in the second half before defending their lines hard.
Ford and the Saxons made it a four-point game with eight minutes to go but were unable to score again and Scotland had their win.
Read the full report and analysis in Sunday’s edition of The Rugby Paper.
you can relive all the action from Kingston Park here.

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