ITALY captain Manuela Furlan grabbed a hat-trick as the Azzurre secured second place in the Women’s Six Nations Pool A behind England.
The visitors ran in seven tries in all and will host Ireland in Saturday’s third-place play-off.
Italy made a dream start with two tries in the first nine minutes to race into a 12-0 lead thanks to scores from Beatrice Rigoni and Furlan.
Their experienced backline was clicking and finding holes in the Scottish defence at every opportunity.
However, after some early struggles in the setpiece, Scotland righted the ship and Lana Skeldon went over from a powerful...
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