October 25, 2019 / 10:01 AM / 21 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Wales v South Africa

    Oct 25 (Reuters) - Following are details of this weekend's
Rugby World Cup semi-final between Wales and South Africa:
    
    WHERE
    Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama
    
    WHEN
    Sunday, Oct. 27 at 6pm (0900 GMT)
    
    WALES
    World ranking: 3
    Coach: Warren Gatland (New Zealand)
    Captain: Alun Wyn Jones
    Team: 15-Leigh Halfpenny, 14-George North, 13-Jonathan
Davies, 12-Hadleigh Parkes, 11-Josh Adams, 10-Dan Biggar,
9-Gareth Davies, 8-Ross Moriarty, 7-Justin Tipuric, 6-Aaron
Wainwright, 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-Adam Beard, 20-Aaron Shingler, 21-Tomos Williams, 22-Rhys
Patchell, 23-Owen Watkin.
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    World ranking: 4
    Coach: Rassie Erasmus (South Africa)
    Captain: Siya Kolisi
    Team: 15-Willie Le Roux, 14-S'Busiso Nkosi, 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-Lood de Jager, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans
Malherbe, 2-Mbongeni Mbonambi, 1-Tendai Mtawarira
    Replacements: 16-Malcolm Marx, 17-Steven Kitshoff,
18-Vincent Koch, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Franco Mostert, 21-Francois
Louw, 22-Herschel Jantjies, 23-Frans Steyn.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Jerome Garces (France) 
    Assistants: Wayne Barnes (England), Ben O'Keeffe (New
Zealand)
    TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)
    
    PREVIOUS 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
    Oct 20    Wales 20-19 France       Oita
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    Sept 21   South Africa 13-23 New Zealand   Yokohama
    Sept 28   South Africa 57-3 Namibia        Toyota
    Oct 4     South Africa 49-3 Italy          Fukuroi
    Oct 8     South Africa 66-7 Canada         Kobe
    Oct 20    South Africa 26-3 Japan          Tokyo

 (Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru)
  
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