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1987 Rugby World Cup squads

This article lists the official squads for the 1987 Rugby World Cup that took place in New Zealand and Australia from 22 May until 20 June 1987. The 1987 Rugby World Cup was the inaugural Rugby World Cup; the world championship for rugby union. Sixteen nations were invited to partake in the tournament, with the notable exception of South Africa; who were excluded from the tournament due to issues surrounding Apartheid.

1987 Rugby World Cup squads
Tournament details
Dates22 May – 20 June 1987
No. of nations16
inaugural

Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad. All details, such as number of international caps and player age, are current as of the opening day of the tournament on 22 May 1987.

OverviewEdit

Pool 1Edit

  AustraliaEdit

Head Coach:   Alan Jones

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Mark McBain Hooker (1959-10-31)31 October 1959 (aged 27) 4   Brothers Old Boys / Queensland
Tom Lawton Hooker (1962-11-01)1 November 1962 (aged 24) 22   Souths / Queensland
Enrique Rodríguez Prop (1952-06-20)20 June 1952 (aged 34) 15   Warringah / New South Wales
Cameron Lillicrap Prop (1963-04-19)19 April 1963 (aged 24) 1   Souths Rugby / Queensland
Mark Hartill Prop (1964-05-29)29 May 1964 (aged 22) 4   Gordon / New South Wales
William Campbell Lock (1961-11-28)28 November 1961 (aged 25) 9   Queensland
Steve Cutler Lock (1960-07-28)28 July 1960 (aged 26) 19   Gordon RFC / New South Wales
David Codey Flanker (1957-07-07)7 July 1957 (aged 29) 8   GPS / Queensland
Jeff Miller Flanker (1962-07-04)4 July 1962 (aged 24) 3   Teachers-Norths / Queensland
Andy McIntyre Flanker (1955-12-23)23 December 1955 (aged 31) 22   University of Queensland / Queensland
Simon Poidevin Flanker (1958-10-31)31 October 1958 (aged 28) 43   Randwick / New South Wales
Ross Reynolds Number 8 (1958-09-27)27 September 1958 (aged 28) 9   Gordon / New South Wales
Steve Tuynman Number 8 (1963-05-30)30 May 1963 (aged 23) 19   Eastwood / New South Wales
Troy Coker Number 8 (1965-05-30)30 May 1965 (aged 21) 0   Souths / Queensland
Brian Smith Scrum-half (1966-09-09)9 September 1966 (aged 20) 14   Queensland
Nick Farr-Jones Scrum-half (1962-04-18)18 April 1962 (aged 25) 17   Sydney University / New South Wales
Michael Lynagh Fly-half (1963-10-25)25 October 1963 (aged 23) 16   University of Queensland / Queensland
Steve James Fly-half (1960-07-23)23 July 1960 (aged 26) 1   New South Wales
Brett Papworth Centre (1963-11-03)3 November 1963 (aged 23) 8   Eastwood / New South Wales
Andrew Slack (c) Centre (1955-09-24)24 September 1955 (aged 31) 33   Souths / Queensland
Michael Cook Centre (1962-04-23)23 April 1962 (aged 25) 2   Terrace / Queensland
David Campese Wing (1962-10-21)21 October 1962 (aged 24) 27   Randwick / New South Wales
Matthew Burke Wing (1964-09-15)15 September 1964 (aged 22) 15   Randwick / New South Wales
Peter Grigg Wing (1958-07-20)20 July 1958 (aged 28) 20   Brothers / Queensland
Anthony Herbert Fullback (1966-08-13)13 August 1966 (aged 20) 1   GPS Rugby / Queensland
Andrew Leeds Fullback (1964-09-19)19 September 1964 (aged 22) 1   Parramatta / New South Wales
Roger Gould Fullback (1957-04-04)4 April 1957 (aged 30) 24   Wests / Queensland

  United StatesEdit

Head Coach:   George Hook /   Ron Mayes

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Pat Johnson Hooker (1960-03-17)17 March 1960 (aged 27) 1   Chicago Lions
John Everett Hooker (1957-03-22)22 March 1957 (aged 30) 5   Old Blue R.F.C.
Fred Paoli Prop (1954-02-18)18 February 1954 (aged 33) 6   Denver Barbarians
Rick Bailey Prop (1954-06-25)25 June 1954 (aged 32) 9   Old Blue R.F.C.
Neal Brendel Prop (1954-09-12)12 September 1954 (aged 32) 5   Pittsburgh Rugby Club
Butch Horwath Prop (1960-09-22)22 September 1960 (aged 26) 4   Philadelphia Whitemarsh RFC
Kevin Swords Lock (1960-07-01)1 July 1960 (aged 26) 5   Boston RFC
Ed Burlingham (c) Lock (1951-10-14)14 October 1951 (aged 35) 12   Back Bay Rugby Club
Bob Causey Lock (1953-05-04)4 May 1953 (aged 34) 7   Louisiana State University RFC
Bill Shiflet Lock (1954-07-22)22 July 1954 (aged 32)) 3   Lancer Rugby Club
Blane Warhurst Flanker (1961-09-28)28 September 1961 (aged 25) 8   Old Blue R.F.C.
Gary Lambert Flanker (1959-01-21)21 January 1959 (aged 28) 8   White Plains R.F.C.
Steve Finkel Flanker (1953-01-23)23 January 1953 (aged 34) 4   Scioto Valley R.F.C.
Tony Ridnell Flanker (1961-01-01)1 January 1961 (aged 26) 0   Old Puget Sound Beach
Brian Vizard Number 8 (1959-06-04)4 June 1959 (aged 27) 4   OMBAC
Mike Saunders Scrum-half (1959-05-18)18 May 1959 (aged 28) 2   OMBAC
Dave Dickson Scrum-half (1959-11-29)29 November 1959 (aged 27) 1   Charlotte Rugby Club
John Mickel Scrum-half unknown 1   Los Angeles Rugby Club
Joe Clarkson Fly-half (1957-02-21)21 February 1957 (aged 30) 3   Los Angeles Rugby Club
Mike Caulder Fly-half (1959-08-15)15 August 1959 (aged 27)) 2   Life Chiropractic College
Dave Horton Fly-half circa 1955 (aged 31-32) 1   Boston RFC
Roy Helu Centre (1953-06-04)4 June 1953 (aged 33) 10   Old Blue R.F.C.
Tommy Vinick Centre (1956-11-08)8 November 1956 (aged 30) 1   Hartford Wanderers RFC
Kevin Higgins Centre (1962-11-08)8 November 1962 (aged 24) 6   OMBAC
Denis Shanagher Centre (1956-10-17)17 October 1956 (aged 30) 8   Bay Area Touring Side R.F.C.
Gary Hein Wing (1953-03-26)26 March 1953 (aged 34) 2   University of California
Mike Purcell Wing (1951-12-06)6 December 1951 (aged 35) 12   Bay Area Touring Side R.F.C.
Ray Nelson Fullback (1961-06-11)11 June 1961 (aged 25) 6   Hutchesons' GSFP

