September 19, 2019 / 10:03 AM / a month ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Australia v Fiji

    Sept 19 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool D
fixture between Australia and Fiji:
    
    WHERE
    Sapporo Dome, Sapporo
    
    WHEN
    Saturday, September 21 at 1.45pm local time (0445 GMT)
    
    AUSTRALIA
    World ranking: 6
    Coach: Michael Cheika (Australia)
    Captain: Michael Hooper
    Team:
    15-Kurtley Beale, 14-Reece Hodge, 13-James O'Connor, 12-Samu
Kerevi, 11-Marika Koroibete, 10-Christian Leali'ifano, 9-Nic
White, 8-Isi Naisarani, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-David
Pocock, 5-Rory Arnold, 4-Izack Rodda, 3-Allan Alaalatoa, 2-Tolu
Latu, 1-Scott Sio
    Replacements: 16-Jordan Uelese, 17-James Slipper, 18-Sekope
Kepu, 19-Adam Coleman, 20-Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 21-Will Genia,
22-Matt Toomua, 23-Dane Haylett-Petty
    
    FIJI
    World ranking: 9
    Coach: John McKee (New Zealand)
    Captain: Dominiko Waqaniburotu
    Team: 15-Kini Murimurivalu, 14-Josua Tuisova, 13-Waisea
Nayacalevu, 12-Levani Botia, 11-Semi Radradra, 10-Ben Volavola,
9-Frank Lomani, 8-Viliame Mata, 7-Peceli Yato, 6-Dominiko
Waqaniburotu, 5-Leone Nakarawa, 4-Tevita Cavubati, 3-Peni Ravai,
2-Sam Matavesi, 1-Campese Ma'afu
    Replacements: 16-Veremalua Vugakoto, 17-Eroni Mawi,
18-Manasa Saulo, 19-Tevita Ratuva, 20-Mosese Voka, 21-Nikola
Matawalu, 22-Alivereti Veitokani, 23-Vereniki Goneva.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
    Assistants: Luke Pearce (England), Andrew Brace (Ireland)
    TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)
    
    POOL D FIXTURES (date/opponent/venue)
    AUSTRALIA
    Sept 29  v Wales      Tokyo 
    Oct 5    v Uruguay    Oita 
    Oct 11   v Georgia    Fukuroi
    
    FIJI
    Sept 25  v Uruguay    Kamaishi 
    Oct 3    v Georgia    Osaka 
    Oct 9    v Wales      Oita

 (Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru
Editing by Andrew Heavens)
  
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