Talking points as Scotland seek to build strong Six Nations start against France

Scotland welcome France to Murrayfield in round two of the Guinness Six Nations on Saturday.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some key talking points ahead of the Edinburgh showdown.

Chance for Scots to build momentum

Scotland defeated Wales in their opening match (Joe Giddens/PA)

Can wounded, Dupont-less French summon a response?

France v Ireland
France were hammered by Ireland in their opener (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Murrayfield not a happy French hunting ground

Scotland defeated France at Murrayfield last August (Jane Barlow/PA)

Darge leads all Glasgow back-row

Rory Darge
Rory Darge is back after six weeks out (Adam Davy/PA)

Another huge test for Kyle Rowe

Kyle Rowe
Kyle Rowe coped well on his first Scotland start (Joe Giddens/PA)

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