WALES 22, SCOTLAND 27
Two tries from Gordon Bulloch sent Scotland on their way to a first success at the Millennium Stadium.
Victory in a game that saw the lead change hands seven times was achieved until the 80th minute when Brendan Laney kicked his fourth penalty to give the visitors a 24-22 lead.
Duncan Hodge then wrapped things up with an injury time penalty to make victory secure and give the Bill McLaren, the 'voice of rugby', something to celebrate in his last Lloyds TSB Six Nations championship game.
Rob Howley made an early break that almost brought Wales a try at the outset. Second rows Andy Moore and Ian Gough carried on to the posts, before French referee Joel Jutge penalised Gough for holding on.
Three penalties from Stephen Jones hoisted Wales into a handy lead before Bulloch got into the action.
Both his tries came from close range line-outs with Lloyds TSB Man of the Match Scott Murray being the target on each occasion.
Msr Jutge called for the video referee, Didier Mene, to help him out on the first score, although the Welsh crowd were angry that the French official hadn't called a knock on when the Scottish forwards dropped the ball in the drive for the line.
The second try was a carbon copy, with Bulloch just reaching the line. Once again the Welsh forwards protested they had held the ball off the floor, but Msr
Jutge ruled a try.
This time Brendan Laney added the conversion to give his side the lead for the first time and the Scottish full back brought the first half to a close with a penalty.
Wales lost three successive line outs at the end of the first half and it was no surprise four minutes after the break when Hansen changed his hooker and brought Robin McBryde into the fray to replace Barry Williams. He also introduced Iestyn Harris at the same time.
Harris slotted into the outside half berth, with Jones moving to centre in place of Andy Marinos, and it took only two minutes for him to light up the match.
Jones stole the ball at a ruck and Holwey launched a counter attack. When the ball reached Harris moving left into the Scottish 22 he skipped out of John Leslie's tackle and sent an inside pass to Rhys Williams to give him a clear run to the posts.
Jones added the simple conversion and Wales had their noses back infront.
From there on it was a game of nip and tuck between two teams struggling to come to terms with their inadequacies. The only remaining scores came from the boot.
Laney and Jones swapped penalites for the next 20 minutes, the Scotsman twice giving his side the lead before Jones landed his fifth goal in the 78th minute to make it 22-21.
It looked as though the home side were going to hang on for a grim victory, but Msr Jutge penalised Mark Taylor for handling in a ruck infront of his own posts and Laney restored the lead.
Then Wales conceded an injury time penalty in the same place which Laney's replacement, Duncan Hodge goaled to make victory secure.
Scorers: Wales: Try: Rhys Williams; Con: Stephen Jones; Pens: Stephen Jones 5. Scotland: Tries: Gordon Bulloch 2; Con: Brendan Laney; Pens: Brendan Laney 4,Duncan Hodge.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
Wll Jones leads Wales U18s into battle this afternoon against Italy where the Welsh side will be seeking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to SA Schools in their opening clash of the U19 International Series
All four regions attended a successful training camp staged last weekend at the WRU National Centre of Excellence. It was a chance for new Wales Women's head coach Rowland Phillips to deliver his key messages to players and coaches as he prepares for the new season.
Wales U18 Team Manager Gethin Watts believes the next couple of weeks will be 'extremely beneficial' to the future of Welsh rugby as his side prepare to take part in the Under 19 International Series being staged in South Africa.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series returns to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on July 22nd when all four Welsh regions go head to head. Scarlets skills coach Dai Flanagan and Blues Elite Performance Pathway Manager Richard Hodges along with current Welsh squad members were at the launch of this season's event