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1999 Rugby World Cup squads

1999 Rugby World Cup squads
Tournament details
Dates1 October – 6 November 1999
No. of nations20

This article lists the official squads for the 1999 Rugby World Cup in Wales.

Pool A

Scotland

Head coach: Scotland Jim Telfer

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Gordon Bulloch Hooker (1975-03-26)26 March 1975 (aged 24) 15 Scotland Glasgow Warriors
Robert Russell Hooker (1976-05-01)1 May 1976 (aged 23) 1 England Saracens F.C.
Paul Burnell Prop (1965-09-29)29 September 1965 (aged 34) 49 England London Scottish F.C.
George Graham Prop (1966-01-19)19 January 1966 (aged 33) 8 England Newcastle Falcons
Tom Smith Prop (1971-10-31)31 October 1971 (aged 27) 10 France CA Brive
David Hilton Prop (1970-04-03)3 April 1970 (aged 29) 35 Scotland Glasgow Warriors
Stuart Grimes Lock (1974-04-04)4 April 1974 (aged 25) 15 England Newcastle Falcons
Doddie Weir Lock (1970-07-04)4 July 1970 (aged 29) 54 England Newcastle Falcons
Scott Murray Lock (1976-01-15)15 January 1976 (aged 23) 14 England Saracens F.C.
Andy Reed Lock (1969-05-04)4 May 1969 (aged 30) 17 England London Wasps
Martin Leslie Flanker (1971-10-25)25 October 1971 (aged 27) 7 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby
Cameron Mather Flanker (1973-08-20)20 August 1973 (aged 26) 1 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby
Stuart Reid Flanker (1970-01-30)30 January 1970 (aged 29) 3 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby
Budge Pountney Flanker (1973-11-13)13 November 1973 (aged 25) 7 England Northampton Saints
Peter Walton Flanker (1969-06-03)3 June 1969 (aged 30) 20 England Newcastle Falcons
Gordon Simpson Number 8 (1971-09-21)21 September 1971 (aged 28) 4 Scotland Glasgow Warriors
Gary Armstrong (c) Scrum-half (1966-09-30)30 September 1966 (aged 33) 42 England Newcastle Falcons
Bryan Redpath Scrum-half (1971-07-02)2 July 1971 (aged 28) 29 Scotland Melrose RFC
Iain Fairley Scrum-half (1973-08-29)29 August 1973 (aged 26) 2 Scotland Kelso RFC
Duncan Hodge Fly-half (1974-08-18)18 August 1974 (aged 25) 8 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby
Gregor Townsend Fly-half (1973-04-26)26 April 1973 (aged 26) 41 France CA Brive
Alan Tait Centre (1964-11-02)2 November 1964 (aged 34) 24 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby
John Leslie Centre (1970-11-25)25 November 1970 (aged 28) 6 Scotland Glasgow Warriors
James McLaren Centre (1972-06-28)28 June 1972 (aged 27) 2 France CS Bourgoin-Jallieu
Jamie Mayer Centre (1977-04-16)16 April 1977 (aged 22) 1 England Bristol RC
Cameron Murray Wing (1975-03-31)31 March 1975 (aged 24) 11 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby
Kenny Logan Wing (1972-04-03)3 April 1972 (aged 27) 41 England London Wasps
Shaun Longstaff Wing (1972-01-03)3 January 1972 (aged 27) 10 Scotland Glasgow Warriors
Glenn Metcalfe Fullback (1970-04-15)15 April 1970 (aged 29) 9 Scotland Glasgow Warriors
Chris Paterson Fullback (1978-03-30)30 March 1978 (aged 21) 0 Scotland Edinburgh Rugby

South Africa

Head coach: South Africa Nick Mallett

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Naka Drotské Hooker (1971-03-15)15 March 1971 (aged 28) 20 South Africa Free State
Chris Rossouw Hooker (1969-09-14)14 September 1969 (aged 30) 7 South Africa Western Province
Os du Randt Prop (1972-09-08)8 September 1972 (aged 27) 33 South Africa Free State
Ollie le Roux Prop (1973-05-10)10 May 1973 (aged 26) 20 South Africa Western Province
Adrian Garvey Prop (1968-06-25)25 June 1968 (aged 31) 27 South Africa Natal
Cobus Visagie Prop (1973-10-31)31 October 1973 (aged 25) 6 South Africa Western Province
Krynauw Otto Lock (1971-10-08)8 October 1971 (aged 27) 28 South Africa Bulls
Albert van den Berg Lock (1974-01-26)26 January 1974 (aged 25) 4 South Africa Griquas
Fritz van Heerden Lock (1970-06-29)29 June 1970 (aged 29) 13 South Africa Western Province
Mark Andrews Lock (1972-02-21)21 February 1972 (aged 27) 56 South Africa Natal
Rassie Erasmus Flanker (1972-11-05)5 November 1972 (aged 26) 23 South Africa Lions
André Venter Flanker (1970-11-14)14 November 1970 (aged 28) 39 South Africa Western Province
André Vos Flanker (1975-01-09)9 January 1975 (aged 24) 5 South Africa Lions
Bobby Skinstad Flanker (1976-07-03)3 July 1976 (aged 23) 10 South Africa Western Province
Ruben Kruger Flanker (1970-03-30)30 March 1970 (aged 29) 34 South Africa Bulls
Anton Leonard Number 8 (1974-05-31)31 May 1974 (aged 25) 1 South Africa SW-Districts
Joost van der Westhuizen (c) Scrum-half (1971-02-20)20 February 1971 (aged 28) 52 South Africa Bulls
Werner Swanepoel Scrum-half (1973-04-15)15 April 1973 (aged 26) 13 South Africa Lions
Henry Honiball Fly-half (1965-12-01)1 December 1965 (aged 33) 33 South Africa Sharks
Jannie de Beer Fly-half (1971-04-22)22 April 1971 (aged 28) 8 South Africa Free State
Wayne Julies Centre (1978-10-23)23 October 1978 (aged 20) 0 South Africa Boland
Robbie Fleck Centre (1975-07-17)17 July 1975 (aged 24) 6 South Africa Western Province
Pieter Muller Centre (1969-05-05)5 May 1969 (aged 30) 29 South Africa Natal
Kaya Malotana Centre (1976-05-30)30 May 1976 (aged 23) 0 South Africa Border
Brendan Venter Centre (1969-12-29)29 December 1969 (aged 29) 15 South Africa Free State
Breyton Paulse Wing (1976-04-25)25 April 1976 (aged 23) 5 South Africa Western Province
Pieter Rossouw Wing (1971-12-03)3 December 1971 (aged 27) 29 South Africa Western Province
Deon Kayser Wing (1970-07-03)3 July 1970 (aged 29) 4 South Africa Eastern Province
Percy Montgomery Fullback (1974-03-15)15 March 1974 (aged 25) 29 South Africa Western Province
Stefan Terblanche Fullback (1975-07-02)2 July 1975 (aged 24) 17 South Africa Natal

