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2003 Rugby World Cup squads

Pool AEdit

AustraliaEdit

Head coach: Eddie Jones

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Brendan Cannon Hooker (1973-04-05)5 April 1973 (aged 30) 18   Waratahs
Jeremy Paul Hooker (1977-03-14)14 March 1977 (aged 26) 37   Brumbies
Al Baxter Prop (1977-01-21)21 January 1977 (aged 26) 1   Waratahs
Ben Darwin Prop (1976-10-17)17 October 1976 (aged 26) 22   Brumbies
Matt Dunning Prop (1978-12-19)19 December 1978 (aged 24) 0   Waratahs
Bill Young Prop (1974-03-04)4 March 1974 (aged 29) 19   Brumbies
David Giffin Lock (1973-11-06)6 November 1973 (aged 29) 45   Brumbies
Justin Harrison Lock (1974-04-20)20 April 1974 (aged 29) 17   Brumbies
Nathan Sharpe Lock (1978-02-26)26 February 1978 (aged 25) 13   Queensland Reds
Dan Vickerman Lock (1979-06-04)4 June 1979 (aged 24) 11   Brumbies
Matt Cockbain Flanker (1972-09-19)19 September 1972 (aged 31) 56   Queensland Reds
David Croft Flanker (1979-02-22)22 February 1979 (aged 24) 4   Queensland Reds
George Smith Flanker (1980-07-14)14 July 1980 (aged 23) 28   Queensland Reds
Phil Waugh Flanker (1979-09-22)22 September 1979 (aged 24) 15   Waratahs
David Lyons Number 8 (1980-06-15)15 June 1980 (aged 23) 14   Waratahs
John Roe Number 8 (1977-04-10)10 April 1977 (aged 26) 0   Queensland Reds
George Gregan (c) Scrum-half (1973-04-19)19 April 1973 (aged 30) 89   Brumbies
Chris Whitaker Scrum-half (1974-10-19)19 October 1974 (aged 28) 15   Waratahs
Elton Flatley Fly-half (1977-05-07)7 May 1977 (aged 26) 27   Queensland Reds
Stephen Larkham Fly-half (1974-05-29)29 May 1974 (aged 29) 59   Brumbies
Matt Giteau Centre (1982-09-29)29 September 1982 (aged 21) 4   Brumbies
Nathan Grey Centre (1975-03-31)31 March 1975 (aged 28) 33   Waratahs
Morgan Turinui Centre (1982-01-05)5 January 1982 (aged 21) 3   Waratahs
Stirling Mortlock Centre (1977-05-20)20 May 1977 (aged 26) 20   Brumbies
Mat Rogers Wing (1976-02-01)1 February 1976 (aged 27) 12   Waratahs
Joe Roff Wing (1975-09-20)20 September 1975 (aged 28) 76   Brumbies
Wendell Sailor Wing (1974-07-16)16 July 1974 (aged 29) 13   Queensland Reds
Lote Tuqiri Wing (1979-09-26)26 September 1979 (aged 24) 7   Waratahs
Chris Latham Fullback (1975-09-08)8 September 1975 (aged 28) 38   Queensland Reds
Matt Burke Fullback (1973-03-26)26 March 1973 (aged 30) 72   Waratahs

IrelandEdit

Head coach: Eddie O'Sullivan

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Shane Byrne Hooker (1971-07-18)18 July 1971 (aged 32) 22   Leinster
Frankie Sheahan Hooker (1976-08-27)27 August 1976 (aged 27) 13   Munster
Keith Wood (c) Hooker (1972-01-27)27 January 1972 (aged 31) 53   Munster
Simon Best Prop (1978-02-11)11 February 1978 (aged 25) 3   Ulster
Reggie Corrigan Prop (1970-11-19)19 November 1970 (aged 32) 26   Leinster
John Hayes Prop (1973-11-02)2 November 1973 (aged 29) 34   Munster
Marcus Horan Prop (1977-09-07)7 September 1977 (aged 26) 12   Munster
Gary Longwell Lock (1971-07-30)30 July 1971 (aged 32) 25   Ulster
Donncha O'Callaghan Lock (1979-03-24)24 March 1979 (aged 24) 5   Munster
Paul O'Connell Lock (1979-10-20)20 October 1979 (aged 23) 10   Munster
Malcolm O'Kelly Lock (1974-07-19)19 July 1974 (aged 29) 54   Leinster
Simon Easterby Flanker (1975-07-21)21 July 1975 (aged 28) 23   Llanelli
Keith Gleeson Flanker (1976-06-17)17 June 1976 (aged 27) 16   Leinster
Alan Quinlan Flanker (1974-07-13)13 July 1974 (aged 29) 16   Munster
David Wallace Flanker (1976-07-08)8 July 1976 (aged 27) 18   Munster
Victor Costello Number 8 (1970-10-23)23 October 1970 (aged 32) 32   Leinster
Anthony Foley Number 8 (1973-10-30)30 October 1973 (aged 29) 45   Munster
Eric Miller Number 8 (1975-09-23)23 September 1975 (aged 28) 35   Leinster
Neil Doak Scrum-half (1972-06-21)21 June 1972 (aged 31) 0   Ulster
Guy Easterby Scrum-half (1971-03-21)21 March 1971 (aged 32) 19   Rotherham
Peter Stringer Scrum-half (1977-12-13)13 December 1977 (aged 25) 36   Munster
David Humphreys Fly-half (1971-09-10)10 September 1971 (aged 32) 56   Ulster
Ronan O'Gara Fly-half (1977-03-07)7 March 1977 (aged 26) 33   Munster
Paddy Wallace Centre (1979-08-27)27 August 1979 (aged 24) 0   Ulster
Kevin Maggs Centre (1974-06-03)3 June 1974 (aged 29) 53   Bath
Brian O'Driscoll Centre (1979-01-21)21 January 1979 (aged 24) 41   Leinster
Anthony Horgan Wing (1976-11-15)15 November 1976 (aged 26) 3   Munster
Shane Horgan Wing (1978-07-18)18 July 1978 (aged 25) 19   Leinster
John Kelly Wing (1974-04-18)18 April 1974 (aged 29) 13   Munster
Tyrone Howe Wing (1971-04-02)2 April 1971 (aged 32) 10   Ulster
Girvan Dempsey Fullback (1975-10-02)2 October 1975 (aged 28) 38   Leinster

ArgentinaEdit

Head coach: Marcelo Loffreda

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 30) 39   Castres
Federico Méndez Hooker (1972-08-02)2 August 1972 (aged 31) 65   Mendoza
Roberto Diego Grau Prop (1970-07-16)16 July 1970 (aged 33) 45   Liceo
Omar Hasan Prop (1971-04-21)21 April 1971 (aged 32) 43   Agen
Mauricio Reggiardo Prop (1970-02-22)22 February 1970 (aged 33) 47   Castres
Rodrigo Roncero Prop (1977-02-16)16 February 1977 (aged 26) 6   Gloucester
Martín Scelzo Prop (1976-02-05)5 February 1976 (aged 27) 24   Narbonne
Patricio Albacete Lock (1981-02-09)9 February 1981 (aged 22) 6   Colomiers
Rimas Álvarez Kairelis Lock (1974-07-22)22 July 1974 (aged 29) 20   Perpignan
Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe Lock (1974-11-20)20 November 1974 (aged 28) 42   Castres
Pedro Sporleder Lock (1974-01-02)2 January 1974 (aged 29) 76   Curupaytí
Pablo Bouza Lock (1973-05-09)9 May 1973 (aged 30) 19   Duendes
Martín Durand Flanker (1975-05-30)30 May 1975 (aged 28) 24   Club Champagnat
Rolando Martín Flanker (1968-09-23)23 September 1968 (aged 35) 83   San Isidro Club
Lucas Ostiglia Flanker (1976-05-03)3 May 1976 (aged 27) 19   Hindú Club
Santiago Phelan Flanker (1974-03-31)31 March 1974 (aged 29) 43   Club Atlético San Isidro
Gonzalo Longo Number 8 (1974-03-14)14 March 1974 (aged 29) 29   Narbonne
Agustín Pichot (c) Scrum-half (1974-08-22)22 August 1974 (aged 29) 47   Stade Français
Nicolás Fernández Miranda Scrum-half (1972-11-25)25 November 1972 (aged 30) 33   Hindú Club
Felipe Contepomi Fly-half (1977-08-20)20 August 1977 (aged 26) 34   Leinster
Juan Martín Hernández Fly-half (1982-08-07)7 August 1982 (aged 21) 6   Deportiva Francesa
Gonzalo Quesada Fly-half (1974-05-02)2 May 1974 (aged 29) 35   Béziers
Juan Fernández Miranda Centre (1974-11-07)7 November 1974 (aged 28) 19   Hindú Club
Manuel Contepomi Centre (1977-08-20)20 August 1977 (aged 26) 14   Club Newman
Martín Gaitán Centre (1978-06-15)15 June 1978 (aged 25) 5   Biarritz
José Orengo Centre (1976-04-26)26 April 1976 (aged 27) 32   Grenoble
Diego Albanese Wing (1973-09-17)17 September 1973 (aged 30) 52   Leeds Tykes
José María Núñez Piossek Wing (1976-12-06)6 December 1976 (aged 26) 12   Huirapuca
Hernán Senillosa Wing (1977-10-01)1 October 1977 (aged 26) 10   Hindú Club
Ignacio Corleto Fullback (1978-06-21)21 June 1978 (aged 25) 25   Stade Français

