Townsend urges Scotland to improve after momentous win against Wales

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The plaudits of an unprecedented two wins from two in the Six Nations were still ringing in his ears, but Gregor Townsend is more interested in gearing up for Scotland’s next two matches: France in Paris in a fortnight, followed by Ireland back at Murrayfield in a month.

“It feels like an improved performance,” Scotland’s coach said of this record 35-7 win over Wales. “If it was a seven out of 10 last week [against England at Twickenham], it’s moved up to an eight, and we’ll have to improve again. The next two teams that we play are ranked one and two in the world. We’ll have to get to nine out of 10 to beat them.”

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Written by Michael Aylwin at BT Murrayfield
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/feb/11/townsend-insists-scotland-must-still-improve-despite-momentous-wales-win under the title “Townsend urges Scotland to improve after momentous win against Wales”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.