Spain

Head coach: Spain Alfonso Feijoo

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Fernando de la Calle Hooker (1970-08-08)8 August 1970 (aged 29) 37 Spain Quesos Entrepinares
Diego Zarzosa Hooker (1975-12-25)25 December 1975 (aged 23) 9 Spain Dulciora El Salvador
Jordi Camps Prop (1973-05-05)5 May 1973 (aged 26) 25 Spain U.E. Santboiana
José Ignacio Zapatero Prop (1971-11-25)25 November 1971 (aged 27) 14 Spain Dulciora El Salvador
Víctor Torres Prop (1967-01-31)31 January 1967 (aged 32) 11 Spain U.E. Santboiana
Luis Javier Martínez Prop (1971-07-12)12 July 1971 (aged 28) 6 Spain Oviedo Rugby
José Miguel Villaú Lock (1971-10-30)30 October 1971 (aged 27) 31 France Stade Montois
Steve Tuineau Iloa Lock (1969-09-20)20 September 1969 (aged 30) 11 Spain U.E. Santboiana
Sergio Souto Lock (1976-11-04)4 November 1976 (aged 22) 3 Spain Oviedo Rugby
Alberto Malo (c) Flanker (1964-04-03)3 April 1964 (aged 35) 57 Spain U.E. Santboiana
Carlos Souto Flanker (1976-11-04)4 November 1976 (aged 22) 14 Spain Oviedo Rugby
Oscar Astarloa Flanker (1974-09-06)6 September 1974 (aged 25) 9 France Bayonne
José Díaz Flanker (1963-03-31)31 March 1963 (aged 36) 7 France Castres Olympique
Agustín Malet Number 8 (1967-07-07)7 July 1967 (aged 32) 5 Spain CD Universidad de Sevilla
Alfonso Mata Number 8 (1976-03-14)14 March 1976 (aged 23) 4 Spain Dulciora El Salvador
Aratz Gallastegui Scrum-half (1976-09-04)4 September 1976 (aged 23) 11 Spain Getxo Artea RT
Jaime Alonso Scrum-half (1973-04-29)29 April 1973 (aged 26) 4 Spain Dulciora El Salvador
Andrei Kovalenco Fly-half (1971-07-12)12 July 1971 (aged 28) 9 Spain CRC Madrid
Aitor Etxeberría Fly-half (1976-02-21)21 February 1976 (aged 23) 8 Spain Oviedo Rugby
Álvar Enciso Centre (1974-02-27)27 February 1974 (aged 25) 31 Spain Dulciora El Salvador
Fernando Díez Centre (1974-09-23)23 September 1974 (aged 25) 11 Spain CR Liceo Francés
Alberto Socías Centre (1973-05-16)16 May 1973 (aged 26) 9 Spain Valencia Tecnidex
Sébastien Loubsens Centre (1973-02-15)15 February 1973 (aged 26) 3 France Bordeaux-Begles
Raphaël Bastide Wing (1977-11-24)24 November 1977 (aged 21) 10 France U.S. Colomiers
Oriol Ripol Wing (1975-09-06)6 September 1975 (aged 24) 7 Spain U.E. Santboiana
Antonio Socías Wing (1970-07-12)12 July 1970 (aged 29) 6 Spain Valencia Tecnidex
José Ignacio Inchausti Wing (1973-01-01)1 January 1973 (aged 26) 2 Spain Moraleja Alcobendas Rugby Union
Miguel Ángel Frechilla Wing (1974-02-01)1 February 1974 (aged 25) 6 Spain Quesos Entrepinares
Ferran Velazco Querol Fullback (1976-06-23)23 June 1976 (aged 23) 15 Spain U.E. Santboiana
Francisco Puertas Soto Fullback (1963-09-08)8 September 1963 (aged 36) 57 France Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Uruguay

Head coach: Uruguay Daniel Herrera

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Francisco de los Santos Hooker (1970-05-07)7 May 1970 (aged 29) 23 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Diego Lamelas Hooker (1972-11-14)14 November 1972 (aged 26) 17 Argentina Asociación Alumni
Guillermo Storace Prop (1974-03-20)20 March 1974 (aged 25) 15 Uruguay Old Christians Club
Eduardo Berruti Prop (1968-03-15)15 March 1968 (aged 31) 19 Uruguay Old Christians Club
Rodrigo Sánchez Prop (1976-10-25)25 October 1976 (aged 22) 16 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Pablo Lemoine Prop (1975-03-01)1 March 1975 (aged 24) 18 England Bristol Rugby Club
Juan Alzueta Lock (1975-09-09)9 September 1975 (aged 24) 4 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Agustín Ponce de León Lock (1964-08-26)26 August 1964 (aged 35) 15 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Mario Lamé Lock (1966-01-30)30 January 1966 (aged 33) 41 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Juan Carlos Bado Lock (1973-12-29)29 December 1973 (aged 25) 32 Uruguay Old Boys
Leonardo de Oliveira Lock (1975-11-21)21 November 1975 (aged 23) 6 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Nicolás Grillé Flanker (1970-05-07)7 May 1970 (aged 29) 12 Uruguay Trébol Paysandu
Nicolas Brignoni Flanker (1976-09-03)3 September 1976 (aged 23) 11 Uruguay Montevideo Cricket Club
Martín Panizza Flanker (1970-07-24)24 July 1970 (aged 29) 39 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Diego Ormaechea (c) Number 8 (1959-09-19)19 September 1959 (aged 40) 54 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Guillermo Laffitte Number 8 (1977-05-19)19 May 1977 (aged 22) 5 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Fernando Sosa Díaz Scrum-half (1971-09-12)12 September 1971 (aged 28) 6 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Federico Sciarra Scrum-half (1966-02-14)14 February 1966 (aged 33) 39 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Diego Aguirre Fly-half (1974-09-23)23 September 1974 (aged 25) 28 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Sebastián Aguirre Fly-half (1976-07-15)15 July 1976 (aged 23) 10 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Martín Mendaro Centre (1973-08-01)1 August 1973 (aged 26) 28 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Pedro Vecino Centre (1970-03-08)8 March 1970 (aged 29) 35 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Fernando Paullier Centre (1967-10-27)27 October 1967 (aged 31) 22 Uruguay Old Christians Club
Martín Cerviño Wing (1979-04-22)22 April 1979 (aged 20) 3 Uruguay Old Christians Club
Pablo Costábile Wing (1969-04-24)24 April 1969 (aged 30) 21 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Juan Menchaca Wing (1977-07-23)23 July 1977 (aged 22) 2 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Martín Ferrés Wing (1971-01-15)15 January 1971 (aged 28) 24 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
Juan Martín Marqués Wing (1974-06-08)8 June 1974 (aged 25) 1 Uruguay Carrasco Rugby Club
José Viana Wing (1977-09-02)2 September 1977 (aged 22) 5 Uruguay Old Boys
Alfonso Cardoso Fullback (1971-12-27)27 December 1971 (aged 27) 20 Uruguay Old Boys

Pool B

England

Head coach: England Clive Woodward

Leon Lloyd and Martyn Wood were called up on 23 September as injury replacements for Kyran Bracken and David Rees.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Richard Cockerill Hooker (1970-12-16)16 December 1970 (aged 28) 23 England Leicester Tigers
Neil McCarthy Hooker (1974-11-29)29 November 1974 (aged 24) 2 England Gloucester Rugby
Phil Greening Hooker (1975-10-03)3 October 1975 (aged 23) 8 England Sale Sharks
Jason Leonard Prop (1968-08-14)14 August 1968 (aged 31) 76 England Harlequins FC
Graham Rowntree Prop (1971-04-18)18 April 1971 (aged 28) 23 England Leicester Tigers
Victor Ubogu Prop (1964-09-08)8 September 1964 (aged 35) 24 England Bath Rugby
Phil Vickery Prop (1976-03-14)14 March 1976 (aged 23) 7 England Gloucester Rugby
Darren Garforth Prop (1966-04-09)9 April 1966 (aged 33) 21 England Leicester Tigers
Martin Johnson (c) Lock (1970-03-09)9 March 1970 (aged 29) 48 England Leicester Tigers
Danny Grewcock Lock (1972-11-07)7 November 1972 (aged 26) 12 England Saracens F.C.
Garath Archer Lock (1974-12-15)15 December 1974 (aged 24) 14 England Bristol Rugby
Richard Hill Flanker (1973-05-23)23 May 1973 (aged 26) 22 England Saracens F.C.
Neil Back Flanker (1969-01-16)16 January 1969 (aged 30) 23 England Leicester Tigers
Tim Rodber Flanker (1969-07-02)2 July 1969 (aged 30) 42 England Northampton Saints
Lawrence Dallaglio Number 8 (1972-08-10)10 August 1972 (aged 27) 28 England London Wasps
Martin Corry Number 8 (1973-10-12)12 October 1973 (aged 25) 8 England Leicester Tigers
Joe Worsley Number 8 (1977-06-14)14 June 1977 (aged 22) 0 England London Wasps
Matt Dawson Scrum-half (1972-10-31)31 October 1972 (aged 26) 24 England Northampton Saints
Kyran Bracken Scrum-half (1971-11-22)22 November 1971 (aged 27) 23 England Bristol Rugby
Martyn Wood Scrum-half (1977-04-25)25 April 1977 (aged 22) 0 England London Wasps
Paul Grayson Fly-half (1971-05-30)30 May 1971 (aged 28) 19 England Northampton Saints
Jonny Wilkinson Fly-half (1979-05-25)25 May 1979 (aged 20) 10 England Newcastle Falcons
Phil de Glanville Centre (1968-10-01)1 October 1968 (aged 31) 34 England Bath Rugby
Will Greenwood Centre (1972-10-20)20 October 1972 (aged 26) 11 England Leicester Tigers
Jeremy Guscott Centre (1965-07-07)7 July 1965 (aged 34) 62 England Bath Rugby
Austin Healey Wing (1973-10-26)26 October 1973 (aged 25) 20 England Leicester Tigers
Leon Lloyd Wing (1977-09-22)22 September 1977 (aged 22) 0 England Leicester Tigers
Dan Luger Wing (1975-01-11)11 January 1975 (aged 24) 10 England Saracens F.C.
David Rees Wing (1974-10-15)15 October 1974 (aged 24) 11 England Bristol Rugby
Mike Catt Fullback (1971-09-17)17 September 1971 (aged 28) 36 England Bath Rugby
Nick Beal Fullback (1970-12-02)2 December 1970 (aged 28) 11 England Northampton Saints
Matt Perry Fullback (1977-01-27)27 January 1977 (aged 22) 20 England Bath Rugby

