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…

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…

Sean Maitland

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…