1987 Rugby World Cup squads

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1987 Rugby World Cup squads
Tournament details
Dates 22 May – 20 June 1987
No. of nations 16
inaugural

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

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

Overview[edit]

Below is a table listing all the head coaches and captains for each nation.

Team Coach Captain
 Argentina Argentina Héctor Silva Hugo Porta
 Australia Australia Alan Jones Andrew Slack
 Canada Canada Gary Johnston Hans de Goede
 England England Martin Green Mike Harrison
 France France Jacques Fouroux Daniel Dubroca
 Fiji Fiji Jo Sovau Koli Rakoroi
 Ireland Republic of Ireland Syd Millar Donal Lenihan
 Italy Italy Marco Bollesan Marzio Innocenti
 Japan Japan Katsumi Miyaji Toshiyuki Hayashi
 New Zealand New Zealand Brian Lochore David Kirk
 Romania Romania Mihai Naca Mircea Paraschiv
 Scotland Scotland Derrick Grant Colin Deans
 Tonga Tonga Prince Mailefihi Fakahau Valu
 United States United States Ron Mayes Ed Burlingham
 Wales Wales Tony Gray Richard Moriarty
 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Brian Murphy Malcolm Jellicoe


Pool 1[edit]

 Australia[edit]

Head Coach: Alan Jones

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

 United States[edit]

Head Coach: Republic of Ireland George Hook / United States Ron Mayes

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Pat Johnson Hooker (1960-03-17)17 March 1960 (aged 27) 1 United States Chicago Lions
John Everett Hooker circa 1957 (aged 29-30) 5 United States Old Blue R.F.C.
Fred Paoli Prop (1954-02-18)18 February 1954 (aged 33) 6 United States Denver Barbarians
Rick Bailey Prop (1954-06-25)25 June 1954 (aged 32) 9 United States Old Blue R.F.C.
Neal Brendel Prop circa 1955 (aged 31-32) 5 United States Pittsburgh Rugby Club
Butch Horwath Prop circa 1961 (aged 25-26) 4 United States Philadelphia Whitemarsh RFC
Kevin Swords Lock (1960-07-01)1 July 1960 (aged 26) 5 United States Boston RFC
Ed Burlingham (c) Lock (1951-10-14)14 October 1951 (aged 35) 12 United States Back Bay Rugby Club
Bob Causey Lock circa 1953 (aged 33-34) 7 United States Louisiana State University RFC
Bill Shiflet Lock circa 1955 (aged 31-32) 3 United States Lancer Rugby Club
Blane Warhurst Flanker circa 1952 (aged 34-35) 8 United States Old Blue R.F.C.
Gary Lambert Flanker circa 1959 (aged 27-28) 8 United States White Plains R.F.C.
Steve Finkel Flanker circa 1953 (aged 33-34) 4 United States Scioto Valley R.F.C.
Tony Ridnell Flanker (1961-01-01)1 January 1961 (aged 26) 0 United States Old Puget Sound Beach
Brian Vizard Number 8 (1959-06-04)4 June 1959 (aged 27) 4 United States OMBAC
Mike Saunders Scrum-half circa 1959 (aged 27-28) 2 United States OMBAC
Dave Dickson Scrum-half circa 1960 (aged 26-27) 1 United States Charlotte Rugby Club
John Mickel Scrum-half unknown 1 United States Los Angeles Rugby Club
Joe Clarkson Fly-half circa 1957 (aged 29-30) 3 United States Los Angeles Rugby Club
Mike Caulder Fly-half circa 1960 (aged 26-27) 2 United States Life Chiropractic College
Dave Horton Fly-half circa 1955 (aged 31-32) 1 United States Boston RFC
Roy Helu Centre circa 1953 (aged 33-34) 10 United States Old Blue R.F.C.
Tommy Vinick Centre circa 1957 (aged 29-30) 1 United States Hartford Wanderers RFC
Kevin Higgins Centre (1962-11-08)8 November 1962 (aged 24) 6 United States OMBAC
Denis Shanagher Centre (1956-10-17)17 October 1956 (aged 30) 8 United States Bay Area Touring Side R.F.C.
Gary Hein Wing (1953-03-26)26 March 1953 (aged 34) 2 United States University of California
Mike Purcell Wing (1951-12-06)6 December 1951 (aged 35) 12 United States Bay Area Touring Side R.F.C.
Ray Nelson Fullback (1961-06-11)11 June 1961 (aged 25) 6 Scotland Hutchesons' GSFP

 England[edit]

Head Coach: Martin Green

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

 Japan[edit]

Head Coach: Katsumi Miyaji

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

Pool 2[edit]

 Wales[edit]

Head Coach: Tony Gray


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

 Canada[edit]

Head Coach: Gary Johnston

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

 Ireland[edit]

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

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

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

 Tonga[edit]

Head Coach: Mailefihi Tuku'aho

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

Pool 3[edit]

 New Zealand[edit]

