Scotland vs France LIVE: Stream, TV channel, team news as Sanus fires France in front – latest updates

SCOTLAND are still chasing their first victory of the Women's Six Nations despite leaving it all on the field in their first two fixtures.

But the Scots will have their hands full with France TODAY who are hoping to close the gap on league leaders England.

  • Start time: 1pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream: BBC Scotland
  • Scotland XV: Bartlett, Skeldon, Belisle, McMillan, Bonar, Malcolm, Gallagher, Konkel, Maxwell, Nelson, Gaffney, Thomson, Orr, Lloyd, Rollie
  • France XV: Deshaye, Touye, Khalfaoui, Ferer, Fall, Annery, Hermet, Gros, Sanus, Tremouliere, Llorens, Jacquet, Menager, Castel, Boulard

Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 3-7 France

    23. France have a rare spell of possession in Scotland territory, playing the ball through the hands of the backs.

    Menager is tackled by Thomson in midfield, and knocks the ball forward as she tries to offload.

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    Scotland 3-7 France

    22. There's pressure on the Scottish scrum but Konkel does well to pick up from the base of it.

    An error from Nelson though sees her kick straight into touch under heavy pressure from the blue shirts.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 3-7 France

    21. And here's another boost for the Scots!

    Tremouliere makes a right mess of her kick-off, which sails into touch without going 10 metres.

    Scotland will put into the scrum on halfway.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Penalty scored – Scotland 3-7 France

    Nelson slots it through the posts, and Scotland are off the mark!

    We're midway inside the first half in Glasgow.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    20. Helen Nelson is on tee kicking duties, and the No10 will attempt to get the hosts on the board here.

    Three points is the least Scotland deserve for their performance in the opening 20 minutes.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    19. Khalfaoui gives away yet another penalty, not rolling away at the breakdown right in front of the posts.

    That's the seventh penalty France have conceded inside 20 minutes, compared to just one for Scotland.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    18. Bonar gathers the lineout through, and sets up another maul.

    Skeldon has the ball at the back, but France do well to bring it down around 15 metres out for the line.

    Scotland are still well set up here though, playing the ball through the phases.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    17. This time Skeldon finds a team-mate from the resulting lineout, and Scotland set up the rolling maul.

    And it's another penalty to the hosts as Khalfaoui changes her bind illegally at the maul.

    Thomson pops it into touch again for another lineout.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    16. Scotland win another penalty.

    France are a bit too eager flying out of defence and stray offside on the halfway line.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    14. Lisa Thomson kicks Scotland deep into French territory following that earlier penalty.

    This time Skeldon's throw is straight… but it's stolen by France.

    Sansus clears downfield for the visitors.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Action shot – Sansus scores for France

    Laure Sansus' brilliant individual try is the only score of the game so far.

    Credit: AFP
    Credit: AFP
  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    14. That's another excellent kick from Jessy Tremouliere.

    A kick from inside her own half bounces into touch inside Scotland's own 22, meaning it's another 50-22 lineout.

    They won't have it though, as the TMO has spotted a blocking penalty on Scotland No15 Chloe Rollie.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    13. Thomson's kick is a good one, finding touch just outside the French 22.

    But Munarini is hot on these lineout throws today, and blows again for it not being straight.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    12. That try is shame for Scotland, who had started the game reasonably well.

    But a moment of magic unlocked their defence.

    The hosts have a penalty here on halfway though, with Touye penalised for not rolling away at the breakdown.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-7 France

    10. Jessy Tremouliere adds the conversion to make it the perfect start for France.

    WHat have Scotland got in response?

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Try Scored! That is brilliant by Sansus!

    9. Oh that is absolutely glorious from Laure Sansus!

    She gathers a kick on the right touchline, before sending a cute chip over her own into the air.

    She runs onto her own kick, with the ball bouncing up kindly and into her hands.

    The No9 gathers cleanly and runs in unopposed for the first try of the game!

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    8. Lisa Thomson is on kicking duties, and sends the kick into touch just short of the halfway line.

    France are flying out in defence, sending Scotland backwards with virtually every tackle.

    Skeldom does well to put her head down and make up some ground that had been lost, before Nelson decides enough is enough and kicks downfield.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    6. There's big French pressure on the scrum but Scotland just about manage to keep the ball in hand.

    And eventually there's a penalty to the hosts as Khalfaoui fails to roll away after tackling a white shirt.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    6. Relief for Scotland as Touye's lineout throw is not straight!

    That's a chance wasted for the visitors, and results in a Scotland put in to the scrum on their own five-metre line.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    5. France's first lineout is safely gathered by Fall and the visitors set up the rolling maul, which makes good ground.

    It finally comes down and Scotland are penalised for not rolling away from the subsequent breakdown.

    Tremouliere pops it back into touch for another lineout in the Scottish corner.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    4. It's been a bit of a kicking battle so far, with Helen Nelson and Jessy Tremouliere trading kicks.

    Neither side wants to make the first mistake.

    Tremouliere wins that little battle though, bouncing the ball into touch inside the Scottish 22 for a 50-22 lineout.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    3. Nelson puts boot to ball again, sending an up-and-under high into the air.

    It's well gathered by Sansus, and France clear their lines.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Scotland 0-0 France

    2. Penalty to Scotland!

    A perfect start for the hosts, as Celine Frerer is penalised for holding onto the ball after being tackled.

    The kick is into touch in French territory, with Lana Skeldon over to throw the ball in.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Peeep! We're underway at Scotstoun!

    1. Here we go! Italian referee Clara Munarini blows her whistle.

    It's Jessy Tremouliere who gets the game going for the visitors.

    The gather isn't clean but Scotland just about manage to pick up possession and clear downfield through Helen Nelson.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    Remembering Tom Smith

    There's a minute of applause at Scotstoun in memory of legendary Scottish prop Tom Smith, who sadly passed away during the week following a brave battle with cancer.

    Smith played 67 times for Scotland, and was part of the British and Irish Lions winning tour team against world champions South Africa in 1997.

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