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Wednesday at the World Cup

All the key details ahead of Wednesday’s triple header in New Zealand.

 
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Namibia v Samoa – Pool D (03:30)

Where: Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua.

Capacity: 26,000

Referee: Romain Poite

Samoa: 15-Paul Williams 14-Sailosi Tagicakibau 13-George Pisi 12-Seilala Mapusua 11-Alesana Tuilagi 10-Tusi Pisi 9-Kahn Fotuali'i 8-George Stowers 7-Maurie Faasavalu 6-Taiasina Tuifua 5-Kane Thompson 4-Daniel Leo 3-Anthony Perenise 2-Mahonri Schwalger (Captain) 1-Sakaria Taulafo /// Replacements 16-Ti'i Paulo 17-Census Johnston 18-Joe Tekori 19-Ofisa Treviranus 20-Junior Poluleuligaga 21-Eliota Sapolu Fuimaono 22-Tasesa Lavea

Namibia: 15-Chrysander Botha 14-Danie Dames 13-Danie van Wyk 12-Piet van Zyl 11-Llewellyn Winkler 10-Theuns Kotze 9-Eugene Jantjies 8-Pieter Jan van Lill 7-Jacques Burger (Captain) 6-Jacques Nieuwenhuis 5-Henk Franken 4-Heinz Koll 3-Raoul Larson 2-Hugo Horn 1-Johnnie Redelinghuys /// Replacements 16-Bertus O'Callaghan 17-Jane du Toit 18-Nico Esterhuyse 19-Rohan Kitshoff 20-Ryan de la Harpe 21-Darryl de la Harpe 22-Tetrius Losper

IRB ranking: Samoa 10 Namibia 20

Overall record: Samoa 1 Namibia 0

Biggest win: Samoa 40-13 in 2003

Recent meetings: 2003 (Windhoek) Samoa won 40-13

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Canada v Tonga – Pool A (06:00)

Where: Northland Events Centre, Whangarei.

Capacity: 20,000

Referee: Johnathan Kaplan

Canada: 15-Kurt Morath 14-Fetu'u Vainikolo 13-Siale Piutau 12-Alipate Fatafehi 11-William Helu 10-Taniela Moa 9-Thomas Palu 8-Samiu Vahafolau 7-Thomas Palu 6-Finau Maka (Captain) 5-Tukulua Lokotui 4-Sione Timani 3-Kisi Palu 2-Ephraim Taukafa 1-Alisona Taumalolo /// Replacements 16-Aloisio Ma'asi 17-Soane Tonga'uiha 18-Halani Aulika 19-Viliame Ma'afu 20-Sione Kalamafoni

Tonga: 15-James Pritchard 14-Ciaran Hearn 13-DTH Van Der Merwe 12-Ryan Smith 11-Phil Mackenzie 10-Ander Monro 9-Ed Fairhurst 8-Aaron Carpenter 7-Chauncey O'Toole 6-Adam Kleeberger 5-Jamie Cudmore 4-Jebb Sinclair 3-Jason Marshall 2-Pat Riordan (Captain) 1-Hubert Buydens /// Replacements 16-Ryan Hamilton 17-Scott Franklin 18-Tyler Hotson 19-Nanyak Dala 20-Conor Trainor

IRB ranking: Tonga 12 Canada 14

Overall record: Tonga 2 Canada 3

Biggest win: Canada 37-4 in 1987

Recent meetings: 2000 (Vancouver) Canada won 29-11; 2003 (Wollongong) Canada won 24-7

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Scotland v Georgia – Pool B (08:30)

Where: Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill.

Capacity: 17,000

Referee: George Clancy

Scotland: 15-Rory Lamont 14-Max Evans 13-Nick De Luca 12-Graeme Morrison 11-Sean Lamont 10-Dan Parks 9-Rory Lawson (Captain) 8-Kelly Brown 7-Ross Rennie 6-Ally Strokosch 5-Jim Hamilton 4-Nathan Hines 3-Euan Murray 2-Scott Lawson 1-Allan Jacobsen /// Replacements 16-Ross Ford 17-Geoff Cross 18-Alasdair Dickinson 19-Richie Gray 20-Richie Vernon 21-Chris Cusiter 22-Chris Paterson

Georgia: 15-Revaz Gigauri 14-Irakli Machkhaneli 13-David Kacharava 12-Tedo Zibzibadze 11-Alexander Todua 10-Merab Kvirikashvili 9-Irakli Abuseridze (Captain) 8-Dimitri Basilaia 7-Mamuka Gorgodze 6-Shalva Sutiashvili 5-Vakhtang Maisuradze 4-Levan Datunashvili 3-David Zirakashvili 2-Jaba Bregvadze 1-David Khinchagishvili ///Replacements 16-Akvsenti Giorgadze 17-David Kubriashvili 18-Giorgi Chkhaidze 19-Viktor Kolelishvili 20-Bidzina Samkharadze 21-Lasha Khmaladze 22-Malkhaz Urjukashvili

IRB ranking: Scotland 7 Georgia 16

Overall record: First meeting

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