France blitzed Scotland with seven first-half tries to claim a comfortable 32-18 in their European Championship clash in Avignon.
Scott Grix's converted try eight minutes from time gave Ireland a 24-22 victory over Scotland at Galashiels on Friday.
Team news for Friday's European Championship game between Scotland and Ireland at Netherdale in Galashiels.
Wales coach John Kear is confident his side will improve on their 2014 showing at this year's European Championship.
Huddersfield skipper Danny Brough will captain Scotland when they defend their European Championship title this autumn.
Scotland coach Steve McCormack is convinced there is a bright future for rugby league north of the border.
Scotland remain on course to clinch the European Championship despite going down to a 38-22 loss to France in Galashiels.
France coach Richard Agar was disappointed after his side missed out on a place in the next Four Nations Series.
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