September 27, 2019 / 11:13 AM / 19 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Australia v Wales

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool D fixture between Australia and Wales:

WHERE

Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo

WHEN

Sunday, September 29 at 4.45pm local time (0745 GMT)

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 6

Coach: Michael Cheika (Australia)

Captain: Michael Hooper

Team: 15-Dane Haylett-Petty, 14-Adam Ashley-Cooper, 13-James O’Connor, 12-Samu Kerevi, 11-Marika Koroibete, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Will Genia, 8-Isi Naisarani, 7-Michael Hooper, 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-Nic White, 22-Matt Toomua, 23-Kurtley Beale.

WALES

World ranking: 4

Coach: Warren Gatland (New Zealand)

Captain: Alun Wyn Jones

Team: 15-Liam Williams, 14-George North, 13-Jonathan Davies, 12-Hadleigh Parkes, 11-Josh Adams, 10-Dan Biggar, 9-Gareth Davies, 8-Josh Navidi, 7-Justin Tipuric, 6- Aaron Wainwright, 5-Alun Wyn Jones, 4-Jake Ball, 3-Tomas Francis, 2-Ken Owens, 1-Wyn Jones

Replacements: 16-Elliot Dee, 17-Nicky Smith, 18-Dillon Lewis, 19-Aaron Shingler, 20-Ross Moriarty, 21-Tomos Williams, 22-Rhys Patchell, 23-Owen Watkin.

OFFICIALS

Referee: Romain Poite (France)

Assistants: Luke Pearce (Wales), Karl Dickson (England)

TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

POOL D FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)

AUSTRALIA

Sept 21 Australia 39-21 Fiji Sapporo

Oct 5 v Uruguay Oita

Oct 11 v Georgia Fukuroi

WALES

Sept 23 Wales 43-14 Georgia Toyota

Oct 9 v Fiji Oita

Oct 13 v Uruguay Kumamoto (Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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