Scotland’s Rugby World Cup campaign starts Wednesday 23rd September – keep up to date with all the latest news and fixtures, and check our Rugby World Cup 2015 page for more information.

Scotland’s Rugby World Cup Record: P33 W19 D1 L13

1987 Quarter-finals
1991 Fourth
1995 Quarter-finals
1999 Quarter-finals
2003 Quarter-finals
2007 Quarter-finals
2011 Pool stages

How they qualified: Automatically as one of the top 12 sides at RWC 2011.

Vital statistic: 89 – the number of unanswered points Scotland scored against pool rivals Ivory Coast in 1995.

Did you know? Scotland have played 12 World Cup matches at their home, Murrayfield, losing only three times there.

If they were a celebrity… Gerard Butler – Nice to look at and full of passion but when was their last box-office success?

Odds: 300-1

Rich form: JP Pietersen was again on hand to score for the Springboks

World Cup 2015: South Africa 34-16 Scotland

In the first half hour it looked like South Africa would run away with this fixture, but Scotland kept in the fight to deny their muscular rivals a bonus point. The…

WP Nel

Scotland 39-16 USA: Five things we learnt

Nel is the man at tighthead Despite WP Nel only having a smattering of caps, the doughty South African-born prop has formed a crucial partnership with Al Dickinson in the…

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World Cup 2015: Scotland 39-16 USA

In the first-half some aggressive defensive hit from the Eagles unsettled Scotland and a well-worked try from young Saracen Titi Lamositele that was the difference between the sides. In the…

Scottish smiles: Greig Laidlaw and his team made a good start to the World Cup. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Cup 2015: Scotland 45-10 Japan

Five second-half tries took Scotland to a convincing win over Japan in front of an excited crowd at Kingsholm. Japan scored all their points in the first 45 minutes, answering…