October 6, 2019 / 12:15 PM / 10 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-South Africa v Canada

    Oct 6 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool B
fixture between South Africa and Canada:
    
    WHERE
    Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe
    
    WHEN
    Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7.15pm local time (1015 GMT)
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    World ranking: 5
    Coach: Rassie Erasmus (South Africa)
    Captain: Siya Kolisi
    Team: 15-Damian Willemse, 14-Warrick Gelant, 13-Damian de
Allende, 12-Francois Steyn, 11-Sbusiso Nkosi, 10-Elton Jantjies,
9-Cobus Reinach, 8-Francois Louw, 7-Kwagga Smith, 6-Siya Kolisi,
5-Franco Mostert, 4-RG Snyman, 3-Vincent Koch, 2-Schalk Brits,
1-Thomas Du Toit
    Replacements: 16-Malcolm Marx, 17-Steven Kitshoff, 18-Frans
Malherbe, 19-Eben Etzebeth, 20-Pieter-Steph du Toit, 21-Herschel
Jantjies, 22-Handre Pollard, 23-Willie le Roux.
    
    CANADA
    World ranking: 22
    Coach: Kingsley Jones (Wales)
    Captain: Tyler Ardron
    Team: 15-Andrew Coe, 14-Jeff Hassler, 13-Conor Trainor,
12-Ciaran Hearn, 11-DTH Van Der Merwe, 10-Peter Nelson, 9-Phil
Mack, 8-Tyler Ardron, 7-Matt Heaton, 6-Lucas Rumball, 5-Kyle
Baillie, 4-Evan Olmstead, 3-Jake Ilnicki, 2-Andrew Quattrin,
1-Hubert Buydens
    Replacements: 16-Benoit Piffero, 17-Djustice Sears-Duru,
18-Matt Tierney, 19-Josh Larsen, 20-Michael Sheppard, 21-Jamie
Mackenzie, 22-Shane O'Leary, 23-Guiseppe du Toit.
    
    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Luke Pearce (Wales)
    Assistants: Angus Gardner (Australia), Andrew Brace
(England)
    TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)
    
    POOL B FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    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
    
    CANADA
    Sept 26   Canada 7-48 Italy                Fukuoka
    Oct 2     Canada 0-63 New Zealand          Oita
    Oct 13    v Namibia                        Kamaishi    

 (Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru)
  
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