Scotland have nothing to lose as they tip over the halfway stage of their Pool B situation in the Rugby World Cup.


The Scots were roundly beaten by reigning champions South Africa in their opener but bounced back with a triumph over Tonga last weekend.

Gregor Townsend needs his team to dispatch Romania with ease next time out before heading into their final clash of the group stage against Ireland knowing they are likely to need a famous victory to advance.

The Scots recorded an eye-catching victory over the host nation France in an RWC warm-up clash, and almost followed it up with a second triumph one week later in Saint-Etienne.

Townsend has committed his future to the team through to 2026 and will be determined to convert standalone massive performances into consistent winning form. brings you the full round-up of Scotland's fixture list and results for the Rugby World Cup 2023.

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When do Scotland play next?

Scotland will play Romania on Saturday 30th September at 8pm UK time in the Rugby World Cup 2023 pool stage.

Scotland at Rugby World Cup 2023 – Pool stage

Scotland have been drawn in Pool B for the opening stage of the tournament.

  • Ireland
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • South Africa
  • Tonga

We will update this section with potential routes to the final, should Scotland advance to the knockout stages.

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Scotland fixtures and results – Rugby World Cup 2023

Pool stage

Sunday 10th September

South Africa 18-3 Scotland (4:45pm, Stade de Marseille) ITV1 / ITVX

Sunday 24th September

Scotland 45-17 Tonga (4:45pm, Stade de Nice) ITV1 / ITVX

Saturday 30th September

Scotland v Romania (8pm, Stade Pierre-Mauroy) ITV1 / ITVX

Saturday 7th October

Ireland v Scotland (8pm, Stade de France) ITV1 / ITVX

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