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Parisse: Italy proved critics wrong

REACTION: Italian captain Sergio Parisse said his team's dramatic last minute 22-19 victory against Scotland answered the critics.

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Laidlaw rues Scottish indiscipline

REACTION: Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw admitted his side's ill-discipline had proved their undoing as Italy secured a last-gasp Six Nations victory.

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Italy

Parisse savours Azzurri revenge

REACTION: Italy captain Sergio Parisse admitted revenge tasted extremely sweet after a last-gasp penalty try secured a dramatic victory over Scotland.

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Italy

Scots slip up against Italy

A last-minute penalty try earned Italy a 22-19 victory over Scotland and only their second away win in the Six Nations.

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Preview: Scotland v Italy

Vern Cotter is wary of a physical Italian test as he welcomes the Azzurri to Murrayfield in search of a maiden Six Nations victory.

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Italy

Scots lean on Horne at No.10

REAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Glasgow's Peter Horne has been drafted in to replace suspended flyhalf Finn Russell for Scotland's clash with Italy.

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Italy

Brunel rings the changes

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Italy coach Jacques Brunel made six changes to his starting XV ahead of this weekend's Six Nations clash at Murrayfield.

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Scotland lose Russell after appeal

NEWS: Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell will definitely miss his country's Six Nations clash at home to Italy on Saturday.

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Russell to appeal ban

Scotland's Finn Russell will have his appeal against a two-week ban heard in London on Wednesday.

North replaces Cuthbert for Wales

Wales have recalled wing George North in place of Alex Cuthbert for the Six Nations match against France.

Dog bite keeps Castrogiovanni out

Martin Castrogiovanni is one of three injury concerns for the Italians ahead of Saturday's Six Nations game against Scotland.

Scotland bring in reinforcements

Scotland coach Vern Cotter added five internationalists to their Six Nations squad, five days out from the round three Test against Italy on Saturday.

Scots to appeal Russell ban

The Scottish Rugby Union confirmed their intention to appeal the two-week suspension of flyhalf Finn Russell by a Six Nations disciplinary committee.

Russell banned for Italy game

Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell will miss Scotland's Six Nations game against Italy next week, after being slapped with a two-week suspension.

Swinson replaces injured Gray

Tim Swinson has been added to the Scotland squad for the Six Nations in place of Richie Gray, who has been ruled out of the remainder of the championship.

Gray's season is over

Scotland's Six Nations campaign was hit by a fresh blow on Tuesday with the news that lock Richie Gray will miss the rest of the tournament.

Scots lose Welsh for rest of season

Scotland paid a dear price for their bravery at the weekend, a 23-26 loss to Wales at Murrayfield - with three players set to miss their next match.

Cotter surprised to lose to Wales

Vern Cotter believes his improving Scotland side deserved more from their 26-23 defeat to Wales at Murrayfield.