October 25, 2019 / 10:11 AM / 18 days ago

Factbox: World Cup-Wales v South Africa

(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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