September 28, 2019 / 1:00 PM / 18 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Scotland v Samoa

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool A
fixture between Scotland and Samoa:
    
    WHERE
    Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe City
    
    WHEN
    Monday, September 30 at 7.15pm local time (1015 GMT)
    
    SCOTLAND
    World ranking: 9
    Coach: Gregor Townsend (Scotland)
    Captain: Stuart McInally
    Team: 15-Stuart Hogg, 14-Darcy Graham, 13-Chris Harris,
12-Sam Johnson, 11-Sean Maitland, 10-Finn Russell, 9-Greig
Laidlaw, 8-Blade Thomson, 7-Jamie Ritchie, 6-Magnus Bradbury,
5-Jonny Gray, 4-Grant Gilchrist, 3-Willem Nel, 2-Stuart
McInally, 1-Allan Dell
    Replacements: 16-Fraser Brown, 17-Gordon Reid, 18-Zander
Fagerson, 19-Scott Cummings, 20-Ryan Wilson, 21-George Horne,
22-Adam Hastings, 23-Duncan Taylor.
    
    SAMOA
    World ranking: 15
    Coach: Steve Jackson (New Zealand)
    Captain: Jack Lam
    Team: 15-Tim Nanai-Williams, 14-Belgium Tuatagaloa,
13-Alapati Leiua, 12-Henry Taefu, 11-Ed Fidow, 10-Tusi Pisi,
9-Melani Matavao, 8-Jack Lam, 7-TJ Ioane, 6-Chris Vui, 5-Kane
Le'aupepe, 4-Teofilo Paulo, 3-Michael Alaalatoa, 2-Ray Niuia,
1-Logovii Mulipola
    Replacements: 16-Seilala Lam, 17-Paul Alo-Emile, 18-Jordan
Lay, 19-Piula Faasalele, 20-Josh Tyrell, 21-Pele Cowley,
22-Ulupano Seuteni, 23-Kieron Fonotia.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France)
    Assistants: Nigel Owens (Wales), Federico Anselmi
(Argentina)
    TMO: Graham Hughes (England)
    
    POOL A FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    SCOTLAND
    Sept 22  Ireland 27-3 Scotland  Yokohama
    Oct 9    v Russia               Fukuroi
    Oct 13   v Japan                Yokohama
    
    SAMOA
    Sept 24   Russia 9-34 Samoa      Kumagaya
    Oct 5     v Japan                Toyota
    Oct 12    v Ireland              Fukuoka

 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; edited by Tony
Lawrence)
  
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