Romania at the Rugby World Cup

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Map of nations best results, excluding nations which unsuccessfully participated in qualifying tournaments.

Romania have played in every Rugby World Cup since the inaugural tournament in 1987.

Summary[edit]

Nation Number of appearances First appearance Most recent appearance Streak Best result
 Romania 8 1987 2015 8 One win, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015
Year P W D L PF PA Pts Result
1987 3 1 0 2 61 130 2 Eliminated in pool stages
1991 3 1 0 2 31 64 5 Eliminated in pool stages
1995 3 0 0 3 14 97 3 Eliminated in pool stages
1999 3 1 0 2 50 126 2 Eliminated in pool stages
2003 4 1 0 3 65 192 5 Eliminated in pool stages
2007 4 1 0 3 40 161 5 Eliminated in pool stages
2011 4 0 0 4 44 169 0 Eliminated in pool stages
2015 4 1 0 3 60 129 4 Eliminated in pool stages

By match[edit]

1987 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Pool 4 matches -

Team P W D L PF PA Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 145 44 5
 Scotland 3 2 1 0 135 69 5
 Romania 3 1 0 2 61 130 2
 Zimbabwe 3 0 0 3 53 151 0
1987-05-23
Romania  21 – 20  Zimbabwe
Tries: Paraschiv
Toader
Hodorca
Pen: Alexandru (3)
Tries: Tsimba (2)
Neill
Con: Ferreira
Pen: Ferreira (2)

1987-05-28
France  55 – 12  Romania
Tries: Lagisquet (2)
Charvet (2)
Sella
Andrieu
Camberabero
Erbani
Laporte
Con: Laporte (8)
Pen: Laporte
Pen: Bezuscu (4)
Athletic Park, Wellington
Referee: Bob Fordham Australia

1987-06-02
Romania  28 – 55  Scotland
Tries: Murariu (2)
Toader
Con: Alexandru
Ion
Pen: Alexandru (3)
Ion
Tries: Jeffrey (3)
Tait (2)
Hastings (2)
Duncan
Tukalo
Con: Hastings (8)
Pen: Hastings

1991 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Pool D matches -

Team Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
 France 3 0 0 82 25 9
 Canada 2 0 1 45 33 7
 Romania 1 0 2 31 64 5
 Fiji 0 0 3 27 63 3
1991-10-04
France  30 – 3  Romania
Tries: Roumat, Lafond, Penalty try, Saint-André
Con: Camberabero
Pen: Camberabero (4)
Pen: Nichitean

1991-10-09
Canada  19 – 11  Romania
Tries: McKinnon, Ennis
Con: Mark Wyatt
Pen: Wyatt (2)
Drop: Rees
Tries: Lungu, Sasu
Pen: Nichitean
Stade Ernest-Wallon, Toulouse
Referee: Sandy MacNeill Australia

1991-10-12
Fiji  15 – 17  Romania
Pen: Turuva (2)
Drop: Rabaka (2), Turuva
Tries: Ion, Dumitras, Sasu
Con: Racean
Pen: Nichitean
Parc Municipal des Sports, Brive
Referee: Owen Doyle Republic of Ireland

1995 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Pool A matches -

Team Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
 South Africa 3 0 0 68 26 9
 Australia 2 0 1 87 41 7
 Canada 1 0 2 45 50 5
 Romania 0 0 3 14 97 3
1995-05-26
Canada  34 – 3  Romania
Tries: Al Charron, Colin McKenzie, Rod Snow
Con: Gareth Rees (2)
Pen: Gareth Rees (4)
Pen: Neculai Nichitean
Boet Erasmus Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Attendance: 18 000
Referee: Colin Hawke New Zealand

1995-05-30
South Africa  21 – 8  Romania
Tries: Adriaan Richter (2)
Con: Gavin Johnson
Pen: Gavin Johnson (3)
Tries: Andrei Guranescu
Pen: Ilie Ivancuic
Newlands, Cape Town
Attendance: 35 000
Referee: Ken McCartney Scotland