RomaniaEdit

Head coach:   Bernard Charreyre

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Răzvan Mavrodin Hooker (1973-10-29)29 October 1973 (aged 29) 19   Tarbes
Marius Tincu Hooker (1978-04-07)7 April 1978 (aged 25) 15   Pau
Paulică Ion Prop (1983-01-10)10 January 1983 (aged 20) 0   Steaua București
Cezar Popescu Prop (1976-12-29)29 December 1976 (aged 26) 4   Steaua București
Marcel Socaciu Prop (1972-04-23)23 April 1972 (aged 31) 13   Rovigo
Petrișor Toderașc Prop (1980-07-15)15 July 1980 (aged 23) 20   Farul Constanța
Petru Bălan Prop (1976-07-12)12 July 1976 (aged 27) 36   Biarritz
Silviu Florea Prop (1977-04-19)19 April 1977 (aged 26) 12   Steaua București
Marius Pantelimon Lock (1979-02-27)27 February 1979 (aged 24) 0   Farul Constanța
Cristian Petre Lock (1979-03-22)22 March 1979 (aged 24) 17   Racing 92
Bogdan Tudor Lock (1976-11-29)29 November 1976 (aged 26) 1   Valence
Augustin Petrechei Lock (1980-08-04)4 August 1980 (aged 23) 8   Bourgoin
Sorin Socol Lock (1977-11-30)30 November 1977 (aged 25) 13   Brive
George Chiriac Flanker (1979-10-30)30 October 1979 (aged 23) 16   Farul Constanța
Florin Corodeanu Flanker (1977-03-26)26 March 1977 (aged 26) 32   Grenoble
Cornel Tatu Flanker (1983-07-12)12 July 1983 (aged 20) 0   Steaua București
Ovidiu Tonița Flanker (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 23) 20   Biarritz
Alexandru Tudori Flanker (1977-10-11)11 October 1977 (aged 25) 2   Dinamo București
Marius Niculai Number 8 (1979-05-20)20 May 1979 (aged 24) 0   Lavelanet
Iulian Andrei Scrum-half (1974-07-28)28 July 1974 (aged 29) 2   Steaua București
Cristian Podea Scrum-half (1979-02-22)22 February 1979 (aged 24) 8   Universitatea Cluj
Lucian Sîrbu Scrum-half (1976-10-16)16 October 1976 (aged 26) 24   Racing 92
Ionuț Tofan Fly-half (1977-03-08)8 March 1977 (aged 26) 34   Racing 92
Romeo Gontineac (c) Centre (1973-12-18)18 December 1973 (aged 29) 47   Aurillac
Valentin Maftei Centre (1974-09-26)26 September 1974 (aged 29) 25   Valence
Gabriel Brezoianu Centre (1977-01-18)18 January 1977 (aged 26) 42   Bordeaux-Bègles
Vasile Ghioc Wing (1978-02-28)28 February 1978 (aged 25) 14   Dinamo București
Cătălin Nicolae Wing (1980-07-22)22 July 1980 (aged 23) 2   Steaua București
Ion Teodorescu Wing (1976-07-27)27 July 1976 (aged 27) 9   Farul Constanța
Bogdan Voicu Wing (1981-12-16)16 December 1981 (aged 21) 1   Universitatea Cluj
Cristian Săuan Wing (1974-03-18)18 March 1974 (aged 29) 15   Rovigo
Dănuț Dumbravă Fullback (1981-08-06)6 August 1981 (aged 22) 7   Steaua București

NamibiaEdit

Head coach:   David Waterston

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Phillipus Isaacs Hooker (1973-05-08)8 May 1973 (aged 30) 5 unknown
Johannes Meyer Hooker (1981-02-19)19 February 1981 (aged 22) 2 unknown
Cor van Tonder Hooker (1978-03-21)21 March 1978 (aged 25) 4 unknown
Andries Blaauw Prop (1970-03-25)25 March 1970 (aged 33) 19 unknown
Niel du Toit Prop (1969-09-12)12 September 1969 (aged 34) 2 unknown
Johan Jenkins Prop (1977-11-15)15 November 1977 (aged 25) 2 unknown
Kees Lensing Prop (1978-06-01)1 June 1978 (aged 25) 5   Leeds Tykes
Archie Graham Lock (1974-05-20)20 May 1974 (aged 29) 6 unknown
Eben Isaacs Lock (1970-07-16)16 July 1970 (aged 33) 17   Reho Falcons
Heino Senekal Lock (1975-10-20)20 October 1975 (aged 27) 13   Cornish Pirates
Shaun van Rooi Flanker (1982-10-27)27 October 1982 (aged 20) 1 unknown
Wolfie Duvenhage Flanker (1978-12-31)31 December 1978 (aged 24) 8 unknown
Herman Lintvelt Flanker (1976-09-06)6 September 1976 (aged 27) 15   United
Schalk van der Merwe Flanker (1974-08-30)30 August 1974 (aged 29) 14   Harlequins
Sean Furter (c) Number 8 (1977-01-09)9 January 1977 (aged 26) 13   United
Jurgens van Lill Number 8 (1981-05-23)23 May 1981 (aged 22) 4 unknown
Hakkies Husselman Scrum-half (1972-11-03)3 November 1972 (aged 30) 7   Western Province
Ronaldo Pedro Scrum-half (1972-08-22)22 August 1972 (aged 31) 9   Reho Falcons
Morné Schreuder Fly-half (1979-09-05)5 September 1979 (aged 24) 7 unknown
Emile Wessels Fly-half (1979-06-27)27 June 1979 (aged 24) 3 unknown
Corne Powell Centre (1974-05-27)27 May 1974 (aged 29) 10 unknown
Rudie van Vuuren Centre (1972-09-20)20 September 1972 (aged 31) 14   Wanderers
Du Preez Grobler Centre (1977-06-08)8 June 1977 (aged 26) 7 unknown
Regardt Kruger Centre (1981-09-26)26 September 1981 (aged 22) 1 unknown
Deon Mouton Wing (1974-11-20)20 November 1974 (aged 28) 12   Kudus
Melrick Africa Wing (1978-01-18)18 January 1978 (aged 25) 3   Reho Falcons
Niel Swanepoel Wing (1980-07-17)17 July 1980 (aged 23) 0 unknown
Vincent Dreyer Fullback (1978-10-08)8 October 1978 (aged 25) 1 unknown
Jurie Booysen Fullback (1981-07-30)30 July 1981 (aged 22) 2 unknown
Deon Grunschloss Fullback (1973-04-07)7 April 1973 (aged 30) 0 unknown

