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1995 Rugby World Cup squads

This article lists the official squads for the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa from 25 May to 24 June 1995. 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 25 May 1995.

1995 Rugby World Cup squads
Tournament details
Dates25 May – 24 June 1995
No. of nations16

Pool AEdit

AustraliaEdit

Head coach:   Bob Dwyer

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 27) 39   New South Wales
Michael Foley Hooker (1967-06-07)7 June 1967 (aged 27) 0   Queensland
Tony Daly Prop (1966-03-07)7 March 1966 (aged 29) 39   New South Wales
Dan Crowley Prop (1965-08-28)28 August 1965 (aged 29) 10   Queensland
Ewen McKenzie Prop (1965-06-21)21 June 1965 (aged 29) 40   New South Wales
Mark Hartill Prop (1964-05-29)29 May 1964 (aged 30) 17   New South Wales
Rod McCall Lock (1963-09-20)20 September 1963 (aged 31) 37   Queensland
John Eales (vc) Lock (1970-06-27)27 June 1970 (aged 24) 25   Queensland
Warwick Waugh Lock (1968-09-17)17 September 1968 (aged 26) 1   New South Wales
Daniel Manu Flanker (1970-06-04)4 June 1970 (aged 24) 0   New South Wales
Ilivasi Tabua Flanker (1964-09-30)30 September 1964 (aged 30) 8   Queensland
David Wilson Flanker (1967-01-04)4 January 1967 (aged 28) 24   Queensland
Tim Gavin Number 8 (1963-11-20)20 November 1963 (aged 31) 38   New South Wales
Troy Coker Number 8 (1965-05-30)30 May 1965 (aged 29) 16   Queensland
Viliami Ofahengaue Number 8 (1968-05-03)3 May 1968 (aged 27) 21   New South Wales
George Gregan Scrum-half (1973-04-19)19 April 1973 (aged 22) 6   ACT Kookaburras
Peter Slattery Scrum-half (1965-06-06)6 June 1965 (aged 29) 15   Queensland
Michael Lynagh (c) Fly-half (1963-10-25)25 October 1963 (aged 31) 69   Queensland
Scott Bowen Fly-half (1972-09-20)20 September 1972 (aged 22) 3   New South Wales
Anthony Herbert Centre (1966-08-13)13 August 1966 (aged 28) 10   Queensland
Jason Little Centre (1970-08-26)26 August 1970 (aged 24) 33   Queensland
Tim Horan Centre (1970-05-18)18 May 1970 (aged 25) 33   Queensland
Joe Roff Wing (1975-09-20)20 September 1975 (aged 19) 0   ACT Kookaburras
David Campese Wing (1962-10-21)21 October 1962 (aged 32) 88   New South Wales
Damian Smith Wing (1969-02-01)1 February 1969 (aged 26) 13   Queensland
Matt Pini Fullback (1969-03-21)21 March 1969 (aged 26) 6   Queensland
Matt Burke Fullback (1973-03-26)26 March 1973 (aged 22) 6   New South Wales

CanadaEdit

Head coach:   Ian Birtwell[1]

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 34) 14   James Bay A.A.
Karl Svoboda Hooker (1962-03-23)23 March 1962 (aged 33) 22   Ajax Wanderers R.U.F.C.
Richard Bice Prop (1968-03-01)1 March 1968 (aged 27) 0   Vancouver Rowing Club
Paul LeBlanc Prop (1967-10-09)9 October 1967 (aged 27) 0   Vancouver Kats R.C.
Rod Snow Prop (1970-05-01)1 May 1970 (aged 25) 2   Dogs RFC
Eddie Evans Prop (1964-09-15)15 September 1964 (aged 30) 35   IBM Japan
Al Charron Lock (1966-07-27)27 July 1966 (aged 28) 19   Ottawa Irish R.C.
Gareth Rowlands Lock (1971-03-12)12 March 1971 (aged 24) 2   Velox Valhallians
Mike James Lock (1973-07-10)10 July 1973 (aged 21) 19   Burnaby Lake R.C.
Ian Gordon Flanker (1968-03-12)12 March 1968 (aged 27) 11   James Bay A.A.
John Hutchinson Flanker (1969-04-24)24 April 1969 (aged 26) 6   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Gord MacKinnon Flanker (1958-07-27)27 July 1958 (aged 36) 26   Britannia Lions R.C.
Glen Ennis Number 8 (1964-05-19)19 May 1964 (aged 31) 25   Vancouver Kats R.C.
Chris Michaluk Number 8 (1970-06-11)11 June 1970 (aged 24) 0   Vancouver Rowing Club
Colin McKenzie Number 8 (1964-11-24)24 November 1964 (aged 30) 16   UBC Old Boys Ravens
John Graf Scrum-half (1968-12-03)3 December 1968 (aged 26) 21   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Alan Tynan Scrum-half (1972-08-23)23 August 1972 (aged 22) 3   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Gareth Rees (c) Fly-half (1967-06-30)30 June 1967 (aged 27) 31   Castaway Wanderers RFC
Bobby Ross Fly-half (1969-08-29)29 August 1969 (aged 25) 5   James Bay A.A.
Steve Gray Centre (1963-07-19)19 July 1963 (aged 31) 29   Vancouver Kats R.C.
Christian Stewart Centre (1966-10-17)17 October 1966 (aged 28) 11   Western Province
David Lougheed Centre (1968-04-11)11 April 1968 (aged 27) 14   Toronto Welsh R.F.C.
Ron Toews Wing (1969-04-28)28 April 1969 (aged 26) 9   Meraloma Rugby
Shawn Lytton Wing (1968-08-06)6 August 1968 (aged 26) 2   Meraloma Rugby
Winston Stanley Wing (1974-07-17)17 July 1974 (aged 20) 5   UBC Old Boys Ravens
Scott Stewart Fullback (1969-01-16)16 January 1969 (aged 26) 21   UBC Old Boys Ravens

RomaniaEdit

Head coaches:   Mircea Paraschiv /   Constantin Fugigi[2][3]

