Disappointment for Scotland at full-time in Dublin.

Scotland player ratings: Who thrived and who toiled in defeat by Ireland in Autumn Nations Cup?

Scotland relinquished a 9-3 lead to go down 31-16 to Ireland at the Aviva in the Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off.

Two tries from Keith Earls, plus one from Cian Healy continued the home side’s recent dominance of the fixture. Duhan van der Merwe’s fine second-half score was scant consolation for the Scots who have not won in Dublin for over ten years.

So how did Gregor Townsend’s men rate in defeat?

Simply scroll down and click through the pages to see how The Scotsman rated Scotland’s players.

Simply scroll down and click through the pages to see how The Scotsman rated Scotland’s players.

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