October 1, 2019 / 10:55 AM / 20 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Ireland v Russia

    Oct 1 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool A
fixture between Ireland and Russia:
    
    WHERE
    Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe
    
    WHEN
    Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7.15pm local time (1015 GMT)
    
    IRELAND
    World ranking: 4
    Coach: Joe Schmidt (New Zealand)
    Captain: Johnny Sexton
    Team: 15-Rob Kearney, 14-Andrew Conway, 13-Garry Ringrose,
12-Bundee Aki, 11-Keith Earls, 10-Johnny Sexton, 9-Luke McGrath,
8-Jordi Murphy, 7-Peter O'Mahony, 6-Rhys Ruddock, 5-Jean Kleyn,
4-Tadhg Beirne, 3-John Ryan, 2-Niall Scannell, 1-Dave Kilcoyne
    Replacements: 16-Sean Cronin, 17-Andrew Porter, 18-Tadhg
Furlong, 19-Iain Henderson, 20-CJ Stander, 21-Joey Carbery,
22-Jack Carty, 23-Jordan Larmour.
    
    RUSSIA
    World ranking: 20
    Coach: Lyn Jones (Wales)
    Captain: Vasily Artemyev
    Team: 15-Vasily Artemyev, 14-German Davydov, 13-Igor
Galinovskiy, 12-Kirill Golosnitskiy, 11-Denis Simplikevich,
10-Ramil Gaisin, 9-Dmitry Perov, 8-Victor Gresev, 7-Tagir
Gadzhiev, 6-Anton Sychev, 5-Bogdan Fedotko,  4-Andrey Garbuzov,
3-Kirill Gotovtsev, 2-Evgeny Matveev, 1-Andrei Polivalov
    Replacements: 16-Stanislav Selskii, 17-Valery Morozov,
18-Vladimir Podrezov, 19-Andrey Ostrikov, 20-Evgeny Elgin,
21-Sergey Ianiushkin, 22-Roman Khodin, 23-Vladimir Ostroushko.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Jerome Garces (France)
    Assistants: Mathieu Raynal (France), Brendon Pickerill (New
Zealand)
    TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)
    
    POOL A FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    IRELAND
    Sept 22  Ireland 27-3 Scotland   Yokohama
    Sept 28  Japan 19-12 Ireland     Fukuroi
    Oct 12   v Samoa                 Fukuoka
    
    RUSSIA
    Sept 20   Japan 30-10 Russia     Tokyo
    Sept 24   Russia 9-34 Samoa      Kumagaya
    Oct 9     v Scotland             Fukuroi

 (Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru
Editing by Gareth Jones)
  
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