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Ionel Negreci Hooker (1970-12-13)13 December 1970 (aged 24) 3   RCJ Farul Constanța
Valere Tufă Hooker (1965-07-08)8 July 1965 (aged 29) 9   CSA Steaua București
Vasile Lucaci Prop (1969-01-05)5 January 1969 (aged 26) 0   CSM Baia Mare
Gabriel Vlad Prop (1969-04-09)9 April 1969 (aged 26) 18   RC Grivița
Leodor Costea Prop (1967-12-10)10 December 1967 (aged 27) 5   RCJ Farul Constanța
Gheorghe Leonte Prop (1963-02-12)12 February 1963 (aged 32) 54   CS Vienne
Constantin Cojocariu Lock (1965-06-27)27 June 1965 (aged 29) 33   Aviron Bayonnais
Sandu Ciorăscu Lock (1966-09-11)11 September 1966 (aged 28) 34   FC Auch Gers
Ovidiu Slușariuc Lock (1968-02-07)7 February 1968 (aged 27) 3   CSA Dinamo București
Traian Oroian Flanker (1965-12-25)25 December 1965 (aged 29) 25   CSA Steaua București
Alexandru Gealapu Flanker (1972-02-19)19 February 1972 (aged 23) 6   CSA Steaua București
Andrei Gurănescu Flanker (1967-07-24)24 July 1967 (aged 27) 12   CS Dinamo București
Cătălin Drăguceanu Flanker (1970-11-19)19 November 1970 (aged 24) 9   CSA Steaua București
Tiberiu Brînză (c) Number 8 (1968-09-21)21 September 1968 (aged 26) 20   CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca
Daniel Neaga Scrum-half (1965-11-05)5 November 1965 (aged 29) 38   CS Dinamo București
Vasile Flutur Scrum-half (1969-06-22)22 June 1969 (aged 25) 3   CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca
Ilie Ivanciuc Fly-half (1971-07-26)26 July 1971 (aged 23) 3   CSM Bucovina Suceava
Neculai Nichitean Fly-half (1969-09-27)27 September 1969 (aged 25) 26   CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca
Nicolae Răcean Centre (1963-11-29)29 November 1963 (aged 31) 36   CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca
Romeo Gontineac Centre (1973-12-18)18 December 1973 (aged 21) 4   CS Universitatea Cluj-Napoca
Adrian Lungu Centre (1960-09-05)5 September 1960 (aged 34) 75   Castres Olympique
Radu Fugigi Wing (1973-11-29)29 November 1973 (aged 21) 0   CSM Sibiu
Gheorghe Solomie Wing (1969-03-05)5 March 1969 (aged 26) 19   Universitatea Timisoara
Ionel Rotaru Wing (1973-09-14)14 September 1973 (aged 21) 1   CS Dinamo București
Lucian Colceriu Wing (1968-09-08)8 September 1968 (aged 26) 15   CSA Steaua București
Vasile Brici Fullback (1970-06-20)20 June 1970 (aged 24) 19   RCJ Farul Constanța

South AfricaEdit

Head coach:   Kitch Christie

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Chris Rossouw Hooker (1969-09-14)14 September 1969 (aged 25) 1   Transvaal
James Dalton Hooker (1972-08-10)10 August 1972 (aged 22) 1   Transvaal
Naka Drotské Hooker (1971-03-15)15 March 1971 (aged 24) 1   Orange Free State
Os du Randt Prop (1972-09-08)8 September 1972 (aged 22) 5   Orange Free State
Balie Swart Prop (1964-05-18)18 May 1964 (aged 31) 10   Transvaal
Marius Hurter Prop (1970-10-08)8 October 1970 (aged 24) 0   Western Province
Garry Pagel Prop (1966-09-17)17 September 1966 (aged 28) 0   Western Province
Mark Andrews Lock (1972-02-21)21 February 1972 (aged 23) 9   Natal
Kobus Wiese Lock (1964-05-16)16 May 1964 (aged 31) 2   Transvaal
Hannes Strydom Lock (1965-07-13)13 July 1965 (aged 29) 7   Transvaal
Krynauw Otto Lock (1971-10-08)8 October 1971 (aged 23) 0   Northern Transvaal
Francois Pienaar (c) Flanker (1967-01-02)2 January 1967 (aged 28) 16   Transvaal
Ruben Kruger Flanker (1970-03-30)30 March 1970 (aged 25) 5   Northern Transvaal
Robby Brink Flanker (1971-07-21)21 July 1971 (aged 23) 0   Western Province
Rudolf Straeuli Number 8 (1963-08-20)20 August 1963 (aged 31) 6   Transvaal
Gary Teichmann Number 8 (1967-01-09)9 January 1967 (aged 28) 0   Natal
Adriaan Richter Number 8 (1966-05-10)10 May 1966 (aged 29) 7   Northern Transvaal
Joost van der Westhuizen Scrum-half (1971-02-20)20 February 1971 (aged 24) 8   Northern Transvaal
Johan Roux Scrum-half (1969-02-25)25 February 1969 (aged 26) 5   Transvaal
Joel Stransky Fly-half (1967-07-16)16 July 1967 (aged 27) 7   Western Province
Hennie le Roux Centre (1967-07-10)10 July 1967 (aged 27) 11   Transvaal
Japie Mulder Centre (1969-10-18)18 October 1969 (aged 25) 5   Transvaal
Brendan Venter Centre (1969-12-29)29 December 1969 (aged 25) 7   Orange Free State
Christiaan Scholtz Centre (1970-10-22)22 October 1970 (aged 24) 1   Transvaal
Pieter Hendriks Wing (1970-04-13)13 April 1970 (aged 25) 4   Transvaal
Chester Williams Wing (1970-08-08)8 August 1970 (aged 24) 11   Western Province
James Small Wing (1969-02-10)10 February 1969 (aged 26) 19   Natal
Andre Joubert Fullback (1964-04-15)15 April 1964 (aged 31) 11   Natal
Gavin Johnson Fullback (1966-10-17)17 October 1966 (aged 28) 4   Transvaal

