2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A

Pool A of the 2015 Rugby World Cup began on 18 September and was completed on 10 October 2015.[1] The pool was composed of hosts England, as well as the third- and fourth-placed teams from 2011, Australia and Wales. They were joined by the Oceania qualifier, Fiji, and the repechage qualifier, Uruguay. The group was called the group of death, with four of the five teams in the top 10 of the World Rugby Rankings going into the tournament.[2] Australia and Wales qualified for the quarter-finals.[3]

OverallEdit

Key to colours in pool tables
Advanced to the quarter-finals and qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup
Eliminated but qualified for 2019 Rugby World Cup
Team
Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
  Australia 4 4 0 0 17 141 35 +106 1 17
  Wales 4 3 0 1 11 111 62 +49 1 13
  England 4 2 0 2 16 133 75 +58 3 11
  Fiji 4 1 0 3 10 84 101 –17 1 5
  Uruguay 4 0 0 4 2 30 226 –196 0 0

All times are local United Kingdom time (UTC+01)

England vs FijiEdit

18 September 2015
20:00
England   35–11   Fiji
Try: Penalty try 13' c
Brown (2) 22' m, 72' c
B. Vunipola 80' c
Con: Ford (1/2) 13'
Farrell (2/2) 73', 80'
Pen: Ford (2/3) 3', 34'
Farrell (1/1) 68'
Report Try: Nadolo 30' m
Pen: Nadolo (1/3) 37'
Volavola (1/2) 64'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 80,015
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiji
FB 15 Mike Brown
RW 14 Anthony Watson
OC 13 Jonathan Joseph
IC 12 Brad Barritt   62'
LW 11 Jonny May
FH 10 George Ford   62'
SH 9 Ben Youngs   52'
N8 8 Ben Morgan   52'
OF 7 Chris Robshaw (c)
BF 6 Tom Wood
RL 5 Courtney Lawes
LL 4 Geoff Parling   52'
TP 3 Dan Cole   68'
HK 2 Tom Youngs   73'
LP 1 Joe Marler   52'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rob Webber   73'
PR 17 Mako Vunipola   52'
PR 18 Kieran Brookes   68'
LK 19 Joe Launchbury   52'
N8 20 Billy Vunipola   52'
SH 21 Richard Wigglesworth   52'
FH 22 Owen Farrell   62'
CE 23 Sam Burgess   62'
Coach:
  Stuart Lancaster
 
FB 15 Metuisela Talebula
RW 14 Waisea Nayacalevu
OC 13 Vereniki Goneva
IC 12 Gabiriele Lovobalavu
LW 11 Nemani Nadolo
FH 10 Ben Volavola
SH 9 Nikola Matawalu   13' to 23'
N8 8 Sakiusa Matadigo
OF 7 Akapusi Qera (c)
BF 6 Dominiko Waqaniburotu   60'
RL 5 Leone Nakarawa
LL 4 Api Ratuniyarawa   41'
TP 3 Manasa Saulo   76'
HK 2 Sunia Koto   74'
LP 1 Campese Ma'afu   74'
Replacements:
HK 16 Tuapati Talemaitoga   74'
PR 17 Peni Ravai   74'
PR 18 Isei Colati   76'
LK 19 Tevita Cavubati   41'
FL 20 Peceli Yato   60'
SH 21 Nemia Kenatale
FH 22 Josh Matavesi
WG 23 Asaeli Tikoirotuma
Coach:
  John McKee

Man of the Match:
Mike Brown (England)

Touch judges:
John Lacey (Ireland)
Stuart Berry (South Africa)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Notes:

Wales vs UruguayEdit

20 September 2015
14:30
Wales   54–9   Uruguay
Try: Lee 15' c
Allen (3) 19' c, 30' c, 40' c
Amos 50' c
Davies (2) 60' m, 80' c
Tipuric 71' c
Con: Priestland (7/8) 16', 19', 30', 40', 51', 72', 80'
Report Pen: Berchesi (3/4) 2', 9', 24'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 71,887
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wales
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
FB 15 Liam Williams   36'
RW 14 Alex Cuthbert
OC 13 Cory Allen   55'
IC 12 Scott Williams
LW 11 Hallam Amos
FH 10 Rhys Priestland
SH 9 Gareth Davies
N8 8 James King   47'   75'
OF 7 Justin Tipuric
BF 6 Sam Warburton (c)   59'
RL 5 Luke Charteris   47'
LL 4 Jake Ball
TP 3 Samson Lee   40'
HK 2 Scott Baldwin   63'
LP 1 Paul James   32'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ken Owens   63'
PR 17 Aaron Jarvis   32'
PR 18 Tomas Francis   40'
LK 19 Dominic Day   47'
FL 20 Dan Lydiate   59'   75'
FL 21 Ross Moriarty   47'
SH 22 Lloyd Williams   55'
FB 23 Matthew Morgan   36'
Coach:
  Warren Gatland
 
