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Saturday, 22 September, 2001, 13:41 GMT 14:41 UK
Clockwatch: Scotland 32-10 Ireland
All the key moments from Edinburgh as Scotland hammer Ireland 32-10 in the Six Nations Championship

The latest action comes first. Scroll down for earlier incidents.

Kick-off 1500 BST


Full-time: Ireland's Grand Slam ambitions lie in tatters after this hammering by the Scots. Scotland 32-10 Ireland.

Injury-time: Girvan Dempsey scores a consolation try for Ireland. Humphreys converts. Scotland 32-10 Ireland.

77 mins: With the Irish defence completely at sea, Scottish replacement centre Andrew Henderson scores a try to celebrate his first cap. Paterson's conversion is charged down. Scotland 32-3 Ireland.

75 mins: Scotland's latest substitution sees John Petrie replacing Gordon Simpson.

73 mins: Gary Longwell replaces his fellow-Ulsterman Jeremy Davidson in the Irish pack.

71 mins: Scotland make another change with Stuart Grimes replacing Jason White.

69 mins: Brian O'Driscoll looks certain to score an Irish try after a chip over the Scottish defence but he knocks on much to his frustration.

Brian O'Driscoll
Brian O'Driscoll struggled against the Scots
66 mins: Chris Paterson hits a long-range penalty to extend Scotland's lead to 24 points. Scotland 27-3 Ireland.

63 mins: Both Ireland and Scotland make double substitutions with David Humphreys and David Wallace coming on for the visitors and Andrew Henderson and George Graham introduced by the Scots.

57 mins: John Leslie scores Scotland's third try after the Irish defence is ripped apart again and Paterson's conversion puts the home side 21 points ahead. Scotland 24-3 Ireland.

54 mins: Ireland make a change with Peter Stringer replacing scrum-half Guy Easterby.

49 mins: O'Gara finally opens Ireland's account with a penalty from just outside Scotland's '22. Scotland 17-3 Ireland.

44 mins: Ronan O'Gara's kicking woes continue with him missing a straight-forward penalty from 31 metres.

Half-time: Scotland 17-0 Ireland

37 mins: Lions prop Tom Smith finishes off a period of sustained Scottish pressure by diving under the Irish posts. Paterson converts. Scotland 17-0 Ireland.

34 mins: John Hayes is forced to leave the field after an accidental clash of heads with his team-mate Simon Easterby. Emmet Byrne comes on as a replacement.

32 mins: Chris Paterson extends Scotland's lead to 10 points with a penalty from 45 metres. Scotland 10-0 Ireland.

24 mins: Scottish flanker Budge Pountney crosses the Irish line after Shane Horgan's missed tackle on John Leslie leaves Ireland totally exposed. Townsend slots the conversion. Scotland 7-0 Ireland.

22 mins: Kevin Maggs replaces the injured Murphy.

21 mins: Irish wing Geordan Murphy has to receive attention after appearing to tweak his hamstring.

Budge Pountney
Budge Pountney scored Scotland's first try

13 mins: Scottish full-back Glenn Metcalfe makes a great break through the Irish midfield but the visitors regroup to force a penalty in their own '22.

11 mins: Townsend misses another kickable penalty chance from 46 metres.

10 mins: Ronan O'Gara pulls another Irish penalty wide from 42 metres as the game's scrappy beginning continues.

7 mins: Ronan O'Gara misses a penalty attempt for Ireland from 35 metres.

1 min: Gregor Townsend appears to put Scotland ahead with a drop goal but referee Chris White has already awarded the Scots a penalty. Amazingly Townsend misses the simple penalty from inside the Irish '22.


Scotland: G. Metcalfe, Steel, McLaren, J. Leslie, Paterson, Townsend, Redpath, T. Smith, G. Bulloch, Stewart, White, S. Murray, Simpson, Pountney, Taylor. Replacements: Scott, Graham, Grimes, Petrie, Nicol, Hodge, Henderson.

Ireland: Dempsey, Murphy, B. O'Driscoll, S. Horgan, Hickie, O'Gara, G. Easterby, Clohessy, Wood, Hayes, Davidson, O'Kelly, S. Easterby, Dawson, Foley. Replacements: Sheahan, E. Byrne, Longwell, D. Wallace, Stringer, Humphreys, Maggs.

Referee: Chris White (England)

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