1995-06-03
Australia  42 – 3  Romania
Tries: Damian Smith, David Wilson, Joe Roff, Michael Foley, Matt Burke
Con: Matt Burke (2), John Eales (4)
Pen: Ilie Ivancuic
Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch
Attendance: 15 000
Referee: Naoki Saito Japan

1999 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Pool 5 matches -

Team Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
 Australia 3 0 0 135 31 6
 Ireland 2 0 1 100 45 4
 Romania 1 0 2 50 126 2
 United States 0 0 3 52 135 0
1999-10-03
Australia  57 – 9  Romania
Tries: Toutai Kefu (3), Joe Roff (2), Rod Kafer, Matthew Burke, Jason Little, Tim Horan
Con: Matthew Burke (5), John Eales
Pen: Petre Mitu (3)
Ravenhill, Belfast
Referee: Paul Honiss New Zealand

1999-10-09
United States  25 – 27  Romania
Tries: Kurt Shuman, Brian Hightower, Dan Lyle
Con: Kevin Dalzell (2)
Pen: Kevin Dalzell (2)
Tries: Alin Petrache, Gheorghe Solomie, Tudor Constantin
Con: Petre Mitu (2)
Pen: Petre Mitu
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: Jim Fleming Scotland

1999-10-15
Ireland  44 – 14  Romania
Tries: Conor O'Shea (2), Andrew Ward, Thomas Tierney, Dion O'Cuinneagain
Con: Eric Elwood (5)
Pen: Eric Elwood (2)
Drop goals: Brian O'Driscoll
Tries: Cristian Sauan
Pen: Petre Mitu (3)
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: Brain Campsell England

2003 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Group A matches -

Team Won Drawn Lost For Against BP Points
 Australia 4 0 0 273 32 2 18
 Ireland 3 0 1 141 56 3 15
 Argentina 2 0 2 140 57 3 11
 Romania 1 0 3 65 192 1 5
 Namibia 0 0 4 28 310 0 0
2003-10-11
Ireland  45 – 17  Romania
Tries: S. Horgan, Wood, Hickie (2), Costello
Con: Humphreys (3), O'Gara
Pen: Humphreys (4)
Tries: Penalty try, Maftei
Con: Tofan, Vioreanu
Pen: Tofan

2003-10-18
Australia  90 – 8  Romania
Tries: Flatley, Rogers (3), Burke (2), Larkham (2), Mortlock, Roff, Giteau, Tuqiri, Smith
Con: Flatley (11)
Pen: Flatley
Tries: Toderasc
Pen: Tofan
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Attendance: 48,778
Referee: Pablo De Luca Argentina

2003-10-22
Argentina  50 – 3  Romania
Tries: Gaitán, Hernández (2), M. Contepomi, N. Fernández Miranda, Bouza (2)
Con: J. Fernández Miranda (4), Quesada (2)
Pen: J. Fernández Miranda
Pen: Ionut Tofan
Aussie Stadium, Sydney
Attendance: 33,673
Referee: Chris White England

2003-10-30
Namibia  7 – 37  Romania
Tries: Isaacs
Con: Wessels
Tries: Petrechei, Sirbu, Chiriac, Teodorescu, Sauan
Con: Tofan (3)
Pen: Tofan (2)
Aurora Stadium, Launceston
Attendance: 15,457
Referee: Peter Marshall Australia

2007 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Pool C[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Bonus
Points
Table
Points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  New Zealand 4 4 0 0 309 35 +274 4 20
2  Scotland 4 3 0 1 116 66 +50 2 14
3  Italy 4 2 0 2 85 117 −32 1 9
4  Romania 4 1 0 3 40 161 −121 1 5
5  Portugal 4 0 0 4 38 209 −171 1 1

Italy vs Romania[edit]

