IRB Rugby Aid Match

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The IRB Rugby Aid Match was a rugby union football match played on 5 March 2005 under the auspices of the International Rugby Board to raise money for the United Nations World Food Programme to support its work aiding victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Representative sides of the Northern and Southern hemispheres played at Twickenham, London, UK. The final score was Northern Hemisphere 19 – 54 Southern Hemisphere.

Result[edit]

5 March 2005
14:30 AEST (UTC+10)
Northern Hemisphere 19–54 Southern Hemisphere
Try: Titterrell 18' c
Sanderson 27' m
Bergamasco 60' c
Con: Humphreys (1/2) 19'
Sweeney (1/1) 61'
Pen: Humphreys (0/3)
Report Try: Umaga 13' c
Lima 25' c
Latham (2) 33' c, 62' c
Burger 40' c
Sititi (2) 50' c, 76' m
Fourie 74' c
Con: Mehrtens (6/6) 14', 25', 34', 40', 51', 63'
Latham (1/2) 75'
Pen: Mehrtens (0/2)
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 40,426
Referee: Paddy O'Brien (New Zealand)
Northern Hemisphere
FB 15 Scotland Chris Paterson
RW 14 Italy Mirco Bergamasco
OC 13 England Ollie Smith
IC 12 Wales Ceri Sweeney
LW 11 England Ben Cohen
FH 10 Ireland David Humphreys
SH 9 Wales Gareth Cooper
N8 8 Scotland Simon Taylor
OF 7 England Pat Sanderson
BF 6 England Lawrence Dallaglio (c)
RL 5 Ireland Donncha O'Callaghan
LL 4 Italy Marco Bortolami
TP 3 Wales Chris Horsman
HK 2 England Andy Titterrell
LP 1 Wales John Yapp
Replacements:
HK 16 France Raphaël Ibanez
PR 17 France Cédric Soulette
N8 18 Ireland Eric Miller
LK 19 Wales Jonathan Thomas
SH 20 Wales Mike Phillips
CE 21 Wales Mark Taylor
WG 22 England Mathew Tait
Pitchside
Ireland Brian O'Driscoll
Coach:
England Clive Woodward
Southern Hemisphere
FB 15 Australia Chris Latham
RW 14 Samoa Brian Lima
OC 13 South Africa Jaque Fourie
IC 12 New Zealand Tana Umaga
LW 11 Fiji Sereli Bobo
FH 10 New Zealand Andrew Mehrtens
SH 9 Australia George Gregan (c)
N8 8 Australia Toutai Kefu
OF 7 Australia Phil Waugh
BF 6 South Africa Schalk Burger
RL 5 South Africa Victor Matfield
LL 4 New Zealand Matt Mustchin
TP 3 South Africa Cobus Visagie
HK 2 South Africa John Smit
LP 1 New Zealand Carl Hoeft
Replacements:
HK 16 Tonga Ephraim Taukafa
PR 17 Argentina Eusebio Guiñazu
FL 18 Samoa Semo Sititi
LK 19 Samoa Opeta Palepoi
SH 20 Fiji Moses Rauluni
WG 21 South Africa Thinus Delport
FH 22 Australia Shane Drahm
Coach:
Australia Rod Macqueen

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