Pool BEdit

ArgentinaEdit

Head coaches:   Alejandro Petra and   Ricardo Paganini

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Federico Méndez Hooker (1972-08-02)2 August 1972 (aged 22) 21   Mendoza RC
Ricardo Le Fort Hooker (1965-10-13)13 October 1965 (aged 29) 14   Tucumán RC
Matias Corral Prop (1968-08-10)10 August 1968 (aged 26) 14   San Isidro
Marcelo Urbano Prop (1965-10-02)2 October 1965 (aged 29) 2   Buenos Aires
Roberto Diego Grau Prop (1970-07-16)16 July 1970 (aged 24) 3   Liceo Mendoza
Patricio Noriega Prop (1971-10-22)22 October 1971 (aged 23) 22   Hindú
Germán Llanes Lock (1968-05-27)27 May 1968 (aged 26) 24   La Plata
Pedro Sporleder Lock (1971-01-02)2 January 1971 (aged 24) 31   Curupaytí
Nicolás Bossicovich Lock (1969-06-27)27 June 1969 (aged 25) 2   Gimnasia y Esgrima Rosario
Pablo Buabse Lock (1963-03-27)27 March 1963 (aged 32) 7   Los Tarcos
Rolando Martin Flanker (1968-09-23)23 September 1968 (aged 26) 9   San Isidro
Cristián Viel Flanker (1967-11-04)4 November 1967 (aged 27) 14   Club Newman
Agustín Macome Flanker (1967-06-23)23 June 1967 (aged 27) 4   Tucumán RC
Martín Sugasti Flanker (1967-10-09)9 October 1967 (aged 27) 0   Jockey Club
Sebastián Irazoqui Number 8 (1969-05-22)22 May 1969 (aged 26) 4   Palermo Bajo
José Santamarina Number 8 (1963-05-21)21 May 1963 (aged 32) 17   Tucumán RC
Agustín Pichot Scrum-half (1974-08-22)22 August 1974 (aged 20) 0   CASI
Rodrigo Crexell Scrum-half (1968-02-05)5 February 1968 (aged 27) 8   CA Rosario
Gonzalo Camardón Scrum-half (1970-12-19)19 December 1970 (aged 24) 17   Alumni
Guillermo del Castillo Fly-half (1963-12-14)14 December 1963 (aged 31) 15   Jockey Club
José Cilley Fly-half (1972-12-28)28 December 1972 (aged 22) 1   San Isidro
Lisandro Arbizu Fly-half (1971-09-29)29 September 1971 (aged 23) 25   Belgrano
Fernando del Castillo Centre (1971-01-16)16 January 1971 (aged 24) 1   Jockey Club
Francisco García Centre (1970-10-30)30 October 1970 (aged 24) 4   Alumni
Diego Cuesta Silva Wing (1963-01-23)23 January 1963 (aged 32) 58   San Isidro
Martín Terán Wing (1969-07-25)25 July 1969 (aged 25) 23   Tucumán RC
Diego Albanese Wing (1973-09-17)17 September 1973 (aged 21) 2   San Isidro
Ezequiel Jurado Fullback (1973-04-17)17 April 1973 (aged 22) 2   Jockey Club
Sebastián Salvat (c) Fullback (1967-04-05)5 April 1967 (aged 28) 28   Alumni
Santiago Mesón Fullback (1968-01-25)25 January 1968 (aged 27) 31   San Isidro

EnglandEdit

Head coach:   Jack Rowell

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Brian Moore Hooker (1962-01-11)11 January 1962 (aged 33) 63   Harlequins FC
Graham Dawe Hooker (1959-09-04)4 September 1959 (aged 35) 4   Bath Rugby
Jason Leonard Prop (1968-08-14)14 August 1968 (aged 26) 40   Harlequins FC
Graham Rowntree Prop (1971-04-18)18 April 1971 (aged 24) 1   Leicester
Victor Ubogu Prop (1964-09-08)8 September 1964 (aged 30) 15   Bath Rugby
John Mallett Prop (1970-05-28)28 May 1970 (aged 24) 0   Bath Rugby
Martin Bayfield Lock (1966-12-21)21 December 1966 (aged 28) 25   Northampton R.F.C.
Martin Johnson Lock (1970-03-09)9 March 1970 (aged 25) 14   Leicester
Richard West Lock (1971-03-20)20 March 1971 (aged 24) 0   Gloucester FC
Tim Rodber Flanker (1969-07-02)2 July 1969 (aged 25) 14   Northampton R.F.C.
Steve Ojomoh Flanker (1970-05-25)25 May 1970 (aged 25) 6   Bath Rugby
Neil Back Flanker (1969-01-16)16 January 1969 (aged 26) 2   Leicester
Dean Richards Number 8 (1963-07-11)11 July 1963 (aged 31) 48   Leicester
Ben Clarke Number 8 (1968-04-15)15 April 1968 (aged 27) 21   Bath Rugby
Kyran Bracken Scrum-half (1971-11-22)22 November 1971 (aged 23) 8   Bristol RC
Dewi Morris Scrum-half (1964-02-09)9 February 1964 (aged 31) 24   Orrell R.U.F.C.
Rob Andrew Fly-half (1963-02-18)18 February 1963 (aged 32) 70   Wasps FC
Will Carling (c) Centre (1965-12-12)12 December 1965 (aged 29) 56   Harlequins FC
Jeremy Guscott Centre (1965-07-07)7 July 1965 (aged 29) 39   Bath Rugby
Phil de Glanville Centre (1968-10-01)1 October 1968 (aged 26) 10   Bath Rugby
Damian Hopley Centre (1970-04-12)12 April 1970 (aged 25) 0   Wasps FC
Tony Underwood Wing (1969-02-17)17 February 1969 (aged 26) 16   Leicester
Rory Underwood Wing (1963-06-19)19 June 1963 (aged 31) 79   Leicester
Ian Hunter Wing (1969-02-15)15 February 1969 (aged 26) 5   Northampton R.F.C.
Mike Catt Fullback (1971-09-17)17 September 1971 (aged 23) 6   Bath Rugby
Jonathan Callard Fullback (1966-01-01)1 January 1966 (aged 29) 3   Bath Rugby