  EnglandEdit

Head Coach:   Martin Green

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Brian Moore Hooker (1962-01-11)11 January 1962 (aged 25) 1   Nottingham R.F.C.
Graham Dawe Hooker (1959-09-04)4 September 1959 (aged 27) 3   Bath Rugby
Gary Pearce Prop (1956-03-02)2 March 1956 (aged 31) 31   Northampton Saints
Jeff Probyn Prop (1956-04-27)27 April 1956 (aged 31) 0   Wasps FC
Paul Rendall Prop (1954-02-18)18 February 1954 (aged 33) 7   Wasps FC
Gareth Chilcott Prop (1960-11-20)20 November 1960 (aged 26) 5   Bath Rugby
Nigel Redman Lock (1964-08-16)16 August 1964 (aged 22) 4   Bath Rugby
Steve Bainbridge Lock (1956-10-07)7 October 1956 (aged 30) 18   Fylde Rugby Club
Wade Dooley Lock (1957-10-02)2 October 1957 (aged 29) 12   Fylde Rugby Club
Jon Hall Flanker (1962-03-15)15 March 1962 (aged 25) 19   Bath Rugby
Peter Winterbottom Flanker (1960-05-31)31 May 1960 (aged 26) 26   Headingley
Gary Rees Flanker (1960-05-02)2 May 1960 (aged 27) 7   Nottingham R.F.C.
David Egerton Number 8 (1961-10-19)19 October 1961 (aged 25) 0   Bath Rugby
Dean Richards Number 8 (1963-07-11)11 July 1963 (aged 23) 3   Leicester Football Club
Richard Hill Scrum-half (1961-05-04)4 May 1961 (aged 26) 8   Bath Rugby
Richard Harding Scrum-half (1953-08-29)29 August 1953 (aged 33) 4   Bristol Rugby Club
Peter Williams Fly-half (1958-12-14)14 December 1958 (aged 28) 1   Orrell R.U.F.C.
Huw Davies Fly-half (1959-02-18)18 February 1959 (aged 28) 1   Wasps FC
Rob Andrew Fly-half (1963-02-18)18 February 1963 (aged 24) 12   Wasps FC
Kevin Simms Centre (1964-12-25)25 December 1964 (aged 22) 10   Wasps FC
Jamie Salmon Centre (1959-10-16)16 October 1959 (aged 27) 11   Harlequin F.C.
Fran Clough Centre (1962-11-01)1 November 1962 (aged 24) 2   Orrell R.U.F.C.
Mark Bailey Wing (1960-11-21)21 November 1960 (aged 26) 2   Wasps FC
Rory Underwood Wing (1963-06-19)19 June 1963 (aged 23) 16   R.A.F. / Leicester Football Club
Mike Harrison (c) Wing (1956-04-09)9 April 1956 (aged 31) 9   Wakefield RFC
Jonathan Webb Fullback (1963-08-24)24 August 1963 (aged 23) 0   Bristol Rugby Club
Marcus Rose Fullback (1957-01-12)12 January 1957 (aged 30) 9   Harlequin F.C.

  JapanEdit

Head Coach:   Katsumi Miyaji

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Tsutomu Hirose Hooker (1963-07-24)24 July 1963 (aged 23) 0   Doshisha University
Tsuyoshi Fujita Hooker (1961-01-27)27 January 1961 (aged 26) 19   Nisshin Steel
Koji Yasumi Prop (1957-07-13)13 July 1957 (aged 29) 1   Toyota Motors
Koji Horaguchi Prop (1953-11-03)3 November 1953 (aged 33) 22   Nippon Steel Kamaishi
Toshitaka Kimura Prop (1963-06-25)25 June 1963 (aged 23) 6   World Fighting Bull
Masaharu Aizawa Prop (1958-05-12)12 May 1958 (aged 29) 6   Ricoh
Atsushi Oyagi Lock (1961-08-15)15 August 1961 (aged 25) 12   Kobe Steel Rugby Club
Seiji Kurihara Lock (1964-11-16)16 November 1964 (aged 22) 2   Suntory Rugby Football Club
Yoshihiko Sakuraba Lock (1966-09-22)22 September 1966 (aged 20) 2   Nippon Steel Kamaishi
Toshiyuki Hayashi (c) Lock (1960-02-08)8 February 1960 (aged 27) 22   Kobe Steel Rugby Club
Katsufumi Miyamoto Flanker (1966-03-19)19 March 1966 (aged 21) 2   Doshisha University
Yasuharu Kawase Flanker (1959-06-15)15 June 1959 (aged 27) 9   Toshiba Fuchu Rugby Football Club
Sinali Latu Number 8 (1965-08-22)22 August 1965 (aged 21) 0   Sanyo
Michihito Chida Number 8 (1958-12-22)22 December 1958 (aged 28) 24   Nippon Steel Kamaishi
Hisataka Ikuta Scrum-half (1962-11-20)20 November 1962 (aged 24) 0   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sagamigahara
Mitsutake Hagimoto Scrum-half (1959-02-10)10 February 1959 (aged 28) 0   Kobe Steel Rugby Club
Seiji Hirao Fly-half (1963-01-21)21 January 1963 (aged 24) 12   Kobe Steel Rugby Club
Katsuhiro Matsuo Fly-half (1964-01-06)6 January 1964 (aged 23) 5   World Fighting Bull
Kojiro Yoshinaga Centre (1961-06-08)8 June 1961 (aged 25) 1   Mazda Motor Corporation
Eiji Kutsuki Centre (1962-12-25)25 December 1962 (aged 24) 5   Toyota Motors
Toshiro Yoshino Wing (1960-09-05)5 September 1960 (aged 26) 6   Suntory Rugby Football Club
Nofomuli Taumoefolau Wing (1956-06-21)21 June 1956 (aged 30) 7   Sanyo
Shinji Onuki Wing (1962-03-16)16 March 1962 (aged 25) 13   Suntory Rugby Football Club
Minoru Okidoi Wing (1965-02-07)7 February 1965 (aged 22) 0   Suntory Rugby Football Club
Shogo Mukai Fullback (1961-10-02)2 October 1961 (aged 25) 7   Toshiba Fuchu Rugby Football Club
Daijiro Murai Fullback (1962-08-24)24 August 1962 (aged 24) 5   Marubeni

