Rugby World Cup Lineups: Fiji v Uruguay

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October 4, 2015

Rugby World Cup Lineups: Fiji v Uruguay

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Doug Coil

October 6, 2015

Fiji v Uruguay, Pool A, Stadiummk, Milton Keynes, Kick off 20:00 – 3pm ET

Referee: JP Doyle; Assistant Referee: Jaco Peyper, Leighton Hodges; TV Match Official: Graham Hughes

Fiji’s side will be their oldest in 12 years, averaging over 29 years. Four changes were made from the loss to Wales. Nemani Nadolo also returns from suspension to the left wing.

Uruguay side will be its most experienced starting XV of Rugby World Cup 2015 with 453 caps. The team hopes that this will help them score their first try of the tournament. It still is a young side, averaging less than 27 years.

Both sides are looking for their first tournament win.

Fiji Ranked 10th: HC John McKee Starters: 1. Campese Ma’afu 2. Sunia Koto 3. Leroy Atalifo 4. Apisalome Ratuniyarawa 5. Leone Nakarawa 6. Dominiko Waqaniburotu 7. Akapusi Qera (c) 8. Sakiusa Matadigo 9. Nemia Kenatale 10. Ben Volavola 11. Nemani Nadolo 12. Lepani Botia 13. Vereniki Goneva 14. Asaeli Tikoirotuma 15. Kini Murimurivalu Replacements: 16. Viliame Veikoso 17. Peni Ravai 18. Taniela Koroi 19. Tevita Cavubati 20. Netani Talei 21. Henry Seniloli 22. Josh Matavesi 23. Timoci Nagusa

Uruguay Ranked 19th: HC Pablo Lemoine Starters: 1. Alejo Corral 2. Carlos Arboleya 3. Mario Sagario 4. Santiago Vilaseca (c) 5. Jorge Zerbino 6. Juan Manuel Gaminara 7. Matias Beer 8. Alejandro Nieto 9. Agustin Ormaechea 10. Alejo Duran 11. Rodrigo Silva 12. Andres Vilaseca 13. Joaquin Prada 14. Santiago Gibernau 15. Gaston Mieres Replacements: 16. German Kessler 17. Oscar Duran 18. Mateo Sanguinetti 19. Mathias Palomeque 20. Franco Lamanna 21. Juan De Freitas 22. Jeronimo Etcheverry 23. Francisco Bulanti

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