Rugby World Cup Squads

September 14, 2015

Rugby World Cup Squads

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POOL A

AUSTRALIA

Coach: Michael Cheika

Prop: Greg Holmes, Sekope Kepu

Hooker: Stephen Moore (c), Tatafu-Polota-Nau, Scott Sio, James Slipper, Toby Smith

Lock: Kane Douglas, Dean Mumm, Rob Simmons,  Will Skelton

Flanker: Scott Fardy, Michael Hooper, Sean McMahon, David Pocock

8: Ben McCalman, Wycliff Palu

Scrumhalf: Will Genia, Nick Phipps

Flyhalf: Quade Cooper, Bernard Foley

Center: Kurtley Beale, Matt Giteau, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Toomua

Wing: Adam Ashley-Cooper, Rob Horne, Drew Mitchell, Henry Speight, Joe Tomane

Fullback: Israel Folau

ENGLAND

Coach: Stuart Lancaster

Prop: Kieran Brookes, Dan Cole, Joe Marler, Mako Vunipola,  David Wilson

Hooker: Jamie George, Rob Webber, Tom Youngs

Lock: George Kruis, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Geoff Parling

Flanker: James Haskell, Chris Robshaw (c), Tom Wood

8: Ben Morgan, Billy Vunipola

Scrumhalf: Danny Care, Richard Wigglesworth, Ben Youngs

Flyhalf: Owen Farrell, George Ford

Center: Brad Barritt, Sam Burgess, Jonathan Joseph, Henry Slade

Wing: Jonny May, Jack Nowell, Anthony Watson

Fullback: Mike Brown, Alex Goode

FIJI

Coach: John McKee

Prop: Lee Roy Atalifo, Isei Colati, Campese Ma’afu, Peni Ravai, Manasa Saulo

Hooker: Sunia Koto, Talemaitoga Tuapati, Viliame Veikoso

Lock: Tevita Cavubati, Leone Nakarawa, Api Ratuniyarawa, Nemia Soqeta

Flanker: Akapusi Qera (c), Malakai Ravulo, Dom Waqaniburotu, Peceli Yato

8: Masi Matadigo,  Netani Talei

Scrumhalf: Nemia Kenatale, Nikola Matawalu, Henry Seniloli

Flyhalf: Josh Matavesi, Ben Volavola

Center: Lepani Botia, Vereniki Goneva, Gabby Lovobalavu

Wing: Nemani Nadolo, Waisea Nayacalevu, Metuisela Talebula

Fullback: Kini Murimurivalu, , Asaeli Tikoirotuma

URUGUAY

Coach: Pablo Lemoine

Prop: Carlos Arboleya, Alejo Corral, Oscar Duran, Mario Sagario, Mateo Sanguinetti

Hooker: German Kessler, Nicolas Klappenbach

Lock: Franco Lamanna, Mathias Palomeque, Santiago Vilaseca (c), Jorge Zerbino

Flanker: Agustin Alonso, Fernando Bascou, Matias Beer, Juan de Freitas, Juan Manuel Gaminara, Diego Magno

8: Alejandro Nieto

Scrumhalf: Alejo Duran, Agustin Ormaechea

Flyhalf: Felipe Berchesi, Manuel Blengio

Center: Joaquin Prada, Alberto Roman, Andres Vilaseca

Wing: Francisco Bulanti, Jeronimo Etcheverry, Santiago Gibernau, Leandro Leivas

Fullback: Gaston Mieres, Rodrigo Silva

WALES

Coach: Warren Gatland

Prop: Tomas Francis, Paul James, Aaron Jarvis, Gethin Jenkins, Samson Lee

Hooker: Scott Baldwin, Ken Owens

Lock: Jake Ball, Luke Charteris, Dominic Day, Bradley Davies, Alun Wyn Jones

Flanker: James King, Dan Lydiate, Justin Tipuric, Sam Warburton (c), Ross Moriarity**

