Rugby-World Cup-Ireland v Samoa

Rugby-World Cup-Ireland v Samoa
By Reuters

10/10/2019 at 14:08Updated 10/10/2019 at 14:10

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool A fixture between Ireland and Samoa: WHERE Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka WHEN Saturday, Oct.

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool A
fixture between Ireland and Samoa:

WHERE
Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka

WHEN
Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7.45pm local time (1045 GMT)

IRELAND
World ranking: 4
Coach: Joe Schmidt (New Zealand)
Captain: Rory Best
Team: 15-Jordan Larmour, 14-Keith Earls, 13-Robbie Henshaw,
12-Bundee Aki, 11-Jacob Stockdale, 10-Johnny Sexton, 9-Conor
Murray, 8-CJ Stander, 7-Josh van der Flier, 6-Tadgh Beirne,
5-James Ryan, 4-Iain Henderson, 3-Tadgh Furlong, 2-Rory Best,
1-Cian Healy
Replacements: 16-Niall Scannell, 17-Dave Kilcoyne, 18-Andrew
Porter, 19-Jean Kleyn, 20-Peter O'Mahony, 21-Luke McGrath,
22-Joey Carbery, 23-Andrew Conway.

SAMOA
World ranking: 14
Coach: Steve Jackson (New Zealand)
Captain: Jack Lam
Team: 15-Tim Nanai-Williams, 14-Ah See Tuala, 13-Alapati
Leiua, 12-Henry Taefu, 11-Ed Fidow, 10-Ulupano Seuteni, 9-Dwayne
Polataivao, 8-Jack Lam, 7-TJ Ioane, 6-Chris Vui, 5-Kane
Le'aupepe, 4-Filo Paulo, 3-Mike Alaalatoa, 2-Seilala Lam,
1-Logovii Mulipola
Replacements: 16-Ray Niuia, 17-Paul Alo-Emile, 18-Jordan
Lay, 19-Piula Faasalele, 20-Josh Tyrell, 21-Pele Cowley, 22-Tusi
Pisi, 23-Kieron Fonotia

OFFICIALS
Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
Assistants: Romain Poite (France), Brendon Pickerill (New
Zealand)
TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

POOL A RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
IRELAND
Sept 22 Ireland 27-3 Scotland Yokohama
Sept 28 Ireland 12-19 Japan Fukuroi
Oct 3 Ireland 35-0 Russia Kobe

SAMOA
Sept 24 Samoa 34-9 Russia Kumagaya
Sept 30 Samoa 0-34 Scotland Kobe
Oct 5 Samoa 19-38 Japan Toyota

(Compiled by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru)

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