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

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