September 24, 2019 / 11:18 AM / 20 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Italy v Canada

    Sept 24 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool B
fixture between Italy and Canada:
    
    WHERE
    Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka
    
    WHEN
    Thursday, September 26 at 4.45pm local time (0845 GMT)
    
    ITALY
    World ranking: 14
    Coach: Conor O'Shea (Ireland)
    Captain: Dean Budd 
    Team: 15-Matteo Minozzi, 14-Tommaso Benvenuti, 13-Michele
Campagnaro, 12-Jayden Hayward, 11-Giulio Bisegni, 10-Tommaso
Allan, 9-Callum Braley, 8-Braam Steyn, 7-Jake Polledri,
6-Sebastian Negri, 5-Dean Budd, 4-David Sisi, 3-Simone Ferrari,
2-Luca Bigi, 1-Andrea Lovotti
    Replacements: 16-Federico Zani, 17-Nicola Quaglio, 18-Marco
Riccioni, 19-Federico Ruzza, 20-Maxime Mbanda, 21-Guglielmo
Palazzani, 22-Carlo Canna, 23-Mattia Bellini.
    
    CANADA
    World ranking: 22
    Coach: Kingsley Jones (Wales)
    Captain: Tyler Ardron
    Team: 15-Patrick Parfrey, 14-Jeff Hassler, 13-Ben Lesage,
12-Nick Blevins, 11-DTH Van Der Merwe, 10-Peter Nelson, 9-Gordon
McRorie, 8-Tyler Ardron, 7-Lucas Rumball, 6-Mike Sheppard,
5-Josh Larsen, 4-Conor Keys, 3-Matt Tierney, 2-Eric Howard,
1-Hubert Buydens
    Replacements: 16-Benoit Piffero, 17-Djustice Sears-Duru,
18-Jake Ilnicki, 19-Luke Campbell, 20-Matt Heaton, 21-Jamie
Mackenzie, 22-Ciaran Hearn, 23-Andrew Coe.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
    Assistants: Wayne Barnes (England), Karl Dickson (England)
    TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)
    
    POOL B FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    ITALY
    Sep 22  Italy 47-22 Namibia     Osaka
    Oct 4   v South Africa          Fukuroi
    Oct 12  v New Zealand           Toyota
    
    CANADA
    Oct 2   v New Zealand           Oita
    Oct 8   v South Africa          Fukuroi
    Oct 13  v Namibia               Kamaishi

 (Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; editing by Tony
Lawrence)
  
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