Italy

Head coach: Italy Massimo Mascioletti

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Stefano Saviozzi Hooker (1975-03-04)4 March 1975 (aged 24) 9 Italy Benetton Treviso
Alessandro Moscardi Hooker (1969-03-26)26 March 1969 (aged 30) 14 Italy Benetton Treviso
Andrea Moretti Hooker (1972-11-13)13 November 1972 (aged 26) 4 Italy Petrarca
Andrea Lo Cicero Prop (1976-07-07)7 July 1976 (aged 23) 0 Italy Rovigo
Alejandro Moreno Prop (1973-04-21)21 April 1973 (aged 26) 0 France Agen
Franco Properzi Prop (1965-11-04)4 November 1965 (aged 33) 48 Italy Benetton Treviso
Andrea Castellani Prop (1972-05-15)15 May 1972 (aged 27) 18 Italy Rugby Roma
Giampiero de Carli Prop (1970-03-17)17 March 1970 (aged 29) 13 France Stade Français
Federico Pucciariello Prop (1975-06-24)24 June 1975 (aged 24) 2 Italy Parma
Laurent Travini Lock (1972-11-24)24 November 1972 (aged 26) 4 France Dax
Carlo Checchinato Lock (1970-08-30)30 August 1970 (aged 29) 48 Italy Benetton Treviso
Walter Cristofoletto Lock (1964-06-02)2 June 1964 (aged 35) 27 Italy Benetton Treviso
Mark Giacheri Lock (1969-02-01)1 February 1969 (aged 30) 29 England West Hartlepool
Carlo Caione Flanker (1973-02-18)18 February 1973 (aged 26) 14 Italy Rugby Roma
Mauro Bergamasco Flanker (1979-05-01)1 May 1979 (aged 20) 3 Italy Petrarca
Massimo Giovanelli (c) Flanker (1967-03-01)1 March 1967 (aged 32) 56 Italy Rovigo
Orazio Arancio Flanker (1967-11-15)15 November 1967 (aged 31) 32 Italy Benetton Treviso
Andrea De Rossi Number 8 (1972-08-07)7 August 1972 (aged 27) 2 Italy Livorno
Alessandro Troncon Scrum-half (1973-09-06)6 September 1973 (aged 26) 43 Italy Benetton Treviso
Giampiero Mazzi Scrum-half (1974-10-14)14 October 1974 (aged 24) 5 Italy Rugby Roma
Diego Domínguez Fly-half (1966-04-25)25 April 1966 (aged 33) 53 France Stade Français
Francesco Mazzariol Fly-half (1975-03-01)1 March 1975 (aged 24) 14 Italy Benetton Treviso
Paolo Vaccari Centre (1971-01-17)17 January 1971 (aged 28) 51 Italy Calvisano
Luca Martin Centre (1973-11-25)25 November 1973 (aged 25) 16 France Bègles-Bordeaux
Cristian Stoica Centre (1976-08-01)1 August 1976 (aged 23) 17 France Narbonne
Sandro Ceppolino Centre (1974-08-09)9 August 1974 (aged 25) 3 Italy Piacenza
Nicola Mazzucato Wing (1975-10-27)27 October 1975 (aged 23) 5 Italy Benetton Treviso
Fabio Roselli Wing (1971-04-13)13 April 1971 (aged 28) 15 Italy Rugby Roma
Nick Zisti Wing (1972-08-02)2 August 1972 (aged 27) 0 Italy Rugby Roma
Matt Pini Fullback (1969-03-21)21 March 1969 (aged 30) 5 Italy Rugby Roma

New Zealand

Head coach: New Zealand John Hart

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Franchise / province
Anton Oliver Hooker (1975-09-09)9 September 1975 (aged 24) 14 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Mark Hammett Hooker (1972-07-13)13 July 1972 (aged 27) 2 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Craig Dowd Prop (1969-10-26)26 October 1969 (aged 29) 48 New Zealand Blues / Auckland
Greg Feek Prop (1975-07-20)20 July 1975 (aged 24) 3 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Kees Meeuws Prop (1974-07-26)26 July 1974 (aged 25) 7 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Carl Hoeft Prop (1974-11-13)13 November 1974 (aged 24) 9 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Robin Brooke Lock (1966-12-10)10 December 1966 (aged 32) 57 New Zealand Blues / Auckland
Ian Jones Lock (1967-04-17)17 April 1967 (aged 32) 77 New Zealand Chiefs / North Harbour
Norm Maxwell Lock (1976-03-05)5 March 1976 (aged 23) 6 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Royce Willis Lock (1975-08-28)28 August 1975 (aged 24) 6 New Zealand Blues / Bay of Plenty
Andrew Blowers Flanker (1975-03-27)27 March 1975 (aged 24) 10 New Zealand Blues / Auckland
Josh Kronfeld Flanker (1971-06-20)20 June 1971 (aged 28) 42 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Dylan Mika Flanker (1972-04-17)17 April 1972 (aged 27) 5 New Zealand Blues / Auckland
Scott Robertson Flanker (1975-10-20)20 October 1975 (aged 23) 3 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Reuben Thorne Flanker (1975-01-02)2 January 1975 (aged 24) 1 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Taine Randell (c) Number 8 (1974-11-05)5 November 1974 (aged 24) 25 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Byron Kelleher Half-back (1969-09-30)30 September 1969 (aged 30) 3 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Justin Marshall Half-back (1973-08-05)5 August 1973 (aged 26) 34 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Rhys Duggan Half-back (1972-07-31)31 July 1972 (aged 27) 0 New Zealand Chiefs / Waikato
Andrew Mehrtens First five-eighth (1973-04-28)28 April 1973 (aged 26) 34 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Tony Brown First five-eighth (1975-01-17)17 January 1975 (aged 24) 5 New Zealand Highlanders
Carlos Spencer First five-eighth (1975-10-14)14 October 1975 (aged 23) 12 New Zealand Blues / Auckland
Alama Ieremia Centre (1970-10-27)27 October 1970 (aged 28) 19 New Zealand Hurricanes / Wellington
Christian Cullen Centre (1976-02-12)12 February 1976 (aged 23) 35 New Zealand Hurricanes / Wellington
Tana Umaga Centre (1973-05-27)27 May 1973 (aged 26) 12 New Zealand Hurricanes / Wellington
Jonah Lomu Wing (1975-05-12)12 May 1975 (aged 24) 32 New Zealand Chiefs / Counties Manukau
Jeff Wilson (vc) Wing (1973-10-24)24 October 1973 (aged 25) 48 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Pita Alatini Wing (1976-04-11)11 April 1976 (aged 23) 1 New Zealand Highlanders / Otago
Daryl Gibson Wing (1975-03-02)2 March 1975 (aged 24) 6 New Zealand Crusaders / Canterbury
Glen Osborne Fullback (1971-08-27)27 August 1971 (aged 28) 18 New Zealand Chiefs / North Harbour

