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Scotland Celebrate

Game #34 at St. James Park

Scotland 36 - Samoa 33

The Scots battled into the quarterfinals, narrowly beating a determined Samoa side by three points. Scotland trailed 26-23 at the half, Samoa having given up a short meter interception near goal. Greg Laidlaw, the Scot's captain, scored 26 points with a try, three conversions, and five penalties.  Samoa conceded 13 penalties in the second half.

Game #35 at Twickenham

Australia 15 - Wales 6

The battle of the Pool A heavyweights was won by the Wallabies in a game decided by penalty kicks, no tries were scored.  For much of the time, Australia played with 13 men but Wales could not score with a two-man advantage.  The Aussies dominated the tackling statistics 126 to 69.

Pool A and Pool B are decided. Quaterfinals:

South Africa vs. Wales at Twickenham, October 17, Saturday

Australia vs. Scotland at Twickenham, October 18, Sunday

Game #36 at Manchester Stadium

England 60 - Uruguay 3

The end of RWC 2015 for the Red Roses.

 

(USA vs. Japan, Sunday at Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester, at 2:30 p.m. ET, televised free on Universal Sports.)