SCOT
NO.NAME
6John Barclay, FL
T
2Stuart McInally, H
T
4Grant Gilchrist, L
7Hamish Watson, FL
1Darryl Marfo, P
5Jonny Gray, L
T
8Ryan Wilson, C
9Ali Price, SH
T
3Simon Berghan, P
15Sean Maitland, FB
T
14Tommy Seymour, W
13Huw Jones, C
T
12Peter Horne, C
11Byron McGuigan, W
T
2
10Finn Russell, FH
5
Replacements
16Fraser Brown, FB
17Jamie Bhatti, FH
18Zander Fagerson, W
19Ben Toolis, SH
20Cornell Du Preez, W
21Henry Pyrgos, FL
22Phil Burleigh, C
23Ruaridh Jackson, W

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: BT Murrayfield
7:30 PM, November 25, 2017
Capacity: 67,800
99%
Attendance: 67,144

Match Commentary

81'53-24 End of second half
81'53-24 Conversion - Finn Russell , Scotland
80'TRY! McInally dots down at the back of the maul, a half century against the Wallabies!
79'Russell kicks it into the stands and they have a final chance for a last minute try
79'Beale is handed a yellow but no penalty try as McGuigan was too far away
79'Russell grubbers through and Beale can only tap the ball dead and the TMO has been called to see if it was on purpose
79'Pyrgos chips through for Seymour but Foley scrambles it away. Scotland looking for a final score in the 22
79'51-24 Try - Stuart McInally , Scotland
79'Yellow card - Kurtley Beale , Australia
76'46-24 Conversion - Finn Russell , Scotland
75'TRY! Barclay breaks a tackle and crashes over for Scotland's seventh try
75'44-24 Try - John Barclay , Scotland
74'Scotland again on the attack a few metres from the Aussie line
73'A classic Barclay turnover as he flies in at the breakdown and eases the pressure. Russell takes his time and fores it into the Aussie 22
73'Player substituted - Sean Maitland , Scotland
73'Substitute on - Ruaridh Jackson , Scotland
72'Australia going from deep again and win another penalty that Hodge takes over halfway
71'Substitute on - Tetera Faulkner , Australia
71'Player substituted - Scott Sio , Australia
70'Player substituted - Fraser Brown , Scotland
70'Substitute on - Stuart McInally , Scotland
69'Foley slots the kick and Scotland's job not quite done just yet
69'Looks to be over the line and the referee gives it!
69'Possible try! Australia power over from the maul but it looks like it may have been held up
69'39-24 Conversion - Bernard Foley , Australia
69'39-22 Try - Lopeti Timani , Australia
68'Australia having a good spell and again Foley kicks a penalty out on the 5
68'Player substituted - Marika Koroibete , Australia
68'Substitute on - Henry Speight , Australia
68'Player substituted - Rob Simmons , Australia
68'Substitute on - Lopeti Timani , Australia
67'Some very tired bodies out there and the gaps are appearing across the field
67'Substitute on - Cornell Du Preez , Scotland
67'Player substituted - Hamish Watson , Scotland
67'Substitute on - Henry Pyrgos , Scotland
67'Player substituted - Ali Price , Scotland
66'Australia awarded a penalty and are up to the 5m but Scotland turn the ball over and Maitland slices it away
63'Another brilliant backs move takes Scotland from their own 22 into Australian territory but Seymour slips and is forced into touch
62'Player substituted - Peter Horne , Scotland
62'Substitute on - Phil Burleigh , Scotland
62'Substitute on - Karmichael Hunt , Australia
62'Player substituted - Samu Kerevi , Australia
61'39-17 Try - Byron McGuigan , Scotland
60'TRY! Scotland's maul has been dominant all day and another strong drive takes them up to the line before the ball is flung out to McGuigan who crosses over unopposed
60'Penalty to Scotland at the scrum. Price goes quick but is ccalled back to the mark. Russell boots Scotland into Australia's 22
60'Player substituted - Stephen Moore , Australia
60'Substitute on - Tatafu Polota-Nau , Australia
59'Another Aussie knock on as Foley breaks through but his offload is dropped by Phipps
58'Hard to keep up here! Russell's conversion is wide
58'Player substituted - Will Genia , Australia
58'Substitute on - Nick Phipps , Australia
58'Player substituted - Stuart McInally , Scotland
58'Substitute on - Fraser Brown , Scotland
56'34-17 Try - Huw Jones , Scotland
55'TRY! Penalty to Scotland in the Aussie 22 and from nowhere Russell taps and go's before releasing a wide pass to Huw Jones who crashes over
54'Finally a break in the game as Horne finds touch deep in the Australia 22
54'Substitute on - Ben Toolis , Scotland
54'Player substituted - Grant Gilchrist , Scotland
54'Player substituted - Blake Enever , Australia
54'Substitute on - Lukhan Tui , Australia
54'Substitute on - Taniela Tupou , Australia
54'Player substituted - Ben McCalman , Australia
53'Almost an exhibition feel to this game, both teams attacking and offloading from everywhere
50'TRY! Gray crosses over from short distance after poor Australian defensive work. End to end here
50'29-17 Conversion - Finn Russell , Scotland
49'A huge carry from Bhatti brings Scotland within 5m of the Aussie line
49'A very open feel to this game now as both teams looking to play from deep
49'27-17 Try - Jonny Gray , Scotland
46'TRY! Maitland picks up a loose Australian offload and scoots round two tired Aussie forwards before running in from 40 metres and Scotland restore their lead
46'22-17 Try - Sean Maitland , Scotland
44'Ergh, Foley shanks the simple conversion wide
43'TRY! Beale in at first receiver and he steps his opposite man before diving over
43'5m out now, the Aussie forwards picking and going
43'17-17 Try - Kurtley Beale , Australia
42'Australia have started well in a determined mood, their powerful backline has made some strong carries
41'Second half underway! How will Scotland cope with the pressure of being strong favourites now Australia are down to 14?
41'Substitute on - Zander Fagerson , Scotland
41'Player substituted - Simon Berghan , Scotland
41'Substitute on - Jamie Bhatti , Scotland
