October 18, 2019 / 11:28 AM / a month ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Wales v France

    Oct 18 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup
quarter-final match between Wales and France:
    
    WHERE
    Oita Stadium, Oita
    
    WHEN
    Sunday, Oct. 20th at 4.15pm local time (0715 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-Josh Navidi, 7-Justin Tipuric, 6- Aaron Wainwright,
5-Alun Wyn Jones, 4-Jake Ball, 3-Tomas Francis, 2-Ken Owens,
1-Wyn Jones
    Replacements: 16-Elliot Dee, 17-Rhys Carre, 18-Dillon Lewis,
19-Aaron Shingler, 20-Ross Moriarty, 21-Tomos Williams, 22-Rhys
Patchell, 23-Owen Watkin.
    
    FRANCE
    World ranking: 8
    Coach: Jacques Brunel (France)
    Captain: Guilhem Guirado
    Team: 15-Maxime Medard, 14-Damian Penaud, 13-Virimi
Vakatawa, 12-Gael Fickou, 11-Yoann Huget, 10-Romain Ntamack,
9-Antoine Dupont, 8-Gregory Alldritt, 7-Charles Ollivon,
6-Wenceslas Lauret, 5-Sebastien Vahaamahina, 4-Bernard Le Roux,
3-Rabah Slimani, 2-Guilhem Guirado, 1-Jefferson Poirot
    Replacements: 16-Camille Chat, 17-Cyril Baille, 18-Emerick
Setiano, 19-Paul Gabrillagues, 20-Louis Picamoles, 21-Baptiste
Serin, 22-Camille Lopez, 23-Vincent Rattez.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
    Assistants: Nic Berry (Australia), Paul Williams (New
Zealand)
    TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)
    
    POOL STAGE RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    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
    
    FRANCE
    Sept 21   France 23-21 Argentina            Tokyo
    Oct 2     France 33-9 U.S.                  Fukuoka
    Oct 6     France 23-21 Tonga                Kumamoto
    Oct 12    France v England (cancelled)      Yokohama

 (Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru
Editing by Christian Radnedge)
  
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