Tonga

Head coach: Tonga Polutele Tuʻihalamaka

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Franchise / province
Fe'ao Vunipola Hooker (1969-01-06)6 January 1969 (aged 30) 28 Wales Pontypridd
Latiume Maka Hooker (1970-02-11)11 February 1970 (aged 29) 6 Wales Pontypridd
Ta'u Fainga'anuku Prop (1972-07-14)14 July 1972 (aged 27) 1 Wales Pontypridd
Puke Faletau Prop (1968-10-03)3 October 1968 (aged 30) 9 Tonga Tonga Police
Damien Penisini Prop (1971-03-01)1 March 1971 (aged 28) 9 Wales Pontypridd
Ngalu Taufo'ou Prop (1969-01-15)15 January 1969 (aged 30) 17 Wales Pontypridd
Tevita Taumoepeau Prop (1974-05-16)16 May 1974 (aged 25) 4 New Zealand Auckland
Kuli Faletau Lock (1963-12-30)30 December 1963 (aged 35) 20 Wales Ebbw Vale
Isi Fatani Lock (1969-01-06)6 January 1969 (aged 30) 16 Tonga Toa-ko-ma'afu
Benhur Kivalu Lock (1972-09-02)2 September 1972 (aged 27) 9 Japan Kintetsu Liners
Falamani Mafi Lock (1971-03-06)6 March 1971 (aged 28) 19 Japan Yokogawa
David Edwards Flanker (1970-12-17)17 December 1970 (aged 28) 7 New Zealand Auckland
Sonatane Koloi Flanker (1972-07-02)2 July 1972 (aged 27) 8 Tonga Toa-ko-ma'afu
Matt Te Pou Flanker (1973-08-27)27 August 1973 (aged 26) 8 South Africa Gauteng Falcons
Katilimoni Tu'ipulotu Flanker (1967-12-05)5 December 1967 (aged 31) 11 Tonga Toa-ko-Ma'afu
Va'a Toloke Number 8 (1974-08-24)24 August 1974 (aged 25) 11 Japan Kubota Spears
Sililo Martens Scrum-half (1977-04-27)27 April 1977 (aged 22) 12 England Worcester Warriors
Sione Tu'ipulotu Scrum-half (1976-11-28)28 November 1976 (aged 22) 5 Tonga Toloa
Elisi Vunipola Fly-half (1972-06-05)5 June 1972 (aged 27) 24 Japan Sanyo
Brian Wooley Fly-half (1974-06-18)18 June 1974 (aged 25) 8 New Zealand Wellington
Semisi Faka'osifolau Centre (1976-04-30)30 April 1976 (aged 23) 12 Tonga Toa-ko-Ma'afu
Salesi Finau (c) Centre (1973-05-05)5 May 1973 (aged 26) 6 Wales Llanelli
Epeli Taione Centre (1979-03-02)2 March 1979 (aged 20) 0 Tonga Fasi Ma'ufanga
Etu Manu Centre (1969-09-09)9 September 1969 (aged 30) 6 New Zealand North Harbour
Siua Taumalolo Centre (1976-07-08)8 July 1976 (aged 23) 14 Wales Ebbw Vale
Dave Tiueti Centre (1973-06-06)6 June 1973 (aged 26) 10 Wales Neath
Taunaholo Taufahema Wing (1969-12-23)23 December 1969 (aged 29) 5 Japan World Fighting Bull
Semi Taupeaafe Wing (1972-07-29)29 July 1972 (aged 27) 8 Japan Sanyo
Fepikou Tatafu Wing (1975-03-02)2 March 1975 (aged 24) 16 Tonga Fasi Ma'ufanga
Isi Tapueluelu Fullback (1970-09-29)29 September 1970 (aged 29) 10 Tonga Tonga Police
Sateki Tu'ipulotu Fullback (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 28) 13 England Leeds

Pool C

Fiji

Head coach: New Zealand Brad Johnstone

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Franchise / province
Greg Smith (c) Hooker (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 28) 19 New Zealand Waikato
Isaia Rasila Hooker (1969-04-29)29 April 1969 (aged 30) 9 Fiji Nadroga
Daniel Rouse Prop (1972-05-01)1 May 1972 (aged 27) 24 Fiji Nadi
Epeli Naituivau Prop (1962-05-22)22 May 1962 (aged 37) 20 Fiji Suva
Joeli Veitayaki Prop (1967-01-12)12 January 1967 (aged 32) 30 New Zealand North Harbour
Niko Qoro Prop (1969-09-09)9 September 1969 (aged 30) 10 Fiji Lautoka
Emori Katalau Lock (1967-04-09)9 April 1967 (aged 32) 27 Wales Dunvant
Simon Raiwalui Lock (1974-09-08)8 September 1974 (aged 25) 18 Wales Newport
Apenisa Naevo Lock (1973-02-24)24 February 1973 (aged 26) 18 New Zealand Counties Manukau
Ifereimi Tawake Lock (1962-09-21)21 September 1962 (aged 37) 44 Fiji Nadroga
Setareki Tawake Flanker (1969-03-01)1 March 1969 (aged 30) 44 Australia Brisbane Easts
Ilivasi Tabua Flanker (1964-09-30)30 September 1964 (aged 35) 14 Japan World Fighting Bull
Alfie Mocelutu Flanker (1971-07-29)29 July 1971 (aged 28) 20 Japan Honda Heat
Koli Sewabu Flanker (1975-01-15)15 January 1975 (aged 24) 8 Fiji Naitasiri
Alifereti Doviverata Number 8 (1976-06-14)14 June 1976 (aged 23) 1 Fiji Suva
Inoke Male Number 8 (1965-06-02)2 June 1965 (aged 34) 2 Fiji Suva
Jacob Rauluni Scrum-half (1972-06-25)25 June 1972 (aged 27) 19 Australia Queensland Reds
Mosese Rauluni Scrum-half (1975-06-27)27 June 1975 (aged 24) 7 Australia Brisbane
Nicky Little Fly-half (1976-09-13)13 September 1976 (aged 23) 21 New Zealand North Harbour
Viliame Satala Centre (1972-07-19)19 July 1972 (aged 27) 8 Fiji Lautoka
Meli Nakauta Centre (1971-10-13)13 October 1971 (aged 27) 6 Australia Manly RUFC
Tabai Matson Centre (1973-05-14)14 May 1973 (aged 26) 2 France CA Brive
Lawrence Little Centre (1967-10-24)24 October 1967 (aged 31) 16 New Zealand North Harbour
Fero Lasagavibau Wing (1976-05-27)27 May 1976 (aged 23) 15 Fiji Nadroga
Waisake Sotutu Wing (1970-11-11)11 November 1970 (aged 28) 8 Japan Yamaha Júbilo
Marika Vunibaka Wing (1970-10-03)3 October 1970 (aged 28) 5 Fiji Lomaiviti
Manasa Bari Wing (1974-05-20)20 May 1974 (aged 25) 17 Fiji Tavua
Imanueli Tiko Wing (1974-09-30)30 September 1974 (aged 25) 7 Fiji Lautoka
Alfred Uluinayau Fullback (1970-02-20)20 February 1970 (aged 29) 17 Japan Suntory Sungoliath
Waisale Serevi Fullback (1968-05-20)20 May 1968 (aged 31) 25 France Stade Montois

Namibia

Head coach: South Africa Rudy Joubert

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Franchise / province
Hugo Horn Hooker (1977-05-09)9 May 1977 (aged 22) 6 Namibia Wanderers
Frans Fisch Prop (1970-04-10)10 April 1970 (aged 29) 1 Namibia Oranjemund
Gerhard Opperman Prop (1968-07-02)2 July 1968 (aged 31) 2 Namibia Reho Falcons
Mario Jacobs Prop (1972-07-09)9 July 1972 (aged 27) 2 England Harlequins
Eben Smith Prop (1971-01-30)30 January 1971 (aged 28) 4 Namibia Wanderers
Andries Blaauw Prop (1970-03-25)25 March 1970 (aged 29) 11 Namibia United
Heino Senekal Lock (1975-10-20)20 October 1975 (aged 23) 4 Namibia Wanderers
Eben Isaacs Lock (1970-07-16)16 July 1970 (aged 29) 4 Namibia Reho Falcons
Pieter Steyn Lock (1973-11-28)28 November 1973 (aged 25) 10 Namibia Transnamib
Johannes Theron Lock (1979-05-07)7 May 1979 (aged 20) 3 Namibia United
Sybrand de Beer Flanker (1975-05-02)2 May 1975 (aged 24) 8 Namibia United
Herman Lintvelt Flanker (1976-09-06)6 September 1976 (aged 23) 1 Namibia United
Mathys van Rooyen Flanker (1971-12-25)25 December 1971 (aged 27) 7 Namibia Mariental
Jaco Olivier Flanker (1975-02-05)5 February 1975 (aged 24) 1 England Harlequins
Schalk van der Merwe Flanker (1974-08-30)30 August 1974 (aged 25) 6 England Harlequins
Quinn Hough (c) Number 8 (1972-09-29)29 September 1972 (aged 27) 10 Namibia Wanderers
Sean Furter Number 8 (1977-01-09)9 January 1977 (aged 22) 1 Namibia United
Ronaldo Pedro Scrum-half (1972-08-22)22 August 1972 (aged 27) 1 Namibia Reho Falcons
Riaan Jantjies Scrum-half (1965-06-23)23 June 1965 (aged 34) 11 England Harlequins
Johan Zaayman Fly-half (1973-09-24)24 September 1973 (aged 26) 9 Namibia Wanderers
Rudie van Vuuren Fly-half (1972-09-20)20 September 1972 (aged 27) 6 Namibia Wanderers
Sarel van Rensburg Centre (1977-03-04)4 March 1977 (aged 22) 5 Namibia United
Lukas Holtzhausen Centre (1973-11-07)7 November 1973 (aged 25) 8 England Redruth
Cliff Loubser Centre (1973-05-15)15 May 1973 (aged 26) 0 Namibia Reho Falcons
Francois van Rensburg Centre (1974-02-23)23 February 1974 (aged 25) 7 England Harlequins
Deon Mouton Wing (1974-11-20)20 November 1974 (aged 24) 1 Namibia Kudus
Derek Farmer Wing (1974-06-17)17 June 1974 (aged 25) 8 Namibia Reho Falcons
Arthur Samuelson Wing (1974-02-06)6 February 1974 (aged 25) 13 Namibia Wanderers
Lean van Dyk Fullback (1976-06-05)5 June 1976 (aged 23) 5 Namibia Wanderers
Glovin van Wyk Fullback (1973-11-26)26 November 1973 (aged 25) 1 Namibia Unam