Pool BEdit

FranceEdit

Head coach: Bernard Laporte

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Yannick Bru Hooker (1973-05-22)22 May 1973 (aged 30) 8   Toulouse
Raphaël Ibañez Hooker (1973-02-17)17 February 1973 (aged 30) 66   Castres
Jean-Jacques Crenca Prop (1969-04-03)3 April 1969 (aged 34) 28   Agen
Jean-Baptiste Poux Prop (1979-09-26)26 September 1979 (aged 24) 7   Toulouse
Olivier Milloud Prop (1975-12-09)9 December 1975 (aged 27) 10   Bourgoin
Sylvain Marconnet Prop (1976-04-08)8 April 1976 (aged 27) 33   Stade Français
Fabien Pelous Lock (1973-12-07)7 December 1973 (aged 29) 80   Toulouse
Jérôme Thion Lock (1977-12-02)2 December 1977 (aged 25) 5   Biarritz
David Auradou Lock (1973-11-13)13 November 1973 (aged 29) 34   Stade Français
Olivier Brouzet Lock (1972-11-22)22 November 1972 (aged 30) 66   Clermont
Serge Betsen Flanker (1974-03-25)25 March 1974 (aged 29) 31   Biarritz
Patrick Tabacco Flanker (1974-04-23)23 April 1974 (aged 29) 12   Stade Français
Olivier Magne Flanker (1973-04-11)11 April 1973 (aged 30) 66   Clermont
Christian Labit Flanker (1971-02-11)11 February 1971 (aged 32) 12   Toulouse
Sébastien Chabal Number 8 (1977-12-08)8 December 1977 (aged 25) 17   Bourgoin
Imanol Harinordoquy Number 8 (1980-02-20)20 February 1980 (aged 23) 20   Pau
Fabien Galthié (c) Scrum-half (1969-03-20)20 March 1969 (aged 34) 59   Stade Français
Dimitri Yachvili Scrum-half (1980-09-19)19 September 1980 (aged 23) 7   Biarritz
Frédéric Michalak Fly-half (1982-10-16)16 October 1982 (aged 20) 12   Toulouse
Gérald Merceron Fly-half (1973-02-25)25 February 1973 (aged 30) 26   Clermont
Damien Traille Centre (1979-06-12)12 June 1979 (aged 24) 24   Pau
Brian Liebenberg Centre (1979-09-19)19 September 1979 (aged 24) 3   Stade Français
Yannick Jauzion Centre (1978-07-28)28 July 1978 (aged 25) 10   Toulouse
Tony Marsh Centre (1972-08-12)12 August 1972 (aged 31) 11   Clermont
David Bory Wing (1976-03-08)8 March 1976 (aged 27) 18   Clermont
Aurélien Rougerie Wing (1980-09-26)26 September 1980 (aged 23) 22   Clermont
Christophe Dominici Wing (1972-05-20)20 May 1972 (aged 31) 30   Stade Français
Clément Poitrenaud Fullback (1982-05-20)20 May 1982 (aged 21) 11   Toulouse
Pépito Elhorga Fullback (1978-01-06)6 January 1978 (aged 25) 6   Agen
Nicolas Brusque Fullback (1976-08-07)7 August 1976 (aged 27) 11   Biarritz

ScotlandEdit

Head coach: Ian McGeechan

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 28) 55   Glasgow Warriors
Dougie Hall Hooker (1980-09-24)24 September 1980 (aged 23) 1   Edinburgh
Robbie Russell Hooker (1976-05-01)1 May 1976 (aged 27) 15   Saracens
Bruce Douglas Prop (1980-02-10)10 February 1980 (aged 23) 12   Border Reivers
Allan Jacobsen Prop (1978-09-22)22 September 1978 (aged 25) 3   Edinburgh
Gordon McIlwham Prop (1969-11-13)13 November 1969 (aged 33) 15   Munster
Tom Smith Prop (1971-10-31)31 October 1971 (aged 31) 46   Northampton Saints
Stuart Grimes Lock (1974-04-04)4 April 1974 (aged 29) 51   Newcastle Falcons
Nathan Hines Lock (1976-11-29)29 November 1976 (aged 26) 14   Edinburgh
Scott Murray Lock (1976-01-15)15 January 1976 (aged 27) 51   Edinburgh
Cameron Mather Flanker (1972-08-20)20 August 1972 (aged 31) 4   Edinburgh
Martin Leslie Flanker (1971-10-25)25 October 1971 (aged 31) 35   Edinburgh
Jason White Flanker (1978-04-17)17 April 1978 (aged 25) 27   Glasgow Warriors
Ross Beattie Flanker (1977-11-15)15 November 1977 (aged 25) 6   Bristol
Jon Petrie Number 8 (1976-10-19)19 October 1976 (aged 26) 22   Glasgow Warriors
Simon Taylor Number 8 (1979-08-17)17 August 1979 (aged 24) 25   Edinburgh
Bryan Redpath (c) Scrum-half (1971-07-02)2 July 1971 (aged 32) 55   Sale Sharks
Mike Blair Scrum-half (1981-04-20)20 April 1981 (aged 22) 7   Edinburgh
Graeme Beveridge Scrum-half (1976-02-17)17 February 1976 (aged 27) 5   Glasgow Warriors
Gregor Townsend Fly-half (1973-04-26)26 April 1973 (aged 30) 77   Border Reivers
Gordon Ross Fly-half (1978-03-08)8 March 1978 (aged 25) 9   Leeds Tykes
Andy Craig Centre (1976-03-16)16 March 1976 (aged 27) 14   Orrell
Andrew Henderson Centre (1980-02-03)3 February 1980 (aged 23) 10   Glasgow Warriors
Ben Hinshelwood Centre (1977-03-22)22 March 1977 (aged 26) 5   Worcester Warriors
James McLaren Centre (1972-07-28)28 July 1972 (aged 31) 26   Bordeaux-Bègles
Simon Danielli Wing (1979-09-08)8 September 1979 (aged 24) 2   Bath
Kenny Logan Wing (1972-04-03)3 April 1972 (aged 31) 65   London Wasps
Nikki Walker Wing (1982-03-05)5 March 1982 (aged 21) 3   Border Reivers
Chris Paterson Fullback (1978-03-30)30 March 1978 (aged 25) 35   Edinburgh
Glenn Metcalfe Fullback (1970-04-15)15 April 1970 (aged 33) 36   Glasgow Warriors

FijiEdit

Head coach:   Mac McCallion

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Isaia Rasila Hooker (1969-04-29)29 April 1969 (aged 34) 32   Nadroga
Bill Gadolo Hooker (1977-05-01)1 May 1977 (aged 26) 7   Nadroga
Greg Smith (c) Hooker (1974-07-14)14 July 1974 (aged 29) 40   Waikato
Richard Nyholt Prop (1975-10-25)25 October 1975 (aged 27) 11   University of Queensland
Joeli Veitayaki Prop (1967-01-12)12 January 1967 (aged 36) 45   King Country
Nacanieli Seru Prop (1969-07-20)20 July 1969 (aged 34) 2   Suva
Kele Leawere Lock (1974-04-27)27 April 1974 (aged 29) 5   Nadroga
Emori Katalau Lock (1967-04-09)9 April 1967 (aged 36) 47   Llanelli
Ifereimi Rawaqa Lock (1980-09-20)20 September 1980 (aged 23) 8   Lautoka
Vula Maimuri Lock (1975-11-03)3 November 1975 (aged 27) 1   North Harbour
Apenisa Naevo Lock (1973-02-24)24 February 1973 (aged 30) 31   Counties Manukau
Alifereti Doviverata Flanker (1976-06-14)14 June 1976 (aged 27) 24   Yamaha Júbilo
Kitione Salawa Flanker (1976-07-26)26 July 1976 (aged 27) 4   Gaunavou
Sisa Koyamaibole Flanker (1981-03-06)6 March 1981 (aged 22) 18   Toyota Industries Shuttles
Koli Sewabu Flanker (1975-01-15)15 January 1975 (aged 28) 21   Yamaha Júbilo
Setareki Tawake Number 8 (1969-03-01)1 March 1969 (aged 34) 22   Suva
Alfie Mocelutu Number 8 (1971-07-09)9 July 1971 (aged 32) 34   City of Derry
Samisoni Rabaka Scrum-half (1969-04-19)19 April 1969 (aged 34) 27   Nadi
Mosese Rauluni Scrum-half (1975-06-27)27 June 1975 (aged 28) 18   Brisbane Easts
Nicky Little Fly-half (1976-09-13)13 September 1976 (aged 27) 49   Sale Sharks
Waisale Serevi Fly-half (1968-05-20)20 May 1968 (aged 35) 36   Stade Montois
Seru Rabeni Centre (1978-12-27)27 December 1978 (aged 24) 11   Otago
Saimoni Rokini Centre (1972-12-09)9 December 1972 (aged 30) 10   Naitasiri
Epeli Ruivadra Centre (1977-06-01)1 June 1977 (aged 26) 5   Tailevu
Isa Nacewa Centre (1982-07-22)22 July 1982 (aged 21) 0   Auckland
Rupeni Caucaunibuca Wing (1980-07-05)5 July 1980 (aged 23) 2   Blues
Aisea Tuilevu Wing (1972-07-13)13 July 1972 (aged 31) 14   North Harbour
Marika Vunibaka Wing (1974-11-03)3 November 1974 (aged 28) 14   Canterbury
Vilimoni Delasau Wing (1977-07-12)12 July 1977 (aged 26) 14   Stade Montois
Norman Ligairi Fullback (1976-01-29)29 January 1976 (aged 27) 21   Harlequins
Alfred Uluinayau Fullback (1970-02-20)20 February 1970 (aged 33) 29   Suntory Sungoliath

