6 Feb 2011

France beat Scotland in 6 Nations

7:57 am on 6 February 2011

Defending champions France have opened their Six Nations rugby campaign with a 34-21 victory over Scotland in Paris.

Last year's grand slam winners led from the start and scored 4 tries to 3 including a penalty try and led 17-7 at half time.

Earlier Ireland beat Italy 13-11.

Next week France visit Ireland, England play Italy and Scotland play Wales.