Pool 2Edit

  WalesEdit

Head Coach:   Tony Gray

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Billy James Hooker (1956-07-18)18 July 1956 (aged 30) 21   Aberavon RFC
Alan Phillips Hooker (1954-08-21)21 August 1954 (aged 32) 15   Cardiff RFC
Kevin Phillips Hooker (1961-06-15)15 June 1961 (aged 25) 1   Neath RFC
Steve Blackmore Prop (1962-03-03)3 March 1962 (aged 25) 1   Cardiff RFC
Stuart Evans Prop (1963-06-14)14 June 1963 (aged 23) 7   Neath RFC
Anthony Buchanan Prop (1955-06-30)30 June 1955 (aged 31) 0   Llanelli RFC
John Rawlins Prop (1957-06-07)7 June 1957 (aged 29) 0   Newport RFC
Jeff Whitefoot Prop (1956-04-18)18 April 1956 (aged 31) 17   Aberavon RFC
Dai Young Prop (1967-07-26)26 July 1967 (aged 19) 0   Swansea RFC
Steve Sutton Lock (1958-02-17)17 February 1958 (aged 29) 6   South Wales Police RFC
Huw Richards Lock (1960-10-09)9 October 1960 (aged 26) 1   Neath RFC
Bob Norster Lock (1957-06-23)23 June 1957 (aged 29) 24   Cardiff RFC
Phil Davies Lock (1963-10-19)19 October 1963 (aged 23) 12   Llanelli RFC
Paul Moriarty Lock (1964-07-16)16 July 1964 (aged 22) 9   Swansea RFC
Richard Moriarty (c) Lock (1957-05-01)1 May 1957 (aged 30) 16   Swansea RFC
Richard Webster Flanker (1967-07-09)9 July 1967 (aged 19) 0   Swansea RFC
Richie Collins Flanker (1962-03-02)2 March 1962 (aged 25) 2   South Wales Police RFC
Gareth Roberts Number 8 (1959-01-15)15 January 1959 (aged 28) 2   Cardiff RFC
Ray Giles Scrum-half (1961-01-15)15 January 1961 (aged 26) 2   Aberavon RFC
Robert Jones Scrum-half (1965-11-10)10 November 1965 (aged 21) 11   Swansea RFC
Malcolm Dacey Fly-half (1960-07-12)12 July 1960 (aged 26) 14   Swansea RFC
Jonathan Davies Fly-half (1962-10-24)24 October 1962 (aged 24) 13   Neath RFC
Mark Ring Centre (1962-10-15)15 October 1962 (aged 24) 6   Cardiff RFC
Bleddyn Bowen Centre (1961-07-16)16 July 1961 (aged 25) 13   South Wales Police RFC
Kevin Hopkins Centre (1961-09-29)29 September 1961 (aged 25) 4   Swansea RFC
Mark Titley Wing (1959-05-03)3 May 1959 (aged 28) 13   Bridgend RFC
Glen Webbe Wing (1962-01-21)21 January 1962 (aged 25) 5   Bridgend RFC
John Devereux Wing (1966-03-30)30 March 1966 (aged 21) 11   Bridgend RFC
Ieuan Evans Wing (1964-03-21)21 March 1964 (aged 23) 4   Llanelli RFC
Adrian Hadley Wing (1963-03-01)1 March 1963 (aged 24) 16   Cardiff RFC
Paul Thorburn Fullback (1962-11-24)24 November 1962 (aged 24) 8   Neath RFC

