Pool Fellows Confirmed For Scotland

Pool Fellows Confirmed For Scotland

The final team has been confirmed for Pool C in the 2007 Rugby World Cup as Portugal managed to oust Uruguay by just one point. That means that Scotland's for the tournament now features New Zealand, Italy, Romania and Portugal.The final team has been confirmed for Pool C in the 2007 Rugby World Cup as Portugal managed to oust Uruguay by just one point. That means that Scotland's Pool for the tournament now features New Zealand, Italy, Romania and Portugal. Portugal hung on to complete a 24-23 aggregate victory over Uruguay in Montevideo to book a place at the RWC finals for the first time. In a tough final game, which saw Uruguay down to 14 men for the majority of the match due to the sending off of lock Juan Bado, the Portuguese eventually lost out 18-12 but that meant they still had that single point advantage on aggregate. Portugal captain Vasco Uva's said: This is a wonderful feeling; it is something we worked extremely hard for the past four years and it's a reward for a long process. We played with passion and for each other. Going to the World Cup will be superb.So now, all the Pools for the Rugby World Cup are all complete with 86 countries having participated in 192 qualification matches on the road to France 2007. Scotlands opening match of the tournament will be against Portugal on Sunday 9 September in St Etienne, France.

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