United StatesEdit

Head coach: Tom Billups

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Kirk Khasigian Hooker (1977-04-27)27 April 1977 (aged 26) 33   Belmont Shore
Matthew Wyatt Hooker (1978-03-04)4 March 1978 (aged 25) 3   OMBAC
Daniel Dorsey Prop (1976-01-18)18 January 1976 (aged 27) 16 unknown
Richard Liddington Prop (1978-12-30)30 December 1978 (aged 24) 2   Exeter Chiefs
Mike MacDonald Prop (1980-11-27)27 November 1980 (aged 22) 21   University of California
John Tarpoff Prop (1980-04-05)5 April 1980 (aged 23) 8   OMBAC
Jacob Waasdorp Prop (1978-10-18)18 October 1978 (aged 24) 4   Trinity College
Luke Gross Lock (1969-11-21)21 November 1969 (aged 33) 58   Rotherham
Gerhard Klerck Lock (1975-12-06)6 December 1975 (aged 27) 2   Gentlemen of Aspen
Alec Parker Lock (1974-04-10)10 April 1974 (aged 29) 35   Gentlemen of Aspen
Todd Clever Flanker (1983-01-16)16 January 1983 (aged 20) 1   University of Nevada, Reno
Oloseti Fifita Flanker (1968-12-06)6 December 1968 (aged 34) 16   Hayward Griffins
Jurie Gouws Flanker (1973-04-04)4 April 1973 (aged 30) 5   Santa Monica
Dave Hodges (c) Flanker (1969-09-15)15 September 1969 (aged 34) 47   Llanelli
Kort Schubert Number 8 (1979-07-24)24 July 1979 (aged 24) 27   Olympic Club
Dan Lyle Number 8 (1970-09-28)28 September 1970 (aged 33) 41   Leicester Tigers
Kevin Dalzell Scrum-half (1974-01-25)25 January 1974 (aged 29) 38   OMBAC
Mose Timoteo Scrum-half (1976-09-07)7 September 1976 (aged 27) 18   Golden Gate
Kimball Kjar Scrum-half (1978-03-23)23 March 1978 (aged 25) 11   Brigham Young University
Mike Hercus Fly-half (1979-06-05)5 June 1979 (aged 24) 12   Belmont Shore
Matt Sherman Fly-half (1978-10-29)29 October 1978 (aged 24) 2   University of California
Link Wilfley Fly-half (1979-07-05)5 July 1979 (aged 24) 19 unknown
Kain Cross Centre (1974-02-04)4 February 1974 (aged 29) 8   Santa Monica
Philip Eloff Centre (1978-09-17)17 September 1978 (aged 25) 24   Chicago Lions
Salesi Sika Centre (1980-07-07)7 July 1980 (aged 23) 0   Brigham Young University
Jason Keyter Wing (1973-12-20)20 December 1973 (aged 29) 15   Rotherham
David Fee Wing (1976-12-15)15 December 1976 (aged 26) 13   Chicago Lions
Riaan van Zyl Wing (1972-07-09)9 July 1972 (aged 31) 7   Old Puget Sound Beach
Paul Emerick Fullback (1980-01-24)24 January 1980 (aged 23) 5   Chicago Lions
John Buchholz Fullback (1979-02-26)26 February 1979 (aged 24) 5   Olympic Club

JapanEdit

Head coach: Shogo Mukai

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Masao Amino Hooker (1974-10-14)14 October 1974 (aged 28) 7   NEC Green Rockets
Masaaki Sakata Hooker (1972-11-25)25 November 1972 (aged 30) 27   Suntory Sungoliath
Shin Hasegawa Prop (1972-03-31)31 March 1972 (aged 31) 36   Suntory Sungoliath
Masahiko Toyoyama Prop (1976-08-18)18 August 1976 (aged 27) 21   Toyota Industries Shuttles
Ryō Yamamura Prop (1981-08-09)9 August 1981 (aged 22) 5   Kanto Gakuin University
Hajime Kiso Lock (1978-11-07)7 November 1978 (aged 24) 7   Yamaha Júbilo
Koichi Kubo Lock (1976-01-13)13 January 1976 (aged 27) 15   Yamaha Júbilo
Adam Parker Lock (1973-04-21)21 April 1973 (aged 30) 13   Toshiba Brave Lupus
Hiroyuki Tanuma Lock (1973-05-24)24 May 1973 (aged 30) 41   Suntory Sungoliath
Naoya Okubo Flanker (1975-09-27)27 September 1975 (aged 28) 16   Suntory Sungoliath
Ryota Asano Flanker (1979-09-25)25 September 1979 (aged 24) 2   NEC Green Rockets
Takuro Miuchi (c) Flanker (1975-12-11)11 December 1975 (aged 27) 11   NEC Green Rockets
Yasunori Watanabe Flanker (1974-06-02)2 June 1974 (aged 29) 22   Toshiba Brave Lupus
Takahiro Hayano Flanker (1974-09-06)6 September 1974 (aged 29) 0   Suntory Sungoliath
Takeomi Ito Number 8 (1971-04-11)11 April 1971 (aged 32) 50   Kobelco Steelers
Yuya Saito Number 8 (1977-04-28)28 April 1977 (aged 26) 12   Colomiers
Yuji Sonoda Scrum-half (1973-07-05)5 July 1973 (aged 30) 14   Kobelco Steelers
Takashi Tsuji Scrum-half (1977-04-24)24 April 1977 (aged 26) 0   NEC Green Rockets
Keiji Hirose Fly-half (1973-04-16)16 April 1973 (aged 30) 36   Toyota Industries Shuttles
Andrew Miller Fly-half (1972-09-13)13 September 1972 (aged 31) 6   Kobelco Steelers
George Konia Centre (1969-08-09)9 August 1969 (aged 34) 3   NEC Green Rockets
Yukio Motoki Centre (1971-08-27)27 August 1971 (aged 32) 61   Kobelco Steelers
Hideki Nanba Centre (1976-07-08)8 July 1976 (aged 27) 23   Toyota Industries Shuttles
Reuben Parkinson Centre (1973-07-19)19 July 1973 (aged 30) 3   Munakata Sanix Blues
Junichi Hojo Wing (1977-05-20)20 May 1977 (aged 26) 0   Suntory Sungoliath
Toru Kurihara Wing (1978-08-12)12 August 1978 (aged 25) 24   Suntory Sungoliath
Daisuke Ohata Wing (1975-11-11)11 November 1975 (aged 27) 36   Kobelco Steelers
Hirotoki Onozawa Wing (1978-03-29)29 March 1978 (aged 25) 13   Suntory Sungoliath
Tsutomu Matsuda Fullback (1970-04-30)30 April 1970 (aged 33) 40   Toshiba Brave Lupus
Takashi Yoshida Fullback (1975-05-11)11 May 1975 (aged 28) 4   Suntory Sungoliath

Pool CEdit

EnglandEdit

England announced their 30-man squad for the tournament on 7 September 2003.[1] Danny Grewcock suffered an injury mid-tournament and was replaced by Simon Shaw on 3 November.[2]