8: Taulupe Faletau

Scrumhalf: Gareth Davies,  Mike Phillips*, Lloyd Williams, Rhys Webb

Flyhalf: Dan Biggar, Rhys Priestland

Center: Cory Allen, Jamie Roberts, Scott Williams

Wing: Hallam Amos, Alex Cuthbert, George North, Eli Walker**

Fullback: Matthew Morgan, Liam Williams,  Leigh Halfpenny

POOL B

JAPAN

Coach: Eddie Jones

Prop: Kensuke Hatakeyama, Keita Inagaki, Masataka Mikami, Hiroshi Yamashita

Hooker: Shota Horie, Takeshi Kizu, Hiroki Yuhara

Lock: Shoji Ito, Shinya Makabe, Hitoshi Ono, Luke Thompson

Flanker: Michael Broadhurst, Justin Ives, Michael Leitch (c), Hendrik Tui

8: Ryu Holani,  Amanaki Mafi

Scrumhalf: Atsushi Hiwasa, Fumiaki Tanaka

Flyhalf: Harumichi Tatekawa, Kosei Ono

Center: Kotaro Matsushima, Male Sau, Yu Tamura, Craig Wing

Wing: Yoshikazu Fujita, Kenki Fukuoka, Karne Hesketh, Toshiaki Hirose, Akihito Yamada

Fullback: Ayumu Goromaru

SAMOA

Coach: Stephen Betham

Prop: Viliamu Afatia, Jake Grey, Census Johnston*, Logovii Mulipola, Anthony Perenise, Sakaria Taulafo

Hooker: Wayne Ole Avei, Ma’atulimanu Leiataua, Motu Matu’u

Lock: Teofilo Paulo, Joe Tekori, Kane Thompson, Fa’atiga Lemalu

Flanker: Maurie Fa’asavalu, Alafoti Faosiliva, Jack Lam, Faifili Levave*, Ofisa Treviranus (c)

8: TJ Ioane, Sanele Vavae Tuilagi

Scrumhalf: Vavao Afemai, Kahn Fotualii

Flyhalf: Patrick Fa’apale, Tusiata Pisi, Mike Stanley

Center: Rey Lee-Lo, Johnny Leota, Paul Perez, George Pisi

Wing: Fa’atoina Autagavaia, Ken Pisi, Alesana Tuilagi

Fullback: Tim Nanai-Williams

SCOTLAND

Coach: Vern Cotter

Prop: Al Dickinson, Ryan Grant, WP Nel, Gordon Reid, Jon Welsh

Hooker: Fraser Brown, Ross Ford, Stuart McInally, Kevin Bryce*

Lock: Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, Richie Gray,  Tim Swinson

Flanker: John Hardie, Alasdair Strokosch, Ryan Wilson

8: David Denton, Josh Strauss

Scrumhalf: Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Greig Laidlaw (c), Henry Pyrgos

Flyhalf: Finn Russell, Duncan Weir

Center: Mark Bennett, Peter Horne, Matt Scott, Richie Vernon

Wing: Sean Lamont, Sean Maitland, Tommy Seymour, Tim Visser

Fullback: Stuart Hogg

SOUTH AFRICA

Coach: Heyneke Meyer

Prop: Jannie du Plessis, Frans Malherbe, Tendai Mtawarira, Trevor Nyakane, Coenie Oosthuizen

Hooker: Schalk Brits, Bismarck du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss

Lock: Lood de Jager, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Eben Etzebeth, Victor Matfield

Flanker: Willem Alberts,  Schalk Burger, Siya Kolisi, Francois Louw

8: Duane Vermeulen

Scrumhalf: Fourie du Preez, Rudy Paige, Ruan Pienaar

Flyhalf: Patrick Lambie, Handre Pollard, Morne Steyn

Center: Damian de Allende, Jean de Villiers (c), Jesse Kriel

Wing: Bryan Habana, Lwazi Mvovo, JP Pietersen

Fullback: Zane Kirchner, Willie le Roux

USA

Coach: Mike Tolkin

Prop: Chris Baumann, Eric Fry, Olive Kilifi,  Titi Lamositele, Matekitonga Moeakiola, Joseph Taufete’e

Hooker: Zach Fenoglio, Phil Thiel

Lock: Cameron Dolan, Greg Peterson, Hayden Smith, Louis Stanfill

Flanker: Andrew Durutalo, Al McFarland, Matt Trouville*, John Quill, Scott LaValla

8: Danny Barrett, Samu Manoa

Scrumhalf: Niku Kruger, Mike Petri

Flyhalf: AJ MacGinty, Shalom Suniula

Center: Seamus Kelly, Folau Niua, Thretton Palamo, Andrew Suniula

Wing: Takudzwa Ngwenya, Blaine Scully, Zack Test, Brett Thompson

Fullback: Chris Wyles (c)

 POOL C

ARGENTINA

Coach: Daniel Hourcade

Prop: Marcos Ayerza, Juan Pablo Orlandi*, Ramiro Herrera, Lucas Noguera Paz, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Matias Diaz