  CanadaEdit

Head Coach:   Gary Johnston

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Mark Cardinal Hooker (1961-05-05)5 May 1961 (aged 26) 2   James Bay Athletic Association
Karl Svoboda Hooker (1962-03-23)23 March 1962 (aged 25) 5   Ajax Wanderers R.U.F.C.
Eddie Evans Prop (1964-09-15)15 September 1964 (aged 22) 2   James Bay Athletic Association
Ross Breen Prop (1956-06-11)11 June 1956 (aged 30) 1   Meraloma Rugby
Bill Handson Prop (1954-12-03)3 December 1954 (aged 32) 6   Vaughan Yeomen R.F.C.
Randy McKellar Prop (1962-01-06)6 January 1962 (aged 25) 3   Crusaders Rugby Club
Ro Hindson Lock (1951-05-23)23 May 1951 (aged 35) 28   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Hans de Goede (c) Lock (1953-02-13)13 February 1953 (aged 34) 21   James Bay Athletic Association
Ron van den Brink Lock (1962-09-30)30 September 1962 (aged 24) 1   James Bay Athletic Association
Bruce Breen Flanker (1961-10-13)13 October 1961 (aged 25) 1   Meraloma Rugby
Roy Radu Flanker (1963-09-11)11 September 1963 (aged 23) 3   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Rob Frame Flanker (1961-09-30)30 September 1961 (aged 25) 2   Castaway Wanderers RFC
Glen Ennis Number 8 (1964-05-19)19 May 1964 (aged 23) 3   James Bay Athletic Association
Dave Tucker Scrum-half (1962-03-30)30 March 1962 (aged 25) 5   Meraloma Rugby
Ian Hyde-Lay Fly-half (1958-01-31)31 January 1958 (aged 29) 2   University of Victoria
Gareth Rees Fly-half (1967-06-30)30 June 1967 (aged 19) 2   Castaway Wanderers RFC
Ian Stuart Centre (1961-10-08)8 October 1961 (aged 25) 5   Vancouver Rowing Club
Paul Vaesen Centre (1959-01-09)9 January 1959 (aged 28) 3   James Bay Athletic Association
Steve Gray Centre (1963-07-19)19 July 1963 (aged 23) 2   Vancouver Kats
Tom Woods Centre (1962-10-29)29 October 1962 (aged 24) 4   James Bay Athletic Association
Pat Palmer Wing (1962-11-06)6 November 1962 (aged 24) 5   UBC Old Boys Ravens
John Lecky Wing (1960-02-15)15 February 1960 (aged 27) 11   Meraloma Rugby
Spence McTavish Wing (1948-08-25)25 August 1948 (aged 38) 20   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Mark Wyatt Fullback (1961-04-12)12 April 1961 (aged 26) 10   James Bay Athletic Association

  IrelandEdit

  • Prior to the tournament, Nigel Carr withdrew from the Irish squad due to injury.

Head Coaches:   Mick Doyle (replaced by Syd Millar) /   Jim Davidson

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Steve Smith Hooker (1959-07-18)18 July 1959 (aged 27) 0   Ballymena R.F.C. / Ulster Rugby
Terry Kingston Hooker (1963-09-19)19 September 1963 (aged 23) 0   Munster Rugby
John MacDonald Hooker (1960-04-09)9 April 1960 (aged 27) 0   Malone RFC / Ulster Rugby
Des Fitzgerald Prop (1957-12-20)20 December 1957 (aged 29) 10   Lansdowne R.F.C. / Leinster Rugby
Job Langbroek Prop (1957-07-01)1 July 1957 (aged 29) 0   Blackrock College RFC / Leinster Rugby
J. J. McCoy Prop (1958-06-28)28 June 1958 (aged 28) 7   Dungannon RFC / Ulster Rugby
Philip Orr Prop (1950-12-14)14 December 1950 (aged 36) 55   Old Wesley RFC / Leinster Rugby
Willie Anderson Lock (1955-04-03)3 April 1955 (aged 32) 12   Dungannon RFC / Ulster Rugby
Neil Francis Lock (1964-03-17)17 March 1964 (aged 23) 0   Blackrock College RFC / Leinster Rugby
Donal Lenihan (c) Lock (1959-09-12)12 September 1959 (aged 27) 27   Cork Constitution / Munster Rugby
Jim Glennon Lock (1953-07-07)7 July 1953 (aged 33) 6   Leinster Rugby
Nigel Carr Flanker (1959-07-27)27 July 1959 (aged 27) 11   Ards RFC / Ulster Rugby
Paul Collins Flanker (1959-12-07)7 December 1959 (aged 27) 0   Lansdowne R.F.C. / Leinster Rugby
Derek McGrath Flanker (1960-05-03)3 May 1960 (aged 27) 1   Leinster Rugby
Phillip Matthews Flanker (1960-01-21)21 January 1960 (aged 27) 10   Ards RFC / Ulster Rugby
Brian Spillane Number 8 (1960-01-26)26 January 1960 (aged 27) 9   Munster Rugby
Tony Doyle Scrum-half (1958-04-26)26 April 1958 (aged 29) 2   Greystones / Leinster Rugby
Michael Bradley Scrum-half (1962-11-17)17 November 1962 (aged 24) 14   Cork Constitution / Munster Rugby
Tony Ward Fly-half (1954-10-08)8 October 1954 (aged 32) 18   Greystones / Leinster Rugby
Paul Dean Fly-half (1960-06-28)28 June 1960 (aged 26) 19   St. Mary's College RFC / Leinster Rugby
Brendan Mullin Centre (1963-10-30)30 October 1963 (aged 23) 13   Blackrock College RFC / Leinster Rugby
Mike Kiernan Centre (1961-01-17)17 January 1961 (aged 26) 24   Dolphin RFC / Munster Rugby
David Irwin Centre (1959-02-01)1 February 1959 (aged 28) 19   Ulster Rugby
Keith Crossan Wing (1959-12-29)29 December 1959 (aged 27) 18   Ulster Rugby
Trevor Ringland Wing (1959-11-13)13 November 1959 (aged 27) 27   Ballymena R.F.C. / Ulster Rugby
Hugo MacNeill Fullback (1958-09-16)16 September 1958 (aged 28) 33   Leinster Rugby
Philip Rainey Fullback (1959-07-12)12 July 1959 (aged 27) 0   Ballymena R.F.C. / Ulster Rugby

