Result: Greig Laidlaw kicks Scotland to victory

Scotland come from 8-0 down to take a 12-8 win over Ireland at Murrayfield in the Six Nations.

A solid kicking display from Greig Laidlaw has helped Scotland come from behind to register a 12-8 win over Ireland in the Six Nations this afternoon.

Ireland's Paddy Jackson opens the scoring against Scotland during the Six Nations game on February 24, 2013© PA Photos

Despite having the majority of the possession and territory in the first half, Ireland failed to capitalise on their strong start to the game, taking a slender 3-0 lead into the break.

The visitors made their dominance count at the start of the second half as Craig Gilroy picked up the ball near the try line and spurned over.

Ireland's Craig Gilroy celebrates scoring a try against Scotland on February 24, 2013© PA Photos

Laidlaw led Scotland's comeback, firing in four penalties in a row to put the home side four points ahead with six minutes to play following a series of errors from the visitors.

Ireland attacked desperately in the final minutes of the game as they looked to regain the lead, but Scotland managed to hold up Brian O'Driscoll two metres out to prevent a last-minute try and take the win.

The result gives Scotland their first back-to-back wins in the Six Nations for 12 years.

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