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

Sonny Bill Williams

Rugby World Cup 2015: Alternative Awards

Philanthropy award of the World Cup – Sonny Bill Williams Good old Sonny Bill. In a career where he has been accused of putting his own ambitions before the team,…

Regrets: Jesse Kriel ponders what could have been after losing to the All Blacks

Skinstad: Boks have reasons for optimism

Even though the Springboks bowed out in heroic, agonising circumstances to the All Blacks in the World Cup semi-final last weekend, their 2007 World Cup winning backrow, Bobby Skinstad, says…

Pivotal moment: The ball ricochets from Australia's prop Greg Holmes, Scotland's flanker John Hardie, Australia's scrum half Nick Phipps and Scotland's back row forward Josh Strauss challenge for it, leading to a penalty awarded to Australia

Scotland v Australia: Five things we learnt

Scotland went out of the World Cup in heartbreaking fashion, but a late controversial Bernard Foley penalty sent the Wallabies through. We take a look at the inside track

Adam Ashley-Cooper

World Cup 2015: Australia 35-34 Scotland

Australia won a breathtaking quarter-final, with a Bernard Foley penalty with seconds left on the clock. The Wallabies had come out of the traps confidently, playing a controlled, expansive game,…

Alafoti Faosiliva of Samoa is tackled by Finn Russell and Ross Ford during Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Samoa and Scotland

Ban? No ban? Ask again later

Are World Rugby using Magic 8 Balls to decide on ban lengths? We just want a bit of consistency

David Denton

Are Scotland the new Japan?

By Rory Baldwin They say if you’re sitting around a poker table and you can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you. Looking at the quality of performance that was…