  TongaEdit

Head Coach:   Mailefihi Tuku'aho

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Amone Afu Hooker circa 1957 (aged 29-30) 8 n/a
Takai Makisi Prop circa 1962 (aged 24-25) 2 n/a
Latu Vaʻeno Prop circa 1959 (aged 27-28) 3   Toloa Old Boys
Viliami Lutua Prop circa 1956 (aged 30-31) 3 n/a
Hakatoa Tupou Prop circa 1959 (aged 27-28) 6 n/a
Soakai Motuʻapuaka Prop circa 1953 (aged 33-34) 2   Tonga Police Force
Kasi Fine Lock (1964-03-20)20 March 1964 (aged 23) 0 n/a
Polutele Tuʻihalamaka Lock (1949-09-07)7 September 1949 (aged 37) 13 n/a
Mofuike Tuʻungafasi Lock circa 1963 (aged 23-24) 13   Tonga Defence Service
Fakahau Valu (c) Flanker (1950-07-01)1 July 1950 (aged 36) 22   Toloa Old Boys
Taipaleti Tuʻuta Flanker circa 1964 (aged 22-23) 0 n/a
Sione Tahaafe Number 8 (1958-07-08)8 July 1958 (aged 28) 0   Eastwood Rugby Club
Maliu Filise Number 8 circa 1958 (aged 28-29) 2 n/a
Kini Fotu Number 8 circa 1965 (aged 21-22) 0   Tonga College
Manu Vunipola Scrum-half circa 1967 (aged 19-20) 0   Toa-ko-Ma'afu R.F.C.
Talai Fifita Scrum-half (1962-07-24)24 July 1962 (aged 24) 6 n/a
Taliaʻuli Liavaʻa Fly-half circa 1970 (aged 16-17) 0   Toloa Old Boys
Lemeki Vaipulu Fly-half circa 1961 (aged 25-26) 0 n/a
Asa Amone Centre (1966-01-08)8 January 1966 (aged 21) 0 n/a
Samiu Mohi Centre circa 1962 (aged 24-25) 3 n/a
Alamoni Liavaʻa Centre circa 1959 (aged 27-28) 12 n/a
Talanoa Kitekeiʻaho Wing circa 1958 (aged 28-29) 1   Vaheloto
Quddus Fielea Wing (1967-07-01)1 July 1967 (aged 19) 0 n/a
Soane Asi Wing circa 1963 (aged 23-24) 0 n/a
Liueli Fusimalohi Fullback circa 1966 (aged 20-21) 0 n/a
Tali Ete'aki Fullback circa 1963 (aged 23-24) 4 n/a

Pool 3Edit

  New ZealandEdit

Head Coaches:   Brian Lochore

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Sean Fitzpatrick Hooker (1963-06-04)4 June 1963 (aged 23) 4   Auckland
John Drake Prop (1959-01-22)22 January 1959 (aged 28) 2   Auckland
Richard Loe Prop (1960-04-06)6 April 1960 (aged 27) 0   Waikato
Steve McDowall Prop (1961-08-21)21 August 1961 (aged 25) 6   Auckland
Murray Pierce Lock (1957-11-01)1 November 1957 (aged 29) 8   Wellington
Gary Whetton Lock (1959-12-15)15 December 1959 (aged 27) 22   Auckland
Albert Anderson Lock (1961-02-05)5 February 1961 (aged 26) 5   Canterbury
Alan Whetton Flanker (1959-12-15)15 December 1959 (aged 27) 5   Auckland
Andy Earl Flanker (1961-09-12)12 September 1961 (aged 25) 3   Canterbury
Michael Jones Flanker (1965-04-08)8 April 1965 (aged 22) 1   Auckland
Mark Brooke-Cowden Flanker (1963-06-12)12 June 1963 (aged 23) 2   Auckland
Wayne Shelford Number 8 (1957-12-13)13 December 1957 (aged 29) 2   North Harbour
Zinzan Brooke Number 8 (1965-02-14)14 February 1965 (aged 22) 0   Auckland
David Kirk (c) Half-back (1960-10-05)5 October 1960 (aged 26) 10   Auckland
Bruce Deans Half-back (1960-11-25)25 November 1960 (aged 26) 0   Canterbury
Grant Fox First five-eighth (1962-06-06)6 June 1962 (aged 24) 1   Auckland
Frano Botica First five-eighth (1963-08-03)3 August 1963 (aged 23) 6   North Harbour
Bernie McCahill Centre (1964-06-28)28 June 1964 (aged 22) 0   Auckland
Joe Stanley Centre (1957-04-13)13 April 1957 (aged 30) 6   Auckland
Warwick Taylor Centre (1960-03-11)11 March 1960 (aged 27) 16   Canterbury
Craig Green Wing (1961-03-23)23 March 1961 (aged 26) 14   Canterbury
John Kirwan Wing (1964-12-16)16 December 1964 (aged 22) 13   Auckland
Terry Wright Wing (1963-03-21)21 March 1963 (aged 24) 2   Auckland
John Gallagher Fullback (1964-01-29)29 January 1964 (aged 23) 0   Wellington
Kieran Crowley Fullback (1961-08-31)31 August 1961 (aged 25) 8   Taranaki

  FijiEdit

Head Coaches:   Josateki Sovau and   George Simpkin

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Rusiate Namoro Hooker 20   Suva
Salacieli Naivilawasa Hooker (1961-02-14)14 February 1961 (aged 26) 1   Suva
Epeli Rakai Hooker circa 1961 (aged 25-26) 15   Suva
Mosese Taga Hooker (1964-09-17)17 September 1964 (aged 22) 0   Suva
Sairusi Naituku Prop (1961-02-26)26 February 1961 (aged 26) 6   Rewa
Peni Volavola Prop (1963-06-06)6 June 1963 (aged 23) 5   Nadi
Aisake Nadolo Lock (1964-07-13)13 July 1964 (aged 22) 0   Suva
Ilaitia Savai Lock (1960-07-12)12 July 1960 (aged 26) 8   Nadroga
Jioji Cama Lock 0   Fiji Police
Manasa Qoro Flanker (1964-02-08)8 February 1964 (aged 23) 0   Nadi
Samuela Vunivalu Flanker circa 1957 (aged 29-30) 0   Suva
Livai Kididromo Flanker circa 1959 (aged 27-28) 0   Suva
Apisai Nagata Flanker 0   Nadi
Koli Rakoroi (c) Number 8 (1956-07-01)1 July 1956 (aged 30) 15   Suva
John Sanday Number 8 circa 1960 (aged 26-27) 0   Suva
Peceli Gale Number 8 (1957-06-27)27 June 1957 (aged 29) 7   Nadi
Pauliasi Tabulutu Scrum-half (1967-07-15)15 July 1967 (aged 19) 3   Nabua
Paulo Nawalu Scrum-half (1958-10-18)18 October 1958 (aged 28)   Suva
Elia Rokowailoa Fly-half (1958-07-22)22 July 1958 (aged 28) 7   Fiji Army
Sirilo Lovokuro Centre circa 1965 (aged 21-22) 3   Suva
Epineri Naituku Centre (1963-01-08)8 January 1963 (aged 24) 0   Nasinu
Tom Mitchell Centre (1958-05-10)10 May 1958 (aged 29) 2   Fiji Army
Kaiava Salusalu Centre (1957-05-08)8 May 1957 (aged 30) 9   Suva
Serupepeli Tuvula Wing circa 1963 (aged 23-24) 4   Queensland
Tomasi Cama Wing (1961-02-21)21 February 1961 (aged 26) 4   Suva
Kavekini Nalaga Wing circa 1965 (aged 21-22) 1   Nadroga
Jimi Damu Wing (1967-07-15)15 July 1967 (aged 19) 3   Auckland
Severo Koroduadua Fullback (1960-12-22)22 December 1960 (aged 26) 10   Suva
Jone Kubu Fullback circa 1961 (aged 25-26) 5   Rewa

