Date : Saturday, August 5, 2023 Kick Off : 12:15 Venue : Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium Tournament : Pacific Nations Cup Round : pool stage
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Japan
12
35TB

Fiji

Match Japan vs Fiji

Match between Japan squad and Fiji squad was played at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium as of round #3 of Pacific Nations Cup . Before kick-off Japan was in 3rd position and Fiji 1st.

Lineups

Game sheet Japan vs Fiji
YC RC Drop Penalty Conversion Try Players Players Try Conversion Penalty Drop YC RC
Keita INAGAKI 1 Eroni MAWI 16'
Atsushi SAKATE 2 Sam MATAVESI
Asaeli AI VALU 3 Luke TAGI
James MOORE 4 Albert TUISUE
Amato FAKATAVA 5 Temo MAYANAVANUA
Jack CORNELSEN 6 Lekima TAGITAGIVALU
6' Lappies LABUSCHAGNÉ 7 Kitione KAMIKAMICA
Kazuki HIMENO 8 Meli DERENALAGI
Naoto SAITO 9 Simi KURUVOLI 37'
Rikiya MATSUDA 10 Ben VOLAVOLA 4' 17' 38' 58'
70' Jone NAIKABULA 11 Selestino RAVUTAUMADA
Tomoki OSADA 12 Vilimoni BOTITU
Dylan RILEY 13 Waisea NAYACALEVU 3'
76' Semisi MASIREWA 14 Jiuta WAINIQOLO
Kotaro MATSUSHIMA 15 Sireli MAQALA 73'
 
Shota HORIE 16 Tevita IKANIVERE
Craig MILLAR 17 Peni RAVAI
Jiwon GU 18 Mesake DOGE
Kanji SHIMOKAWA 19 Te Ahiwaru CIRIKIDAVETA
Ben GUNTER 20 Joseva TAMANI
Yutaka NAGARE 21 Frank LOMANI 57' 80'
71' Seungsin LEE 22 Teti TELA 81'
Ryoto NAKAMURA 23 Ilaisa DROASESE
Replacements
FAKATAVA 🡇 🡅 SHIMOKAWA 22' #1 6' BOTITU 🡇 🡅 TELA
INAGAKI 🡇 🡅 MILLAR 40' #2 49' TAGI 🡇 🡅 DOGE
AI VALU 🡇 🡅 GU 40' #3 49' MAWI 🡇 🡅 RAVAI
SAKATE 🡇 🡅 HORIE 40' #4 49' MATAVESI 🡇 🡅 IKANIVERE
SAITO 🡇 🡅 NAGARE 40' #5 49' KURUVOLI 🡇 🡅 LOMANI
MATSUDA 🡇 🡅 LEE 55' #6 52' KAMIKAMICA 🡇 🡅 TAMANI
HIMENO 🡇 🡅 GUNTER 58' #7 59' VOLAVOLA 🡇 🡅 DROASESE
RILEY 🡇 🡅 NAKAMURA 61' #8 65' MAYANAVANUA 🡇 🡅 CIRIKIDAVETA
#9 78' RAVAI 🡇 🡅 MAWI

Interesting datas(1)

Japan VS Fiji
891 kg (111.38 kg) Pack weight
(average)
927 kg (115.88 kg)
31 ans Forwards average age 27 ans
28 ans Backs average age 27 ans
195 cm Tallest player 197 cm
Japan : 47% (7/15)
Tonga : 13% (2/15)
Australia : 13% (2/15)
South Africa : 13% (2/15)
Fiji : 13% (2/15)
Differents nationalities for starters Fiji : 100% (15/15)
Japan : 52% (12/23)
Australia : 13% (3/23)
Tonga : 9% (2/23)
South Africa : 9% (2/23)
Fiji : 9% (2/23)
New Zealand : 4% (1/23)
South Korea : 4% (1/23)
Differents nationalities for all the team Fiji : 96% (22/23)
New Zealand : 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 - 26, 0 - 28, 5 - 28, 7 - 28, 12 - 28, 12 - 33, 12 - 35
Gap : 0, -5, -7, -7, -12, -14, -19, -21, -26, -28, -23, -21, -21, -16, -21, -23

Standings before and after

Before

Pacific Nations Cup Round 2 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Fiji 5 1 1 0 0 16 1
2 Samoa 4 1 1 0 0 2 0
3 Japan 1 1 0 0 1 -2 1
4 Tonga 0 1 0 0 1 -16 0

After

Pacific Nations Cup Round 3 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Fiji 15 3 3 0 0 53 3
2 Samoa 9 3 2 0 1 13 1
3 Japan 5 3 1 0 2 -20 1
4 Tonga 1 3 0 0 3 -46 1
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