ItalyEdit

Head coach:   Georges Coste

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Moreno Trevisiol Hooker (1963-04-29)29 April 1963 (aged 32) 8   Benetton Rugby
Carlo Orlandi Hooker (1967-11-01)1 November 1967 (aged 27) 17   Amatori Milano
Massimo Cuttitta (c) Prop (1966-09-02)2 September 1966 (aged 28) 38   Amatori Milano
Franco Properzi Prop (1965-11-04)4 November 1965 (aged 29) 26   Amatori Milano
Giovanni Grespan Prop (1967-01-21)21 January 1967 (aged 28) 20   Benetton Rugby
Mauro Dal Sie Prop (1967-10-13)13 October 1967 (aged 27) 4   Rugby San Donà
Andrea Castellani Prop (1972-05-15)15 May 1972 (aged 23) 1   L'Aquila Rugby
Roberto Favaro Lock (1965-02-09)9 February 1965 (aged 30) 40   Benetton Rugby
Mark Giacheri Lock (1969-02-01)1 February 1969 (aged 26) 16   Benetton Rugby
Pierpaolo Pedroni Lock (1964-05-20)20 May 1964 (aged 31) 15   Amatori Milano
Giambattista Croci Lock (1965-07-28)28 July 1965 (aged 29) 14   Amatori Milano
Diego Scaglia Lock (1967-07-29)29 July 1967 (aged 27) 3   Benetton Rugby
Orazio Arancio Flanker (1967-11-15)15 November 1967 (aged 27) 10   Benetton Rugby
Andrea Sgorlon Flanker (1968-01-20)20 January 1968 (aged 27) 11   Benetton Rugby
Massimo Giovanelli Flanker (1967-03-01)1 March 1967 (aged 28) 28   Amatori Milano
Massimiliano Capuzzoni Flanker (1969-04-17)17 April 1969 (aged 26) 2   Amatori Milano
Carlo Checchinato Number 8 (1970-08-30)30 August 1970 (aged 24) 25   Benetton Rugby
Julian Gardner Number 8 (1964-05-12)12 May 1964 (aged 31) 10   Benetton Rugby
Alessandro Troncon Scrum-half (1973-09-06)6 September 1973 (aged 21) 11   Benetton Rugby
Ivan Francescato Scrum-half (1967-02-10)10 February 1967 (aged 28) 19   Benetton Rugby
Diego Dominguez Fly-half (1966-04-25)25 April 1966 (aged 29) 23   Amatori Milano
Francesco Mazzariol Fly-half (1975-03-01)1 March 1975 (aged 20) 0   Benetton Rugby
Piermassimiliano Dotto Fly-half (1970-02-28)28 February 1970 (aged 25) 4   Benetton Rugby
Massimo Bonomi Centre (1967-06-22)22 June 1967 (aged 27) 29   Amatori Milano
Stefano Bordon Centre (1968-02-02)2 February 1968 (aged 27) 18   Piacenza Rugby Club
Paolo Vaccari Centre (1971-01-17)17 January 1971 (aged 24) 27   Amatori Milano
Marco Platania Centre (1973-05-06)6 May 1973 (aged 22) 1   Amatori Milano
Massimo Ravazzolo Wing (1972-09-05)5 September 1972 (aged 22) 11   Rugby Calvisano
Marcello Cuttitta Wing (1966-09-02)2 September 1966 (aged 28) 40   Amatori Milano
Mario Gerosa Wing (1967-04-27)27 April 1967 (aged 28) 5   Piacenza Rugby Club
Luigi Troiani Fullback (1964-02-25)25 February 1964 (aged 31) 45   L'Aquila Rugby

Western SamoaEdit

Head coach:   Peter Schuster

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Tala Leiasamaivao Hooker (1967-06-12)12 June 1967 (aged 27) 6   Wellington RFU
Peter Fatialofa (c) Prop (1959-04-26)26 April 1959 (aged 36) 23   Ponsonby RFC
George Latu Prop (1965-01-01)1 January 1965 (aged 30) 5   Vaimoso Rugby Club
Michael Mika Prop (1968-07-24)24 July 1968 (aged 26) 1   Otago RFU
Brendan Reidy Prop (1968-09-13)13 September 1968 (aged 26) 0   Wellington RFU
Potu Leavasa Lock (1971-11-27)27 November 1971 (aged 23) 2   Apia Rugby Club
Saini Lemamea Lock (1964-07-14)14 July 1964 (aged 30) 9   SCOPA Rugby
Daryl Williams Lock (1964-09-30)30 September 1964 (aged 30) 3   North Harbour RFU
Lio Falaniko Lock (1970-09-17)17 September 1970 (aged 24) 8   Marist St. Joseph
Malaki Iupeli Flanker (1965-11-23)23 November 1965 (aged 29) 15   Marist St. Joseph
Sam Kaleta Flanker (1966-03-09)9 March 1966 (aged 29) 6   Ponsonby RFC
Sila Vaifale Flanker (1967-07-05)5 July 1967 (aged 27) 19   Marist St. Joseph
Junior Paramore Flanker (1968-11-18)18 November 1968 (aged 26) 6   Counties Manukau RFU
Shem Tatupu Flanker (1968-02-18)18 February 1968 (aged 27) 4   Auckland Rugby Union
Pat Lam Number 8 (1968-09-29)29 September 1968 (aged 26) 7   Auckland Rugby Union
Tu Nu'uali'itia Scrum-half (1971-06-12)12 June 1971 (aged 23) 3   Auckland Rugby Union
Va'apu'u Vitale Scrum-half (1970-12-04)4 December 1970 (aged 24) 3   Vaiala Rugby Club
Esera Puleitu Fly-half (1975-11-15)15 November 1975 (aged 19) 1   Marist Brothers Old Boys RFC
Darren Kellett Fly-half (1972-09-27)27 September 1972 (aged 22) 7   Auckland Rugby Union
Tupo Fa'amasino Centre (1966-04-13)13 April 1966 (aged 29) 11   Wellington RFU
George Harder Centre (1974-06-22)22 June 1974 (aged 20) 1   Auckland Rugby Union
To'o Vaega Centre (1965-08-17)17 August 1965 (aged 29) 26   Southland Rugby Union
George Leaupepe Centre (1975-04-02)2 April 1975 (aged 20) 1   Counties Manukau RFU
Brian Lima Wing (1972-01-25)25 January 1972 (aged 23) 14   Marist St. Joseph
Fereti Tuilagi Wing (1971-06-09)9 June 1971 (aged 23) 5   Marist St. Joseph
Fata Sini Wing (1966-12-24)24 December 1966 (aged 28) 1   Auckland Rugby Union
Mike Umaga Fullback (1966-02-19)19 February 1966 (aged 29) 1   Wellington RFU

