Australia Wallabies and USA Eagles team announcements for their 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool C test at Wellington Regional Stadium in Wellington on Friday September 23 at 8:30pm.
The Wallabies have made seven changes to the starting 15 that lost to Ireland over the weekend, including the resting of captain James Horwill. Halfback Will Genia will captain the team in his absence.
Despite being cleared of a citing charge, USA captain Todd Clever has not been named. Halfback Tim Usasz will captain instead.
Australia will be desperate to get their campaign back on track after their epic loss to Ireland. …
Russia and USA team announcements for their 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool C test at New Plymouth Stadium in Taranaki on Thursday September 15 at 7:30pm. The game will be Russia’s first ever match in a Rugby World Cup.
Despite playing just four days after USA’s emotional September 11 anniversary test against Ireland, the Eagles have only made limited changes. The USA fought bravely in that test, but eventually lost 22-10.
The game is being dubbed ‘The Cold War’ test by locals, and the novelty is ensuring the game will be well attended despite the relatively lowly world rankings of …
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
Ireland and USA team announcements for their 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool C test at New Plymouth Stadium in Taranaki on Sunday September 11 at 18.00. The game marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, so the USA team are sure to play with a lot of emotion. Ireland will be desperate to put their average world cup warm up games behind them and put in a strong performance.
Pool C: Sun Sept 11 18.00 Ireland v USA New Plymouth Stadium Taranaki
Ireland Team to Play USA:
15 Geordan Murphy, 14 Tommy Bowe, 13 Brian O’Driscoll (captain), 12 …
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 …