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  ItalyEdit

Head Coach:   Marco Bollesan

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Antonio Galeazzo Hooker (1959-02-15)15 February 1959 (aged 28) 3   Petrarca
Giorgio Morelli Hooker (1954-04-18)18 April 1954 (aged 33) 25   L'Aquila
Giancarlo Cucchiella Prop (1953-02-18)18 February 1953 (aged 34) 21   L'Aquila
Giancarlo Pivetta Prop (1957-06-18)18 June 1957 (aged 29) 29   San Donà
Tito Lupini Prop (1955-11-12)12 November 1955 (aged 31) 1   Rovigo
Stefano Romagnoli Prop (1955-02-05)5 February 1955 (aged 32) 14   Parma
Guido Rossi Prop (1959-04-18)18 April 1959 (aged 28) 29   Benetton Treviso
Mauro Gardin Lock (1961-03-27)27 March 1961 (aged 26) 19   Petrarca
Franco Berni Lock (1965-01-09)9 January 1965 (aged 22) 7   A.S. Milano
Antonio Colella Lock (1961-09-04)4 September 1961 (aged 25) 30   L'Aquila
Giuseppe Artuso Flanker (1956-11-14)14 November 1956 (aged 30) 30   Petrarca
Raffaele Dolfato Flanker (1962-10-28)28 October 1962 (aged 24) 3   Benetton Treviso
Piergianni Farina Flanker (1959-06-01)1 June 1959 (aged 27) 1   Petrarca
Mario Pavin Flanker (1958-07-18)18 July 1958 (aged 28) 7   Benetton Treviso
Gianni Zanon Flanker (1960-03-03)3 March 1960 (aged 27) 31   Benetton Treviso
Marzio Innocenti (c) Number 8 (1958-09-04)4 September 1958 (aged 28) 34   Petrarca
Alessandro Ghini Scrum-half (1961-05-04)4 May 1961 (aged 26) 33   Milano
Fulvio Lorigiola Scrum-half (1959-01-06)6 January 1959 (aged 28) 31   Petrarca
Rodolfo Ambrosio Fly-half (1961-12-27)27 December 1961 (aged 25) 0   Tala
Oscar Collodo Fly-half (1958-08-16)16 August 1958 (aged 28) 12   Benetton Treviso
Stefano Barba Centre (1964-01-10)10 January 1964 (aged 23) 7   CUS Roma
Fabio Gaetaniello Centre (1958-08-25)25 August 1958 (aged 28) 16   Parma
Sergio Zorzi Centre (1964-04-21)21 April 1964 (aged 23) 3   Benetton Treviso
Marcello Cuttitta Wing (1966-09-02)2 September 1966 (aged 20) 3   L'Aquila
Massimo Mascioletti Wing (1958-03-04)4 March 1958 (aged 29) 46   L'Aquila
Serafino Ghizzoni Fullback (1954-10-16)16 October 1954 (aged 32) 59   L'Aquila
Daniele Tebaldi Fullback (1961-04-24)24 April 1961 (aged 26) 3   Parma

  ArgentinaEdit

Head coaches:   Héctor Silva /   Ángel Guastella

Before the match against New Zealand, Martín Yangüela withdrew due to an injury and was replaced by Marcelo Faggi.

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Julio Clement Hooker (1962-07-01)1 July 1962 (aged 24) 0   Universitario
Serafín Dengra Hooker (1961-09-21)21 September 1961 (aged 25) 9   San Martín
Hugo Torres Prop (1962-04-24)24 April 1962 (aged 25) 0   Tala
Diego Cash Prop (1961-08-10)10 August 1961 (aged 25) 13   San Isidro
Luis Molina Prop (1959-11-03)3 November 1959 (aged 27) 2   Los Tarcos
Fernando Morel Prop (1958-07-01)1 July 1958 (aged 28) 22   CASI
Gustavo Milano Lock (1961-02-11)11 February 1961 (aged 26) 20   Jockey Club
Roberto Cobelo Lock (1962-10-31)31 October 1962 (aged 24) 0   CASI
Eliseo Branca Lock (1957-07-20)20 July 1957 (aged 29) 24   CASI
Sergio Carossio Lock (1962-10-29)29 October 1962 (aged 24) 1   Olivos
Jorge Allen Flanker (1956-07-12)12 July 1956 (aged 30) 11   CASI
José Mostany Flanker (1963-01-13)13 January 1963 (aged 24) 1   Manuel Belgrano
Alejandro Schiavio Flanker (1961-01-28)28 January 1961 (aged 26) 3   Pueyrredón
Gabriel Travaglini Number 8 (1958-07-01)1 July 1958 (aged 28) 16   CASI
Marcelo Faggi Scrum-half (1964-10-13)13 October 1964 (aged 22) 0   Estudiantes de Paraná
Fabio Gómez Scrum-half (1965-07-13)13 July 1965 (aged 21) 2   Banco Nación
Martín Yangüela Scrum-half (1957-04-01)1 April 1957 (aged 30) 0   Pueyrredón
Julián Manuele Fly-half (1966-10-30)30 October 1966 (aged 20) 0   La Plata
Hugo Porta (c) Fly-half (1951-09-11)11 September 1951 (aged 35) 48   Banco Nación
Rafael Madero Centre (1958-07-06)6 July 1958 (aged 28) 22   San Isidro
Fabián Turnes Centre (1965-01-12)12 January 1965 (aged 22) 10   Banco Nación
Marcelo Campo Wing (1957-07-01)1 July 1957 (aged 29) 18   Pueyrredón
Diego Cuesta Silva Wing (1963-01-23)23 January 1963 (aged 24) 13   San Isidro
Juan Lanza Wing (1963-06-07)7 June 1963 (aged 23) 10   CUBA
Pedro Lanza Wing (1961-09-21)21 September 1961 (aged 25) 14   CUBA
Guillermo Angaut Fullback (1965-01-10)10 January 1965 (aged 22) 0   La Plata
Sebastián Salvat Fullback (1967-04-05)5 April 1967 (aged 20) 1   Alumni