12 September 2007
20:00
Italy  24 – 18  Romania
Tries: Dellapè 6' m
Penalty try 55' c
Con: Pez (1/1)
Pen: Bortolussi (1/2) 14'
Ramiro Pez (3/3) 62', 66', 72'
Report Tries: Manta 43' m
Tincu 47' c
Con: Dimofte (1/1)
Pen: Dimofte (2/2) 70', 74'
Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Attendance: 44,241
Referee: Tony Spreadbury (England)
FB 15 David Bortolussi Substituted off 49'
RW 14 Kaine Robertson
OC 13 Gonzalo Canale
IC 12 Mirco Bergamasco
LW 11 Andrea Masi Substituted off 42' Substituted in 45'
FH 10 Ramiro Pez
SH 9 Paul Griffen Substituted off 49'
N8 8 Sergio Parisse
OF 7 Mauro Bergamasco
BF 6 Josh Sole Substituted off 49'
RL 5 Marco Bortolami (c)
LL 4 Santiago Dellapè Substituted off 8'
TP 3 Martin Castrogiovanni
HK 2 Carlo Festuccia
LP 1 Andrea Lo Cicero
Replacements:
HK 16 Leonardo Ghiraldini
PR 17 Matias Aguero
LK 18 Valerio Bernabò Substituted in 8'
N8 19 Manoa Vosawai Substituted in 49'
SH 20 Alessandro Troncon Substituted in 49'
WG 21 Ezio Galon Substituted in 42' Substituted off 45' Substituted in 49'
FB 22 Roland de Marigny
Coach:
France Pierre Berbizier
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FB 15 Iulian Dumitras Substituted off 79'
RW 14 Catalin Fercu
OC 13 Minya Csaba Gál
IC 12 Romeo Gontineac
LW 11 Gabriel Brezoianu
FH 10 Ionut Dimofte
SH 9 Lucian Sirbu Substituted off 80'
N8 8 Ovidiu Tonita Substituted off 72'
OF 7 Alexandru Manta Temporarily suspended from 53' to 62' 53' to 62' Substituted off 80+'
BF 6 Florin Corodeanu
RL 5 Cristian Petre
LL 4 Sorin Socol (c)
TP 3 Bogdan Balan
HK 2 Marius Tincu Substituted off 40' Substituted in 41' Substituted off 54' Substituted in 57' Substituted off 70'
LP 1 Petrisor Toderasc Substituted off 64'
Replacements:
HK 16 Razvan Mavrodin Substituted in 40' Substituted off 41' Substituted in 54' Substituted off 57' Substituted in 70'
PR 17 Cezar Popescu Substituted in 64'
LK 18 Cosmin Ratiu Substituted in 72'
N8 19 Alexandru Tudori Substituted in 80+'
SH 20 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted in 80'
CE 21 Ionut Tofan
CE 22 Dan Vlad Substituted in 79'
Coach:
France Daniel Santamans

Man of the Match:
Ramiro Pez (Italy)

Touch judges:
Kelvin Deaker (New Zealand)
Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand)
Television match official:
Lyndon Bray (New Zealand)
Fourth official:
Alain Rolland (Ireland)
Fifth official:
Franck Maciello (France)


Scotland vs Romania[edit]

18 September 2007
21:00
Scotland  42 – 0  Romania
Tries: Paterson 2' c
Hogg (3) 17' c, 46' c, 53' c
R. Lamont (2) 36' c, 72' c
Con: Paterson (6/6)
Report
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 31,222
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
FB 15 Rory Lamont
RW 14 Sean Lamont
OC 13 Simon Webster
IC 12 Rob Dewey Substituted off 59'
LW 11 Chris Paterson
FH 10 Dan Parks Substituted off 68'
SH 9 Mike Blair Substituted off 59'
N8 8 Simon Taylor
OF 7 Allister Hogg Substituted off 65'
BF 6 Jason White (c)
RL 5 Jim Hamilton
LL 4 Nathan Hines Substituted off 52'
TP 3 Euan Murray Substituted off 68'
HK 2 Ross Ford Substituted off 59'
LP 1 Gavin Kerr Substituted off 52' Substituted in 68'
Replacements:
HK 16 Scott Lawson Substituted in 59'
PR 17 Craig Smith Substituted in 52'
LK 18 Scott MacLeod Substituted in 52'
FL 19 Kelly Brown Substituted in 65'
SH 20 Chris Cusiter Substituted in 59'
FB 21 Hugo Southwell Substituted in 59'
WG 22 Nikki Walker Substituted in 68'
Coach:
Scotland Frank Hadden
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FB 15 Iulian Dumitras
RW 14 Catalin Fercu
OC 13 Minya Csaba Gál
IC 12 Romeo Gontineac Substituted off 73'
LW 11 Gabriel Brezoianu
FH 10 Ionut Dimofte Substituted off 45'
SH 9 Lucian Sirbu Substituted off 45'
N8 8 Ovidiu Tonita
OF 7 Alexandru Manta Substituted off 53'
BF 6 Florin Corodeanu Substituted off 61'
RL 5 Cristian Petre
LL 4 Sorin Socol (c)
TP 3 Bogdan Balan Substituted off 69'
HK 2 Marius Tincu Substituted off 41'
LP 1 Petrisor Toderasc
Replacements:
PR 16 Silviu Florea Substituted in 69'
HK 17 Razvan Mavrodin Substituted in 41'
LK 18 Cosmin Ratiu Substituted in 61'
N8 19 Alexandru Tudori Substituted in 53'
SH 20 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted in 45'
CE 21 Ionut Tofan Substituted in 45'
FB 22 Florin Vlaicu Substituted in 73'
Coach:
France Daniel Santamans

