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Gray 'embarrassed' by Wales thrashing
ESPN Staff
March 16, 2014
Scotland had no answer to Wales © Getty Images

Scotland lock Richie Gray admitted he was "embarrassed" by their 51-3 loss to Wales on Saturday.

Scotland had to battle for three-quarters of the game with 14 men as Stuart Hogg was shown a red card for his late tackle on Dan Biggar. Scotland shipped seven tries in total to bring an end to what has been a poor Six Nations.

And Gray admitted it was a "sour note" to finish the championship on.

"We are all embarrassed by that result," Gray said. "At this level, to get 50 put against you just should not happen. After the game, the heads were all down in the changing room. We wanted to put in a better performance than we did but we feel like we have let everyone down.

"It was very tough to take. We went down to 14 men but even then we should not have conceded as much as we did. I can't fault the boys for effort and heart but we should have played a little smarter. We need to get the details right when situations like that do arise.

"It's a very sour note to finish the championship on. Everyone in the changing room is hurt. The scoreboard doesn't look the best but everyone fought hard and never gave in. We can take pride from that."

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