Hooker: Agustin Creevy (c), Julian Montoya

Lock: Matias Alemanno, Mariano Galarza, Tomas Lavanini, Guido Petti Pagadizabal

Flanker: Juan Fernandez Lobbe, Juan Manuel Leguizamon, Pablo Matera, Javier Ortega Desio

8: Facundo Isa, Leonardo Senatore

Scrumhalf: Tomas Cubelli, Martin Landajo

Flyhalf: Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, Nicolas Sanchez

Center: Marcelo Bosch, Jeronimo De La Fuente, Martin Hernandez, Matias Moroni, Juan Pablo Socino

Wing: Horacio Agulla,  Santiago Cordero, Juan Juan Imhoff

Fullback: Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino, Joaquin Tuculet

GEORGIA

Coach: Milton Haig

Prop: Kakha Asieshvili, Levan Chilachava, Dudu Kubriashvili, Mikheil Nariashvili, Davit Zirakashvili

Hooker: Jaba Bregvadze, Simon Maisuradze, Shalva Mamukashvili

Lock: Giorgi Chkhaidze, Levan Datunashvili, Kote Mikautadze, Giorgi Nemsadze

Flanker: Mamuka Gorgodze (c), Vito Kolelishvili, Shalva Sutiashvili, Giorgi Tkhilaishvili

8: Lasha Lomidze

Scrumhalf: Giorgi Begadze, Vazha Khutsishvili, Vasil Lobzhanidze

Flyhalf: Lasha Khmaladze, Lasha Malaghuradze

Center: Davit Katcharava, Tamaz Mchedlidze, Merab Sharikadze

Wing: Giorgi Aptsiauri, Muraz Giorgadze, Giorgi Pruidze, Sandro Todua

Fullback: Merab Kvirikashvili, Beka Tsiklauri

NAMIBIA

Coach: Phil Davies

Prop: Johannes Coetzee, AJ de Klerk, Jaco Engels, Raoul Larson, Johnnie Redelinghuys, Casper Viviers

Hooker: Torsten van Jaarsveld, Louis van der Westhuizen

Lock: Tjiuee Uanivi, Janco Venter

Flanker: Renaldo Bothma, Jacques Burger (c), Wian Conradie, Tinus du Plessis, Rohan Kitshoff

8: Leneve Damens, PJ van Lill

Scrumhalf: Eneill Buitendag, Eugene Jantjies, Damien Stevens

Flyhalf: Theuns Kotze

Center: Darryl de La Harpe, Johan Deysel, JC Greyling, Danie van Wyk

Wing: Conrad Marais, David Philander, Heinrich Smith, Russell van Wyk

Fullback: Chrysander Botha, Johan Tromp

NEW ZEALAND

Coach: Steve Hansen

Prop: Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Ben Franks, Owen Franks,  Tony Woodcock

Hooker: Dane Coles, Keven Mealamu, Codie Taylor

Lock: Brodie Retallick, Luke Romano, Sam Whitelock

Flanker: Sam Cane, Jerome Kaino, Richie McCaw (c), Liam Messam

8: Kieran Read, Victor Vito

Scrumhalf: Tawera Kerr-Barlow, TJ Perenara, Aaron Smith

Flyhalf: Beauden Barrett, Dan Carter, Colin Slade

Center: Malakai Fekitoa, Ma’a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Sonny Bill Williams

Wing: Nehe Milner-Skudder, Waisake Naholo, Julian Savea

Fullback: Ben Smith

TONGA

Coach: Mana Otai

Prop: Halani Aulika, Tevita Mailau, Sila Puafisi, Alisona Taumalolo, Soane Tonga’uiha

Hooker: Aleki Lutui, Paula Ngauamo, Elvis Taione

Lock: Uili Kolo’ofai, Lua Lokotui,  Steve Mafi, Joe Tuineau

Flanker: Sione Kalamafoni, Nili Latu (c), Jack Ram, Hale T-Pole

8: Opeti Fonua, Viliami Ma’afu

Scrumhalf: Samisoni Fisilau, Sosefo Ma’ake, Sonatane Takulua

Flyhalf: Latiume Fosita, Kurt Morath

Center: Siale Piatau, Sione Piukala, Viliami Tahitu’a

Wing: Tevita Halaifonua, William Helu, Fetu’u Vainikolo, Telusa Veainu

Fullback: Vungakoto Lilo

POOL D

CANADA

Coach: Kieran Crowley

Prop: Hubert Buydens, Jake Ilnicki*,  Djustice Sears-Duru, Andrew Tiedemann, Doug Wooldridge, Jason Marshall