Pool CEdit

IrelandEdit

Head coach:   Gerry Murphy

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Terry Kingston (c) Hooker (1963-09-19)19 September 1963 (aged 31) 22   Munster Rugby
Keith Wood Hooker (1972-01-27)27 January 1972 (aged 23) 5   Garryowen FC / Munster Rugby
Nick Popplewell Prop (1964-04-06)6 April 1964 (aged 31) 29   Greystones RFC / Leinster Rugby
John Fitzgerald Prop (1961-08-31)31 August 1961 (aged 33) 12   Young Munster / Munster Rugby
Gary Halpin Prop (1966-02-14)14 February 1966 (aged 29) 8   London Irish RFC / Irish Exiles
Paul Wallace Prop (1971-12-30)30 December 1971 (aged 23) 0   Blackrock College RFC / Leinster Rugby
Neil Francis Lock (1964-03-17)17 March 1964 (aged 31) 29   Old Belvedere RFC / Leinster Rugby
Gabriel Fulcher Lock (1969-11-27)27 November 1969 (aged 25) 7   Cork Constitution / Munster Rugby
Davy Tweed Lock (1959-11-13)13 November 1959 (aged 35) 3   Ballymena R.F.C. / Ulster Rugby
Paddy Johns Lock (1968-02-19)19 February 1968 (aged 27) 20   Dungannon RFC / Ulster Rugby
Eddie Halvey Flanker (1970-08-11)11 August 1970 (aged 24) 3   Shannon RFC / Munster Rugby
Denis McBride Flanker (1964-09-09)9 September 1964 (aged 30) 19   Malone RFC / Ulster Rugby
David Corkery Flanker (1972-11-06)6 November 1972 (aged 22) 4   Cork Constitution / Munster Rugby
Anthony Foley Number 8 (1973-10-30)30 October 1973 (aged 21) 5   Shannon RFC / Munster Rugby
Niall Hogan Scrum-half (1971-04-20)20 April 1971 (aged 24) 2   Terenure College RFC / Leinster Rugby
Michael Bradley Scrum-half (1962-11-17)17 November 1962 (aged 32) 39   Cork Constitution / Munster Rugby
Eric Elwood Fly-half (1969-02-26)26 February 1969 (aged 26) 11   Lansdowne FC / Leinster Rugby
Paul Burke Fly-half (1973-05-01)1 May 1973 (aged 22) 4   Cork Constitution / Munster Rugby
Brendan Mullin Centre (1963-10-30)30 October 1963 (aged 31) 52   Blackrock College RFC / Leinster Rugby
Jonathan Bell Centre (1974-02-07)7 February 1974 (aged 21) 5   Ballymena R.F.C. / Ulster Rugby
Maurice Field Centre (1964-02-24)24 February 1964 (aged 31) 6   Malone RFC / Ulster Rugby
Simon Geoghegan Wing (1968-09-01)1 September 1968 (aged 26) 28   Bath Rugby / Irish Exiles
Richard Wallace Wing (1968-01-16)16 January 1968 (aged 27) 17   Garryowen FC / Munster Rugby
Darragh O'Mahony Wing (1972-08-18)18 August 1972 (aged 22) 1   U.C.D. / Leinster Rugby
Jim Staples Fullback (1965-10-20)20 October 1965 (aged 29) 17   Harlequins FC / Irish Exiles
Conor O'Shea Fullback (1970-10-21)21 October 1970 (aged 24) 10   Lansdowne FC / Leinster Rugby

JapanEdit

Head coach:   Osamu Koyabu

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Masahiro Kunda (c) Hooker (1966-09-29)29 September 1966 (aged 28) 18   Toshiba Fuchu
Eiji Hirotsu Hooker (1967-11-24)24 November 1967 (aged 27) 1   Kobe Steel
Osamu Ota Prop (1965-03-23)23 March 1965 (aged 30) 24   NEC
Kazuaki Takahashi Prop 31 January 1968 14   Toyota Motors
Masanori Takura Prop 30 September 1966 15   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sagamigahara
Kazu Hamabe Prop (1971-05-31)31 May 1971 (aged 23) 0   Kintetsu
Yoshihiko Sakuraba Lock (1966-09-22)22 September 1966 (aged 28) 17   Nippon Steel Kamaishi
Bruce Ferguson Lock (1969-07-25)25 July 1969 (aged 25) 8   Hino Motors
Takashi Akatsuka Lock (1973-09-08)8 September 1973 (aged 21) 2   Kubota
Tomoya Haneda Flanker (1965-12-21)21 December 1965 (aged 29) 1   World Co.
Hiroyuki Kajihara Flanker (1966-09-28)28 September 1966 (aged 28) 20   Katsunuma Club
Ko Izawa Flanker (1970-07-16)16 July 1970 (aged 24) 2   Daito Bunka University
Sione Latu Number 8 (1971-02-23)23 February 1971 (aged 24) 7   Daito Bunka University
Sinali Latu Number 8 (1965-08-22)22 August 1965 (aged 29) 31   Sanyo Electric
Masami Horikoshi Scrum-half (1968-11-27)27 November 1968 (aged 26) 19   Kobe Steel
Wataru Murata Scrum-half (1968-01-25)25 January 1968 (aged 27) 3   Kobe Steel
Katsuhiro Matsuo Fly-half (1964-01-06)6 January 1964 (aged 31) 23   World Co.
Keiji Hirose Fly-half (1973-04-16)16 April 1973 (aged 22) 2   Kyoto Sangyo University
Seiji Hirao Centre (1963-01-21)21 January 1963 (aged 32) 33   Kobe Steel
Akira Yoshida Centre (1971-08-13)13 August 1971 (aged 23) 1   Kobe Steel
Yukio Motoki Centre (1971-08-27)27 August 1971 (aged 23) 12   Kobe Steel
Tsutomu Matsuda Wing (1970-04-30)30 April 1970 (aged 25) 7   Toshiba Fuchu
Terunori Masuho Wing (1972-01-29)29 January 1972 (aged 23) 12   Kobe Steel
Lopeti Oto Wing (1971-11-02)2 November 1971 (aged 23) 3   Daito Bunka University
Yoshihito Yoshida Wing (1969-02-18)18 February 1969 (aged 26) 27   Isetan RFC
Kiyoshi Imazumi Fullback (1967-09-13)13 September 1967 (aged 27) 3   Suntory RFC

