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


World Cup Highlights: Australia 35-34 Scotland

Scotland went out of the World Cup in heartbreaking fashion, as they led 34-32 with 90 seconds to go but a late controversial Bernard Foley penalty sent the Wallabies into the…

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…

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…

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…