41'Player substituted - Darryl Marfo , Scotland
41'17-12 End of first half
41'17-12 Conversion - Finn Russell , Scotland
40'Halftime! A quiet first half an hour was quickly overshadowed by a frantic and fiery final ten minutes
40'TRY! Price gets the ball from the back of the maul and stretches over the line
40'Scotland opt for the corner on the stroke of halftime
40'Red! Kepu gets the red for a needless elbow on Watson
40'The referee has stopped play and the TMO will look at a nasty looking elbow from Kepu during a clearout
40'17-12 Start of second half
40'15-12 Try - Ali Price , Scotland
39'Foley's conversion just drifts wide
39'Red card - Sekope Kepu , Australia
38'Australia have been much the poorer team for the first 35 minutes but have quickly taken control here with two scores
37'TRY! Another moment of magic from Foley as Seymour's drop is pounced on before he breaks through and again chips through for Kuridrani to collect
37'10-12 Try - Tevita Kuridrani , Australia
36'Hogg's kicking from hand has been missed. Twice Russell has missed touch at key moments and it was costly there as Australia grab the full seven points moments after
35'10-7 Conversion - Bernard Foley , Australia
34'10-5 Try - Tevita Kuridrani , Australia
33'TRY! Australia finally string some phases together and a lovely Foley chip is collected by Kuridrani and he dances over
32'Russell again misses touch and Australia have the ball just outside the 22
30'They win their own ball and make progress through the middle but then are pinged at the next ruck. Australia really struggling to build any momentum
30'Penalty to Australia at the scrum. Hodge kicks to the corner
29'Australia break from nowhere through Beale and Foley, but one offload is adjudged forward as Kuridrani was breaking down the wing
28'The lineout has been messy from both sides, Scotland steal Australia's ball and are attacking around half way
25'A long pass from Russell puts Maitland through, who then feeds McGuigan but a good tackle from Koroibete puts him into touch
24'An uncharacteristic mistake from Beale as he drops the returning high ball and Scotland have the put in on halfway
24'Again Australia's attack is blunted and Foley opts for a high kick which is dealt with well by Barclay
22'Scotland are again quickly into Australia territory but Marfo drops a straightforward pass and hands Australia some relief
21'The referee loses patience and awards the away team a freekick for early engagement, a wasted opportunity
20'A messy first scrum and the referee gives both teams a talking to
20'The TMO quickly decides Genia gets to the ball first but as he slides back into the dead ball area it's a 5m scrum to Scotland
19'Possible try! Scotland turn the ball over deep in their half and McGuigan breaks down the wing before chipping through and the TMO will decide who go to the ball first
18'Australia need to improve in attack and they have a chance here after a half break from Moore in the Scottish half
18'10-0 Conversion - Finn Russell , Scotland
17'TRY! McGuigan pounces on the loose ball and just as he looks to have lost it with the line gaping the ball bounces kindly and he touches down
16'8-0 Try - Byron McGuigan , Scotland
15'Russell slots the easy three and we have the games first points
15'3-0 Penalty goal - Finn Russell , Scotland
14'Penalty to Scotland for the Aussies being offside. This time Scotland opt for the points
14'Scotland back into the 22 after a Russell break, the forwards now making some hard yards
13'But then the Scots lose it at the lineout...
13'Moore throws in on his last test but it's deemed not straight and they hand the ball back to the Scots in a dangerous position
12'Again the last pass lets Scotland down as they threatened out wide through McGuigan
11'McGuigan has started well and has run from deep instead of kicking twice now and has made good yards each time
10'Both teams have started brightly but small errors have cost them when it matters
10'Further strong defence from Scotland as they force the Aussie backline into touch, they go quick from the lineout
8'Foley kicks deep and Maitland passes an early test at 15, returning the kick back into Australia's half
7'Russell misses touch and commits a cardinal sin. Scrum to Australia in their own half
6'From the resultant lineout Scotland's maul destroys Australia and wins the penalty after a ten metre drive
6'Strong defence from the home side! They hold out and win the penalty at the breakdown as Watson gets over the ball first
5'Another strong carry from Kerevi and their only 10m away from the Scottish line
4'Scotland surprise everyone, including themselves, and take a quick 22. Ali Price eventually clears but it's out on the full and Moore will have the throw in just outside the 22
2'It drifts wide and it remains 0-0
1'Another penalty to Australia for the same offence. An early chance for the opening points as Hodge calls for the tee
1'An early penalty to Australia as Hamish Watson doesn't release after making his tackle
1'Kickoff! Russell kicks deep into the Aussie 22
1'Confirmed as a hip injury that keeps Hogg out
1'The teams are out onto the pitch to the usual fireworks. Just the anthems to go and then kickoff at an expectant Murrayfield
1'Ruaridh Jackson is called up to the bench
1'Sean Maitland will start at 15 and Byron McGuigan will start on the wing
1'Stuart Hogg has walked down the tunnel and looks to be out. Sean Maitland is taking high balls in the warmup and although nothing official has been said it looks like a late change will be forced upon the Scots
1'Hello and welcome to ESPN's live coverage of Scotland vs. Australia from Murrayfield. Australia will be looking for revenge after Scotland's surprise win during their summer tour over them.
1'0-0 Start of first half