Day 8 of the Rugby World Cup 2015 saw a massive spate of tries, Australia who faced minnows Urugauy for the first time in history left them for dead with an 11 try thrashing.
With Pool A ranked as the group of death Australia made sure of top spot before facing England next at Twickenham, this should be a mouth-watering contest after the host nation were narrowly defeated by Wales in a thrilling encounter of tough rugby last night.
Next up was Scotland vs USA, the US put up a brave performance in the first half taking a 7 point lead at Elland Road into the break.
USA have never led a Tier 1 side at half-time and have never beaten Scotland, will they make history today? The second half saw a more rampant Scottish side in what would be their second successive 33-point second half comeback.
CENTURY #SCO winger Sean Maitland scores the 100th try of #RWC2015! #SCOvUSA pic.twitter.com/sLdNArEPv6
The Springboks without their captain Jean De Villiers who suffered a broken jaw after the Samoan game last night, better bring their A game for the full 80 minutes against this Scottish team when they face each other on the 3 October.
In a packed Wembley Stadium, a record-breaking crowd, beating the previous attendance record between New Zealand and Argentina. Today it was 6 Nations Champions Ireland taking on Romania, the 300th Match in Rugby World Cup History.
The Irish were too much for the Romanians as they put 6 tries past them but in the end Romania got a consolation try. The Final score 44 – 10 to the Irish as they join Scotland as the only teams to score maximum points in thier first two pool matches of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
After today’s matches the Australians lead the overall try standings with 14 tries followed by the Irish with 13.
It was not all doom and gloom for Romania as Florin Surugiu took to his knee and proposed to his girlfriend, what way to do it – CONGRATULATIONS!