France

Head coach: France Jean-Claude Skrela

1 Fabien Galthié was called up to the squad to replace Pierre Mignoni after suffering an injury mid-tournament.

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Marc Dal Maso Hooker (1967-02-14)14 February 1967 (aged 32) 24 France US Colomiers
Raphaël Ibañez (c) Hooker (1973-02-17)17 February 1973 (aged 26) 24 France USA Perpignan
Christian Califano Prop (1972-05-16)16 May 1972 (aged 27) 47 France Stade Toulousain
Pieter de Villiers Prop (1972-07-03)3 July 1972 (aged 27) 1 France Stade Français
Cédric Soulette Prop (1972-05-30)30 May 1972 (aged 27) 8 France Stade Toulousain
Franck Tournaire Prop (1972-12-04)4 December 1972 (aged 26) 37 France Stade Toulousain
David Auradou Lock (1973-11-13)13 November 1973 (aged 25) 6 France Stade Français
Abdelatif Benazzi Lock (1968-08-20)20 August 1968 (aged 31) 64 France SU Agen
Olivier Brouzet Lock (1972-11-22)22 November 1972 (aged 26) 33 France CA Bordeaux-Bègles
Fabien Pelous Lock (1973-12-07)7 December 1973 (aged 25) 43 France Stade Toulousain
Arnaud Costes Flanker (1973-06-16)16 June 1973 (aged 26) 7 France AS Montferrand
Marc Lièvremont Flanker (1968-10-28)28 October 1968 (aged 30) 19 France Stade Français
Olivier Magne Flanker (1973-04-11)11 April 1973 (aged 26) 23 France AS Montferrand
Lionel Mallier Flanker (1974-03-06)6 March 1974 (aged 25) 2 France CA Brive
Christophe Juillet Number 8 (1969-03-20)20 March 1969 (aged 30) 6 France Stade Français
Thomas Lièvremont Number 8 (1973-11-06)6 November 1973 (aged 25) 14 France USA Perpignan
Stéphane Castaignède Scrum-half (1969-09-30)30 September 1969 (aged 30) 1 France Stade Montois
Fabien Galthié1 Scrum-half (1969-03-20)20 March 1969 (aged 30) 27 France US Colomiers
Thomas Castaignède Fly-half (1975-01-21)21 January 1975 (aged 24) 30 France Castres Olympique
Christophe Lamaison Fly-half (1971-04-08)8 April 1971 (aged 28) 23 France CA Brive
Cédric Desbrosse Centre (1971-11-09)9 November 1971 (aged 27) 0 France Stade Toulousain
Richard Dourthe Centre (1974-12-13)13 December 1974 (aged 24) 16 France US Dax
Stéphane Glas Centre (1973-11-12)12 November 1973 (aged 25) 27 France CS Bourgoin-Jallieu
Philippe Bernat-Salles Wing (1970-02-17)17 February 1970 (aged 29) 27 France Biarritz Olympique
Christophe Dominici Wing (1972-05-20)20 May 1972 (aged 27) 9 France Stade Français
Jimmy Marlu Wing (1977-05-25)25 May 1977 (aged 22) 1 France AS Montferrand
Émile Ntamack Wing (1970-06-25)25 June 1970 (aged 29) 35 France Stade Toulousain
Ugo Mola Fullback (1974-05-13)13 May 1974 (aged 25) 6 France Castres Olympique
Olivier Sarramea Fullback (1975-10-20)20 October 1975 (aged 23) 4 France Castres Olympique

Canada

Head Coach: Republic of Ireland / Canada Patrick Parfrey

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Mark Cardinal Hooker (1961-05-05)5 May 1961 (aged 38) 33 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Pat Dunkley Hooker (1972-09-18)18 September 1972 (aged 27) 13 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Richard Bice Prop (1968-03-01)1 March 1968 (aged 31) 21 Canada Vancouver Rowing Club
Duane Major Prop (1972-02-15)15 February 1972 (aged 27) 1 New Zealand Burnside
David Penney Prop (1970-06-04)4 June 1970 (aged 29) 7 England Henley Hawks
Rod Snow Prop (1970-05-01)1 May 1970 (aged 29) 26 Wales Newport RFC
Jon Thiel Prop (1975-05-31)31 May 1975 (aged 24) 11 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Al Charron (vc) Lock (1966-07-27)27 July 1966 (aged 33) 51 England Bristol Rugby
Mike James Lock (1973-07-21)21 July 1973 (aged 26) 31 France USA Perpignan
Brian McCarthy Lock (1969-09-15)15 September 1969 (aged 30) 5 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
John Tait Lock (1973-08-14)14 August 1973 (aged 26) 18 Wales Cardiff Blues
Chris Whittaker Lock (1971-09-12)12 September 1971 (aged 28) 16 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Dan Baugh Flanker (1974-09-10)10 September 1974 (aged 25) 14 Wales Cardiff Blues
John Hutchinson Flanker (1969-04-24)24 April 1969 (aged 30) 43 Japan Suntory Sungoliath
Rob Robson Flanker (1967-12-16)16 December 1967 (aged 31) 3 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Ryan Banks Flanker (1972-02-02)2 February 1972 (aged 27) 7 England Bedford Blues
Mike Schmid Number 8 (1969-11-28)28 November 1969 (aged 29) 17 England Rotherham Titans
John Graf Scrum-half (1968-12-03)3 December 1968 (aged 30) 52 Canada UBC Old Boys Ravens
Morgan Williams Scrum-half (1976-04-17)17 April 1976 (aged 23) 3 Canada Cole Harbour
Bobby Ross Fly-half (1969-08-29)29 August 1969 (aged 30) 36 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Scott Bryan Centre (1969-06-10)10 June 1969 (aged 30) 18 Canada Balmy Beach RFC
Kyle Nichols Centre (1975-02-03)3 February 1975 (aged 24) 11 Wales Newport RFC
David Lougheed Centre (1968-04-11)11 April 1968 (aged 31) 29 England Leicester Tigers
Jeremy Cordle Wing (1972-10-24)24 October 1972 (aged 26) 5 Canada Castaway Wanderers RFC
Julian Loveday Wing (1963-03-26)26 March 1963 (aged 36) 10 England London Irish
Courtney Smith Wing (1971-04-14)14 April 1971 (aged 28) 20 Canada Meraloma Rugby
Joe Pagano Wing (1972-05-28)28 May 1972 (aged 27) 9 Canada York Yeomen RFC
Winston Stanley Wing (1974-07-14)14 July 1974 (aged 25) 34 Canada James Bay Athletic Association
Gareth Rees (c) Fullback (1967-06-30)30 June 1967 (aged 32) 52 England Harlequin F.C.
Scott Stewart Fullback (1969-01-16)16 January 1969 (aged 30) 50 England Bedford Blues

Pool D

Wales

Head coach: New Zealand Graham Henry

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Garin Jenkins Hooker (1966-08-18)18 August 1966 (aged 33) 46 Wales Swansea
Jonathan Humphreys Hooker (1969-02-27)27 February 1969 (aged 30) 32 Wales Cardiff
Peter Rogers Prop (1969-01-20)20 January 1969 (aged 30) 8 Wales Newport
Andy Lewis Prop (1973-06-13)13 June 1973 (aged 26) 19 Wales Cardiff
Dai Young Prop (1967-07-26)26 July 1967 (aged 32) 35 Wales Cardiff
Ben Evans Prop (1975-07-31)31 July 1975 (aged 24) 7 Wales Swansea
Chris Wyatt Lock (1973-06-10)10 June 1973 (aged 26) 14 Wales Llanelli
Craig Quinnell Lock (1975-07-09)9 July 1975 (aged 24) 17 Wales Cardiff
Mike Voyle Lock (1970-01-03)3 January 1970 (aged 29) 19 Wales Cardiff
Andy Moore Lock (1974-01-25)25 January 1974 (aged 25) 8 Wales Swansea
Gareth Llewellyn Lock (1969-02-27)27 February 1969 (aged 30) 63 England Harlequins
Colin Charvis Flanker (1972-12-27)27 December 1972 (aged 26) 23 Wales Swansea
Geraint Lewis Flanker (1974-01-12)12 January 1974 (aged 25) 4 Wales Pontypridd
Brett Sinkinson Flanker (1971-12-30)30 December 1971 (aged 27) 7 Wales Neath
Martyn Williams Flanker (1975-09-01)1 September 1975 (aged 24) 11 Wales Pontypridd
Scott Quinnell Number 8 (1972-08-20)20 August 1972 (aged 27) 30 Wales Llanelli
Rob Howley (c) Scrum-half (1970-10-13)13 October 1970 (aged 28) 36 Wales Cardiff
Dai Llewellyn Scrum-half (1970-09-29)29 September 1970 (aged 29) 3 Wales Newport
Neil Jenkins Fly-half (1971-07-08)8 July 1971 (aged 28) 69 Wales Cardiff
Stephen Jones Fly-half (1977-12-08)8 December 1977 (aged 21) 2 Wales Llanelli
Shane Howarth Fly-half (1968-07-08)8 July 1968 (aged 31) 12 Wales Newport
Neil Boobyer Centre (1972-06-11)11 June 1972 (aged 27) 7 Wales Llanelli
Allan Bateman Centre (1965-03-06)6 March 1965 (aged 34) 20 England Northampton
Scott Gibbs Centre (1971-01-23)23 January 1971 (aged 28) 41 Wales Swansea
Mark Taylor Centre (1973-02-27)27 February 1973 (aged 26) 16 Wales Swansea
Leigh Davies Centre (1976-02-20)20 February 1976 (aged 23) 19 Wales Cardiff
Jason Jones-Hughes Wing (1976-09-13)13 September 1976 (aged 23) 0 Australia Waratahs
Nick Walne Wing (1975-09-18)18 September 1975 (aged 24) 3 Wales Pontypridd
Kevin Morgan Wing (1977-02-23)23 February 1977 (aged 22) 8 Wales Cardiff
Dafydd James Wing (1975-07-25)25 July 1975 (aged 24) 20 Wales Pontypridd
Gareth Thomas Fullback (1974-07-25)25 July 1974 (aged 25) 36 Wales Cardiff

