FUKUROI, JAPAN - OCTOBER 09: George Horne of Scotland celebrates scoring his team's seventh try with Jamie Ritchie of Scotland during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Group A game between Scotland and Russia at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa on October 09, 2019 in Fukuroi, Shizuoka, Japan. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Rugby World Cup hat-tricks: Where do Scotland rank?

George Horne became just the fifth Scotland player to score a hat-trick of tries at a Rugby World Cup when he ran in three times against Russia in a 61-0 win.

But where does that number rank the Scots against the other nations? Scroll through to find out .

Joint fourth with South Africa, Jack Nowell and Nick Easter both scored three in England's 60-3 demolition of Uruguay in 2015.

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Joint fourth with South Africa, Jack Nowell and Nick Easter both scored three in England's 60-3 demolition of Uruguay in 2015.
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Only hours after George Horne wen't over three times against�Russia, Wales winger Josh Adams also accomplished the feat against�Fiji.

6. Wales (6)

Only hours after George Horne wen't over three times against�Russia, Wales winger Josh Adams also accomplished the feat against�Fiji.
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Horne's three tries against Russia puts him in illustrious company with Scotland greats Gavin Hastings, Iwan Tukalo, John Jeffrey and Ally Hogg.

7. Scotland (5)

Horne's three tries against Russia puts him in illustrious company with Scotland greats Gavin Hastings, Iwan Tukalo, John Jeffrey and Ally Hogg.
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Only three Irish players have scored World Cup hat-tricks; Keith Wood in 1999, Brian Robinson in 1991 and Brendan Mullen in 1987.

8. Ireland (3)

Only three Irish players have scored World Cup hat-tricks; Keith Wood in 1999, Brian Robinson in 1991 and Brendan Mullen in 1987.
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