Laidlaw recalled to Scotland side for France clash

British and Irish Lions' George North returns to the Wales squad for the Six Nations match against England

British and Irish Lions' George North returns to the Wales squad for the Six Nations match against England

France have gone back to the future by ending Lionel Beauxis's long spell in the worldwide wilderness as they look to kickstart a revival against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.

After such an impressive autumn campaign including a record victory over Australia and coming so close to beating New Zealand, the expectation on the shoulders of Scotland last weekend was high. But Scotland failed to live up to the hype and produced a dismal performance in Cardiff.

"As a group we're delighted to be playing at home in front of another sell-out crowd and are looking forward to putting in a performance that can energise our supporters", said the head coach.

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Security forces also uncovered and destroyed six farms used to grow banned narcotics, the statement said. Last year, militants attacked a Sufi mosque in the region, killing 311 worshipers.

Scotland are off the mark in the Six Nations with a 32-26 victory over France helped by the pinpoint right boot of skipper Greig Laidlaw.

Sean Maitland was chosen at wing to replace Byron McGuigan, who suffered a hamstring injury in the Cardiff encounter, and Pete Horne, who scored Scotland's only try in the match, takes the place of Chris Harris at inside centre.

France are fifth in the standings with two points with their next opponents Italy on zero after they also lost their first two games. Thomas beat three defenders easily down the left to score a sensational individual try. But the hosts were sunk in the final play of the match after a stunning drop-goal by Johnny Sexton.

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What is the team news?

Scotland welcome France to Murrayfield on Sunday with both sides reeling from opening week losses, albeit in different circumstances. The Scots did defeat France 29-18 at Murrayfield two years ago and their recent home form is encouraging.

There's a big game of rugby ahead as Scotland and France both try to bounce back after last weekend's defeats.

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"The underlying theme and message is that we have to be more accurate, it was the inaccuracies that cost us opportunities we created but also gave the ball to Wales and gave them good positions to attack against us and put us under more pressure", continued Townsend. The Irish came into the tournament widely expected to challenge champions England for the title. "If they start hitting soft shoulders, then they can get a bit of a rumble on and become unsafe and get into that traditional way that they are very good at, off-loading and getting behind you which can be quite risky", said Barclay, who sounded like a man who was trying to ignore a movie he had seen before. Exciting Leinster back Jordan Larmour is likely to make his Ireland debut from off the bench while Jack Conan, Jack McGrath, Devin Toner and Dan Leavy come into the pack for the game at the Aviva Stadium. The handicap is set at 33 points and Ireland at evens to cover it look worth a punt.

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