Hooker: Ray Barkwill, Aaron Carpenter, Benoit Piffero

Lock: Brett Beukeboom, Jamie Cudmore, Evan Olmstead

Flanker: Nanyak Dala, Kyle Gilmour, John Moonlight, Jebb Sinclair

8: Tyler Ardron (c), Richard Thorpe

Scrumhalf: Phil Mack, Jamie Mackenzie, Gordon McRorie

Flyhalf: Nathan Hirayama, Liam Underwood

Center: Nick Blevins, Connor Braid, Ciaran Hearn, Conor Trainor

Wing: Jeff Hassler, Phil Mackenzie, DTH van der Merwe,

Fullback: Matt Evans, Harry Jones

FRANCE

Coach: Philippe Saint-Andre

Prop: Uini Atonio, Eddy Ben Arous, Vincent Debaty, Nicolas Mas, Rabah Slimani

Hooker: Guilhem Guirado, Benjamin Kayser, Dimitri Szarzewski

Lock: Alexandre Flanquart, Yohann Maestri, Pascal Pape

Flanker: Thierry Dusautoir (c), Bernard Le Roux, Yannick Nyanga, Fulgence Ouedraogo

8: Damien Chouly, Louis Picamoles

Scrumhalf: Rory Kockott, Morgan Parra, Sebastien Tillous-Borde

Flyhalf: Frederic Michalak, Remi Tales

Center: Mathieu Bastareaud, Alexandre Dumoulin, Gael Fickou, Wesley Fofana

Wing: Sofiane Guitoune, Yoann Huget, Noa Nakaitaci

Fullback: Brice Dulin, Scott Spedding

IRELAND

Coach: Joe Schmidt

Prop: Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Jack McGrath, Mike Ross, Nathan White

Hooker: Rory Best, Sean Cronin, Richardt Strauss

Lock: Iain Henderson, Paul O’Connell (c), Donnacha Ryan, Devin Toner

Flanker: Chris Henry,  Jordi Murphy, Sean O’Brien, Peter O’Mahony,

8: Jamie Heaslip

Scrumhalf: Conor Murray, Eoin Reddan

Flyhalf: Paddy Jackson, Ian Madigan, Jonathan Sexton

Center: Darren Cave, Keith Earls, Robbie Henshaw, Jared Payne

Wing: Tommy Bowe,  Luke Fitzgerald,  Dave Kearney, Simon Zebo

Fullback: Rob Kearney

ITALY

Coach: Jacques Brunel

Prop: Matias Aguero, Martin Castrogiovanni, Dario Chistolini, Lorenzo Cittadini, Michele Rizzo

Hooker: Leonardo Ghiraldini, Davide Giazzon, Andrea Manici

Lock: Valerio Bernabo, Joshua Furno, Marco Fuser, Quintin Geldenhuys

Flanker: Mauro Bergamasco, Simone Favaro*, Francesco Minto, Samuela Vunisa, Alessandro Zanni

8: Sergio Parisse (c)

Scrumhalf: Edoardo Gori, Guglielmo Palazzani, Marcello Violi

Flyhalf: Tommaso Allan, Carlo Canna

Center: Enrico Bacchin*, Tommaso Benvenuti, Michele Campagnaro, Gonzalo Garcia, Luca Morisi

Wing: Leonardo Sarto, Giovanbattista Venditti, Angelo Esposito

Fullback: Andrea Masi, Luke McLean

ROMANIA

Coach: Lynn Howells

Prop: Mihaita Lazar, Ion Paulita, Horatiu Pungea, Alexandru Tarus, Andrei Ursache

Hooker: Eugen Capatana, Andrei Radoi, Otar Turashvili

Lock: Marius Antonescu, Valentin Popirlan, Valentin Ursache, Johannes van Heerden

Flanker: Stelian Burcea, Viorel Lucaci, Mihai Macovei (c)

8: Daniel Carpo, Ovidiu Tonita,

Scrumhalf: Tudorel Bratu, Valentin Calafeteanu, Florin Surugiu

Flyhalf: Danut Dumbrava, Michael Wiringi

Center: Csaba Gal, Paula Kinikinilau, Florin Vlaicu

Wing: Adrian Apostol, Ionut Botezatu, Florin Ionita, Madalin Lemnaru

Fullback: Catalin Fercu, Sabin Stratila

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