Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend continues to have faith the crunch match with Japan will take place on Sunday in Yokohama when Typhoon Hagibis will have blown through and calm weather is expected.
World Rugby are scandalously putting Scotland and their fans in harm’s way.
It’s difficult to know exactly how to rate Scotland’s 61-point beanfeast against Russia, which ended up nine tries going on eleven.
George Horne’s already in the history books as the first Scottish scrum-half to score a hat-trick in an international game but one gets the impression this is only the beginning.
Scotland's winner-take-all game for a Rugby World Cup quarter-final place against Japan on Sunday is still on but subject to an eleventh-hour review as World Rugby axed two Saturday games due to the incoming Super Typhoon Hagibis.
Scotland did all they could to set up a quarter-final decider against Rugby World Cup hosts Japan by overwhelming Russia with nine tries in Shizuoka.
Scotland can’t score four tries against Russia until they’ve got one, two and three, and need to have patience and back themselves to get the five-point win they need to boost their Rugby World Cup quarter-final hopes, says John Barclay.
We’ve just hit three weeks in Japan in the press corps, but the team have been here for more than four now, and they seem to be battling to stave off tour boredom.
Playing against Russia “almost feels like my World Cup Final” says Scotland centre Pete Horne.
Gregor Townsend’s carefully laid plans for dealing with the scythe hanging over Scotland – just four days between their last two pool games - since this World Cup schedule was announced have been long in the planning.