Scotland rugby team has played in each of the Rugby World Cup since the first tournament hosted in 1987. They have delivered the best performance during 1991 with fourth position. Accordingly, Scotland team lost to England during its semi-final match at Murrayfield. Reason behind the defeat is that Gavin Hastings missed a penalty shot even the ball was in front of him and even within a short distance from nearby goal posts.
Scotland Rugby World Cup Squad, Fixtures, Guide and Group
Scotland rugby team playing for the World Cup has taken many big steps during the previous few seasons. However, the team suffers defeat during the 2019 Rugby World Cup while playing against Ireland. Because of this, the rugby team propelled to second spot among the other teams of Pool A. Even it would likely suffer a knockout tie along with the rugby team of New Zealand.
Scotland Rugby World Cup Fixtures :
Sun 22 Sep Ireland v Scotland (Yokohama)
Mon 30 Sep Scotland v Samoa (Kobe)
Wed 9 Oct Scotland v Russia (Shizuoka)
Sun 13 Oct Japan v Scotland (Yokohama)
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Rugby team of Scotland was one among the total 12 automatic qualifiers for the latest 2019 rugby tournament.
Key Players of Scotland Rugby Team
Greig Laidlaw will act as the safety net, while Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell will play the role of trapeze artists for Scotland’s rugby team. Both Hogg and Russell play in adventurous style to create a huge excitement in the match. On the other side, Clermont’s nine is perfect to control kick points and the tempo.
Coach of Scotland Rugby Team
Gregor Townsend, the coach of Scotland rugby team is the previous fly half of the Scotland rugby team. As one of the innovators, he always loves details. His mastermind has resulted in many big wins for the rugby team of Scotland. Even though he has taken the charge of Scotland rugby team in the World Cup for the first time, he assisted the team during 2011.
When we analyze the rapid style efforts and continuity-based works of Scotland players, we found that it shocks the entire rugby team. However, players cannot escape from the physical nature involved in any test rugby. As the team does not contain any ball carriers, it requires a strong effort to be the winner of the upcoming world cup tournament.
Scotland Rugby World Cup Warm-ups
On August 17, Scotland will have its first warm-up match for the 2019 Rugby World Cup with France. However, the venue is still unknown in front of us. Later on, Scotland will have its match with Georgia on August 24 at Dinamo Arena of Tbilisi in Georgia. In addition, Scotland will have its other two matches on August 31 with France and on September 7 with Georgia respectively at BT Murrayfield.
Scotland rugby team is in Group A of 2019 World Cup with Samoa, Japan, Ireland and Russia.