New ZealandEdit

Head coach:   Laurie Mains

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 (c) Hooker (1963-06-04)4 June 1963 (aged 31) 63   Auckland RFU
Norm Hewitt Hooker (1968-11-11)11 November 1968 (aged 26) 0   Southland RFU
Craig Dowd Prop (1963-12-17)17 December 1963 (aged 31) 9   Auckland RFU
Olo Brown Prop (1967-10-24)24 October 1967 (aged 27) 18   Auckland RFU
Richard Loe Prop (1960-04-06)6 April 1960 (aged 35) 44   Canterbury RFU
Blair Larsen Lock (1969-01-20)20 January 1969 (aged 26) 9   North Harbour RFU
Ian Jones Lock (1967-04-17)17 April 1967 (aged 28) 38   North Harbour RFU
Robin Brooke Lock (1966-12-10)10 December 1966 (aged 28) 13   Auckland RFU
Kevin Schuler Flanker (1967-03-11)11 March 1967 (aged 28) 2   North Harbour RFU
Mike Brewer Flanker (1964-11-06)6 November 1964 (aged 30) 26   Canterbury RFU
Jamie Joseph Flanker (1969-11-21)21 November 1969 (aged 25) 15   Otago RFU
Paul Henderson Flanker (1964-09-21)21 September 1964 (aged 30) 6   Southland RFU
Josh Kronfeld Flanker (1971-06-20)20 June 1971 (aged 23) 1   Otago RFU
Zinzan Brooke Number 8 (1965-02-14)14 February 1965 (aged 30) 28   Auckland RFU
Graeme Bachop Half-back (1967-06-11)11 June 1967 (aged 27) 24   Canterbury RFU
Ant Strachan Half-back (1966-06-07)7 June 1966 (aged 28) 9   North Harbour RFU
Andrew Mehrtens First five-eighth (1973-04-28)28 April 1973 (aged 22) 1   Canterbury RFU
Simon Culhane First five-eighth (1968-03-10)10 March 1968 (aged 27) 0   Southland RFU
Frank Bunce Centre (1962-02-04)4 February 1962 (aged 33) 23   North Harbour RFU
Walter Little Centre (1969-10-14)14 October 1969 (aged 25) 26   North Harbour RFU
Alama Ieremia Centre (1970-10-27)27 October 1970 (aged 24) 3   Wellington RFU
Eric Rush Wing (1965-02-11)11 February 1965 (aged 30) 0   North Harbour RFU
Jeff Wilson Wing (1973-10-24)24 October 1973 (aged 21) 4   Otago RFU
Marc Ellis Wing (1971-10-08)8 October 1971 (aged 23) 3   Otago RFU
Jonah Lomu Wing (1975-05-12)12 May 1975 (aged 20) 2   Counties Manukau RFU
Glen Osborne Fullback (1971-08-27)27 August 1971 (aged 23) 1   North Harbour RFU

WalesEdit

Head coach:   Alex Evans

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Jonathan Humphreys Hooker (1969-02-27)27 February 1969 (aged 26) 0   Cardiff RFC
Garin Jenkins Hooker (1966-08-18)18 August 1966 (aged 28) 26   Swansea RFC
John Davies Prop (1969-02-01)1 February 1969 (aged 26) 19   Neath RFC
Ricky Evans Prop (1960-06-23)23 June 1960 (aged 34) 17   Llanelli RFC
Mike Griffiths Prop (1962-03-18)18 March 1962 (aged 33) 32   Cardiff RFC
Spencer John Prop (1973-10-19)19 October 1973 (aged 21) 2   Llanelli RFC
Derwyn Jones Lock (1970-11-14)14 November 1970 (aged 24) 4   Cardiff RFC
Greg Prosser Lock (1966-05-21)21 May 1966 (aged 29) 0   Pontypridd RFC
Stuart Roy Lock (1968-12-25)25 December 1968 (aged 26) 0   Cardiff RFC
Gareth Llewellyn Flanker (1969-02-27)27 February 1969 (aged 26) 37   Neath RFC
Hemi Taylor Flanker (1963-12-17)17 December 1963 (aged 31) 10   Cardiff RFC
Mark Bennett Flanker (1969-01-26)26 January 1969 (aged 26) 0   Cardiff RFC
Emyr Lewis Number 8 (1968-08-29)29 August 1968 (aged 26) 34   Cardiff RFC
Stuart Davies Number 8 (1965-09-02)2 September 1965 (aged 29) 13   Swansea RFC
Robert Jones Scrum-half (1969-11-10)10 November 1969 (aged 25) 52   Swansea RFC
Andy Moore Scrum-half (1968-09-06)6 September 1968 (aged 26) 0   Cardiff RFC
Adrian Davies Fly-half (1969-02-09)9 February 1969 (aged 26) 7   Cardiff RFC
David Wyn Evans Fly-half (1965-11-01)1 November 1965 (aged 29) 11   Treorchy RFC
Mike Hall (c) Centre (1965-10-13)13 October 1965 (aged 29) 39   Cardiff RFC
Neil Jenkins Centre (1966-08-18)18 August 1966 (aged 28) 33   Pontypridd RFC
Gareth Thomas Centre (1974-07-25)25 July 1974 (aged 20) 0   Bridgend RFC
Ieuan Evans Wing (1964-03-21)21 March 1964 (aged 31) 57   Llanelli RFC
Steve Ford Wing (1965-08-15)15 August 1965 (aged 29) 8   Cardiff RFC
Wayne Proctor Wing (1972-06-12)12 June 1972 (aged 22) 16   Llanelli RFC
Justin Thomas Fullback (1973-11-01)1 November 1973 (aged 21) 0   UWIC
Tony Clement Fullback (1967-02-08)8 February 1967 (aged 28) 34   Swansea RFC