FB 15 Gastón Mieres
RW 14 Santiago Gibernau
OC 13 Joaquín Prada
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca   75'
LW 11 Rodrigo Silva
FH 10 Felipe Berchesi
SH 9 Agustín Ormaechea   75'
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto
OF 7 Matías Beer   59'
BF 6 Juan Manuel Gaminara
RL 5 Jorge Zerbino   62'
LL 4 Santiago Vilaseca (c)   75'
TP 3 Mario Sagario   72'
HK 2 Carlos Arboleya   78'
LP 1 Alejo Corral   78'
Replacements:
HK 16 Germán Kessler   78'
PR 17 Oscar Durán   72'
PR 18 Mateo Sanguinetti   78'
LK 19 Franco Lamanna   62'
FL 20 Agustín Alonso   75'
FL 21 Juan de Freitas   59'
SH 22 Alejo Durán   75'
WG 23 Francisco Bulanti   75'
Coach:
  Pablo Lemoine

Man of the Match:
Cory Allen (Wales)

Touch judges:
Pascal Gaüzère (France)
Mathieu Raynal (France)
Television match official:
Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

Notes

  • This was the first ever match between these nations.[5]

Australia vs FijiEdit

23 September 2015
16:45
Australia   28–13   Fiji
Try: Pocock (2) 26' c, 31' m
Kepu 43' c
Con: Foley (2/3) 28', 44'
Pen: Foley (3/3) 10', 38', 70'
Report Try: Volavola 60' c
Con: Nadolo (1/1) 61'
Pen: Nadolo (2/2) 21', 47'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 67,253
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiji
FB 15 Israel Folau
RW 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper
OC 13 Tevita Kuridrani   74' to 80'
IC 12 Matt Giteau   72'
LW 11 Rob Horne
FH 10 Bernard Foley   78'
SH 9 Will Genia   67'
N8 8 David Pocock
OF 7 Michael Hooper
BF 6 Scott Fardy
RL 5 Rob Simmons   62'
LL 4 Kane Douglas   70'
TP 3 Sekope Kepu   56'
HK 2 Stephen Moore (c)   67'
LP 1 Scott Sio   56'   67'
Replacements:
HK 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau   67'
PR 17 James Slipper   56'   67'
PR 18 Greg Holmes   56'
LK 19 Will Skelton   70'
LK 20 Dean Mumm   62'
SH 21 Nick Phipps   67'
CE 22 Matt Toomua   78'
CE 23 Kurtley Beale   72'
Coach:
  Michael Cheika
 
FB 15 Metuisela Talebula
RW 14 Waisea Nayacalevu   5'
OC 13 Vereniki Goneva
IC 12 Gabiriele Lovobalavu
LW 11 Nemani Nadolo
FH 10 Ben Volavola
SH 9 Nikola Matawalu   50'
N8 8 Netani Talei   67'
OF 7 Akapusi Qera (c)
BF 6 Peceli Yato   35'   40'
RL 5 Leone Nakarawa
LL 4 Tevita Cavubati   62'
TP 3 Manasa Saulo   78'
HK 2 Talemaitoga Tuapati
LP 1 Campese Ma'afu   30' to 40'
Replacements:
HK 16 Viliame Veikoso
PR 17 Peni Ravai   35'   40'
PR 18 Isei Colati   78'
LK 19 Nemia Soqeta   62'
FL 20 Malakai Ravulo   67'
SH 21 Nemia Kenatale   50'
FH 22 Josh Matavesi
WG 23 Asaeli Tikoirotuma   5'
Coach:
  John McKee

Man of the Match:
David Pocock (Australia)

Touch judges:
Nigel Owens (Wales)
Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Television match official:
Graham Hughes (England)

