2003 Rugby World Cup squads

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The 2003 Rugby World Cup was played in Australia between 10 October and 22 November 2003.

Pool A[edit]

Australia[edit]

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

Ireland[edit]

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

Argentina[edit]

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

Romania[edit]

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

Namibia[edit]

Head coach: New Zealand 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 England 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 Namibia Reho Falcons
Heino Senekal Lock (1975-10-20)20 October 1975 (aged 27) 13 England 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 Namibia United
Schalk van der Merwe Flanker (1974-08-30)30 August 1974 (aged 29) 14 England Harlequins
Sean Furter (c) Number 8 (1977-01-09)9 January 1977 (aged 26) 13 Namibia 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 South Africa Western Province
Ronaldo Pedro Scrum-half (1972-08-22)22 August 1972 (aged 31) 9 Namibia 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 Namibia 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 Namibia Kudus
Melrick Africa Wing (1978-01-18)18 January 1978 (aged 25) 3 Namibia 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 B[edit]

France[edit]

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

Scotland[edit]

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

Fiji[edit]

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

United States[edit]

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

Japan[edit]

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

Pool C[edit]

England[edit]

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

South Africa[edit]

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

Samoa[edit]

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

Uruguay[edit]

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

[4]

Georgia[edit]

Head coach: France 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 Italy Rovigo
David Dadunashvili Hooker (1982-01-27)27 January 1982 (aged 21) 1 France 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 France Béziers
Avto Kopaliani Prop (1982-06-13)13 June 1982 (aged 21) 1 France US Montauban
Victor Didebulidze Lock (1971-11-04)4 November 1971 (aged 31) 28 France 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 France 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 France 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 France Stade Bordelais
Giorgi Chkhaidze Number 8 (1981-08-20)20 August 1981 (aged 22) 7 France RC Massy
Ilia Zedginidze (c) Number 8 (1977-05-30)30 May 1977 (aged 26) 9 Italy Rovigo
Irakli Abuseridze Scrum-half (1977-11-25)25 November 1977 (aged 25) 22 France 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 France Aurillac
Merab Kvirikashvili Fly-half (1983-12-27)27 December 1983 (aged 19) 3 Georgia (country) Lelo Saracens
Otar Eloshvili Centre (1978-11-15)15 November 1978 (aged 24) 1 France Compiègne
Irakli Giorgadze Centre (1982-12-17)17 December 1982 (aged 20) 7 France Bourgoin
Vasil Katsadze Centre (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 27) 28 France Grenoble
Tedo Zibzibadze Centre (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 23) 24 France 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 France Rugby Club Cannes Mandelieu
Irakli Machkhaneli Fullback (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 27) 28 Georgia (country) RC Armazi Tbilisi
Bessik Khamashuridze Fullback (1977-08-14)14 August 1977 (aged 26) 29 France Rugby Club Cannes Mandelieu

Pool D[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

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

Wales[edit]

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

Italy[edit]

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

Canada[edit]

Head coach: Australia 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 Wales Dragons
Jon Thiel Prop (1975-05-31)31 May 1975 (aged 28) 34 Wales Scarlets
Kevin Tkachuk Prop (1976-09-11)11 September 1976 (aged 27) 20 England Pertemps Bees
Jamie Cudmore Lock (1978-09-06)6 September 1978 (aged 25) 6 Wales Llandovery
Mike James Lock (1973-07-21)21 July 1973 (aged 30) 47 France 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 France 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 France 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 Canada 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 England Saracens
Jared Barker Fly-half (1975-01-10)10 January 1975 (aged 28) 12 England 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 England Doncaster Knights
Nik Witkowski Centre (1976-06-02)2 June 1976 (aged 27) 28 England 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 Canada 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 England Leeds Tykes
James Pritchard Fullback (1979-07-21)21 July 1979 (aged 24) 5 England Bedford Blues
Quentin Fyffe Fullback (1972-02-15)15 February 1972 (aged 31) 2 unknown

Tonga[edit]

Head coach: New Zealand 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 England Penzance
Ephraim Taukafa Hooker (1976-06-26)26 June 1976 (aged 27) 8 New Zealand North Harbour
Heamani Lavaka Prop (1969-01-10)10 January 1969 (aged 34) 11 Australia Eastern Suburbs
Tonga Leaʻaetoa Prop (1977-03-04)4 March 1977 (aged 26) 6 Australia Northern Suburbs
Kisi Pulu Prop (1978-01-31)31 January 1978 (aged 25) 7 New Zealand 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 New Zealand North Harbour
Milton Ngauamo Lock (1976-05-25)25 May 1976 (aged 27) 7 New Zealand Wellington
Viliami Vaki Lock (1976-04-27)27 April 1976 (aged 27) 16 Italy Parma
Inoke Afeaki (c) Lock (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 (aged 30) 16 Japan Secom Rugguts
Benhur Kivalu Lock (1972-09-02)2 September 1972 (aged 31) 30 Japan Kintetsu Liners
Stanley Afeaki Flanker (1978-11-12)12 November 1978 (aged 24) 10 New Zealand Auckland
Ipolito Fenukitau Flanker (1972-07-22)22 July 1972 (aged 31) 14 Japan 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 Australia Northern Suburbs
Nisifolo Naufahu Number 8 (1977-10-30)30 October 1977 (aged 25) 14 New Zealand Northland
Sililo Martens Scrum-half (1977-04-27)27 April 1977 (aged 26) 23 Wales Bridgend Ravens
Tony Alatini Scrum-half (1974-08-21)21 August 1974 (aged 29) 8 Wales Blackwood
David Palu Scrum-half (1981-11-06)6 November 1981 (aged 21) 7 New Zealand Horowhenua-Kapiti
Pierre Hola Fly-half (1978-06-09)9 June 1978 (aged 25) 16 Japan Kobe Steel
Suka Hufanga Centre (1982-06-18)18 June 1982 (aged 21) 1 Tonga Vaini
Gus Leger Centre (1974-10-12)12 October 1974 (aged 28) 12 New Zealand Counties Manukau
Johnny Ngauamo Centre (1969-07-20)20 July 1969 (aged 34) 4 France Clermont
John Payne Centre (1980-02-01)1 February 1980 (aged 23) 7 Australia Manly
Tevita Tu'ifua Wing (1975-10-15)15 October 1975 (aged 27) 1 New Zealand Auckland
Pila Fifita Wing (1975-06-13)13 June 1975 (aged 28) 0 New Zealand North Otago
Sione Fonua Wing (1980-08-19)19 August 1980 (aged 23) 2 New Zealand Auckland
Sila Va'enuku Wing (1978-07-21)21 July 1978 (aged 25) 1 Tonga Toa-ko-Ma'afu
Sateki Tuipulotu Fullback (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 32) 18 England Worcester Warriors
Lisiate Ulufonua Fullback (1971-07-03)3 July 1971 (aged 32) 4 Tonga Lavengamalie

References[edit]

  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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