October 10, 2019 / 12:09 PM / 13 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Ireland v Samoa

    Oct 10 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool A
fixture between Ireland and Samoa:
    
    WHERE
    Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka
    
    WHEN
    Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7.45pm local time (1045 GMT)
    
    IRELAND
    World ranking: 4
    Coach: Joe Schmidt (New Zealand)
    Captain: Rory Best
    Team: 15-Jordan Larmour, 14-Keith Earls, 13-Robbie Henshaw,
12-Bundee Aki, 11-Jacob Stockdale, 10-Johnny Sexton, 9-Conor
Murray, 8-CJ Stander, 7-Josh van der Flier, 6-Tadgh Beirne,
5-James Ryan, 4-Iain Henderson, 3-Tadgh Furlong, 2-Rory Best,
1-Cian Healy
    Replacements: 16-Niall Scannell, 17-Dave Kilcoyne, 18-Andrew
Porter, 19-Jean Kleyn, 20-Peter O'Mahony, 21-Luke McGrath,
22-Joey Carbery, 23-Andrew Conway.
    
    SAMOA
    World ranking: 14
    Coach: Steve Jackson (New Zealand)
    Captain: Jack Lam
    Team: 15-Tim Nanai-Williams, 14-Ah See Tuala, 13-Alapati
Leiua, 12-Henry Taefu, 11-Ed Fidow, 10-Ulupano Seuteni, 9-Dwayne
Polataivao, 8-Jack Lam, 7-TJ Ioane, 6-Chris Vui, 5-Kane
Le'aupepe, 4-Filo Paulo, 3-Mike Alaalatoa, 2-Seilala Lam,
1-Logovii Mulipola
    Replacements: 16-Ray Niuia, 17-Paul Alo-Emile, 18-Jordan
Lay, 19-Piula Faasalele, 20-Josh Tyrell, 21-Pele Cowley, 22-Tusi
Pisi, 23-Kieron Fonotia
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
    Assistants: Romain Poite (France), Brendon Pickerill (New
Zealand)
    TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)
    
    POOL A RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    IRELAND
    Sept 22  Ireland 27-3 Scotland   Yokohama
    Sept 28  Ireland 12-19 Japan     Fukuroi
    Oct 3    Ireland 35-0  Russia    Kobe
    
    SAMOA
    Sept 24  Samoa 34-9 Russia       Kumagaya
    Sept 30  Samoa 0-34 Scotland     Kobe
    Oct 5    Samoa 19-38 Japan       Toyota

 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru)
  
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