England vs WalesEdit

26 September 2015
20:00
England   25–28   Wales
Try: May 27' c
Con: Farrell (1/1) 29'
Pen: Farrell (5/5) 12', 24', 44', 52', 69'
Drop: Farrell 18'
Report Try: G. Davies 71' c
Con: Biggar (1/1) 72'
Pen: Biggar (7/7) 3', 16', 40', 48', 54', 59', 75'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 81,129
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wales
FB 15 Mike Brown
RW 14 Anthony Watson
OC 13 Brad Barritt
IC 12 Sam Burgess   70'
LW 11 Jonny May
FH 10 Owen Farrell
SH 9 Ben Youngs   49'
N8 8 Billy Vunipola   63'
OF 7 Chris Robshaw (c)
BF 6 Tom Wood
RL 5 Courtney Lawes   40'
LL 4 Geoff Parling
TP 3 Dan Cole   72'
HK 2 Tom Youngs   67'
LP 1 Joe Marler   61'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rob Webber   67'
PR 17 Mako Vunipola   63'
PR 18 Kieran Brookes   72'
LK 19 Joe Launchbury   40'
FL 20 James Haskell   63'
SH 21 Richard Wigglesworth   49'
FH 22 George Ford   70'
FB 23 Alex Goode
Coach:
  Stuart Lancaster
 
FB 15 Liam Williams   67'
RW 14 George North
OC 13 Scott Williams   63'
IC 12 Jamie Roberts
LW 11 Hallam Amos   67'
FH 10 Dan Biggar
SH 9 Gareth Davies
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau
OF 7 Sam Warburton (c)
BF 6 Dan Lydiate   70'
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones
LL 4 Bradley Davies   70'
TP 3 Tomas Francis   49'
HK 2 Scott Baldwin   49'
LP 1 Gethin Jenkins
Replacements:
HK 16 Ken Owens   49'
PR 17 Aaron Jarvis
PR 18 Samson Lee   49'
LK 19 Luke Charteris   70'
FL 20 Justin Tipuric   70'
SH 21 Lloyd Williams   67'
FH 22 Rhys Priestland   67'
WG 23 Alex Cuthbert   63'
Coach:
  Warren Gatland

Man of the Match:
Dan Biggar (Wales)

Touch judges:
Romain Poite (France)
Mathieu Raynal (France)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Notes:

  • This was the first time the host nation had lost a match in the pool stage since France lost to Argentina 17–12 in 2007.[6]

Australia vs UruguayEdit

27 September 2015
12:00
Australia   65–3   Uruguay
Try: McMahon (2) 7' m, 69' m
Tomane 9' c
Mumm 26' m
Speight 31' c
McCalman (2) 36' c, 61' c
Mitchell (2) 47' m, 52' m
Toomua 71' m
Kuridrani 80' c
Con: Cooper (5/11) 10', 32', 36', 62', 80'
Report Pen: Berchesi (1/1) 24'
Villa Park, Birmingham
Attendance: 39,605
Referee: Pascal Gaüzère (France)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
FB 15 Kurtley Beale
RW 14 Joe Tomane
OC 13 Henry Speight
IC 12 Matt Toomua   78'
LW 11 Drew Mitchell
FH 10 Quade Cooper   15' to 25'
SH 9 Nick Phipps
N8 8 Wycliff Palu   40'
OF 7 Sean McMahon
BF 6 Ben McCalman
RL 5 Will Skelton   57'
LL 4 Dean Mumm (c)
TP 3 Toby Smith
HK 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau
LP 1 Scott Sio   49'
Replacements:
HK 16 Stephen Moore
PR 17 Sekope Kepu   49'
PR 18 Greg Holmes
LK 19 Kane Douglas   57'
LK 20 Rob Simmons   40'
SH 21 Will Genia
FH 22 Bernard Foley
CE 23 Tevita Kuridrani   78'
Coach:
  Michael Cheika
 
FB 15 Gastón Mieres
RW 14 Leandro Leivas
OC 13 Joaquín Prada
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca   70'
LW 11 Rodrigo Silva
FH 10 Felipe Berchesi   70'
SH 9 Agustín Ormaechea
N8 8 Juan Manuel Gaminara   70'
OF 7 Matías Beer
BF 6 Juan de Freitas   55'
RL 5 Franco Lamanna   55'
LL 4 Santiago Vilaseca (c)
TP 3 Mario Sagario   53'
HK 2 Germán Kessler   41'
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   53'
Replacements:
HK 16 Nicolás Klappenbach   53'
PR 17 Oscar Durán   53'
PR 18 Carlos Arboleya   41'
N8 19 Alejandro Nieto   55'
FL 20 Diego Magno   55'
FL 21 Fernando Bascou   70'
SH 22 Alejo Durán   70'
CE 23 Alberto Román   70'
Coach:
  Pablo Lemoine

