Date : Thursday, September 28, 2023 Kick Off : 21:00 Venue : Stadium de Toulouse Tournament : Rugby World Cup Round : pool stage
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Japan
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Samoa

Match Japan vs Samoa

Match between Japan squad and Samoa squad was played at Stadium de Toulouse as of round #4 of Rugby World Cup . Before kick-off Japan was in 3rd position and Samoa 4th.

Lineups

Game sheet Japan vs Samoa
YC RC Drop Penalty Conversion Try Players Players Try Conversion Penalty Drop YC RC
Keita INAGAKI 1 James LAY
35' Shota HORIE 2 Seilala LAM 37'
Jiwon GU 3 Paul ALO-EMILE
Jack CORNELSEN 4 Steven LUATUA
Amato FAKATAVA 5 Theo MCFARLAND
31' Michael LEITCH 6 Taleni SEU
12' Lappies LABUSCHAGNÉ 7 Fritz LEE
48' Kazuki HIMENO 8 Jordan TAUFUA
Naoto SAITO 9 Jonathan TAUMATEINE 31'
27' 55' 74' 14' 32' Rikiya MATSUDA 10 Christian LEALI'IFANO 77' 65' 78'
Jone NAIKABULA 11 Ben LAM 46'
Ryoto NAKAMURA 12 D'Angelo LEUILA 24'
Dylan RILEY 13 Tumua MANU
Kotaro MATSUSHIMA 14 Ed FIDOW
Lomano LEMEKI 15 Duncan PAIA'AUA 64'
 
Atsushi SAKATE 16 Sama MALOLO
Craig MILLAR 17 Jordan LAY
Asaeli AI VALU 18 Michael ALAALATOA
Warner DEARNS 19 Brian ALAINU'UESE
Kanji SHIMOKAWA 20 Alamanda MOTUGA
Kenta FUKUDA 21 Melani MATAVAO
Seungsin LEE 22 Neria FOMA'I
Tomoki OSADA 23 Danny TOALA
Replacements
NAIKABULA 🡇 🡅 SAKATE 40' #1 4' SEU 🡇 🡅 ALAINU'UESE
LABUSCHAGNÉ 🡇 🡅 DEARNS 46' #2 32' LEUILA 🡇 🡅 TOALA
GU 🡇 🡅 AI VALU 46' #3 50' ALO-EMILE 🡇 🡅 ALAALATOA
INAGAKI 🡇 🡅 MILLAR 46' #4 50' LAM 🡇 🡅 MALOLO
SAKATE 🡇 🡅 NAIKABULA 46' #5 50' LAY 🡇 🡅 LAY
DEARNS 🡇 🡅 LABUSCHAGNÉ 57' #6 57' TAUMATEINE 🡇 🡅 MATAVAO
HORIE 🡇 🡅 SAKATE 57' #7 57' TAUFUA 🡇 🡅 MOTUGA
CORNELSEN 🡇 🡅 DEARNS 62' #8 72' FIDOW 🡇 🡅 FOMA'I
SAITO 🡇 🡅 FUKUDA 74' #9
NAKAMURA 🡇 🡅 OSADA 74' #10
LEITCH 🡇 🡅 SHIMOKAWA 74' #11
MATSUDA 🡇 🡅 LEE 75' #12

Interesting datas(1)

Japan VS Samoa
896 kg (112.00 kg) Pack weight
(average)
931 kg (116.38 kg)
32 ans Forwards average age 31 ans
28 ans Backs average age 29 ans
195 cm Tallest player 202 cm
Japan : 47% (7/15)
Fiji : 13% (2/15)
South Africa : 13% (2/15)
South Korea : 7% (1/15)
Australia : 7% (1/15)
Tonga : 7% (1/15)
New Zealand : 7% (1/15)
Differents nationalities for starters Samoa : 67% (10/15)
New Zealand : 20% (3/15)
Australia : 13% (2/15)
Japan : 52% (12/23)
New Zealand : 13% (3/23)
Tonga : 9% (2/23)
Fiji : 9% (2/23)
South Africa : 9% (2/23)
South Korea : 4% (1/23)
Australia : 4% (1/23)
Differents nationalities for all the team Samoa : 65% (15/23)
Australia : 17% (4/23)
New Zealand : 17% (4/23)

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

Timeline

Score : 0 - 0, 5 - 0, 7 - 0, 7 - 3, 10 - 3, 15 - 3, 17 - 3, 17 - 8, 22 - 8, 25 - 8, 25 - 13, 25 - 15, 28 - 15, 28 - 20, 28 - 22
Gap : 0, +5, +7, +4, +7, +7, +12, +14, +14, +9, +9, +14, +17, +12, +10, +13, +8, +6

Standings before and after

Before

Rugby World Cup - Pool 4 Round 3 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Japan 5 1 1 0 0 30 1
2 England 4 1 1 0 0 17 0
3 Argentina 0 1 0 0 1 -17 0
4 Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Chile 0 1 0 0 1 -30 0

After

Rugby World Cup - Pool 4 Round 4 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 England 14 3 3 0 0 110 2
2 Argentina 9 3 2 0 1 46 1
3 Japan 9 3 2 0 1 14 1
4 Samoa 6 3 1 0 2 18 2
5 Chile 0 4 0 0 4 -188 0
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