Pool DEdit

FranceEdit

Head coach:   Pierre Berbizier

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Jean-Michel Gonzalez Hooker (1967-07-10)10 July 1967 (aged 27) 24   Bayonne
Marc de Rougemont Hooker (1972-05-24)24 May 1972 (aged 23) 2   Toulon
Louis Armary Prop (1963-07-24)24 July 1963 (aged 31) 44   FC Lourdes
Christian Califano Prop (1972-05-16)16 May 1972 (aged 23) 7   Toulouse
Philippe Gallart Prop (1962-12-18)18 December 1962 (aged 32) 17   Béziers
Laurent Benezech Prop (1966-12-19)19 December 1966 (aged 28) 8   Racing Club de France
Olivier Roumat Lock (1966-06-10)10 June 1966 (aged 28) 50   Dax
Olivier Brouzet Lock (1972-11-22)22 November 1972 (aged 22) 6   Bordeaux-Bègles
Olivier Merle Lock (1965-11-14)14 November 1965 (aged 29) 16   Montferrand
Abdelatif Benazzi Lock (1968-08-20)20 August 1968 (aged 26) 32   Agen
Philippe Benetton Flanker (1968-05-18)18 May 1968 (aged 27) 29   Agen
Laurent Cabannes Flanker (1964-02-06)6 February 1964 (aged 31) 35   Racing Club de France
Arnaud Costes Flanker (1973-06-16)16 June 1973 (aged 21) 2   Montferrand
Marc Cécillon Number 8 (1959-07-30)30 July 1959 (aged 35) 42   Bourgoin-Jallieu
Albert Cigagna Number 8 (1960-09-25)25 September 1960 (aged 34) 0   Toulouse
Guy Accoceberry Scrum-half (1967-05-05)5 May 1967 (aged 28) 8   Bordeaux-Bègles
Fabien Galthié Scrum-half (1969-03-20)20 March 1969 (aged 26) 14   Colomiers
Christophe Deylaud Fly-half (1964-10-02)2 October 1964 (aged 30) 10   Toulouse
Yann Delaigue Fly-half (1973-04-05)5 April 1973 (aged 22) 5   Toulon
Thierry Lacroix Fly-half (1967-03-02)2 March 1967 (aged 28) 29   Dax
Sébastien Viars Centre (1971-06-24)24 June 1971 (aged 23) 13   Brive
Philippe Sella Centre (1962-02-14)14 February 1962 (aged 33) 106   Agen
Franck Mesnel Centre (1961-06-30)30 June 1961 (aged 33) 54   Racing Club de France
Philippe Saint-André (c) Wing (1967-04-19)19 April 1967 (aged 28) 44   Montferrand
Émile Ntamack Wing (1970-06-25)25 June 1970 (aged 24) 8   Toulouse
William Téchoueyres Wing (1966-02-12)12 February 1966 (aged 29) 2   Bordeaux-Bègles
Jean-Luc Sadourny Fullback (1966-08-26)26 August 1966 (aged 28) 28   Colomiers

Ivory CoastEdit

Head coach:   Claude Ezoua

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Édouard Angoran Hooker (1970-05-06)6 May 1970 (aged 25) 3   Stade Rodez Aveyron
Achille Niamien Hooker (1967-05-12)12 May 1967 (aged 28) 3   Bouake RC
Ernest Bley Prop (1968-11-07)7 November 1968 (aged 26) 5   ASPAA
Toussaint Djehi Prop (1962-11-01)1 November 1962 (aged 32) 5   SO Millau
Jean-Pascal Ezoua Prop (1964-03-03)3 March 1964 (aged 31) 0   ASPAA
Daniel Quansah Prop (1966-11-24)24 November 1966 (aged 28) 0   RC USAP84
Ble Aka Lock (1975-01-19)19 January 1975 (aged 20) 5   Burotic Abidjan RC
Gilbert Bado Lock (1963-09-29)29 September 1963 (aged 31) 0   Rugby US Cognac
Amidou Kone Lock (1965-10-20)20 October 1965 (aged 29) 5   Burotic Abidjan RC
Soumalia Kone Lock (1965-12-22)22 December 1965 (aged 29) 0   ASS Soustons Rugby
Patrice Pere Flanker (1969-02-14)14 February 1969 (aged 26) 0   ACBB Paris Rugby
Alfred Okou Flanker (1963-09-03)3 September 1963 (aged 31) 4   Stade Poitevin Rugby
Ismaila Lassissi Flanker (1969-09-11)11 September 1969 (aged 25) 5   Burotic Abidjan RC
Djakaria Sanoko Number 8 (1964-05-04)4 May 1964 (aged 31) 0   Biarritz Olympique
Felix Dago Scrum-half (1968-01-05)5 January 1968 (aged 27) 2 unknown
Frédéric Dupont Scrum-half (1967-05-02)2 May 1967 (aged 28) 0   RC Nîmes
Aboubakar Camara Fly-half (1965-12-26)26 December 1965 (aged 29) 4   ASPAA
Athanase Dali (c) Fly-half (1967-09-09)9 September 1967 (aged 27) 5   Clamart Rugby 92
Thierry Kouame Centre (1966-07-02)2 July 1966 (aged 28) 5   ASPAA
Lucien Niakou Centre (1964-04-25)25 April 1964 (aged 31) 5   Stade Niortais
Jean-Baptiste Sathiq Centre (1966-06-06)6 June 1966 (aged 28) 5   CASGI
Aboubacar Soulama Wing date unknown 2   Burotic Abidjan RC
Paulin Bouazo Wing (1968-02-18)18 February 1968 (aged 27) 4   Burotic Abidjan RC
Max Brito Wing (1971-04-08)8 April 1971 (aged 24) 0   Biscarrosse Olympique
Celestin N'Gbala Wing (1971-05-18)18 May 1971 (aged 24) 3   Cahors Rugby
Victor Kouassi Fullback (1971-07-20)20 July 1971 (aged 23) 1   Burotic Abidjan RC

