Scotland win awful contest against Georgia

Scotland beat Georgia in a dire contest in Invercargill by nine points, there was no tries scored during the match.

Dan Parkes was the Scottish hero scoring everything form the boot. Georgia will be disappointing to have lost considering Scotland never looked like scoring a try.

Scotland 15-6 Georgia, Invercargill, 8:30am/ 1930 NZ
77min (S) D Parkes Penalty
73min (G) M Kvirikashvili Penalty
70min (S) D Parkes Penalty
64min (S) D Parkes Missed Penalty
39min (S) D Parkes Drop Goal
34min (S) D Parkes Penalty
26min (S) D Parkes Missed Penalty
24min (S) D Parkes Penalty
20min (S) D Parkes Missed Penalty
18min (G) M Kvirikashvili Penalty

Live score commentary
80min Game over, Scotland get four points after winning by nine points.
78min Georgia attacking on half way and win a penalty.
77min Scotland win a penalty, its in front of the posts between the 22 and 10m line. Dan Parkes kicks it over. That should seal a Scottish victory.
74min Scotland win a throw just outside the Georgia 22.
73min Georgia win a penalty from the kick off. M Kvirikashvili kicks it over.
70min Scotland win a penalty in front of the posts. Parkes kicks in over the black spot.
69min Scrum for Scotland on the Georgia 10m line.
69min Georgia make their fifth substitution, Scotland still to make a change.
67min Nice break by Lamont, he is put into touch five metres from the Georgia try line.
65min Its the worst game of the World Cup so far, just awful stuff from both sides.
63min Scotland win a penalty on half way, Parkes going for the posts. It goes miles wide.
61min Scotland win a scrum on the Georgia 10m line.
59min Scotland win a penalty, Georgia holding on.
56min Good clearing kick by Georgia is dropped by Lamont. Georgia scrum just outside the Scotland 22.
54min Cleared by Georgia, Scotland throw on the 22.
53min Good kick by Parkes, Georgia throw inside their own 22.
52min Very poor game, both sides look to have no ideas.
49min Scotland win the throw, but after a decent attack they knock it on. The error count is into double figures for Scotland.
46min Georgia throw on half way.
46min Once again another good break by Scotland but they knock on.
45min Morrison knocks on. Scotland throw on half way.
43min Good kick by Parkes, Scotland throw inside Georgia 22.
42min Georgia win a scrum on their own 22.
41min No changes on either side at half time.
Half time
39min Nice drop goal from Dan Parkes.
37min Scotland have a throw just outside the Georgia 22.
35min Georgia throw on half way.
34min Parkes puts Scotland in front.
33min Scotland win a penalty on the 22, its out on the touchline.
31min Scotland throw on Georgia 22.
30min Scotland on the breakaway.
29min Georgia win a throw on Scotland 22.
26min Georgia offside, Parkes going to kick it from half way. Its missed.
25min Scotland have a throw on half way.
24min Dan Parkes levels up the match at 3-3.
23min Scotland win a penalty in front of the posts, this is a very easy kick.
22min Scotland win a scrum just outside the Georgia 22.
20min Awful kick from Parkes goes wide on the left.
20min R Lamont wins a penalty for Scotland, Dan Parkes should level it up.
18min Stunning kick from M Kvirikashvili, 3-0 Georgia.
16min Scotland throw between the 10m line and 22. But they are penalised for being ahead of the kicker. Georgia going for the sticks from about 55m.
15min Scotland win a penalty, this time Georgia are penalised for holding on.
15min 5-0 on handling errors to Scotland.
14min Scotland give away a penalty for holding on.
13min Scotland throw on the Georgia 10m line.
12min N De Luca knocks the ball on when he looked to be on for a try.
11min Scotland within 8m of the try line.
10min Scotland win a penalty on the half way line, Scotland start to take control. Dan Parkes kicks the penalty to inside the Georgian 22.
9min Scotland lose the throw, but get it back after a poor Georgian clearance.
8min Scotland win a throw on the Georgia 10m line.
6min Shocking attempt at a drop goal from straight in front on the Scotland posts by Georgia.
5min Scotland win it back through Lamont but he knocks it on, Georgia scrum on Scotland 22.
4min Georgia throw on the Scotland 22.
3min Georgia win a penalty on halfway, five Scotland players offside.
2min Georgia on the attack near the half way line.
1min Georgia kick the game off.
0min The bookies make Scotland 18pt favorites, it might be a little easier than that for the Scots this morning.
0min Late change for Scotland with Ross coming in for Lawson.
0min Scotland will be hoping for a better performance against Georgia to get their World Cup back on track.

Team News
Scotland: R Lamont; M Evans, N De Luca, G Morrison, S Lamont; D Parks, R Lawson (capt); A Jacobsen, R Ford, E Murray, N Hines, J Hamilton, A Strokosch, R Rennie, K Brown. Replacements: Lawson, G Cross, A Dickinson, R Gray, R Vernon, C Cusiter, C Paterson.

Georgia: R Gigauri, I Machkhaneli, D Kacharava, T Zibzibadze, A Todua, M Kvirikashvili, I Abuseridze (capt), D Khinchagishvili, J Bregvadze, D Zirakashvili, L Datunashvili, V Maisuradze, S Sutiashvili, M Gorgodze, D Basilaia.
Replacements: A Giorgadze, D Kubriashvili, G Chkhaidze, V Kolelishvili, B Samkharadze, L Khmaladze, M Urjukashvili.

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