In South Africa. RWC 2023 Scotland got off to a hopeful. Start in their Pre-Round of 16 ties with Jamaica on Friday 9 September. Tries from Jamie Farndale (2). Femi Sofolarin, and Kaleem Barreto contributing lengthways with two Matt Davidson conversions to a 24-7 win.
Facing New Zealand in the Round of 16. Ciaran Beattie’s cares were up against it from the off against a rampant opponent. With a 43-5 reverse in knockout circumstances dropping Scotland down into the Challenge sector of the tournament.Rugby World Cup fans can buy Scotland Vs Romania Tickets from our website.
Kenya produced an inspired performance to secure a 24-5 victory in that Challenge encounter, Before downfalls to Chile. In extra time (24-21), and before Wales (24-21) put an end to Scottish involvement in Cape Town.
Head coach Beattie reflected. “It was a rough competition for us and with it being a straight knockout, any early defeats are telling. I am proud of the way the squad carried themselves not just in South Africa but this complete season.
“We had a raft of damages to some key players in the lead-up to Cape Town but we were able to utilize a wider squad as a result and the guys who trod in were a credit to the jersey.”
Throughout the weekend, in what was their last war of a busy summer which included the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Scotland will kick off its Rugby World Cup 2023. Campaign with a tie against present world champions South Africa in Pool B of the competition.
The Springboks are opening up for Gregor Townsend’s men in Marseille on Sunday 10 September 2023. The sides having previously met in the war in 1999 and again in 2015.
Scotland’s next match is two weeks future on Sunday 24 September in Nice against the Asia/Pacific 1 qualifier. Before they go on to face the Europe 2 capable team in Lille on Saturday 30 September.
Scotland will comprehensive their Pool B fixtures in Paris. Where they will face Ireland at the Stade de France on Saturday 7 October. The pair taking only faced one additional once before in the contes. At the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.
Scotland Head Coach, Gregor Townsend, said: “It’s great to have the accessories announced, meaning that the match is edging closer. It doesn’t get a more stimulating challenge than facing the world champions in your opening game. But it is a chance I know our players will be keen to embrace. Rugby World Cup fans can buy Ireland Vs Scotland Tickets from our website.
“I’ve no doubt our fans. And players will also enjoy the chance to be part of matches in some striking stadiums crossways France. Which all add to the World Cup experience.
“We of course played Ireland at the last Rugby World Cup in Japan and the two sides. Know each other handsome well from our Guinness Six Nations encounters.
“Whoever qualifies for the remaining two spots in Pool B will have excellence and we know that to win World Cup matches you have to be vocal about your best rugby throughout the competition.”
RWC 2023 Scotland squad has inwards safely in New Zealand ahead of next month’s Rugby World Cup.
And as they left Edinburgh, they received a good luck memorandum that underlined the support they are receiving.
Scottish Rugby’s patron, HRH Princess Royal, wrote to players and managers wishing them “the best of fortune.”
In the letter, HRH said: “I would like to acknowledge Captain Rachel Malcolm, Head Coach Bryan Easson. And all members of the Scotland Women’s Rugby World Cup squad, players. Supporting staff. and management, for your success in qualifying for the Women’ s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
“This is the first time Scotland has been capable since 2010. So I know none of you have played in a World Cup Final tournament before. You have earned your places in the squad. And the team has earned its place at the tournament, through your succeeding wins against Ireland and Colombia.
“I wish you the best of wealth in your tough opening pool games against Wales, Australia, and New Zealand and whatever chances next, so that you can advance to the final.”
Scottish Rugby has today [Thursday 22 September] published its Financial Statements 2021-22. Detailing the past 12 months and counting information on Governance and . A board Report ahead of another part of the organization’s AGM. Being held on Wednesday 28 September 2022.
A set of fully audited accounts for the period display. An overall income return within 5% of pre-pandemic levels at £57.9m, a rise of £5.5m from the previous year.
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The key driver of the increased income was the welcome return of thousands of our supporters to BT Murrayfield Scotstoun. And the newly opened DAM Health Stadium.
A continuation of our pledge to capitalize on domestic rugby saw some £8.1m (roughly 14% of total turnover). Spent on the popular game in Scotland. This included £1m more on Domestic rugby than in the previous year. As well as a near-doubling of Club Support monies apportioned through the Subsidiary Clubs Investment Programmed (SCIP). Which was designed to help clubs steer over the pandemic and which will go forward. Become the Club Investment Fund.
The audited accounts parade a deficit of £5.3m on the base business. The key drivers of the deficit being increased. Utility costs and the economic costs of increased health and safeguarding measures during the pandemic.
We also welcomed strategic investment from isolated equity partners into 6 Nations. Which drove a gain on the discarding of investment of £34.2m. Bringing our net surplus after tax to £29m for the year.
Scottish Rugby’s Chief Executive, Mark Dodson, said: “After the tests carried about by the Covid-19 global pandemic. I am pleased that our Fiscal Statement 2021-22. Paints a positive picture of recovery for rugby and the support exposed to our national. Professional and club game is clear to see. Rugby World Cup fans can buy Scotland Rugby World Cup Tickets from our website.
“These accounts display how well Scottish Rugby has endured the difficulties of Covid-19. Which affected every sports group and indeed wider business the world over.
“We would like to again thank our people, partners, backers. And the Scottish Government for their sustenance during that unprecedented period.
“There are challenges that still lie ahead for us to make a whole recovery. We will be working hard to attain this.”
The second part of Scottish Rugby’s AGM comes on the back of information on our sporting and business performance. Formed in the Annual Review 2021-22, which was published on Wednesday 3 August.
Rory Darge to Miss Scotland’s autumn matches
Glasgow Warriors confirmed the 22-year-old will be ruled out for several months after the injury in Friday’s 52-24 URC win. Over Cardiff. It is unclear whether Darge will return in time to be in the argument for the Six Nations. Which begins in February 2023.
The forward has seven caps and was hugely imposing after making his debut in the 2022 Six Nations.
He is sure to have been a key part of Gregor Townsend’s back-row. Plans for the autumn after several outstanding presentations earlier this year. Especially against Grand Slam champions France.
Scotland will look at Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, and Argentina at Murrayfield over the next two months.
In a statement, Glasgow confirmed Darge’s “surgery was fruitful and he will now begin rehabilitation”