Man of the Match:
Sean McMahon (Australia)

Touch judges:
Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Television match official:
Graham Hughes (England)

Notes:

Wales vs FijiEdit

1 October 2015
16:45
Wales   23–13   Fiji
Try: G. Davies 7' c
Baldwin 32' c
Con: Biggar (2/2) 8', 34'
Pen: Biggar (3/3) 21', 55', 69'
Report Try: Goneva 49' c
Con: Volavola (1/1) 50'
Pen: Volavola (2/2) 14', 38'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 71,576
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wales
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiji
FB 15 Matthew Morgan   71'
RW 14 Alex Cuthbert   20' to 27'
OC 13 Tyler Morgan
IC 12 Jamie Roberts
LW 11 George North
FH 10 Dan Biggar   73'
SH 9 Gareth Davies
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau
OF 7 Sam Warburton (c)
BF 6 Dan Lydiate   69'
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones
LL 4 Bradley Davies   14' to 27'   64'
TP 3 Tomas Francis   50'
HK 2 Scott Baldwin   55'
LP 1 Gethin Jenkins   67'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ken Owens   55'
PR 17 Aaron Jarvis   67'
PR 18 Samson Lee   50'
LK 19 Luke Charteris   14'   27'   64'
FL 20 Justin Tipuric   69'
SH 21 Lloyd Williams   20'   27'
FH 22 Rhys Priestland   73'
CE 23 James Hook   71'
Coach:
  Warren Gatland
 
FB 15 Metuisela Talebula
RW 14 Timoci Nagusa
OC 13 Vereniki Goneva   71'
IC 12 Levani Botia   75'
LW 11 Asaeli Tikoirotuma
FH 10 Ben Volavola
SH 9 Nemia Kenatale   71'
N8 8 Netani Talei
OF 7 Akapusi Qera (c)
BF 6 Dominiko Waqaniburotu   69'
RL 5 Leone Nakarawa
LL 4 Tevita Cavubati   69'
TP 3 Manasa Saulo   77'
HK 2 Sunia Koto   75'
LP 1 Campese Ma'afu   77'
Replacements:
HK 16 Viliame Veikoso   75'
PR 17 Peni Ravai   77'
PR 18 Lee Roy Atalifo   77'
LK 19 Nemia Soqeta   69'
FL 20 Malakai Ravulo   69'
SH 21 Henry Seniloli   71'
FH 22 Josh Matavesi   71'
FB 23 Kini Murimurivalu   75'
Coach:
  John McKee

Man of the Match:
Gareth Davies (Wales)

Touch judges:
Jérôme Garcès (France)
Mathieu Raynal (France)
Television match official:
George Ayoub (Australia)

Notes:

England vs AustraliaEdit

3 October 2015
20:00
England   13–33   Australia
Try: Watson 56' c
Con: Farrell (1/1) 57'
Pen: Farrell (2/2) 13', 65'
Report Try: Foley (2) 20' c, 35' c
Giteau 80' c
Con: Foley (3/3) 22', 36', 80'
Pen: Foley (4/4) 8', 50', 72', 76'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 81,010
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
FB 15 Mike Brown
RW 14 Anthony Watson
OC 13 Jonathan Joseph
IC 12 Brad Barritt   65'
LW 11 Jonny May   40'
FH 10 Owen Farrell   71' to 80'
SH 9 Ben Youngs   50'
N8 8 Ben Morgan   58'
OF 7 Chris Robshaw (c)
BF 6 Tom Wood
RL 5 Geoff Parling
LL 4 Joe Launchbury   69'
TP 3 Dan Cole   54'
HK 2 Tom Youngs   61'
LP 1 Joe Marler   50'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rob Webber   61'
PR 17 Mako Vunipola   50'
PR 18 Kieran Brookes   54'
LK 19 George Kruis   69'
N8 20 Nick Easter   58'
SH 21 Richard Wigglesworth   50'
FH 22 George Ford   40'
CE 23 Sam Burgess   65'
Coach:
  Stuart Lancaster
 
