Scotland and Georgia team announcements for their 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool B clash at Otago Stadium in Dunedin at 7:30pm on Saturday September 14. Georgia will fancy their chances against Scotland after the Scots were less than convincing in their opening match against Romania. Scotland won that match 34 to 24, eventually outlasting the Romanians.
This will be Romania’s first match of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Wed Sept 14 19.30 Scotland v Georgia Otago Stadium Dunedin
Scotland Team to Play Georgia:
15 Rory Lamont, 14 Max Evans, 13 Nick De Luca, 12 Graeme Morrison, 11 Sean …
Schedule and results from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
The 2011 tournament is contested by rugby teams from Argentina, Australia, Canada, England, Fiji, France, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Namibia, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, Tonga, USA and Wales.
Friday September 9
20.30 New Zealand 41 v Tonga 10 POOL A Auckland Eden Park
Saturday September 10
13.00 Scotland 34 v Romania 24 POOL B Invercargill Rugby Park Stadium
15.30 Fiji 49 v Namibia 25 POOL D Rotorua Rotorua International Stadium
18.00 France 47 v Japan 21 POOL A North Shore North Harbour Stadium
Georgia have named their squad to contest the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, with Irakli Abuseridze as captain. One of the head turners at the 2007 tournament, Georgia are known for their forward play and came within four points of upsetting Ireland that year. They also beat Namibia to complete a respectable World Cup effort.
Richard Dixon will coach the Georgia team at the 2011 Rugby World Cup. This will be there third tournament after playing in 2003 and 2007. Georgia are currently ranked 16th on the IRB World Rankings.
Georgia have been drawn in Pool B along …
Squads named to contest the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand
The 2011 Rugby World Cup will be contested by Argentina, Australia, Canada, England, Fiji, France, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Namibia, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, Tonga, USA and Wales.
Argentina Rugby World Cup 2011 Squad:
Forwards: Patricio Albacete, Marcos Iván Ayerza, Maximiliano Bustos, Alejandro Campos, Manuel Carizza, Agustin Creevy, Julio Farias Cabello, Juan Figallo, Mariano Galarza, Alvaro Galindo, Juan Martín Fernandez Lobbe, Mario Ledesma, Juan Manuel Leguizamon, Rodrigo Roncero, Martín Scelzo, Leonardo Vicente Senatore, Tomas Vallejos.
Backs: Horacio Agulla, Marcelo Bosch, Gonzalo Camacho, Felipe Contepomi …