The Scottish rugby people have to have on Wednesday made history for the second year in a row, in a match to win a point is to be on the receiving end. In Japan, it was 61-0 against Russia.
Halfway through, it was already 21-0 against the Russians, who in the previous three matches in group A, although no chance will be lost. Scotland was last week’s Monday’s with a 34-0 be too strong for Samoa.
The defeat of Russia also played a key role in that, but not before it lost a country and two world CHAMPIONSHIP matches in a row without so much as a point. On Thursday against Ireland, it was 35-0.
The results of 61-0 at the Scotland-Russia is not in the greatest victory of this world cup, because on Sunday nite, the competition between well-liked New Zealand and Namibia, in a 71-9.
Thanks to the victory against Russia, Scotland, is still in the race for a place in the first of two in group A, and with it a ticket to the quarter-finals. England and France are already guaranteed a spot in the last eight. The world cup final, which takes place on Saturday the 2nd of november in Yokohama.
Position in group A
- 1. Japan, and 3 and 14 (87-41)
- 2. Ireland, 3-11 (74-22)
- 3. Scotland, 3 to 10 (98-27)
- 4. Samoan 3-5 (53-81)
- 5. Russia 4-0 (19-160)