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Pool 4Edit

  FranceEdit

Head Coach:   Jacques Fouroux

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Philippe Dintrans Hooker (1957-01-29)29 January 1957 (aged 30) 42   Stadoceste Tarbais
Daniel Dubroca (c) Hooker (1954-04-25)25 April 1954 (aged 33) 23   SU Agen
Jean-Pierre Garuet-Lempirou Prop (1953-06-15)15 June 1953 (aged 33) 26   FC Lourdes
Pascal Ondarts Prop (1956-04-01)1 April 1956 (aged 31) 5   Biarritz Olympique
Jean-Louis Tolot Prop (1957-06-13)13 June 1957 (aged 29) 0   SU Agen
Louis Armary Prop (1963-07-24)24 July 1963 (aged 23) 0   FC Lourdes
Éric Bonneval Lock (1963-11-12)12 November 1963 (aged 23) 16   Stade Toulousain
Francis Haget Lock (1949-10-01)1 October 1949 (aged 37) 38   Biarritz Olympique
Jean Condom Lock (1960-08-15)15 August 1960 (aged 26) 36   Biarritz Olympique
Alain Lorieux Lock (1956-06-26)26 June 1956 (aged 30) 17   FC Grenoble
Dominique Erbani Flanker (1956-08-16)16 August 1956 (aged 30) 31   SU Agen
Jean-Luc Joinel Flanker (1953-09-21)21 September 1953 (aged 33) 50   CA Brive
Éric Champ Flanker (1962-06-08)8 June 1962 (aged 24) 17   RC Toulonnais
Laurent Rodriguez Number 8 (1960-06-25)25 June 1960 (aged 26) 29   AS Monterrand
Pierre Berbizier Scrum-half (1958-06-17)17 June 1958 (aged 28) 30   SU Agen
Rodolphe Modin Scrum-half (1959-03-26)26 March 1959 (aged 28) 0   CA Brive
Guy Laporte Fly-half (1952-12-15)15 December 1952 (aged 34) 13   SC Graulhet
Didier Camberabero Fly-half (1961-01-09)9 January 1961 (aged 26) 5   AS Béziers Hérault
Alain Carminati Fly-half (1966-08-17)17 August 1966 (aged 20) 2   AS Béziers Hérault
Denis Charvet Centre (1962-05-12)12 May 1962 (aged 25) 5   Stade Toulousain
Philippe Sella Centre (1962-02-14)14 February 1962 (aged 25) 39   SU Agen
Franck Mesnel Centre (1961-06-30)30 June 1961 (aged 25) 6   Racing Club de France
Patrick Estève Wing (1959-02-14)14 February 1959 (aged 28) 23   RC Narbonne
Jean-Baptiste Lafond Wing (1961-12-20)20 December 1961 (aged 25) 9   Racing Club de France
Patrice Lagisquet Wing (1962-09-04)4 September 1962 (aged 24) 12   Aviron Bayonnais
Marc Andrieu Wing (1959-09-19)19 September 1959 (aged 27) 4   RC Nîmes
Serge Blanco Fullback (1958-08-31)31 August 1958 (aged 28) 43   Biarritz Olympique

  ScotlandEdit

Head Coach:   Derrick Grant

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Colin Deans (c) Hooker (1955-05-03)3 May 1955 (aged 32) 48   Hawick RFC
Gary Callander Hooker (1959-07-05)5 July 1959 (aged 27) 1   Hawick RFC
Norman Rowan Prop (1951-09-17)17 September 1951 (aged 35) 8   Forrester RFC
Alex Brewster Prop (1954-05-03)3 May 1954 (aged 33) 6   Stewart's Melville RFC
David Sole Prop (1962-05-08)8 May 1962 (aged 25) 6   Edinburgh Academical Football Club
Iain Milne Prop (1956-06-17)17 June 1956 (aged 30) 36   Heriot's Rugby Club
Alan Tomes Lock (1951-11-06)6 November 1951 (aged 35) 44   Hawick RFC
Jeremy Campbell-Lamerton Lock (1959-02-21)21 February 1959 (aged 28) 1   Army Rugby Union
Finlay Calder Flanker (1957-08-20)20 August 1957 (aged 29) 9   Heriot's Rugby Club
John Jeffrey Flanker (1959-03-25)25 March 1959 (aged 28) 12   Kelso RFC
Derek Turnbull Flanker (1961-10-02)2 October 1961 (aged 25) 0   Hawick RFC
Iain Paxton Number 8 (1957-12-29)29 December 1957 (aged 29) 33   Glenrothes RFC
Derek White Number 8 (1958-01-30)30 January 1958 (aged 29) 6   Gala RFC
Roy Laidlaw Scrum-half (1953-10-05)5 October 1953 (aged 33) 44   Jed-Forest RFC
Greig Oliver Scrum-half (1964-09-12)12 September 1964 (aged 22) 0   Hawick RFC
John Rutherford Fly-half (1955-10-04)4 October 1955 (aged 31) 42   Selkirk RFC
Richard Cramb Fly-half (1963-09-07)7 September 1963 (aged 23) 0   Newcastle Gosforth
Keith Robertson Centre (1954-12-05)5 December 1954 (aged 32) 36   Melrose RFC
Scott Hastings Centre (1964-12-04)4 December 1964 (aged 22) 8   Watsonian RFC
Alan Tait Centre (1964-11-02)2 November 1964 (aged 22) 0   Kelso RFC
Iwan Tukalo Wing (1961-03-05)5 March 1961 (aged 26) 5   Heriot's Rugby Club
Matt Duncan Wing (1959-08-29)29 August 1959 (aged 27) 8   West of Scotland F.C.
Douglas Wyllie Wing (1963-05-20)20 May 1963 (aged 24) 5   Selkirk RFC
Gavin Hastings Fullback (1962-01-03)3 January 1962 (aged 25) 9   Watsonian RFC
Peter Dods Fullback (1958-01-06)6 January 1958 (aged 29) 16   Gala RFC