ScotlandEdit

Head coach: 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
Kenny Milne Hooker (1961-12-01)1 December 1961 (aged 33) 36   Heriot's RC
Kevin McKenzie Hooker (1968-01-22)22 January 1968 (aged 27) 3   Stirling County RFC
David Hilton Prop (1970-04-03)3 April 1970 (aged 25) 6   Bath Rugby
John Manson Prop (1968-06-22)22 June 1968 (aged 26) 1   Dundee HSFP
Peter Wright Prop (1967-12-30)30 December 1967 (aged 27) 12   Boroughmuir RFC
Paul Burnell Prop (1965-09-29)29 September 1965 (aged 29) 37   London Scottish F.C.
Stewart Campbell Lock (1972-11-07)7 November 1972 (aged 22) 6   Dundee HSFP
Damian Cronin Lock (1963-04-17)17 April 1963 (aged 32) 32   Bourges
Jeremy Richardson Lock (1963-09-07)7 September 1963 (aged 31) 1   Edinburgh Academicals
Doddie Weir Lock (1970-07-04)4 July 1970 (aged 24) 28   Melrose RFC
Rob Wainwright Flanker (1965-03-22)22 March 1965 (aged 30) 13   West Hartlepool RFC
Peter Walton Flanker (1969-06-03)3 June 1969 (aged 25) 5   Northampton Saints
Ian Morrison Flanker (1962-12-14)14 December 1962 (aged 32) 12   London Scottish FC
Ian Smith Flanker (1965-03-16)16 March 1965 (aged 30) 10   Gloucester Rugby
Eric Peters Number 8 (1969-01-28)28 January 1969 (aged 26) 6   Bath Rugby
Bryan Redpath Scrum-half (1971-07-02)2 July 1971 (aged 23) 11   Melrose RFC
Craig Chalmers Fly-half (1968-10-15)15 October 1968 (aged 26) 43   Melrose RFC
Scott Hastings Centre (1964-12-04)4 December 1964 (aged 30) 54   Watsonians RFC
Ian Jardine Centre (1965-05-28)28 May 1965 (aged 29) 8   Stirling County RFC
Graham Shiel Centre (1970-08-13)13 August 1970 (aged 24) 11   Melrose RFC
Kenny Logan Wing (1972-04-03)3 April 1972 (aged 23) 16   Stirling County RFC
Craig Joiner Wing (1974-04-21)21 April 1974 (aged 21) 8   Melrose RFC
Tony Stanger Wing (1968-05-14)14 May 1968 (aged 27) 37   Hawick RFC
Gavin Hastings (c) Fullback (1962-01-03)3 January 1962 (aged 33) 57   Watsonians RFC
Cameron Glasgow Fullback (1966-02-24)24 February 1966 (aged 29) 0   Heriot's RC

TongaEdit

Head coach: Fakahau Valu[4][5][6]

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Saili Fe`ao Hooker date unknown 0   Queensland
Fe'ao Vunipola Hooker (1969-01-06)6 January 1969 (aged 26) 10   Toa-ko-Ma'afu RFC
Fololisi Masila Hooker date unknown 7   Kolomotu'a
Tuʻakalau Fukofuka Prop date unknown 5   Auckland
Etuini Talakai Prop (1973-10-01)1 October 1973 (aged 21) 6   Auckland
Takau Lutua Prop circa 1963 8   Toloa Old Boys
Pouvalu Latukefu Lock date unknown 2   ACT Kookaburras
Falamani Mafi Lock (1971-03-06)6 March 1971 (aged 24) 7   ACT Kookaburras
Inoke Afeaki Lock (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 (aged 21) 0   Wellington
Willie Lose Lock (1967-07-22)22 July 1967 (aged 27) 0   North Harbour
Ipolito Fenukitau Flanker (1972-07-22)22 July 1972 (aged 22) 9   ACT Kookaburras
Feleti Fakaongo Flanker (1970-08-16)16 August 1970 (aged 24) 2   King Country
Feleti Mahoni Flanker (1973-04-06)6 April 1973 (aged 22) 5   Fasi Ma'ufanga
Mana Otai (c) Number 8 (1968-09-21)21 September 1968 (aged 26) 2   Manawatu
Manu Vunipola Scrum-half circa 1967 21   Toa-ko-Ma'afu RFC
Nafe Tufui Scrum-half (1968-09-19)19 September 1968 (aged 26) 6   Kolomotu'a
Akuila Mafi Fly-half date unknown 0   Kolomotu'a
Elisi Vunipola Fly-half (1967-07-05)5 July 1967 (aged 27) 11   Toa-ko-Ma'afu RFC
Falanisi Manukia Fly-half date unknown 7   Auckland
David Manako Centre (1971-11-11)11 November 1971 (aged 23) 2   Northland
Penieli Latu Centre (1973-02-20)20 February 1973 (aged 22) 4   Vaheloto
Unuoi Va`enuku Centre (1976-04-05)5 April 1976 (aged 19) 0   Kolofo'ou
Simana Mafileo Centre (1971-11-11)11 November 1971 (aged 23) 0   Bay of Plenty
Alasika Taufa Wing (1970-08-14)14 August 1970 (aged 24) 3   Wellington
Tevita Va`enuku Wing (1967-12-27)27 December 1967 (aged 27) 12   Kolofo'ou
Sateki Tu'ipulotu Fullback (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 23) 6   New South Wales
Taipe 'Isitolo Fullback date unknown 0   Kolofo'ou

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