Wales' James Hook attempts to kick a penalty goal, which was disallowed, during the Rugby World Cup Pool D match against South Africa Springboks at Wellington Regional Stadium in Wellington September 11, 2011 - Reuters
 
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Sunday at the World Cup

Sunday at the World Cup

By Reuters
Last update The 01/10/2011 at 23:54 -
By Reuters - The 01/10/2011 at 23:54
Facts ahead of the final group stage games, including Wales v Fiji and New Zealand v Canada.

New Zealand v Canada

Where: Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington

Capacity: 40,000

When: Sunday, Oct. 2 (kickoff 0230)

Referee: Romain Poite (France)

Teams:

New Zealand Canada

15-Mils Muliaina 15-Matt Evans

14-Israel Dagg 14-Conor Trainor

13-Conrad Smith 13-DTH Van Der Merwe

12-Sonny Bill Williams 12-Ryan Smith

11-Zac Guildford 11-Phil Mackenzie

10-Dan Carter (c) 10-Ander Monro

9-Jimmy Cowan 9-Ed Fairhurst

8-Kieran Read 8-Aaron Carpenter

7-Victor Vito 7-Chauncey O'Toole

6-Jerome Kaino 6-Adam Kleeberger

5-Ali Williams 5-Jamie Cudmore

4-Sam Whitelock 4-Jebb Sinclair

3-Owen Franks 3-Jason Marshall

2-Andrew Hore 2-Pat Riordan (c)

1-Tony Woodcock 1-Hubert Buydens

Replacements:

16-Kevin Mealamu 16-Ryan Hamilton

17-Ben Franks 17-Scott Franklin

18-Brad Thorne 18-Andrew Tiedemann

19-Anthony Boric 19-Tyler Hotson

20-Piri Weepu 20-Nanyak Dala

21-Colin Slade 21-Sean White

22-Isaia Toeava 22-Nathan Hirayama

Coaches: Graham Henry Kieran Crowley

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IRB ranking:

New Zealand 1

Canada 12

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Overall record:

Played: 5

Wins: New Zealand - 5; Canada - 0

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Biggest win:

New Zealand 73-7 in 1995

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Recent meetings:

Year Venue Result

1991* Lille New Zealand won 29-13

1995 Auckland New Zealand won 73-7

2003* Melbourne New Zealand won 68-6

2007 Hamilton New Zealand won 64-13

* denotes rugby World Cup match

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Argentina v Georgia

Where: Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North

Capacity: 15,000

When: Sunday, Oct. 2 (kickoff 0000)

Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)

Teams:

Argentina Georgia

15-Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino 15-Malkhaz Urjukashvili

14-Horacio Agulla 14-Lekso Gugava

13-Marcelo Bosch 13-David Kacharava

12-Felipe Contepomi (c) 12-Tedo Zibzibadze

11-Juan Jose Imhoff 11-Alexander Todua

10-Santiago Fernández 10-Lasha Khmaladze

9-Nicolás Vergallo 9-Irakli Abuseridze (c)

8-Leonardo Senatore 8-Mamuka Gorgodze

7-Juan Manuel Leguizamón 7-Viktor Kolelishvili

6-Julio Farias Cabello 6-Giorgi Chkhaidze

5-Patricio Albacete 5-Vakhtang Maisuradze

4-Mariano Galarza 4-Levan Datunashvili

3-Juan Figallo 3-David Zirakashvili

2-Mario Ledesma Arocena 2-Akvsenti Giorgadze

1-Marcos Ayerza 1-Vasil Kakovin

Replacements:

16-Agustín Creevy 16-Jaba Bregvadze

17-Martín Scelzo 17-Goderdzi Shvelidze

18-Tomas Vallejos 18-Giorgi Nemsadze

19-Alejandro Campos 19-Ilia Zedginidze

20-Alfredo Lalanne 20-Bidzina Samkharadze

21-Agustín Gosio 21-Merab Kvirikashvili

22-Martín Rodríguez 22-Lasha Malaguradze

Coaches: Santiago Phelan Richie Dixon

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IRB ranking:

Argentina 8

Georgia 14

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Overall record:

Played: 1

Wins: Argentina - 1; Georgia - 0

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Biggest win:

Argentina 33-3 in 2007

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Recent meetings:

Year Venue Result

2007* Lyon Argentina won 33-3

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Wales v Fiji

Where: Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

Capacity: 30,000

When: Sunday, Oct. 2 (kickoff 0500)

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)

Teams:

Wales Fiji

15-Lee Byrne 15-Iliesa Lomani Rakuka Keresoni

14-George North 14-Albert James Vulivuli

13-Scott Williams 13-Ravai Susau Fatiaki

12-Jamie Roberts 12-Gaby Lovobalavu

11-Leigh Halfpenny 11-Michael Tagicakibau

10-Rhys Priestland 10-Nicky Little

9-Mike Phillips 9-Vitori Tomu Buatava

8-Toby Faletau 8-Netani Edward Talei (c)

7-Sam Warburton (c) 7-Sakiusa Matadigo

6-Ryan Jones 6-Rupeni Nasiga

5-Luke Charteris 5-Wame Lewaravu

4-Bradley Davies 4-Leone Nakarawa

3-Adam Jones 3-Setefano Somoca

2-Huw Bennett 2-Sunia Koto

1-Gethin Jenkins 1-Waisea Nailago

Replacements:

16-Lloyd Burns 16-Viliame Veikoso

17-Paul James 17-Campese Ma'afu

18-Alun Wyn Jones 18-Mala Ravulo

19-Andy Powell 19-Akapusi Qera

20-Lloyd Williams 20-Nemia Kenatale

21-Stephen Jones 21-Seremaia Bai

22-Jonathan Davies 22-Vereniki Goneva

Coaches: Warren Gatland Samu Domoni

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IRB ranking:

Wales 7

Fiji 16

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Overall record:

Played: 10

Wins: Wales - 8; Fiji - 1 (drawn - 1)

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Biggest win:

Wales 58-14 in 2002

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Recent meetings:

Year Venue Result

1995 Cardiff Wales won 19-15

2002 Millenium Stadium Wales won 58-14

2005 Millenium Stadium Wales won 11-10

2007* Nantes Fiji won 38-34

2010 Millenium Stadium Drawn, 16-16

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Ireland v Italy

Where: Otago Stadium, Dunedin

Capacity: 30,000

When: Sunday, Oct. 2 (kickoff 0730)

Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)

Teams:

Ireland Italy

15-Rob Kearney 15-Andrea Masi

14-Tommy Bowe 14-Tommaso Benvenuti

13-Brian O'Driscoll (c) 13-Gonzalo Canale

12-Gordon D'Arcy 12-Gonzalo Garcia

11-Keith Earls 11-Mirco Bergamasco

10-Ronan O'Gara 10-Luciano Orquera

9-Conor Murray 9-Fabio Semenzato

8-Jamie Heaslip 8-Sergio Parisse (c)

7-Sean O'Brien 7-Mauro Bergamasco

6-Stephen Ferris 6-Alessandro Zanni

5-Paul O'Connell 5-Cornelius van Zyl

4-Donncha O'Callaghan 4-Quintin Geldenhuys

3-Mike Ross 3-Martin Castrogiovanni

2-Rory Best 2-Leonardo Ghiraldini

1-Cian Healy 1-Salvatore Perugini

Replacements:

16-Sean Cronin 16-Fabio Ongaro

17-Tom Court 17-Andrea lo Cicero

18-Donnacha Ryan 18-Marco Bortolami

19-Denis Leamy 19-Paul Derbyshire

20-Eoin Reddan 20-Edoardo Gori

21-Jonathan Sexton 21-Riccardo Bocchino

22-Andrew Trimble 22-Luke McLean

Coaches: Declan Kidney Nick Mallett

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IRB ranking:

Ireland 6

Italy 11

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Overall record:

Played: 19

Wins: Ireland - 16; Italy - 3

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Biggest win:

Ireland 61-6 in 2002

Italy 37-22 in 1997

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Recent meetings:

Year Venue Result

2007 Belfast Ireland won 23-20

2008 Croke Park Ireland won 16-11

2009 Rome Ireland won 38-9

2010 Croke Park Ireland won 29-11

2011 Rome Ireland won 13-11

 
 

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