Head coach: Clive Woodward

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Mark Regan Hooker (1972-01-28)28 January 1972 (aged 31) 26   Leeds Tykes
Steve Thompson Hooker (1978-07-15)15 July 1978 (aged 25) 18   Northampton Saints
Dorian West Hooker (1967-10-05)5 October 1967 (aged 36) 19   Leicester Tigers
Jason Leonard Prop (1968-08-14)14 August 1968 (aged 35) 106   Harlequins
Phil Vickery Prop (1976-03-14)14 March 1976 (aged 27) 31   Gloucester
Julian White Prop (1973-05-14)14 May 1973 (aged 30) 17   Leicester Tigers
Trevor Woodman Prop (1976-08-04)4 August 1976 (aged 27) 10   Gloucester
Martin Johnson (c) Lock (1970-03-09)9 March 1970 (aged 33) 77   Leicester Tigers
Ben Kay Lock (1975-12-14)14 December 1975 (aged 27) 22   Leicester Tigers
Danny Grewcock Lock (1972-11-07)7 November 1972 (aged 30) 42   Bath
Simon Shaw1 Lock (1973-09-01)1 September 1973 (aged 30) 23   London Wasps
Neil Back Flanker (1969-01-16)16 January 1969 (aged 34) 60   Leicester Tigers
Richard Hill Flanker (1973-05-23)23 May 1973 (aged 30) 60   Saracens
Lewis Moody Flanker (1978-06-12)12 June 1978 (aged 25) 17   Leicester Tigers
Joe Worsley Flanker (1977-06-14)14 June 1977 (aged 26) 27   London Wasps
Lawrence Dallaglio Number 8 (1972-08-10)10 August 1972 (aged 31) 58   London Wasps
Martin Corry Number 8 (1973-10-12)12 October 1973 (aged 29) 28   Leicester Tigers
Kyran Bracken Scrum-half (1971-11-22)22 November 1971 (aged 31) 47   Saracens
Matt Dawson Scrum-half (1972-10-31)31 October 1972 (aged 30) 57   Northampton Saints
Andy Gomarsall Scrum-half (1974-07-24)24 July 1974 (aged 29) 13   Gloucester
Paul Grayson Fly-half (1971-05-30)30 May 1971 (aged 32) 27   Northampton Saints
Jonny Wilkinson Fly-half (1979-05-25)25 May 1979 (aged 24) 46   Newcastle Falcons
Stuart Abbott Centre (1978-06-03)3 June 1978 (aged 25) 2   London Wasps
Will Greenwood Centre (1972-10-20)20 October 1972 (aged 30) 41   Harlequins
Mike Catt Centre (1971-09-17)17 September 1971 (aged 32) 61   Bath
Mike Tindall Centre (1978-10-18)18 October 1978 (aged 24) 27   Bath
Ben Cohen Wing (1978-09-14)14 September 1978 (aged 25) 57   Northampton Saints
Dan Luger Wing (1975-01-11)11 January 1975 (aged 28) 34   Perpignan
Jason Robinson Wing (1974-07-30)30 July 1974 (aged 29) 21   Sale Sharks
Josh Lewsey Fullback (1976-11-30)30 November 1976 (aged 26) 13   London Wasps
Iain Balshaw Fullback (1979-04-14)14 April 1979 (aged 24) 16   Bath

South AfricaEdit

Head coach: Rudolf Straeuli

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Dale Santon Hooker (1969-08-18)18 August 1969 (aged 34) 1   SWD Eagles
Danie Coetzee Hooker (1977-09-02)2 September 1977 (aged 26) 8   Bulls
John Smit Hooker (1978-04-03)3 April 1978 (aged 25) 21   Sharks
Richard Bands Prop (1974-03-25)25 March 1974 (aged 29) 7   Bulls
Christo Bezuidenhout Prop (1970-05-14)14 May 1970 (aged 33) 3   Pumas
Faan Rautenbach Prop (1976-02-22)22 February 1976 (aged 27) 8   Western Province
Lawrence Sephaka Prop (1978-08-08)8 August 1978 (aged 25) 13   Cats
Selborne Boome Lock (1975-04-16)16 April 1975 (aged 28) 17   Western Province
Bakkies Botha Lock (1979-09-22)22 September 1979 (aged 24) 6   Bulls
Victor Matfield Lock (1977-05-11)11 May 1977 (aged 26) 20   Bulls
Danie Rossouw Lock (1978-05-06)6 May 1978 (aged 25) 0   Bulls
Schalk Burger Flanker (1983-04-13)13 April 1983 (aged 20) 0   Western Province
Corne Krige (c) Flanker (1975-03-21)21 March 1975 (aged 28) 36   Western Province
Hendro Scholtz Flanker (1979-03-22)22 March 1979 (aged 24) 3   Cats
Joe van Niekerk Number 8 (1980-05-04)4 May 1980 (aged 23) 19   Cats
Juan Smith Number 8 (1981-07-30)30 July 1981 (aged 22) 6   Cats
Joost van der Westhuizen Scrum-half (1971-02-20)20 February 1971 (aged 32) 85   Bulls
Neil de Kock Scrum-half (1978-11-20)20 November 1978 (aged 24) 7   Western Province
Derick Hougaard Fly-half (1983-01-04)4 January 1983 (aged 20) 0   Bulls
Louis Koen Fly-half (1975-07-07)7 July 1975 (aged 28) 11   Cats
Jaco van der Westhuyzen Fly-half (1978-04-06)6 April 1978 (aged 25) 6   Bulls
Stefan Terblanche Centre (1975-06-02)2 June 1975 (aged 28) 36   Sharks
De Wet Barry Centre (1978-06-24)24 June 1978 (aged 25) 19   Western Province
Jaque Fourie Centre (1984-03-04)4 March 1984 (aged 19) 0   Cats
Jorrie Muller Wing (1981-03-01)1 March 1981 (aged 22) 2   Cats
Ashwin Willemse Wing (1981-09-08)8 September 1981 (aged 22) 5   Cats
Breyton Paulse Wing (1976-04-25)25 April 1976 (aged 27) 39   Western Province
Werner Greeff Wing (1977-07-14)14 July 1977 (aged 26) 7   Western Province
Thinus Delport Fullback (1975-02-02)2 February 1975 (aged 28) 12   Gloucester
Ricardo Loubscher Fullback (1974-06-11)11 June 1974 (aged 29) 2   Sharks

SamoaEdit

Head coach:   John Boe

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Jonathan Meredith Hooker (1978-07-08)8 July 1978 (aged 25) 9   Auckland
Mahonri Schwalger Hooker (1978-09-15)15 September 1978 (aged 25) 4   Hawke's Bay
Simon Lemalu Prop (1981-01-23)23 January 1981 (aged 22) 0   Otahuhu RFC
Kas Lealamanua Prop (1976-09-15)15 September 1976 (aged 27) 17   Wellington
Tamato Leupolu Prop (1980-12-07)7 December 1980 (aged 22) 9   Auckland
Jeremy Tomuli Prop (1971-10-13)13 October 1971 (aged 31) 9   Colomiers
Leo Lafaiali'i Lock (1974-01-30)30 January 1974 (aged 29) 11   Sanyo Wild Knights
Opeta Palepoi Lock (1975-12-02)2 December 1975 (aged 27) 32   Exeter Chiefs
Michael von Dincklage Lock (1978-06-21)21 June 1978 (aged 25) 0   Waitemata
Maurie Fa'asavalu Flanker (1980-01-12)12 January 1980 (aged 23) 3   Marist St. Joseph
Des Tuiavi'i Flanker (1970-01-14)14 January 1970 (aged 33) 2   Rotherham
Patrick Segi Flanker (1980-09-21)21 September 1980 (aged 22) 11   Auckland
Siaosi Vaili Flanker (1977-09-07)7 September 1977 (aged 26) 6   Exeter Chiefs
Peter Poulos Flanker (1977-07-07)7 July 1977 (aged 26) 0   NTT DoCoMo Red Hurricanes
Semo Sititi Number 8 (1974-03-06)6 March 1974 (aged 29) 27   Borders Reivers
Kitiona Viliamu Number 8 (1977-06-07)7 June 1977 (aged 26) 5   Counties Manukau
Henry Tuilagi Number 8 (1976-08-12)12 August 1976 (aged 27) 4   Leicester Tigers
John Senio Scrum-half (1982-09-10)10 September 1982 (aged 21) 0   Waitemata
Steven So'oialo Scrum-half (1977-05-11)11 May 1977 (aged 26) 24   Orrell
Denning Tyrell Scrum-half (1976-05-09)9 May 1976 (aged 27) 9   Taranaki
Tanner Vili Fly-half (1976-05-13)13 May 1976 (aged 27) 16   Borders Reivers
Fa'atonu Fili Fly-half (1981-08-31)31 August 1981 (aged 22) 2   Wellington
Terry Fanolua Centre (1974-07-03)3 July 1974 (aged 29) 22   Gloucester
Brian Lima Centre (1972-01-25)25 January 1972 (aged 31) 49   Secom Rugguts
Dale Rasmussen Centre (1977-07-05)5 July 1977 (aged 26) 2   Ponsonby RFC
Romi Ropati Wing (1976-06-20)20 June 1976 (aged 27) 0   Toyota Verblitz
Lome Fa'atau Wing (1975-10-23)23 October 1975 (aged 27) 13   Hurricanes
Ron Fanuatanu Wing (1982-07-07)7 July 1982 (aged 21) 1   Marist St. Joseph
Sailosi Tagicakibau Wing (1982-11-14)14 November 1982 (aged 20) 1   Papakura
Dominic Feaunati Wing (1978-06-14)14 June 1978 (aged 25) 0   Wellington
Earl Va'a Fullback (1972-05-01)1 May 1972 (aged 31) 24   Wellington

