Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw and team-mates celebrating the national team's last win against Ireland at Murrayfield Stadium on February 4, 2017, in Edinburgh (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

In photos: Scotland's last dozen rugby games against Ireland

Scotland host Ireland in rugby’s Six Nations at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium on Sunday, March 14.

Saturday, 6th March 2021, 11:44 am

To date, the Scots and Irish are evens, each having won 66 of the 137 games they’ve played since 1877, with five drawn, but Gregor Townsend will be hoping to tip that balance back in favour of the Dark Blues after losing the last five of those matches on the trot.

The Irish have had the upper hand in recent years, having won all but six of the 27 times the two teams have met this century and not lost for four years.

Scotland’s six 21st century wins were in September 2001, August 2007, March 2010, August 2011, February 2013 and February 2017.

Ahead of Scotland and Ireland’s round-four game, kicking off at 3pm and being broadcast live by BBC One, here we take a look back at the Scots’ last dozen games against the Irish ...

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