Scotland rugby team player ratings

How the Scotland players rated in 27-3 loss to Ireland in Rugby World Cup opener

Marks out of ten for Scotland following the Rugby World Cup Pool A clash in Yokohama

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Chased everything, came into the line well and can be pleased with his efforts, but can't do it all himself. Caught out as Ireland scored second try.

1. Stuart Hogg - 7

Chased everything, came into the line well and can be pleased with his efforts, but can't do it all himself. Caught out as Ireland scored second try.
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Had his moments but was kept quiet by a well-organised Ireland defence. Jittery moment when he dropped Russell pass but Hogg spared his blushes

2. Tommy Seymour - 6

Had his moments but was kept quiet by a well-organised Ireland defence. Jittery moment when he dropped Russell pass but Hogg spared his blushes
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Played like someone who has spent a long time out injured, unsurprisingly. Can't fault his work ethic but will need to limit the errors going forward.

3. Duncan Taylor - 5

Played like someone who has spent a long time out injured, unsurprisingly. Can't fault his work ethic but will need to limit the errors going forward.
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Defended well enough, including potential try-saving tackle on Jacob Stockdale but didn't show enough in attack

4. Sam Johnson - 6

Defended well enough, including potential try-saving tackle on Jacob Stockdale but didn't show enough in attack
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