Argentina

Head coaches: New Zealand Alex Wyllie and Argentina Héctor Mendéz

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Mario Ledesma Hooker (1973-05-17)17 May 1973 (aged 26) 19 Argentina Curupaytí
Agustín Canalda Hooker (1977-04-18)18 April 1977 (aged 22) 2 Argentina Club Newman
Fernando Díaz Alberdi Prop (1972-07-02)2 July 1972 (aged 27) 3 Argentina CUBA
Roberto Diego Grau Prop (1970-07-16)16 July 1970 (aged 29) 26 England Saracens F.C.
Omar Hasan Prop (1971-04-21)21 April 1971 (aged 28) 24 Argentina Natación
Mauricio Reggiardo Prop (1970-02-22)22 February 1970 (aged 29) 24 France Castres Olympique
Martín Scelzo Prop (1976-02-05)5 February 1976 (aged 23) 13 Argentina Hindú Club
Pedro Sporleder Lock (1971-01-02)2 January 1971 (aged 28) 64 Argentina Curupaytí
Alejandro Allub Lock (1976-12-01)1 December 1976 (aged 22) 18 Argentina Jockey Club Córdoba
Ignacio Fernández Lobbe Lock (1974-11-20)20 November 1974 (aged 24) 16 Argentina Liceo Naval
Miguel Ruiz Lock (1975-01-10)10 January 1975 (aged 24) 18 Argentina Teque Rugby Club
Raúl Pérez Flanker (1965-07-02)2 July 1965 (aged 34) 21 Argentina Duendes Rugby Club
Santiago Phelan Flanker (1974-03-31)31 March 1974 (aged 25) 12 Argentina CASI
Rolando Martin Flanker (1968-09-23)23 September 1968 (aged 31) 49 Argentina San Isidro Club
Lucas Ostiglia Flanker (1976-05-03)3 May 1976 (aged 23) 4 Argentina Hindú Club
Gonzalo Longo Number 8 (1974-03-14)14 March 1974 (aged 25) 4 Argentina San Isidro Club
Nicolás Fernández Miranda Scrum-half (1972-11-25)25 November 1972 (aged 26) 22 Argentina Hindú Club
Agustín Pichot Scrum-half (1974-08-22)22 August 1974 (aged 25) 21 England Bristol
Gonzalo Quesada Fly-half (1974-05-02)2 May 1974 (aged 25) 17 Argentina Hindú Club
José Cilley Fly-half (1972-12-28)28 December 1972 (aged 26) 12 Argentina San Isidro Club
Felipe Contepomi Fly-half (1977-08-20)20 August 1977 (aged 22) 7 Argentina Club Newman
Lisandro Arbizu (c) Fly-half (1971-09-29)29 September 1971 (aged 28) 62 France CA Brive
José Orengo Centre (1976-04-26)26 April 1976 (aged 23) 12 Argentina CA Rosario
Eduardo Simone Centre (1974-10-16)16 October 1974 (aged 24) 24 England Bristol
Gonzalo Camardón Centre (1970-12-19)19 December 1970 (aged 28) 24 Argentina Asociación Alumni
Juan Fernández Miranda Centre (1974-11-11)11 November 1974 (aged 24) 5 Argentina Hindú Club
Diego Albanese Wing (1973-09-17)17 September 1973 (aged 26) 27 Argentina San Isidro Club
Octavio Bartolucci Wing (1975-03-08)8 March 1975 (aged 24) 9 Argentina CA Rosario
Manuel Contepomi Fullback (1977-08-20)20 August 1977 (aged 22) 7 Argentina Club Newman
Ignacio Corleto Fullback (1978-06-21)21 June 1978 (aged 21) 4 Argentina CUBA

Samoa

Head coach: New Zealand Bryan Williams

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Trevor Leota Hooker (1975-02-08)8 February 1975 (aged 24) 10 England London Wasps
Onehunga Matauiau Hooker (1975-11-09)9 November 1975 (aged 23) 2 New Zealand Waitemata
Kepi Faiva'ai Prop (1970-04-19)19 April 1970 (aged 29) 29 New Zealand Wellington
Robbie Ale Prop (1973-09-04)4 September 1973 (aged 26) 2 New Zealand Taranaki
Polo Asi Prop (1974-09-30)30 September 1974 (aged 25) 0 New Zealand Bay of Plenty
Brendan Reidy Prop (1968-09-13)13 September 1968 (aged 31) 14 England Saracens F.C.
Michael Mika Prop (1968-07-24)24 July 1968 (aged 31) 10 England Coventry RFC
Lio Falaniko Lock (1970-09-17)17 September 1970 (aged 29) 18 New Zealand Hurricanes
Lama Tone Lock (1971-01-24)24 January 1971 (aged 28) 9 New Zealand Counties Manukau
Opeta Palepoi Lock (1975-12-02)2 December 1975 (aged 23) 7 New Zealand Wellington
Junior Paramore Flanker (1968-11-18)18 November 1968 (aged 30) 16 England Gloucester Rugby
Sene Ta'ala Flanker (1973-10-20)20 October 1973 (aged 25) 19 New Zealand Wellington
Kalolo Toleafoa Flanker (1971-05-26)26 May 1971 (aged 28) 2 Samoa Marist St. Joseph
Craig Glendinning Flanker (1973-01-12)12 January 1973 (aged 26) 7 New Zealand Northland
Semo Sititi Number 8 (1974-03-06)6 March 1974 (aged 25) 2 Samoa Marist St. Joseph
Isaac Fe'aunati Number 8 (1973-07-23)23 July 1973 (aged 26) 4 England London Irish
Pat Lam Number 8 (1968-09-29)29 September 1968 (aged 31) 31 England Northampton Saints
Steven So'oialo Scrum-half (1977-05-11)11 May 1977 (aged 22) 7 England Orrell R.U.F.C.
John Clarke Scrum-half (1975-05-31)31 May 1975 (aged 24) 6 New Zealand Wellington
Fa'atonu Fili Fly-half (1981-08-31)31 August 1981 (aged 18) 0 New Zealand Wellington
Stephen Bachop Fly-half (1966-04-02)2 April 1966 (aged 33) 33 England London Irish
Tanner Vili Fly-half (1976-05-13)13 May 1976 (aged 23) 3 New Zealand Counties Manukau
George Leaupepe Centre (1975-04-02)2 April 1975 (aged 24) 23 New Zealand Counties Manukau
Va'aiga Tuigamala Centre (1969-09-04)4 September 1969 (aged 30) 10 England Newcastle Falcons
To'o Vaega Centre (1965-08-17)17 August 1965 (aged 34) 44 New Zealand Highlanders
Terry Fanolua Centre (1974-07-03)3 July 1974 (aged 25) 6 England Gloucester Rugby
Silao Leaega Wing (1973-07-24)24 July 1973 (aged 26) 3 New Zealand North Harbour
Brian Lima Wing (1972-01-25)25 January 1972 (aged 27) 34 New Zealand Blues
Afato So'oalo Wing (1974-01-05)5 January 1974 (aged 25) 9 New Zealand Crusaders
Filipo Toala Wing (1976-08-18)18 August 1976 (aged 23) 3 New Zealand Taranaki
Mike Umaga Fullback (1966-02-19)19 February 1966 (aged 33) 13 England Rotherham R.U.F.C.
Earl Va'a Fullback (1972-05-01)1 May 1972 (aged 27) 6 Italy L'Aquila Rugby