UruguayEdit

Head Coach: Diego Ormaechea

Lock Leonardo de Oliveira was replaced by José Viana on 24 September 2003, due to a back injury.[3]

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Diego Lamelas Hooker (1972-11-14)14 November 1972 (aged 30) 41   Asociación Alumni
Juan Andrés Perez Hooker (1975-08-26)26 August 1975 (aged 28) 15   Old Boys
Eduardo Berruti Prop (1968-03-15)15 March 1968 (aged 35) 43   Old Christians Club
Pablo Lemoine Prop (1975-03-01)1 March 1975 (aged 28) 32   Stade Français
Juan Machado Prop (1973-07-23)23 July 1973 (aged 30) 25   Carrasco Polo Club
Rodrigo Sánchez Prop (1976-10-25)25 October 1976 (aged 26) 40   Carrasco Polo Club
Guillermo Storace Prop (1974-03-20)20 March 1974 (aged 29) 33   Old Christians Club
Juan Álvarez Lock (1980-07-08)8 July 1980 (aged 23) 10   Carrasco Polo Club
Juan Alzueta Lock (1975-09-09)9 September 1975 (aged 28) 28   Trébol Paysandú
Juan Carlos Bado Lock (1973-12-29)29 December 1973 (aged 29) 41   Stade Français
Marcelo Gutierrez Lock (1977-08-10)10 August 1977 (aged 26) 17   Old Christians Club
Nicolas Brignoni Flanker (1976-09-03)3 September 1976 (aged 27) 34   L'Aquila
Ignacio Conti Flanker (1977-09-05)5 September 1977 (aged 26) 8   Carrasco Polo Club
Nicolas Grille Flanker (1974-12-13)13 December 1974 (aged 28) 38   Trébol Paysandú
Hernan Ponte Flanker (1981-01-02)2 January 1981 (aged 22) 15   Carrasco Polo Club
Rodrigo Capo Ortega Number 8 (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 22) 20   Castres
Emiliano Caffera Scrum-half (1978-10-30)30 October 1978 (aged 24) 19   Club Champagnat
Juan Campomar Scrum-half (1982-03-10)10 March 1982 (aged 21) 4   Old Boys
Bernardo Amarillo Fly-half (1978-01-14)14 January 1978 (aged 25) 21   Carrasco Polo Club
Sebastián Aguirre Fly-half (1976-07-15)15 July 1976 (aged 27) 28   Carrasco Polo Club
Diego Aguirre (c) Centre (1974-09-23)23 September 1974 (aged 28) 46   Carrasco Polo Club
Joaquín de Freitas Centre (1978-04-21)21 April 1978 (aged 25) 17   Club Champagnat Rugby
Martín Mendaro Centre (1973-08-01)1 August 1973 (aged 30) 44   Carrasco Polo Club
Joaquin Pastore Centre (1981-12-08)8 December 1981 (aged 21) 7   Old Boys
Carlos Baldassari Wing (1979-03-15)15 March 1979 (aged 24) 2   Club Champagnat Rugby
Alfonso Cardoso Wing (1971-12-27)27 December 1971 (aged 31) 36   Old Boys
Emiliano Ibarra Wing (1974-03-10)10 March 1974 (aged 29) 22   Carrasco Polo Club
José Viana Wing (1977-09-02)2 September 1977 (aged 26) 12   Old Boys
Juan Menchaca Fullback (1977-07-23)23 July 1977 (aged 26) 28   Carrasco Polo Club
Diego Reyes Fullback (1980-09-24)24 September 1980 (aged 22) 5   Carrasco Polo Club

[4]

GeorgiaEdit

Head coach:   Claude Saurel

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Akvsenti Giorgadze Hooker (1976-06-04)4 June 1976 (aged 27) 31   Rovigo
David Dadunashvili Hooker (1982-01-27)27 January 1982 (aged 21) 1   RC Nîmes
Aleko Margvelashvili Prop (1975-06-05)5 June 1975 (aged 28) 1 unknown
Soso Nikolaenko Prop (1975-05-18)18 May 1975 (aged 28) 11 unknown
Goderdzi Shvelidze Prop (1978-04-17)17 April 1978 (aged 25) 24   Béziers
Avto Kopaliani Prop (1982-06-13)13 June 1982 (aged 21) 1   US Montauban
Victor Didebulidze Lock (1971-11-04)4 November 1971 (aged 31) 28   RC Nîmes
Sergo Gujaraidze Lock (1979-08-23)23 August 1979 (aged 24) 0 unknown
Zurab Mtchedlishvil Lock (1971-10-22)22 October 1971 (aged 31) 32   SC Albi
Vano Nadiradze Lock (1972-02-23)23 February 1972 (aged 31) 32 unknown
Davit Bolghashvili Flanker (1979-09-19)19 September 1979 (aged 23) 20 unknown
Gia Labadze Flanker (1973-09-21)21 September 1973 (aged 29) 33   Toulon
George Tsiklauri Flanker (1981-09-09)9 September 1981 (aged 22) 0 unknown
Grégoire Yachvili Flanker (1977-05-30)30 May 1977 (aged 26) 9   Stade Bordelais
Giorgi Chkhaidze Number 8 (1981-08-20)20 August 1981 (aged 22) 7   RC Massy
Ilia Zedginidze (c) Number 8 (1977-05-30)30 May 1977 (aged 26) 9   Rovigo
Irakli Abuseridze Scrum-half (1977-11-25)25 November 1977 (aged 25) 22   Aurillac
Irakli Modebadze Scrum-half (1979-11-22)22 November 1979 (aged 23) 1 unknown
Paliko Jimsheladze Fly-half (1975-07-08)8 July 1975 (aged 28) 38   Aurillac
Merab Kvirikashvili Fly-half (1983-12-27)27 December 1983 (aged 19) 3   Lelo Saracens
Otar Eloshvili Centre (1978-11-15)15 November 1978 (aged 24) 1   Compiègne
Irakli Giorgadze Centre (1982-12-17)17 December 1982 (aged 20) 7   Bourgoin
Vasil Katsadze Centre (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 27) 28   Grenoble
Tedo Zibzibadze Centre (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 23) 24   Gourdon XV
Archil Kavtarashvili Wing (1973-03-16)16 March 1973 (aged 30) 0 unknown
Badri Khekhelashvili Wing (1978-02-15)15 February 1978 (aged 25) 23 unknown
Gocha Khonelidze Wing (1976-02-02)2 February 1976 (aged 27) 1 unknown
Malkhaz Urjukashvili Wing (1980-09-24)24 September 1980 (aged 22) 28   Rugby Club Cannes Mandelieu
Irakli Machkhaneli Fullback (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 27) 28   RC Armazi Tbilisi
Bessik Khamashuridze Fullback (1977-08-14)14 August 1977 (aged 26) 29   Rugby Club Cannes Mandelieu

