• Short Summary

    Halves Gareth Edwards and Phil Bennett entered the Welsh scoring record books on Saturday (7 February) as Wales took another step towards achieving rugby union's triple crown by trouncing Scotland 28-6.

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    Halves Gareth Edwards and Phil Bennett entered the Welsh scoring record books on Saturday (7 February) as Wales took another step towards achieving rugby union's triple crown by trouncing Scotland 28-6.

    The Cardiff Arms Park crowd gave half-back Edwards a standing ovation when he equalled the Welsh record for try scoring with a brilliant solo try late in the second half. It was his 17th try for his country.

    Bennett scored 13 points in the match to become the top points scorer in Wales International rugby .. beating Barry John's previous record of 90 by two points.

    Wales have now beaten both England and Scotland and need only to defeat a weak Irish side to take the coveted triple crown.

    Their clash with France will determine who wins the Five Nations Championships as France has already beaten Scotland and Ireland.

    SYNOPSIS: Wales took another step towards rugby's triple crown by crushing Scotland 28-6 in their match at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday. Welsh halves Gareth Edwards and Phil Bennett also entered the scoring record books with brilliant solo performances. The BBC's rugby commentators tell the story.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCVVET4FHZOTTBC8MH4RGN42F
    Media URN:
    VLVADCVVET4FHZOTTBC8MH4RGN42F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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