Head Coaches: Brian Lochore

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.
Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Albert Anderson Lock 5 February 1961 New Zealand Canterbury
John Drake Prop 22 January 1959 New Zealand Auckland
Richard Loe Prop 6 April 1960 New Zealand Waikato
Steve McDowall Prop 21 August 1961 New Zealand Auckland
Sean Fitzpatrick Hooker 4 June 1963 New Zealand Auckland
Murray Pierce Lock 1 November 1957 New Zealand Wellington
Gary Whetton ((C)) Lock 15 December 1959 New Zealand Auckland
Alan Whetton Flanker 15 December 1959 New Zealand Auckland
Andy Earl Flanker 12 September 1961 New Zealand Canterbury
Michael Jones Flanker 8 April 1965 New Zealand Auckland
Mark Brooke-Cowden Flanker 12 June 1963 New Zealand Auckland
Wayne Shelford Number 8 13 December 1957 New Zealand North Harbour
Zinzan Brooke Number 8 14 February 1965 New Zealand Auckland
David Kirk (c) Scrum-half 5 October 1960 New Zealand Auckland
Grant Fox Fly-half 6 June 1962 New Zealand Auckland
Frano Botica Fly-half 3 August 1963 New Zealand North Harbour
Craig Green Wing 23 March 1961 New Zealand Canterbury
John Kirwan Wing 16 December 1964 New Zealand Auckland
John Gallagher Fullback 29 January 1964 New Zealand Wellington
Kieran Crowley Fullback 31 August 1961 New Zealand Taranaki
Bernie McCahill Centre 28 June 1964 New Zealand Auckland
Joe Stanley Centre 13 April 1957 New Zealand Auckland
Warwick Taylor Centre 11 March 1960 New Zealand Canterbury
Terry Wright Wing 21 March 1963 New Zealand Auckland
Bruce Deans Scrum-half 25 November 1960 New Zealand Canterbury

 Fiji[edit]

Head Coaches: Fiji Josateki Sovau and New Zealand George Simpkin

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

Head Coach: Marco Bollesan

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.
Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Serafino Ghizzoni Fullback 16 October 1954 Italy L'Aquila
Daniele Tebaldi Fullback 24 April 1961 Italy Parma
Stefano Barba Centre 10 January 1964 Italy CUS Roma
Fabio Gaetaniello Centre 25 August 1958 Italy Parma
Sergio Zorzi Centre 21 April 1964 Italy Benetton Treviso
Marcello Cuttitta Wing 2 September 1966 Italy L'Aquila
Massimo Mascioletti Wing 4 March 1958 Italy L'Aquila
Rodolfo Ambrosio Fly-half 27 December 1961 Argentina Tala
Oscar Collodo Fly-half 16 August 1958 Italy Benetton Treviso
Alessandro Ghini Scrum-half 4 May 1961 Italy Milano
Fulvio Lorigiola Scrum-half 6 January 1959 Italy Petrarca
Marzio Innocenti (C) Number 8 4 September 1958 Italy Petrarca
Giuseppe Artuso Flanker 14 November 1956 Italy Petrarca
Raffaele Dolfato Flanker 28 October 1962 Italy Benetton Treviso
Piergianni Farina Flanker 1 June 1959 Italy Petrarca
Mario Pavin Flanker 18 July 1958 Italy Benetton Treviso
Gianni Zanon Flanker 3 March 1960 Italy Benetton Treviso
Mauro Gardin Lock 27 March 1961 Italy Petrarca
Franco Berni Lock 9 January 1965 Italy A.S. Milano
Antonio Colella Lock 4 September 1961 Italy L'Aquila
Antonio Galeazzo Hooker 15 February 1959 Italy Petrarca
Giorgio Morelli Hooker 18 April 1954 Italy L'Aquila
Giancarlo Cucchiella Prop 18 February 1953 Italy L'Aquila
Giancarlo Pivetta Prop 18 June 1957 Italy San Donà
Tito Lupini Prop 12 November 1955 Italy Rovigo
Stefano Romagnoli Prop 5 February 1955 Italy Parma
Guido Rossi Prop 18 April 1959 Italy Benetton Treviso

 Argentina[edit]

Head coaches: Héctor Silva/Angel Guastella

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

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.
Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Hugo Torres Prop 24 April 1962 Argentina Tala
Diego Cash Prop 10 August 1961 Argentina San Isidro
Luis Molina Prop 3 November 1959 Argentina Los Tarcos
Fernando Morel Prop 1 July 1958 Argentina CASI
Julio Clement Hooker 1 July 1962 Argentina Universitario
Serafín Dengra Hooker 21 September 1961 Argentina San Martín
Gustavo Milano Lock 11 February 1961 Argentina Jockey Club
Roberto Cobelo Lock 31 October 1962 Argentina CASI
Eliseo Branca Lock 20 July 1957 Argentina CASI
Sergio Carossio Lock 29 October 1962 Argentina Olivos
Jorge Allen Flanker 12 July 1956 Argentina CASI
José Mostany Flanker 13 January 1963 Argentina Manuel Belgrano
Alejandro Schiavio Flanker 28 January 1961 Argentina Pueyrredón
Gabriel Travaglini Number 8 1 July 1958 Argentina CASI
Marcelo Campo Wing 1 July 1957 Argentina Pueyrredón
Diego Cuesta Silva Wing 23 January 1963 Argentina San Isidro
Marcelo Faggi Scrum-half 13 October 1964 Argentina Estudiantes de Paraná
Fabio Gómez Scrum-half 13 July 1965 Argentina Banco Nación
Martín Yangüela Scrum-half 1 April 1957 Argentina Pueyrredón
Julián Manuele Fly-half 30 October 1966 Argentina La Plata
Hugo Porta(C) Fly-half 11 September 1951 Argentina Banco Nación
Juan Lanza Wing 7 June 1963 Argentina CUBA
Pedro Lanza Wing 21 September 1961 Argentina CUBA
Rafael Madero Centre 6 July 1958 Argentina San Isidro
Fabián Turnes Centre 12 January 1965 Argentina Banco Nación
Guillermo Angaut Fullback 10 January 1965 Argentina La Plata
Sebastián Salvat Fullback 5 April 1967 Argentina Alumni
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Pool 4[edit]

 France[edit]

Head Coach: Jacques Fouroux

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

 Scotland[edit]

Head Coach: Derrick Grant

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

 Romania[edit]

Head Coach: Mihai Naca

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

 Zimbabwe[edit]

Head Coach: Brian Murphy

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

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