Date : Saturday, August 3, 2019 Kick Off : 12:10 Venue : Hanazono Rugby Stadium Tournament : Pacific Nations Cup Round : pool stage
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Pre-match Overview
Match between Tonga and Japan was played at Hanazono Rugby Stadium as of round #2 of Pacific Nations Cup . Before kick-off Tonga was in 6th position and Japan 1st
Lineups
Game sheet Tonga vs Japan
YC RC Drop Penalty Conversion Try Players Players Try Conversion Penalty Drop YC RC
FA'ANUNU 1 INAGAKI
SAKALIA 2 HORIE
FIA 3 AI VALU 19'
MAFI 4 THOMPSON
56' FIFITA 5 VAN DER WALT
FALEAFA 6 LEITCH
LOKOTUI 7 TOKUNAGA
VAIPULU 8 MAFI 9'
57' TAKULUA 9 NAGARE
FOSITA 10 TAMURA 10' 22' 30' 72' 79' 49' 68'
3' TUITAVAKE 11 LEMEKI
VUNA 12 NAKAMURA
PIUTAU 13 LAFAELE 28'
PAKALANI 14 MATSUSHIMA 71'
HALAIFONUA 15 TUPOU
NGAUAMO 16 SAKATE
TAUFA 17 MIURA
TAMEIFUNA 18 KIZU
VAILANU 19 HELU
HAVILI 20 HIMENO
KAPELI 21 SHIGENO
FUKOFUKA 22 MATSUDA
FAIVA 23 FUKUOKA 78'
Replacements
FA'ANUNU for TAUFA, 40' 56', VAN DER WALT for HELU
FIA for TAMEIFUNA, 48' 58', NAGARE for SHIGENO
SAKALIA for NGAUAMO, 55' 58', NAKAMURA for MATSUDA
VAIPULU for VAILANU, 60' 64', HORIE for SAKATE
TAKULUA for FUKOFUKA, 64' 64', TOKUNAGA for HIMENO
MAFI for KAPELI, 68' 70', AI VALU for KIZU
VUNA for FAIVA, 69' 70', LEMEKI for FUKUOKA
70', INAGAKI for MIURA
Interesting datas(1)
Tonga VS Japan
914 kg (114.25 kg) Pack weight
(average)
862 kg (107.75 kg)
29 ans Forwards average age 31 ans
28 ans Backwards average age 27 ans
200 cm Tallest player 196 cm
Tonga : 80% (12/15)
New Zealand : 20% (3/15)
Differents nationalities for starters Japan : 47% (7/15)
Tonga : 13% (2/15)
New Zealand : 13% (2/15)
South Africa : 7% (1/15)
Fiji : 7% (1/15)
Samoa : 7% (1/15)
Australia : 7% (1/15)
Tonga : 78% (18/23)
New Zealand : 22% (5/23)
Differents nationalities for all the team Japan : 61% (14/23)
Tonga : 13% (3/23)
New Zealand : 9% (2/23)
South Africa : 4% (1/23)
Fiji : 4% (1/23)
Samoa : 4% (1/23)
Australia : 4% (1/23)

(1) Calculations based on data in the database, which may be incomplete.

Timeline
Score : 0 - 0, 0 - 5, 0 - 7, 0 - 12, 0 - 14, 0 - 19, 0 - 21, 0 - 24, 5 - 24, 7 - 24, 7 - 27, 7 - 32, 7 - 34, 7 - 39, 7 - 41
Gap : 0, 0, -5, -7, -12, -14, -19, -21, -24, -19, -17, -20, -25, -27, -32, -34
Standings before and after
Before
Pacific Nations Cup Round 1 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Japan 5 1 1 0 0 13 1
2 USA 5 1 1 0 0 28 1
3 Samoa 4 1 1 0 0 8 0
4 Canada 0 1 0 0 1 -28 0
5 Fiji 0 1 0 0 1 -13 0
6 Tonga 0 1 0 0 1 -8 0
After
Pacific Nations Cup Round 2 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Japan 10 2 2 0 0 47 2
2 USA 9 2 2 0 0 31 1
3 Fiji 5 2 1 0 1 12 1
4 Samoa 5 2 1 0 1 5 1
5 Canada 0 2 0 0 2 -53 0
6 Tonga 0 2 0 0 2 -42 0
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