Japan

Head coach: Japan Seiji Hirao

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Toshikazu Nakamichi Hooker (1971-07-16)16 July 1971 (aged 28) 11 Japan Kobe Steel
Masahiro Kunda Hooker (1966-09-29)29 September 1966 (aged 33) 45 Japan Toshiba
Kohei Oguchi Prop (1968-10-06)6 October 1968 (aged 30) 4 Japan Ricoh
Shin Hasegawa Prop (1972-03-31)31 March 1972 (aged 27) 17 Japan Suntory
Masaaki Sakata Prop (1972-11-25)25 November 1972 (aged 26) 12 Japan Suntory
Naoto Nakamura Prop (1969-01-18)18 January 1969 (aged 30) 17 Japan Suntory
Naoya Okubo Lock (1975-09-27)27 September 1975 (aged 24) 5 Japan Suntory
Yoshihiko Sakuraba Lock (1966-09-22)22 September 1966 (aged 33) 41 Japan Nippon Steel Kamaishi
Hiroyuki Tanuma Lock (1973-05-24)24 May 1973 (aged 26) 22 Japan Ricoh
Yasunori Watanabe Lock (1974-07-02)2 July 1974 (aged 25) 14 Japan Toshiba
Greg Smith Flanker (1968-07-16)16 July 1968 (aged 31) 14 Japan Toyota Motors
Ryuji Ishi Flanker (1970-03-13)13 March 1970 (aged 29) 1 Japan Toyota Motors
Jamie Joseph Flanker (1969-11-21)21 November 1969 (aged 29) 6 Japan Sanix
Takeomi Ito Flanker (1971-04-11)11 April 1971 (aged 28) 28 Japan Kobe Steel
Hajime Kiso Number 8 (1978-11-07)7 November 1978 (aged 20) 0 Japan Ritsumeikan University
Rob Gordon Number 8 (1965-08-07)7 August 1965 (aged 34) 14 Japan Toshiba
Graeme Bachop Scrum-half (1967-06-11)11 June 1967 (aged 32) 5 Japan Sanix
Wataru Murata Scrum-half (1968-01-25)25 January 1968 (aged 31) 23 France Aviron Bayonnais
Keiji Hirose Fly-half (1973-04-16)16 April 1973 (aged 26) 23 Japan Toyota Motors
Kensuke Iwabuchi Fly-half (1975-12-30)30 December 1975 (aged 23) 12 Japan Kobe Steel
Patiliai Tuidraki Wing (1969-06-29)29 June 1969 (aged 30) 12 Japan Toyota Motors
Tsutomu Matsuda Wing (1970-04-30)30 April 1970 (aged 29) 31 Japan Toshiba
Daisuke Ohata Wing (1975-11-11)11 November 1975 (aged 23) 15 Japan Kobe Steel
Terunori Masuho Wing (1972-01-29)29 January 1972 (aged 27) 36 Japan Kobe Steel
Andrew McCormick (c) Centre (1967-02-05)5 February 1967 (aged 32) 22 Japan Toyota Motors
Ryohei Miki Centre (1978-03-24)24 March 1978 (aged 21) 1 Japan Ryukoku University
Yukio Motoki Centre (1971-08-27)27 August 1971 (aged 28) 44 Japan Kobe Steel
Akira Yoshida Centre (1971-08-13)13 August 1971 (aged 28) 9 Japan Kobe Steel
Atsushi Koga Centre (1975-02-25)25 February 1975 (aged 24) 0 Japan Sanyo Electric
Takafumi Hirao Fullback (1975-03-03)3 March 1975 (aged 24) 4 Japan Kobe Steel

Pool E

Ireland

Head coach: New Zealand Warren Gatland

Gordon D'Arcy replaced the injured Girvan Dempsey on 11 September 1999.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Keith Wood Hooker (1972-01-27)27 January 1972 (aged 27) 27 Ireland Munster
Ross Nesdale Hooker (1968-07-30)30 July 1968 (aged 31) 11 England Newcastle Falcons
Paul Wallace Prop (1971-12-30)30 December 1971 (aged 27) 30 England Saracens
Peter Clohessy Prop (1966-03-22)22 March 1966 (aged 33) 31 Ireland Munster
Reggie Corrigan Prop (1970-11-19)19 November 1970 (aged 28) 10 Ireland Leinster
Justin Fitzpatrick Prop (1973-11-21)21 November 1973 (aged 25) 10 Ireland Ulster
Angus McKeen Prop (1969-02-13)13 February 1969 (aged 30) 0 Ireland Leinster
Paddy Johns Lock (1968-02-19)19 February 1968 (aged 31) 54 Ireland Ulster
Jeremy Davidson Lock (1974-04-28)28 April 1974 (aged 25) 26 France Castres Olympique
Malcolm O'Kelly Lock (1974-07-19)19 July 1974 (aged 25) 15 England London Irish
Bob Casey Lock (1978-07-18)18 July 1978 (aged 21) 0 Ireland Leinster
Eric Miller Flanker (1975-09-23)23 September 1975 (aged 24) 16 Ireland Ulster
David Corkery Flanker (1972-11-06)6 November 1972 (aged 26) 27 Ireland Munster
Trevor Brennan Flanker (1973-09-22)22 September 1973 (aged 26) 7 Ireland Leinster
Andy Ward Flanker (1970-09-08)8 September 1970 (aged 29) 15 Ireland Ulster
Kieron Dawson Flanker (1975-01-29)29 January 1975 (aged 24) 3 England London Irish
Dion O'Cuinneagain (c) Number 8 (1972-05-24)24 May 1972 (aged 27) 13 Ireland Ulster
Brian O'Meara Scrum-half (1976-04-05)5 April 1976 (aged 23) 4 Ireland Leinster
Tom Tierney Scrum-half (1976-09-01)1 September 1976 (aged 23) 3 Ireland Munster
Eric Elwood Fly-half (1969-02-25)25 February 1969 (aged 30) 32 Ireland Connacht
David Humphreys Fly-half (1971-09-10)10 September 1971 (aged 28) 18 Ireland Ulster
Gordon D'Arcy Centre (1980-02-10)10 February 1980 (aged 19) 0 Ireland Leinster
Brian O'Driscoll Centre (1979-01-21)21 January 1979 (aged 20) 3 Ireland Leinster
Kevin Maggs Centre (1974-06-03)3 June 1974 (aged 25) 20 England Bath
Jonathan Bell Centre (1974-02-07)7 February 1974 (aged 25) 29 Ireland Ulster
Mike Mullins Centre (1970-10-29)29 October 1970 (aged 28) 1 Ireland Munster
Justin Bishop Wing (1974-11-08)8 November 1974 (aged 24) 13 England London Irish
James Topping Wing (1974-12-18)18 December 1974 (aged 24) 5 Ireland Ulster
Matt Mostyn Wing (1974-09-10)10 September 1974 (aged 25) 2 Ireland Connacht
Conor O'Shea Fullback (1970-10-21)21 October 1970 (aged 28) 30 England London Irish

