Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend expressed his frustration after his team was denied a potentially match-winning try against France. The officials deliberated for several minutes over a possible try for Sam Skinner, but ultimately decided that the ball had not been grounded. The decision has been met with controversy and boos from fans. Townsend believed that the pictures clearly showed the ball being placed on the try-line and expressed his disappointment for his players. He also called for improvements to be made in the officiating of matches. Despite the loss, Townsend acknowledged that his team played well and showed great resilience.