The Rugby World Cup pool stages are now here, seeing teams from across the globe compete to be named champions.

This year's Rugby World Cup is happening in France with Scotland's first match taking place against South Africa on Sunday evening.

Scotland is in Pool B alongside the aforementioned South Africa, Tonga, Ireland and Romania.

With that said, here are the fixtures, how to watch each match and everything else you need to know about the Rugby World Cup group stages.

See Scotland's Rugby World Cup group stage fixtures

Here are Scotland's Rugby World Cup group stage fixtures:

  • South Africa v. Scotland - Sunday, September 10 from 4:45pm
  • Scotland v. Tonga - Sunday, September 24 from 4:45pm
  • Scotland v. Romania - Saturday, September 30 from 8pm
  • Ireland v. Scotland - Saturday, October 7 from 8pm.

How to watch every Scotland group stage match at the Rugby World Cup

All Rugby World Cup matches will air on ITV1 (STV) and on ITV4. Fans will also be able to stream or watch the matches on demand via ITVX.

Who is in the Scotland team for the Rugby World Cup after announcement?

According to the Scotland Rugby website, the following players are part of the squad for the 2023 tournament:


Ewan Ashman (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Jamie Bhatti (Glasgow Warriors) 
Dave Cherry (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Luke Crosbie (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) 
Rory Darge (Glasgow Warriors) 
Jack Dempsey (Glasgow Warriors) 
Matt Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) 
Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) 
Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Richie Gray (Glasgow Warriors) 
WP Nel (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh Rugby) – CAPTAIN 
Pierre Schoeman (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Javan Sebastian (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Sam Skinner (Edinburgh Rugby)
Rory Sutherland (Unattached) 
George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) 
Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby) 


Darcy Graham (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby) 
Ben Healy (Edinburgh Rugby)
George Horne (Glasgow Warriors)
Huw Jones (Glasgow Warriors) 
Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) 
Cameron Redpath (Bath Rugby)
Finn Russell (Bath Rugby) 
Ollie Smith (Glasgow Warriors) 
Kyle Steyn (Glasgow Warriors) 
Sione Tuipulotu (Glasgow Warriors) 
Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh Rugby) 
Ben White (RC Toulon) 

Scotland's first match at the Rugby World Cup 2023 group stages is against South Africa on Sunday.