The countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 has begun and one nation that stands ready to embark on a thrilling journey is Scotland. We uncover everything we know so far about Scotland's Rugby World Cup campaign.

With its rich rugby heritage, a legion of fervent supporters, and a team of exceptional athletes, Scotland enters the global stage once again, aiming to etch their name in the annals of rugby history.

Scotland has recently played two warm-up matches against France in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2023. The first match was won by Scotland scoring 25-21, while France emerged victorious in the second match with a score of 30-27.

In this blog, we take a closer look at the Scotland 0ffical team for RWC 2023, along with their fixtures and how you can support your favourite team in style.

Who is the captain of the Scottish rugby team 2023?

Jamie Ritchie is the captain of the Scottish rugby team for the Rugby World Cup 2023.

Having been absent in the initial two matches of Scotland's four-game World Cup preparation phase, the flanker will now join Rory Darge and Jack Dempsey in the back row.

Scotland training squad for Rugby World Cup 2023

The official Scottish RWC squad has been released. Check out the line-up below:


  • Ewan Ashman (Edinburgh Rugby) 8 caps
  • Jamie Bhatti (Glasgow Warriors) 31 caps
  • Dave Cherry (Edinburgh Rugby) 9 caps
  • Luke Crosbie (Edinburgh Rugby) 5 caps
  • Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) 27 caps
  • Rory Darge (Glasgow Warriors) 9 caps
  • Jack Dempsey (Glasgow Warriors) 10 caps
  • Matt Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) 35 caps
  • Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) 59 caps
  • Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh Rugby) 63 caps
  • Richie Gray (Glasgow Warriors) 74 caps
  • WP Nel (Edinburgh Rugby) 54 caps
  • Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh Rugby) – CAPTAIN – 41 caps
  • Pierre Schoeman (Edinburgh Rugby) 22 caps
  • Javan Sebastian (Edinburgh Rugby) 4 caps
  • Sam Skinner (Edinburgh Rugby) 26 caps
  • Rory Sutherland (Unattached) 24 caps
  • George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) 36 caps
  • Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby) 58 caps


  • Darcy Graham (Edinburgh Rugby) 35 caps
  • Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby) 43 caps
  • Ben Healy (Edinburgh Rugby) 2 caps
  • George Horne (Glasgow Warriors) 21 caps
  • Huw Jones (Glasgow Warriors) 37 caps
  • Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh Rugby) 45 caps
  • Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) 62 caps
  • Cameron Redpath (Bath Rugby) 7 caps
  • Finn Russell (Bath Rugby) 70 caps
  • Ollie Smith (Glasgow Warriors) 4 caps
  • Kyle Steyn (Glasgow Warriors) 11 caps
  • Sione Tuipulotu (Glasgow Warriors) 17 caps
  • Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh Rugby) 29 caps
  • Ben White (RC Toulon) 15 caps

Scotland Rugby World Cup Pool

Scotland has been drawn in Rugby World Cup Pool B alongside reigning champions South Africa, Ireland, Tonga and Romania.

Scotland Rugby World Cup Fixtures

Mark your calendars and prepare for a rugby extravaganza as Scotland's journey in the Rugby World Cup 2023 kicks off with a series of electrifying fixtures.

  • 10th September 2023 - Scotland v South Africa, Stade Vélodrome
  • 24th September 2023 - Scotland v Tonga, Stade de Nice
  • 30th September 2023 - Scotland v Romania, Stade Pierre-Mauroy
  • 7th October 2023 - Scotland v Ireland, Stade de France

If Scotland makes it through the knockout stages of the World Cup, you want to miss them in action. Check out the post knock-out matches below:

How to secure your RWC 2023 seat?

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