OPINION: New Zealand won, not convincingly, but it is still a win. Maybe the final scoreline, 24-16, at Murrayfield flattered them.
OPINION: Scotland once again came close, but ultimately still came up short. They lost 16-24 to New Zealand at Murrayfield on Saturday.
REPORT: New Zealand scored a late try to secure a 24-16 win over a brave Scotland team in their one-off international in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Richie McCaw maintained the All Blacks were taking Scotland seriously despite their unusual team selection for their clash at Murrayfield.
All Black flyhalf Dan Carter said he had conquered his own doubts to regain his place in the New Zealand starting line-up.
A settled and confident Scotland side will be aiming for their first-ever win against the All Blacks when they meet at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Head coach Vern Cotter has shown faith in his winning Scotland formula for this Saturday’s visit of world champions New Zealand to Murrayfield Stadium.
All Black captain Richie McCaw will start at blindside flank against Scotland on Saturday, a temporary move according to coach Steve Hansen - or is it?
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