Six Nations: Ireland set up Grand Slam decider against England with Scotland win

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By Matt Hardy Ireland kept their Six Nations Grand Slam and Triple Crown hopes alive in a 7-22 victory over Scotland yesterday in Edinburgh. Scotland centre Huw Jones and Ireland winger Mack Hansen traded tries in a tight opening 40 which saw the hosts return to the dressing room with a one-point deficit at 7-8. But it was all Ireland in the second 40 with tries from James Lowe and Jack Conan. Ireland on the cuspJohnny Sexton’s seven points drew him level with Ronan O’Gara as Ireland’s joint-top point scorer in the competition with 557. Crucially, however, Ireland were denied a try bonus point…

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