Owen Doyle: Scotland will feel aggrieved at Poite’s breakdown penalties

Brace and Neville leave with heads held high after Twickenham thriller

Referee Romain Poite awards Ireland a late penalty during the Six Nations game against Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Referee Romain Poite awards Ireland a late penalty during the Six Nations game against Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The huge sense of relief could be felt all the way from Murrayfield.

Thanks to a mighty maximum-pressure penalty from Johnny Sexton, Ireland snatched a win at the death. They had earlier contrived to blow a 14-point lead, and they’ll need to look closely at why.

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