October 7, 2019 / 11:37 AM / 11 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Wales v Fiji

    Oct 7 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool D
fixture between Wales and Fiji:
    
    WHERE
    Oita Stadium, Oita
    
    WHEN
    Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6.45pm local time (0945 GMT)
    
    WALES
    World ranking: 2
    Coach: Warren Gatland (New Zealand)
    Captain: Alun Wyn Jones
    Team: 15-Liam Williams, 14-George North, 13-Jonathan Davies,
12-Hadleigh Parkes, 11-Josh Adams, 10-Dan Biggar, 9-Gareth
Davies, 8-Ross Moriarty, 7-James Davies, 6-Josh Navidi, 5-Alun
Wyn Jones, 4-Jake Ball, 3-Tom Francis, 2-Ken Owens, 1-Wyn Jones
    Replacements: 16-Elliot Dee, 17-Rhys Carre, 18-Dillon Lewis,
19-Aaron Shingler, 20-Aaron Wainwright, 21-Tomos Williams,
22-Rhys Patchell, 23-Owen Watkin.
    
    FIJI
    World ranking: 11
    Coach: John McKee (New Zealand)
    Captain: Dominiko Waqaniburotu
    Team: 15-Kini Murimurivalu, 14-Josua Tuisova, 13-Waisea
Nayacalevu, 12-Lepani Botia, 11-Semi Radradra, 10-Ben Volavola,
9-Frank Lomani, 8-Viliame Mata, 7-Semi Kunatani, 6-Dominiko
Waqaniburotu, 5-Leone Nakarawa, 4-Tevita Cavubati, 3-Manasa
Saulo, 2-Samuel Matavesi, 1-Campese Ma'afu
    Replacements: 16-Mesulame Dolokoto, 17-Eroni Mawi, 18-Peni
Ravai, 19-Apisalome Ratuniyarawa, 20-Peceli Yato, 21-Nikola
Matawalu, 22-Jale Vatubua, 23-Josh Matavesi.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Jerome Garces (France)
    Assistants: Romain Poite (France), Karl Dickson (England)
    TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)
    
    POOL D FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    WALES
    Sept 23   Wales 43-14 Georgia            Toyota
    Sept 29   Wales 29-25 Australia          Tokyo
    Oct 13    v Uruguay                      Kumamoto
    
    FIJI
    Sept 21   Fiji 21-39 Australia           Sapporo
    Sept 25   Fiji 27-30 Uruguay             Kamaishi
    Oct 3     Fiji 45-10 Georgia             Osaka

 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru
Editing by Christian Radnedge)
  
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