Ryan Wilson to miss remainder of Six Nations with knee injury

Rob Kearney of Ireland makes a break during the Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Scotland and Ireland at the BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh Scotland

In a statement this morning the SRU said: "The Glasgow Warriors forward sustained knee ligament damage in the national team's round two defeat to Ireland at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday and will return to the care of his club's medical team".

"We can be better, we can play more rugby, and I'm sure Joe will touch on that when we meet up again".

"We have a lot of belief in what we're doing and how good a team we are", Best told BBC Sport.

"That was a really tough game, and it was tough mentally in the build-up to it".

"We asked for a reaction, we asked for a physical reaction that we probably didn't get last week and I think we got that. But you have to give credit to them, they took their opportunities". We launched off a line-out in the second half and Sean O'Brien reached the ball, ' explained Laidlaw.

Stockdale came inside on a short pass from Sexton and the Scottish defence opened the gates for the wing, who sprinted away from Stuart McInally's half-tackle to score a try converted by Murray, Sexton limping from the field injured.

After the substitution, Sam Johnson reduced the deficit to just two points but Keith Earls' second-half try sealed the win for the visitors.

"Joey Carbery has flourished since moving to Munster and starting regularly", said Best.

Schmidt also spoke highly of Carbery for his impact after coming off the bench.

However, he was not too happy about the treatment handed out to Sexton. "We'll need to be at our best if we are to win over there".

But after a breathless first half in which the Irish edged 12-10, they scored a third soft try for some breathing room and their defense limited Scotland to just a penalty. He refereed us against South Africa as well and we don't seem to see eye-to-eye. We're not going to blame him, though.

However, it was the Irish who emerged victorious in the second half after another intense 40 minutes of rugby with points harder to come by for both teams.

Hosts Japan know they will nearly certainly have to beat one of the European heavyweights to reach the quarterfinals by finishing in the top two of a group that also includes Russian Federation and Samoa.

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