  RomaniaEdit

Head Coach:   Mihai Naca

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Vasile Ilcă Hooker circa 1960 0   CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca
Emilian Grigore Hooker circa 1957 6 n/a
Ion Bucan Prop (1955-01-27)27 January 1955 (aged 32) 44   CS Dinamo București
Florea Opriș Prop (1956-03-10)10 March 1956 (aged 31) 6   RCJ Farul Constanța
Gheorghe Leonte Prop (1963-02-12)12 February 1963 (aged 24) 7   CS Vienne
Vasile Pascu Prop circa 1959 12 n/a
Gheorghe Dumitru Lock (1952-01-31)31 January 1952 (aged 35) 65   RCJ Farul Constanța
Nicolae Vereș Lock (1963-07-01)1 July 1963 (aged 23) 2   CS Dinamo București
Cristian Raducanu Lock (1967-10-02)2 October 1967 (aged 19) 3   CS Dinamo București
Laurențiu Constantin Lock (1963-07-12)12 July 1963 (aged 23) 21   CSA Steaua București
Haralambie Dumitraș Flanker (1960-02-11)11 February 1960 (aged 27) 9   Section Paloise
Florică Murariu Flanker (1955-03-25)25 March 1955 (aged 32) 54   CSA Steaua București
Emilian Necula Number 8 (1960-05-24)24 May 1960 (aged 26) 0   RCJ Farul Constanța
Ștefan Constantin Number 8 (1959-06-05)5 June 1959 (aged 27) 14   RCJ Farul Constanța
Mircea Paraschiv (c) Scrum-half (1954-12-14)14 December 1954 (aged 32) 58   CSA Steaua București
Teodor Coman Scrum-half (1962-07-01)1 July 1962 (aged 24) 5   CSA Steaua București
Dumitru Alexandru Fly-half (1953-08-22)22 August 1953 (aged 33) 42   CSA Steaua București
Romeo Bezușcu Fly-half (1964-07-01)1 July 1964 (aged 22) 1   RCJ Farul Constanța
Adrian Lungu Centre (1960-05-09)9 May 1960 (aged 27) 42   CS Dinamo București
Ștefan Tofan Centre (1965-02-25)25 February 1965 (aged 22) 8   CS Dinamo București
Adrian Tinca Centre (1967-01-09)9 January 1967 (aged 20) 0   RCJ Farul Constanța
Vasile David Centre (1961-04-11)11 April 1961 (aged 26) 6   CSA Steaua București
Marcel Toader Wing (1963-01-04)4 January 1963 (aged 24) 15   CSA Steaua București
Adrian Pllotschi Wing (1959-10-26)26 October 1959 (aged 27) 2   CSA Steaua București
Liviu Hodorcă Wing (1961-07-01)1 July 1961 (aged 25) 9   RCJ Farul Constanța
Alexandru Marin Fullback (1957-09-28)28 September 1957 (aged 29) 12   R.C. Grivița
Vasile Ion Fullback (1956-01-01)1 January 1956 (aged 31) 16 n/a

  ZimbabweEdit

Head Coach:   Brian Murphy

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Keith Bell Hooker circa 1959 0 n/a
Lance Bray Hooker circa 1960 0 n/a
Alex Nicholls Prop (1958-08-04)4 August 1958 (aged 28) 0 n/a
Andy Tucker Prop circa 1960 0 n/a
George Elcome Prop circa 1960 0 n/a
Michael Martin Lock (1959-12-25)25 December 1959 (aged 27) 0 n/a
Tom Sawyer Lock circa 1960 0 n/a
Neville Kloppers Lock circa 1962 0 n/a
Jumbo Davidson Lock circa 1962 0 n/a
Errol Bredenkamp Flanker circa 1961 0 n/a
Rod Gray Flanker circa 1961 0 n/a
Dirk Buitendag Flanker circa 1960 0 n/a
Mark Neill Number 8 circa 1965 0 n/a
Malcolm Jellicoe (c) Scrum-half (1963-07-01)1 July 1963 (aged 23) 0 n/a
Craig Brown Fly-half (1968-02-01)1 February 1968 (aged 19) 0 n/a
Marthinus Grobler Fly-half circa 1967 0 n/a
Richard Tsimba Centre (1965-07-09)9 July 1965 (aged 21) 0   Chaminuka R.F.C.
Campbell Graham Centre circa 1963 0 n/a
Andre Buitendag Centre circa 1962 0 n/a
Pete Kaulback Wing (1963-10-26)26 October 1963 (aged 23) 0 n/a
Eric Barrett Wing (1951-06-15)15 June 1951 (aged 35) 0 n/a
Shawn Graham Wing circa 1961 0 n/a
Andy Ferreira Fullback (1961-06-26)26 June 1961 (aged 25) 0   Old Georgians RFC'
Kenyon Ziehl Fullback (1963-01-11)11 January 1963 (aged 24) 12 n/a

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