October 4, 2019 / 11:02 AM / 11 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-New Zealand v Namibia

    Oct 4 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool B
fixture between New Zealand and Namibia:
    
    WHERE
    Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo
    
    WHEN
    Sunday, Oct. 6 at 1.45pm local time (0445 GMT)
    
    NEW ZEALAND
    World ranking: 1
    Coach: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)
    Captain: Samuel Whitelock
    Team: 15-Ben Smith, 14-Sevu Reece, 13-Jack Goodhue, 12-Anton
Lienert-Brown, 11-George Bridge, 10-Jordie Barrett, 9-Aaron
Smith, 8-Ardie Savea, 7-Sam Cane, 6-Shannon Frizell, 5-Samuel
Whitelock, 4-Brodie Retallick, 3-Nepo Laulala, 2-Codie Taylor,
1-Joe Moody
    Replacements: 16-Dane Coles, 17-Ofa Tuungafasi, 18-Angus
Ta'avao, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Matt Todd, 21-Brad Weber,
22-TJ Perenara, 23-Rieko Ioane.
    
    NAMIBIA
    World ranking: 23
    Coach: Phil Davies (Wales)
    Captain: Johan Deysel
    Team: 15-Johan Tromp, 14-Lesley Klim, 13-Justin Newman,
12-Johan Deysel, 11-JC Greyling, 10-Helarius Kisting, 9-Damian
Stevens, 8-Janco Venter, 7-Thomasau Forbes, 6-Prince Gaoseb,
5-Tjiuee Uanivi, 4-PJ Van Lill, 3-AJ De Klerk, 2-Torsten van
Jaarsveld, 1-Andre Rademeyer
    Replacements: 16-Obert Nortje, 17-Nelius Theron, 18-Johannes
Coetzee, 19-Johan Retief, 20-Adriaan Booysen, 21-Eugene
Jantjies, 22-Darryl de la Harpe, 23-Janry du Toit.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France)
    Assistants: Luke Pearce (England), Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
    TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)
    
    POOL B FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    NEW ZEALAND
    Sept 21   New Zealand 23-13 South Africa   Yokohama
    Oct 2     New Zealand 63-0 Canada          Oita
    Oct 12    v Italy                          Toyota
    
    NAMIBIA
    Sept 22   Namibia 22-47 Italy              Osaka
    Sept 28   Namibia 3-57 South Africa        Toyota
    Oct 13    v Canada                         Kamaishi

 (Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; editing by Tony
Lawrence)
  
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