'Van der Merwe, be my dad' - Fans react to Scotland's historic win against France in Paris

Scotland fans – and Wales supporters – were ecstatic after a breathless final few minutes in Paris led to Gregor Townsend’s side winning in Paris for the first time since 1999.

Scotland's players celebrate with the  Auld Alliance Trophy
Scotland's players celebrate with the Auld Alliance Trophy

Scotland’s last-gasp win ensured Wales won the Six Nations title, preventing France from winning the tournament.

Wales fan Chris Ap Jinn said: “Absolutely brilliant. Definitely on for a grand slam in the next few years. They’ve been building well for a good few years, amazing see them getting the glory they deserve. Exciting times ahead.”

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Iona Scott wrote: “Congratulations! An edge of the seat, breathless finale. Great work.”

Jake Chessar added: “Brilliant game. But was definitely a edge of the seat game towards the end there!”

Sean McGever was pumped: “Wow! Comeback win to close-out the Six Nation. The future is bright for Scotland.”

Ashleigh Thow had questions: “Thrilling end to an extraordinary tournament. But what on earth was Dulin doing…?”

Tubbs McGuire tweeted: “I am dancing round my kitchen with a whisky in hand!”

Sarah-Jane Laing added: “Happy Friday, what a game! We deserve better than fourth – some great performances this year.”

Ronnie Guthrie wrote: “Absolutely outstanding by the team and great fun to watch! The oh-so-narrow loss to Wales just shows how close Scotland came to breaking yet another record this year.”

Stewart Scott added: “An absolutely bonkers last few minutes but a historic win for Scotland and congratulations too to Wales on their Six nations title.”

Charlie Crawford admitted: “Couldn't sit still for the last ten minutes, what a game!!”

Ruaraidh Britton tweeted: “Dear Wales, you’re welcome. Yours, Scotland.”

Cammy Cochrane wrote: “What an incredible performance, lost our two games by a total of four points. Autumn Nations, let’s be having you. Van der Merwe, be my dad.”

Alistair Leggat tweeted: “Big wins in London and Paris. Missed opportunities against Ireland and Wales could have made it even better.”

Colin Leverage exhaled: “What a performance and what a finish, that last phase of play was outrageous! Six Nations has been superb again this year, great way to end it.”

Catriona Sinclair revealed: “I have rarely felt so nervous and sick watching a game.”

Last word to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who tweeted: “You’re welcome, Wales - and many congratulations. But more importantly, well done Scotland on a great victory.”

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