September 19, 2019 / 10:13 AM / a month ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-New Zealand v South Africa

    Sept 19 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool B
fixture between New Zealand and South Africa:
    
    WHERE
    Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama
    
    WHEN
    Saturday, Sept. 21 at 6.45pm local time (0945 GMT)
    
    NEW ZEALAND
    World ranking: 2
    Coach: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)
    Captain: Kieran Read
    Team: 15-Beauden Barrett, 14-Sevu Reece, 13-Anton
Lienert-Brown, 12-Ryan Crotty, 11-George Bridge, 10-Richie
Mo’unga, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read, 7-Sam Cane, 6-Ardie
Savea, 5-Scott Barrett, 4-Sam Whitelock, 3-Nepu Laulala, 2-Dane
Coles, 1-Joe Moody
    Replacements: 16-Codie Taylor, 17-Ofa Tuungafasi, 18-Angus
Ta’avao, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Shannon Frizell, 21-TJ
Perenara, 22-Sonny Bill Williams, 23-Ben Smith.
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    World ranking: 4
    Coach: Rassie Erasmus (South Africa)
    Captain: Siya Kolisi
    Team: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Cheslin Kolbe, 13-Lukhanyo Am,
12-Damian de Allende, 11-Makazole Mapimpi, 10-Handre Pollard,
9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Duane Vermeulen, 7-Pieter Steph du Toit,
6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans
Malherbe, 2-Malcom Marx, 1-Steven Kitshoff
    Replacements: 16-Bongi Mbonambi, 17-Tendai Mtawarira,
18-Trevor Nyakane, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Francois Louw, 21-Herschel
Jantjies, 22-Frans Steyn, 23-Jesse Kriel.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Jerome Garces (France)
    Assistants: Romain Poite (France), Karl Dickson (England)
    TMO: Graham Hughes (England)
    
    POOL B FIXTURES (date/opponent/venue)
    NEW ZEALAND
    Oct 2    v Canada   Oita
    Oct 6    v Namibia  Tokyo
    Oct 12   v Italy    Toyota 
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    Sept 28  v Namibia  Toyota  
    Oct 4    v Italy    Fukuroi 
    Oct 8    v Canada   Kobe

 (Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, editing by Pritha
Sarkar)
  
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