Pool DEdit

New ZealandEdit

Head coach: John Mitchell

1 Ben Atiga replaced Ben Blair following a mid-tournament injury.

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Corey Flynn Hooker (1981-01-05)5 January 1981 (aged 22) 0   Crusaders / Canterbury
Mark Hammett Hooker (1972-07-13)13 July 1972 (aged 31) 24   Crusaders / Canterbury
Keven Mealamu Hooker (1979-03-20)20 March 1979 (aged 24) 8   Blues / Auckland
Dave Hewett Prop (1971-07-14)14 July 1971 (aged 32) 16   Crusaders / Canterbury
Carl Hoeft Prop (1974-11-13)13 November 1974 (aged 28) 28   Highlanders / Otago
Kees Meeuws Prop (1974-07-26)26 July 1974 (aged 29) 29   Blues / Auckland
Greg Somerville Prop (1977-11-28)28 November 1977 (aged 25) 28   Crusaders / Canterbury
Chris Jack Lock (1978-09-05)5 September 1978 (aged 25) 20   Crusaders / Canterbury
Brad Thorn Lock (1975-02-03)3 February 1975 (aged 28) 5   Crusaders / Canterbury
Ali Williams Lock (1981-04-30)30 April 1981 (aged 22) 10   Blues / Auckland
Daniel Braid Flanker (1981-02-23)23 February 1981 (aged 22) 1   Blues / Auckland
Marty Holah Flanker (1978-09-10)10 September 1978 (aged 25) 17   Chiefs / Waikato
Richie McCaw Flanker (1980-12-31)31 December 1980 (aged 22) 14   Crusaders / Canterbury
Reuben Thorne (c) Flanker (1975-01-02)2 January 1975 (aged 28) 34   Crusaders / Canterbury
Jerry Collins Flanker (1980-11-04)4 November 1980 (aged 22) 8   Hurricanes / Wellington
Rodney So'oialo Number 8 (1979-10-03)3 October 1979 (aged 24) 3   Hurricanes / Wellington
Steve Devine Scrum-half (1976-12-21)21 December 1976 (aged 26) 8   Blues / Auckland
Byron Kelleher Scrum-half (1976-12-03)3 December 1976 (aged 26) 24   Highlanders / Otago
Justin Marshall Scrum-half (1973-08-05)5 August 1973 (aged 30) 65   Crusaders / Canterbury
Dan Carter Fly-half (1982-03-05)5 March 1982 (aged 21) 3   Crusaders / Canterbury
Carlos Spencer Fly-half (1975-10-14)14 October 1975 (aged 27) 22   Blues / Auckland
Leon MacDonald Fly-half (1977-12-21)21 December 1977 (aged 25) 19   Crusaders / Canterbury
Aaron Mauger Centre (1980-11-29)29 November 1980 (aged 22) 15   Crusaders / Canterbury
Ben Atiga1 Centre (1983-05-05)5 May 1983 (aged 20) 0   Auckland
Tana Umaga Centre (1973-05-27)27 May 1973 (aged 30) 54   Hurricanes / Wellington
Ma'a Nonu Centre (1982-05-21)21 May 1982 (aged 21) 1   Hurricanes / Wellington
Caleb Ralph Wing (1977-09-10)10 September 1977 (aged 26) 10   Crusaders / Canterbury
Joe Rokocoko Wing (1983-06-06)6 June 1983 (aged 20) 7   Blues / Auckland
Doug Howlett Wing (1978-09-21)21 September 1978 (aged 25) 31   Blues / Auckland
Mils Muliaina Fullback (1980-07-30)30 July 1980 (aged 23) 7   Blues / Auckland

WalesEdit

Head coach:   Steve Hansen

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Huw Bennett Hooker (1983-06-11)11 June 1983 (aged 20) 2   Ospreys
Mefin Davies Hooker (1972-09-02)2 September 1972 (aged 31) 11   Celtic Warriors
Robin McBryde Hooker (1970-07-03)3 July 1970 (aged 33) 26   Scarlets
Paul James Prop (1982-05-13)13 May 1982 (aged 21) 1   Ospreys
Gethin Jenkins Prop (1980-11-17)17 November 1980 (aged 22) 10   Celtic Warriors
Adam Jones Prop (1981-03-08)8 March 1981 (aged 22) 2   Ospreys
Iestyn Thomas Prop (1976-12-15)15 December 1976 (aged 26) 25   Scarlets
Brent Cockbain Lock (1974-11-15)15 November 1974 (aged 28) 1   Celtic Warriors
Gareth Llewellyn Lock (1969-02-27)27 February 1969 (aged 34) 79   Ospreys
Robert Sidoli Lock (1979-06-21)21 June 1979 (aged 24) 13   Celtic Warriors
Chris Wyatt Lock (1973-06-10)10 June 1973 (aged 30) 36   Scarlets
Colin Charvis (c) Loose forward (1972-12-27)27 December 1972 (aged 30) 59   Tarbes
Dafydd Jones Loose forward (1979-06-24)24 June 1979 (aged 24) 10   Scarlets
Jonathan Thomas Loose forward (1982-12-27)27 December 1982 (aged 20) 4   Ospreys
Martyn Williams Loose forward (1975-09-01)1 September 1975 (aged 28) 36   Cardiff Blues
Alix Popham Loose forward (1979-10-17)17 October 1979 (aged 23) 4   Leeds Tykes
Gareth Cooper Scrum-half (1979-05-07)7 May 1979 (aged 24) 10   Celtic Warriors
Dwayne Peel Scrum-half (1981-08-31)31 August 1981 (aged 22) 21   Scarlets
Stephen Jones Fly-half (1977-12-08)8 December 1977 (aged 25) 31   Scarlets
Ceri Sweeney Fly-half (1980-01-21)21 January 1980 (aged 23) 5   Celtic Warriors
Iestyn Harris Centre (1976-06-25)25 June 1976 (aged 27) 17   Cardiff Blues
Sonny Parker Centre (1977-08-27)27 August 1977 (aged 26) 5   Celtic Warriors
Tom Shanklin Centre (1979-11-24)24 November 1979 (aged 23) 15   Cardiff Blues
Mark Taylor Centre (1973-02-27)27 February 1973 (aged 30) 40   Scarlets
Mark Jones Wing (1979-11-07)7 November 1979 (aged 23) 12   Scarlets
Gareth Thomas Wing (1974-07-25)25 July 1974 (aged 29) 68   Celtic Warriors
Kevin Morgan Wing (1977-02-23)23 February 1977 (aged 26) 24   Celtic Warriors
Shane Williams Wing (1977-02-26)26 February 1977 (aged 26) 11   Ospreys
Garan Evans Fullback (1973-02-16)16 February 1973 (aged 30) 3   Scarlets
Rhys Williams Fullback (1980-02-23)23 February 1980 (aged 23) 30   Cardiff Blues

