Scotland “have to beginning successful” huge games if they’re to “growth as a nation”, says cruise-half of Finn Russell.
Gregor Townsend’s males lost their second Six International locations fixture 22-Thirteen to Eire after an error-strewn second half of.
They gallop to France subsequent, where they possess now not received since 1999, however Russell – who performs his membership rugby with Parisian facet Racing ninety two – insists Scotland “will near out combating”.
“We are going to favor to jump aid against France,” the 26-twelve months-old said.
“These are the instances you respect to be in whilst you are on the aid foot fairly bit and favor to shut out combating.
“Whenever you happen to pack up fair brief against one of the most ideal groups on this planet, it is sophisticated. If we’re going to growth as a nation we’re going to favor to beginning successful these games.”
Scotland received their opening fixture at dwelling to Italy with a bonus point, however didn’t choose the rest from their at-dwelling defeat by the defending champions.
Russell bemoaned his group’s failure to make a decision their potentialities and their error count, which rose because the recreation went on.
“Every time we acquired into their half of we struggled to withhold withhold of the ball. There was repeatedly a knock-on or a penalty. I threw a forward pass. Whenever you win one mistake you win one other and it is a ways a snowball enact,” the pivot added.
“Bodily we matched them in defence and attack however our errors allowed them into the recreation. We ought so as to repair these in France. We are going to favor to be at our handiest if we are to steal over there.”