FB 15 Israel Folau   65'
RW 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper
OC 13 Tevita Kuridrani
IC 12 Matt Giteau
LW 11 Rob Horne   11'
FH 10 Bernard Foley
SH 9 Will Genia   61'
N8 8 David Pocock
OF 7 Michael Hooper
BF 6 Scott Fardy   76'
RL 5 Rob Simmons   65'
LL 4 Kane Douglas
TP 3 Sekope Kepu   57'
HK 2 Stephen Moore (c)   65'
LP 1 Scott Sio   57'
Replacements:
HK 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau   65'
PR 17 James Slipper   57'
PR 18 Greg Holmes   57'
LK 19 Dean Mumm   65'
N8 20 Ben McCalman   76'
SH 21 Nick Phipps   61'
CE 22 Matt Toomua   65'
CE 23 Kurtley Beale   11'
Coach:
  Michael Cheika

Man of the Match:
Joe Launchbury (England)

Touch judges:
George Clancy (Ireland)
Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Notes:

  • With this loss, England became the first host nation since Wales in 1991 not to make it out of the Pools.[10]
  • This was Australia's largest winning margin over England in England, while scoring the most points against them in England.[11]

Fiji vs UruguayEdit

6 October 2015
20:00
Fiji   47–15   Uruguay
Try: Penalty try (2) 3' c, 27' c
Kenatale 8' m
Nakarawa 38' c
Cavubati 64' c
Murimurivalu 66' c
Nadolo 79' c
Con: Nadolo (6/7) 3', 28', 39', 65', 66', 80
Report Try: Arboleya 17' c
Ormaechea 58' m
Con: Ormaechea (1/2) 18'
Pen: Durán (1/1) 15'
Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
Attendance: 30,048
Referee: JP Doyle (England)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiji
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
FB 15 Kini Murimurivalu
RW 14 Asaeli Tikoirotuma
OC 13 Vereniki Goneva   65'
IC 12 Levani Botia
LW 11 Nemani Nadolo
FH 10 Ben Volavola   69'
SH 9 Nemia Kenatale   61'
N8 8 Sakiusa Matadigo   56'
OF 7 Akapusi Qera (c)
BF 6 Dominiko Waqaniburotu   67'   78'
RL 5 Leone Nakarawa
LL 4 Api Ratuniyarawa   56'
TP 3 Lee Roy Atalifo   75'
HK 2 Sunia Koto   75'
LP 1 Campese Ma'afu   66' to 76'   78'
Replacements:
HK 16 Viliame Veikoso   75'
PR 17 Peni Ravai   67'
PR 18 Taniela Koroi   75'
LK 19 Tevita Cavubati   56'
N8 20 Netani Talei   56'
SH 21 Henry Seniloli   61'
FH 22 Josh Matavesi   69'
WG 23 Timoci Nagusa   65'
Coach:
  John McKee
 
FB 15 Gastón Mieres
RW 14 Santiago Gibernau   75'
OC 13 Joaquín Prada
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca
LW 11 Rodrigo Silva
FH 10 Alejo Durán   65'
SH 9 Agustín Ormaechea   3' to 13'   66'
N8 8 Diego Magno
OF 7 Matías Beer   70'
BF 6 Juan Manuel Gaminara   75'
RL 5 Jorge Zerbino   65'
LL 4 Santiago Vilaseca (c)
TP 3 Mario Sagario   65'
HK 2 Carlos Arboleya
LP 1 Alejo Corral   40'
Replacements:
HK 16 Germán Kessler
PR 17 Oscar Durán   65'
PR 18 Mateo Sanguinetti   40'
LK 19 Mathias Palomeque   65'
LK 20 Franco Lamanna   70'
FL 21 Juan de Freitas   75'
WG 22 Jerónimo Etcheverry   65'
WG 23 Francisco Bulanti   75'
Coach:
  Pablo Lemoine

Man of the Match:
Leone Nakarawa (Fiji)

Touch judges:
Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Television match official:
Graham Hughes (England)

Notes:

Australia vs WalesEdit

10 October 2015
16:45
Australia   15–6   Wales
Pen: Foley (5/6) 25', 31', 37', 51', 73'
Report Pen: Biggar (2/3) 5', 34'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wales
FB 15 Israel Folau
RW 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper
OC 13 Tevita Kuridrani
IC 12 Matt Giteau   67'
LW 11 Drew Mitchell   67'
FH 10 Bernard Foley
SH 9 Will Genia   57' to 67'   68'
N8 8 David Pocock   60'
OF 7 Sean McMahon   49'
BF 6 Scott Fardy
RL 5 Dean Mumm   60' to 70'
LL 4 Kane Douglas
TP 3 Sekope Kepu   56'
HK 2 Stephen Moore (c)   67'
LP 1 Scott Sio   63'
Replacements:
HK 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau   67'
PR 17 James Slipper   63'
PR 18 Greg Holmes   56'
LK 19 Rob Simmons   60'
N8 20 Ben McCalman   49'
SH 21 Nick Phipps   68'
CE 22 Matt Toomua   67'
CE 23 Kurtley Beale   67'
Coach:
  Michael Cheika
 
FB 15 Gareth Anscombe
RW 14 Alex Cuthbert   77' to 80'
OC 13 George North
IC 12 Jamie Roberts   79'
LW 11 Liam Williams   74'
FH 10 Dan Biggar   74'
SH 9 Gareth Davies
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau
OF 7 Justin Tipuric   73'
BF 6 Sam Warburton (c)
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones
LL 4 Luke Charteris
TP 3 Samson Lee   54'
HK 2 Scott Baldwin   73'
LP 1 Paul James   73'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ken Owens   73'
PR 17 Aaron Jarvis   73'
PR 18 Tomas Francis   54'
LK 19 Jake Ball
FL 20 Ross Moriarty   73'
SH 21 Lloyd Williams   79'
FH 22 Rhys Priestland   74'
CE 23 James Hook   74'
Coach:
  Warren Gatland

Man of the Match:
Gareth Davies (Wales)

Touch judges:
Jérôme Garcès (France)
Stuart Berry (South Africa)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Notes:

  • This was the first match that both Australia and Wales have failed to score a try since Wales' 6–0 win in 1947.[13]

England vs UruguayEdit

10 October 2015
20:00
England   60–3   Uruguay
Try: Watson (2) 7' c, 42' m
Easter (3) 18' c, 23' c, 60' m
Slade 54' m
Nowell (3) 57' c, 70' m, 74' m
Penalty try 80' c
Con: Farrell (4/6) 8', 19', 25', 58'
Ford (1/4) 80'
Report Pen: Berchesi (1/1) 2'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
FB 15 Alex Goode
RW 14 Anthony Watson   67'
OC 13 Henry Slade
IC 12 Owen Farrell   59'
LW 11 Jack Nowell
FH 10 George Ford
SH 9 Danny Care   71'
N8 8 Nick Easter
OF 7 Chris Robshaw (c)
BF 6 James Haskell   61'
RL 5 Geoff Parling   56'
LL 4 Joe Launchbury
TP 3 Dan Cole   43'
HK 2 Tom Youngs   30'
LP 1 Mako Vunipola   71'
Replacements:
HK 16 Jamie George   30'
PR 17 Joe Marler   71'
PR 18 David Wilson   43'
LK 19 George Kruis   56'
FL 20 Tom Wood   61'
SH 21 Richard Wigglesworth   71'
CE 22 Jonathan Joseph   59'
FB 23 Mike Brown   67'
Coach:
  Stuart Lancaster
 
FB 15 Gastón Mieres
RW 14 Santiago Gibernau
OC 13 Joaquín Prada
IC 12 Andrés Vilaseca
LW 11 Rodrigo Silva
FH 10 Felipe Berchesi   74'
SH 9 Agustín Ormaechea   74'
N8 8 Alejandro Nieto   69'
OF 7 Matías Beer   69'
BF 6 Juan Manuel Gaminara
RL 5 Jorge Zerbino   63'
LL 4 Santiago Vilaseca (c)   40+2' to 52'
TP 3 Mario Sagario   63'
HK 2 Carlos Arboleya   71'
LP 1 Mateo Sanguinetti   63'
Replacements:
HK 16 Nicolás Klappenbach   63'
PR 17 Oscar Durán   71'
PR 18 Alejo Corral   63'
LK 19 Mathias Palomeque   63'
FL 20 Diego Magno   69'
FL 21 Agustín Alonso   69'
SH 22 Alejo Durán   74'
FH 23 Manuel Blengio   74'
Coach:
  Pablo Lemoine

Man of the Match:
Nick Easter (England)

Touch judges:
Angus Gardner (Australia)
Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official:
George Ayoub (Australia)

Notes:

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