The Scottish rugby union team represent Scotland in rugby union. They annually compete in the Six Nations with England, Wales, Scotland, France and Italy. Scotland's first match was in 1871 where they beat England 1-0 in the first ever international. Scotland competed in the Five Nations in 1883 winning the title 14 times including the last ever Five Nations in 1999. Scotland have yet to win the Six Nations. Scotland's bester ever place in the World Cup was third in 1991.
Scotland have a strong rivalry with England. They both compete for the Calcutta Cup which is played during the Six Nations match. England are the current holders of the cup. Scotland won the triple crown in 1925, 1984 and 1990. Scotland play in the Murrayfield Stadium which holds 67,200 people. Chris Paterson hold the record for most number of caps (109) and top scorer (809). The most tries goes to Ian Smith and Tony Stanger with 24 each.
Scotland have traditionally worn navy blue jerseys, white shorts and blue socks. Scotland have a traditional white away strip for there are clashes. The Royal Bank of Scotland took over as main sponsors of Scottish rugby. The thistle is the national flower of Scotland and is also the symbol of the Scotland team. The Flower of Scotland is a traditional anthem sung by Scottish fans.