ITV Border blog: Rugby World Cup

Our sports reporter (and keen rugby player) Ryan Dollard blogs about following the Rugby World Cup both as a journalist and devoted fan.

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Hundreds of Scottish fans to march through Newcastle

The fans will converge on Newcastle. Credit: ITV News

Hundreds of Scotland fans, many of them from the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, are expected to march through Newcastle today to support their team.

Scotland take on South Africa in the Rugby World Cup, and could qualify for the quarter finals if they upset the odds and win today.

Around 400 fans are expected to parade from Scotland House to St James' Park, led by a traditional Scottish piper.

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