France wary of Scotland threat as they return to Murrayfield cauldron

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Defeat in Edinburgh scuppered French Six Nations hopes two years ago and Gregor Townsend’s side are capable of a repeat

If part of the joy of the Six Nations is the glorious unpredictability of it all, for France there is an uneasy sense of déjà vu about what lies ahead at Murrayfield on Saturday afternoon.

Les Bleus lorded it over Scotland with only one defeat in the first 16 years of the expanded Championship, but 2016 proved something of a watershed in relations for the Auld Alliance, with the Scots having won four of the last six tournament encounters, including the last three in Edinburgh.

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Written by Bryn Palmer
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