United States

Head coach: United States Jack Clark

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Tom Billups Hooker (1964-12-26)26 December 1964 (aged 34) 41 Wales Pontypridd
Kirk Khasigian Hooker (1977-04-24)24 April 1977 (aged 22) 3 United States University of California
Joe Clayton Prop (1973-11-24)24 November 1973 (aged 25) 1 England Old Blues
Marc L'Huillier Prop (1971-03-01)1 March 1971 (aged 28) 1 Australia Sydney University
Ray Lehner Prop (1972-03-13)13 March 1972 (aged 27) 29 England Oxford University
George Sucher Prop (1969-03-06)6 March 1969 (aged 30) 12 United States Washington
Luke Gross Lock (1969-11-21)21 November 1969 (aged 29) 35 England Harlequins
Alec Parker Lock (1974-04-10)10 April 1974 (aged 25) 21 United States Gentlemen of Aspen
Dave Hodges Lock (1968-09-15)15 September 1968 (aged 31) 20 Wales Llanelli
Shaun Paga Flanker (1977-11-16)16 November 1977 (aged 21) 4 United States University of California
Richard Tardits Flanker (1965-07-30)30 July 1965 (aged 34) 0 United States Life University
Fifita Mo'unga Flanker (1973-03-05)5 March 1973 (aged 26) 8 England Old Blues
Dan Lyle (c) Number 8 (1970-09-28)28 September 1970 (aged 29) 24 England Bath Rugby
Rob Lumkong Number 8 (1970-08-03)3 August 1970 (aged 29) 27 United States Denver Barbarians
Kevin Dalzell Scrum-half (1974-01-25)25 January 1974 (aged 25) 12 United States OMBAC
Jesse Coulson Scrum-half (1977-01-06)6 January 1977 (aged 22) 0 New Zealand Hamilton Old Boys
David Niu Fly-half (1966-01-03)3 January 1966 (aged 33) 5 United States Philadelphia Whitemarsh
Dave Stroble Fly-half (1976-04-29)29 April 1976 (aged 23) 0 France Maisons-Laffitte
Juan Grobler Centre (1973-07-07)7 July 1973 (aged 26) 15 United States Denver Barbarians
Alatini Saulala Centre (1968-09-22)22 September 1968 (aged 31) 17 United States San Mateo
Mark Scharrenberg Centre (1969-04-30)30 April 1969 (aged 30) 36 United States Golden Gate
Tomasi Takau Centre (1969-10-15)15 October 1969 (aged 29) 22 United States Gentlemen of Aspen
Mark Williams Centre (1961-06-26)26 June 1961 (aged 38) 22 United States Gentlemen of Aspen
Vaea Anitoni Wing (1970-09-20)20 September 1970 (aged 29) 41 United States San Mateo
Andre Blom Wing (1970-06-04)4 June 1970 (aged 29) 10 United States Denver Barbarians
Brian Hightower Wing (1970-09-15)15 September 1970 (aged 29) 14 United States Gentlemen of Aspen
Rich Schurfeld Wing (1963-04-19)19 April 1963 (aged 36) 5 United States Ann Arbor
Sinapati Uiagalelei Wing (1979-03-21)21 March 1979 (aged 20) 0 United States Orange County Islanders
Kurt Shuman Fullback (1974-01-05)5 January 1974 (aged 25) 14 United States OMBAC

Australia

Head coach: Australia Rod MacQueen

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Phil Kearns Hooker (1967-06-27)27 June 1967 (aged 32) 65 Australia Waratahs
Jeremy Paul Hooker (1977-03-14)14 March 1977 (aged 22) 10 Australia Brumbies
Michael Foley Hooker (1967-06-07)7 June 1967 (aged 32) 25 Australia Reds
Andrew Blades Prop (1967-06-04)4 June 1967 (aged 32) 27 Australia Waratahs
Patricio Noriega Prop (1971-10-22)22 October 1971 (aged 27) 9 Australia Brumbies
Richard Harry Prop (1967-11-30)30 November 1967 (aged 31) 25 Australia Waratahs
Dan Crowley Prop (1965-08-28)28 August 1965 (aged 34) 34 Australia Reds
John Eales (c) Lock (1970-06-27)27 June 1970 (aged 29) 64 Australia Reds
Owen Finegan Lock (1972-04-22)22 April 1972 (aged 27) 27 Australia Brumbies
David Giffin Lock (1973-11-06)6 November 1973 (aged 25) 10 Australia Brumbies
Matt Cockbain Flanker (1972-09-19)19 September 1972 (aged 27) 24 Australia Reds
Jim Williams Flanker (1968-12-08)8 December 1968 (aged 30) 3 Australia Brumbies
David Wilson Flanker (1967-01-04)4 January 1967 (aged 32) 67 Australia Reds
Mark Connors Flanker (1971-05-17)17 May 1971 (aged 28) 4 Australia Reds
Brett Robinson Flanker (1970-01-24)24 January 1970 (aged 29) 16 Australia Brumbies
Toutai Kefu Number 8 (1974-04-08)8 April 1974 (aged 25) 21 Australia Reds
Tiaan Strauss Number 8 (1965-06-28)28 June 1965 (aged 34) 7 Australia Waratahs
George Gregan (vc) Scrum-half (1973-04-19)19 April 1973 (aged 26) 49 Australia Brumbies
Chris Whitaker Scrum-half (1974-10-19)19 October 1974 (aged 24) 4 Australia Waratahs
Rod Kafer Fly-half (1971-06-25)25 June 1971 (aged 28) 1 Australia Brumbies
Chris Latham Fly-half (1975-09-08)8 September 1975 (aged 24) 5 Australia Reds
Stephen Larkham Fly-half (1974-05-29)29 May 1974 (aged 25) 25 Australia Brumbies
Nathan Grey Centre (1975-03-31)31 March 1975 (aged 24) 13 Australia Waratahs
Tim Horan Centre (1970-05-18)18 May 1970 (aged 29) 74 Australia Reds
Daniel Herbert Centre (1974-02-06)6 February 1974 (aged 25) 33 Australia Reds
Jason Little Centre (1970-08-26)26 August 1970 (aged 29) 62 Australia Reds
Joe Roff Wing (1975-09-20)20 September 1975 (aged 24) 45 Australia Brumbies
Ben Tune Wing (1976-12-28)28 December 1976 (aged 22) 31 Australia Reds
Scott Staniforth Wing (1977-12-12)12 December 1977 (aged 21) 0 Australia Waratahs
Matt Burke Fullback (1973-03-26)26 March 1973 (aged 26) 38 Australia Waratahs

Romania

Head coach: Romania Mircea Paraschiv

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Ștefan Demici Hooker (1975-08-04)4 August 1975 (aged 24) 1 Romania CS Dinamo București
Răzvan Mavrodin Hooker (1973-09-23)23 September 1973 (aged 26) 3 France USA Perpignan
Petru Bălan Prop (1976-07-12)12 July 1976 (aged 23) 8 Romania CS Dinamo București
Nicolae Dragoș Dima Prop (1979-07-30)30 July 1979 (aged 20) 0 France Castres Olympique
Laurențiu Rotaru Prop (1970-01-17)17 January 1970 (aged 29) 1 France US Montauban
Constantin Stan Prop (1969-01-10)10 January 1969 (aged 30) 23 Romania CS Dinamo București
Dragoș Nicolae Prop (1979-07-30)30 July 1979 (aged 20) 0 France Aurillac
Daniel Chiriac Lock (1973-06-08)8 June 1973 (aged 26) 1 France US Annecy
Tudor Constantin (c) Lock (1969-11-17)17 November 1969 (aged 29) 9 France Racing Club
Ovidiu Slușariuc Lock (1968-02-07)7 February 1968 (aged 31) 14 Romania CS Dinamo București
Cătălin Drăguceanu Flanker (1970-11-19)19 November 1970 (aged 28) 25 Romania CSA Steaua București
Alin Petrache Flanker (1976-10-29)29 October 1976 (aged 22) 4 France Racing Club
Florin Corodeanu Flanker (1977-03-26)26 March 1977 (aged 22) 8 Romania CSA Steaua București
Ovidiu Tonița Flanker (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 19) 0 Romania CS Rulmentul Bârlad
Tiberiu Brînză Number 8 (1968-09-21)21 September 1968 (aged 31) 31 France RC Narbonne
Erdinci Septar Number 8 (1973-02-12)12 February 1973 (aged 26) 9 Romania RCJ Farul Constanța
Marius Iacob Scrum-half (1972-12-05)5 December 1972 (aged 26) 6 Romania CS Dinamo București
Lucian Sîrbu Scrum-half (1976-10-16)16 October 1976 (aged 22) 1 Romania RC Grivița Bucharest
Petre Mitu Scrum-half (1977-03-22)22 March 1977 (aged 22) 14 France Aurillac
Ionuț Tofan Fly-half (1977-03-08)8 March 1977 (aged 22) 6 Romania CSA Steaua București
Lucien Vusec Fly-half (1972-09-15)15 September 1972 (aged 27) 4 France Strasbourg
Gabriel Brezoianu Centre (1977-01-18)18 January 1977 (aged 22) 10 Romania Universitatea Timișoara
Romeo Gontineac Centre (1973-12-18)18 December 1973 (aged 25) 23 France Aurillac
Cristian Lupu Centre (1975-06-19)19 June 1975 (aged 24) 4 Romania CS Dinamo București
Mihai Ciolacu Wing (1977-09-11)11 September 1977 (aged 22) 4 Romania RCJ Farul Constanța
Radu Fugigi Wing (1973-11-29)29 November 1973 (aged 25) 8 France Caen
Cristian Hîldan Wing (1973-09-22)22 September 1973 (aged 26) 4 Romania CS Dinamo București
Cristian Săuan Wing (1974-03-18)18 March 1974 (aged 25) 1 Romania Universitatea Cluj
Gheorghe Solomie Wing (1969-03-05)5 March 1969 (aged 30) 41 France Aurillac
Mihai Vioreanu Fullback (1974-10-03)3 October 1974 (aged 24) 9 Romania Universitatea Timișoara

References

  1. ^ "Double blow for England as Bracken and Rees are ruled out". ESPNscrum. 23 September 1999. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Rugby: Injury sidelines Samoan prop". 2000-06-30. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  3. ^ Thornley, Gerry (11 September 1999). "Ireland are embarrassed". The Irish Times.

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