Scotland v Romania, Rugby World Cup 2023: when is it and how to watch on TV

With a capacity of just over 50,000, Stade Pierre-Mauroy is the one of the largest stadiums in France. Built in 2012, the stadium features a retractable roof and has solar panels and two wind turbines, which provide an electricity supply. 

The stadium will host five pool-stage matches including two of England’s games and will also be the venue for the handball and basketball tournaments in the Paris 2024 Olympics. 

Who is the referee?

Wayne Barnes takes charge of this one. He is potentially the referee for the final if England do not make it there and also took charge of the Bronze Final in 2019. 

How to watch on TV

ITV has exclusive broadcast rights to show the Rugby World Cup in the UK. This match will be on ITV1. 

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Radio commentary will be available only on the BBC, across Radio 5 Live, 5 Sports Extra and the BBC Sounds service. The BBC says there will be a “bespoke output” in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets for this match are still available and can be purchased via the official Rugby World Cup ticket portal.

What is the recent history between the teams?

Scotland and Romania have played each other on a total of 13 occasions with Scotland winning all but two of those. They have met a total of three times in the World Cup with Scotland emerging victorious every time in 55-28, 42-0 and 34-24 wins in 1987, 2007 and 2011 respectively.

What are Scotland’s other pool matches?

What are the odds?

  • Scotland 1/750
  • Romania 50/1
  • Draw 80/1

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