October 30, 2019 / 5:03 PM / 17 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-New Zealand v Wales

    TOKYO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup
third-placed playoff match between New Zealand and Wales:
    
    WHERE
    Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo
    
    WHEN
    Friday, Nov. 1 at 6pm local time (0900 GMT)
    
    NEW ZEALAND
    World ranking: 3
    Coach: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)
    Captain: Kieran Read
    Team: 15-Beauden Barrett, 14-Ben Smith, 13-Ryan Crotty,
12-Sonny Bill Williams, 11-Rieko Ioane, 10-Richie Mo'unga,
9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read, 7-Sam Cane, 6-Shannon Frizell,
5-Scott Barrett, 4-Brodie Retallick, 3-Nepo Laulala, 2-Dane
Coles, 1-Joe Moody
    Replacements: 16-Liam Coltman, 17-Atu Moli, 18-Angus
Ta'avao, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Matt Todd, 21-Brad Weber,
22-Anton Lienert-Brown, 23-Jordie Barrett.
    
    WALES
    World ranking: 4
    Coach: Warren Gatland (New Zealand)
    Captain: Alun Wyn Jones
    Team: 15-Hallam Amos, 14-Owen Lane, 13-Jonathan Davies,
12-Owen Watkin, 11-Josh Adams, 10-Rhys Patchell, 9-Tomos
Williams, 8-Ross Moriarty, 7-James Davies, 6-Justin Tipuric,
5-Alun Wyn Jones, 4-Adam Beard, 3-Dillon Lewis, 2-Ken Owens,
1-Nicky Smith
    Replacements: 16-Elliot Dee, 17-Rhys Carre, 18-Wyn Jones,
19-Jake Ball, 20-Aaron Shingler, 21-Gareth Davies, 22-Dan
Biggar, 23-Hadleigh Parkes.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
    Assistants: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), Pascal Gauzere
(France)
    TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

    PREVIOUS RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    NEW ZEALAND
    Sept 21  New Zealand 23-13 S Africa         Yokohama
    Oct 2    New Zealand 63-0 Canada            Oita
    Oct 6    New Zealand 71-9 Namibia           Tokyo
    Oct 12   New Zealand v Italy (cancelled)    Toyota
    Oct 19   New Zealand 46-14 Ireland          Tokyo
    Oct 26   New Zealand 7-19 England           Yokohama
    
    WALES
    Sept 23  Wales 43-14 Georgia      Toyota
    Sept 29  Wales 29-25 Australia    Tokyo
    Oct 9    Wales 29-17 Fiji         Oita
    Oct 13   Wales 35-13 Uruguay      Kumamoto
    Oct 20   Wales 20-19 France       Oita
    Oct 27   Wales 16-19 S Africa     Yokohama

 (Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru
Editing by Christian Radnedge)
  
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