ItalyEdit

Head coach:   John Kirwan

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Carlo Festuccia Hooker (1980-06-20)20 June 1980 (aged 23) 8   Parma
Fabio Ongaro Hooker (1977-09-23)23 September 1977 (aged 26) 12   Benetton Treviso
Martin Castrogiovanni Prop (1981-10-21)21 October 1981 (aged 21) 11   Calvisano
Andrea Lo Cicero Prop (1976-05-07)7 May 1976 (aged 27) 26   Toulouse
Ramiro Martinez Prop (1970-10-23)23 October 1970 (aged 32) 9   Benetton Treviso
Salvatore Perugini Prop (1978-03-06)6 March 1978 (aged 25) 15   Calvisano
Cristian Bezzi Lock (1975-05-13)13 May 1975 (aged 28) 6   Viadana
Marco Bortolami Lock (1980-06-12)12 June 1980 (aged 23) 20   Petrarca
Carlo Checchinato Lock (1970-08-30)30 August 1970 (aged 33) 76   Benetton Treviso
Santiago Dellapè Lock (1978-05-09)9 May 1978 (aged 25) 11   Benetton Treviso
Andrea Benatti Flanker (1979-11-08)8 November 1979 (aged 23) 4   Aironi
Mauro Bergamasco Flanker (1979-05-01)1 May 1979 (aged 24) 32   Stade Français
Andrea de Rossi Flanker (1972-08-07)7 August 1972 (aged 31) 25   Calvisano
Scott Palmer Flanker (1977-11-10)10 November 1977 (aged 25) 7   Benetton Treviso
Aaron Persico Flanker (1978-03-29)29 March 1978 (aged 25) 33   Leeds Tykes
Sergio Parisse Number 8 (1983-09-12)12 September 1983 (aged 20) 8   Benetton Treviso
Matthew Phillips Number 8 (1975-04-10)10 April 1975 (aged 28) 12   Viadana
Matteo Mazzantini Scrum-half (1976-10-24)24 October 1976 (aged 26) 7   Viadana
Alessandro Troncon (c) Scrum-half (1973-09-06)6 September 1973 (aged 30) 79   Benetton Treviso
Francesco Mazzariol Fly-half (1975-03-01)1 March 1975 (aged 28) 29   Benetton Treviso
Rima Wakarua Fly-half (1976-03-23)23 March 1976 (aged 27) 0   Rugby Leonessa 1928
Matteo Barbini Centre (1982-06-08)8 June 1982 (aged 21) 5   Benetton Treviso
Manuel Dallan Centre (1976-10-15)15 October 1976 (aged 26) 13   Venezia
Cristian Stoica Centre (1976-08-01)1 August 1976 (aged 27) 52   Montpellier
Gonzalo Canale Centre (1982-11-01)1 November 1982 (aged 20) 2   Benetton Treviso
Denis Dallan Wing (1978-03-04)4 March 1978 (aged 25) 30   Benetton Treviso
Nicola Mazzucato Wing (1975-10-27)27 October 1975 (aged 27) 29   Calvisano
Mirco Bergamasco Wing (1983-02-23)23 February 1983 (aged 20) 12   Stade Français
Gert Peens Fullback (1974-03-22)22 March 1974 (aged 29) 14   L'Aquila
Andrea Masi Fullback (1981-03-30)30 March 1981 (aged 22) 6   Viadana

CanadaEdit

Head coach:   David Clark

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Aaron Abrams Hooker (1979-07-09)9 July 1979 (aged 24) 1 unknown
Mark Lawson Hooker (1980-03-17)17 March 1980 (aged 23) 13 unknown
Garth Cooke Prop (1977-04-18)18 April 1977 (aged 26) 11 unknown
Rod Snow Prop (1970-05-01)1 May 1970 (aged 33) 50   Dragons
Jon Thiel Prop (1975-05-31)31 May 1975 (aged 28) 34   Scarlets
Kevin Tkachuk Prop (1976-09-11)11 September 1976 (aged 27) 20   Pertemps Bees
Jamie Cudmore Lock (1978-09-06)6 September 1978 (aged 25) 6   Llandovery
Mike James Lock (1973-07-21)21 July 1973 (aged 30) 47   Stade Français
Ed Knaggs Lock (1973-07-20)20 July 1973 (aged 30) 18 unknown
Colin Yukes Lock (1979-10-23)23 October 1979 (aged 23) 13   Agen
Jim Douglas Flanker (1977-03-07)7 March 1977 (aged 26) 5 unknown
Adam van Staveren Flanker (1975-09-28)28 September 1975 (aged 28) 17 unknown
Ryan Banks Flanker (1972-02-02)2 February 1972 (aged 31) 34 unknown
Al Charron (c) Flanker (1966-06-27)27 June 1966 (aged 37) 73   Pau
Jeff Reid Number 8 (1974-08-15)15 August 1974 (aged 29) 3 unknown
Josh Jackson Number 8 (1980-10-02)2 October 1980 (aged 23) 3   Castaway Wanderers
Ed Fairhurst Scrum-half (1979-05-07)7 May 1979 (aged 24) 13 unknown
Morgan Williams Scrum-half (1976-04-17)17 April 1976 (aged 27) 31   Saracens
Jared Barker Fly-half (1975-01-10)10 January 1975 (aged 28) 12   Saracens
Bobby Ross Fly-half (1969-08-29)29 August 1969 (aged 34) 56 unknown
John Cannon Centre (1980-08-18)18 August 1980 (aged 23) 21   Doncaster Knights
Nik Witkowski Centre (1976-06-02)2 June 1976 (aged 27) 28   Coventry
Marco di Girolamo Centre (1977-05-09)9 May 1977 (aged 26) 13 unknown
Ryan Smith Centre (1979-09-13)13 September 1979 (aged 24) 6   Brampton Beavers
Dave Lougheed Wing (1968-04-11)11 April 1968 (aged 35) 32 unknown
Matt King Wing (1980-04-07)7 April 1980 (aged 23) 4 unknown
Sean Fauth Wing (1975-02-08)8 February 1975 (aged 28) 27 unknown
Winston Stanley Wing (1974-07-17)17 July 1974 (aged 29) 63   Leeds Tykes
James Pritchard Fullback (1979-07-21)21 July 1979 (aged 24) 5   Bedford Blues
Quentin Fyffe Fullback (1972-02-15)15 February 1972 (aged 31) 2 unknown

TongaEdit

Head coach:   Jim Love

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

Player Position Date of birth (age) Caps Club/province
Viliami Ma'asi Hooker (1975-07-31)31 July 1975 (aged 28) 18   Penzance
Ephraim Taukafa Hooker (1976-06-26)26 June 1976 (aged 27) 8   North Harbour
Heamani Lavaka Prop (1969-01-10)10 January 1969 (aged 34) 11   Eastern Suburbs
Tonga Leaʻaetoa Prop (1977-03-04)4 March 1977 (aged 26) 6   Northern Suburbs
Kisi Pulu Prop (1978-01-31)31 January 1978 (aged 25) 7   Auckland
Kafalosi Tonga Prop (1975-04-30)30 April 1975 (aged 28) 1 none
Sione Tuʻamoheloa Prop (1980-08-20)20 August 1980 (aged 23) 2   North Harbour
Milton Ngauamo Lock (1976-05-25)25 May 1976 (aged 27) 7   Wellington
Viliami Vaki Lock (1976-04-27)27 April 1976 (aged 27) 16   Parma
Inoke Afeaki (c) Lock (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 (aged 30) 16   Secom Rugguts
Benhur Kivalu Lock (1972-09-02)2 September 1972 (aged 31) 30   Kintetsu Liners
Stanley Afeaki Flanker (1978-11-12)12 November 1978 (aged 24) 10   Auckland
Ipolito Fenukitau Flanker (1972-07-22)22 July 1972 (aged 31) 14   Ricoh Black Rams
Edward Langi Flanker (1978-11-12)12 November 1978 (aged 24) 0 none
Usaia Latu Flanker (1978-01-21)21 January 1978 (aged 25) 8   Northern Suburbs
Nisifolo Naufahu Number 8 (1977-10-30)30 October 1977 (aged 25) 14   Northland
Sililo Martens Scrum-half (1977-04-27)27 April 1977 (aged 26) 23   Bridgend Ravens
Tony Alatini Scrum-half (1974-08-21)21 August 1974 (aged 29) 8   Blackwood
David Palu Scrum-half (1981-11-06)6 November 1981 (aged 21) 7   Horowhenua-Kapiti
Pierre Hola Fly-half (1978-06-09)9 June 1978 (aged 25) 16   Kobe Steel
Suka Hufanga Centre (1982-06-18)18 June 1982 (aged 21) 1   Vaini
Gus Leger Centre (1974-10-12)12 October 1974 (aged 28) 12   Counties Manukau
Johnny Ngauamo Centre (1969-07-20)20 July 1969 (aged 34) 4   Clermont
John Payne Centre (1980-02-01)1 February 1980 (aged 23) 7   Manly
Tevita Tu'ifua Wing (1975-10-15)15 October 1975 (aged 27) 1   Auckland
Pila Fifita Wing (1975-06-13)13 June 1975 (aged 28) 0   North Otago
Sione Fonua Wing (1980-08-19)19 August 1980 (aged 23) 2   Auckland
Sila Va'enuku Wing (1978-07-21)21 July 1978 (aged 25) 1   Toa-ko-Ma'afu
Sateki Tuipulotu Fullback (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 32) 18   Worcester Warriors
Lisiate Ulufonua Fullback (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 32) 4   Lavengamalie

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Woodward announces World Cup squad". ESPN.co.uk. 7 September 2003. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Grewcock out of World Cup". BBC Sport. 3 November 2003. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  3. ^ Uruguay lose back, BBC Sport, 24 September 2003
  4. ^ Uruguay National Team Squad

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