Man of the Match:
Allister Hogg (Scotland)

Touch judges:
Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Christophe Berdos (France)
Television match official:
Mark Lawrence (South Africa)
Fourth official:
Wayne Barnes (England)
Fifth official:
Peter Allan (Scotland)


Romania vs Portugal[edit]

25 September 2007
20:00
Romania  14 – 10  Portugal
Tries: Tincu 63' c
Corodeanu 72' c
Con: Calafeteanu (1/1)
Dan Dumbrava (1/1)
Report Try: Ferreira 18' c
Con: D. Pinto (1/1)
Pen: Malheiro (1/1) 69'
Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
Attendance: 35,526
Referee: Paul Honiss (New Zealand)
FB 15 Iulian Dumitras
RW 14 Catalin Nicolae
OC 13 Ionut Dimofte
IC 12 Romeo Gontineac
LW 11 Catalin Fercu
FH 10 Dan Dumbrava
SH 9 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted off 64'
N8 8 Ovidiu Tonita (c) Substituted off 66'
OF 7 Florin Corodeanu
BF 6 Alexandru Tudori Substituted off 41'
RL 5 Cristian Petre
LL 4 Cosmin Ratiu
TP 3 Bogdan Balan Substituted off 52' Substituted in 63'
HK 2 Razvan Mavrodin Substituted off 41'
LP 1 Cezar Popescu Substituted off 63'
Replacements:
HK 16 Marius Tincu Substituted in 41'
PR 17 Paulica Ion Substituted in 52'
LK 18 Sorin Socol Substituted in 41'
LK 19 Valentin Ursache Substituted in 66'
SH 20 Lucian Sirbu Substituted in 64'
FB 21 Florin Vlaicu
WG 22 Gabriel Brezoianu
Coach:
France Daniel Santamans
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FB 15 Pedro Leal
RW 14 António Aguilar
OC 13 Miguel Portela
IC 12 Federico Sousa
LW 11 Pedro Carvalho
FH 10 Duarte Cardoso Pinto Substituted off 65'
SH 9 José Pinto Substituted off 75'
N8 8 Tiago Girão
OF 7 João Uva Substituted off 76'
BF 6 Diogo Coutinho
RL 5 David Penalva Substituted off 79'
LL 4 Gonçalo Uva
TP 3 Ruben Spachuck Substituted off 52'
HK 2 Joaquim Ferreira (c) Substituted off 70'
LP 1 Rui Cordeiro
Replacements:
PR 16 Juan Muré Substituted in 70'
PR 17 João Correia Substituted in 52'
PR 18 Salvador Palha Substituted in 79'
FL 19 Paulo Murinello Substituted in 76'
SH 20 Luís Pissarra Substituted in 75'
FH 21 Gonçalo Malheiro Substituted in 65'
CE 22 Diogo Gama
Coach:
Portugal Tomaz Morais

Man of the Match:
Diogo Coutinho (Portugal)

Touch judges:
Carlo Damasco (Italy)
Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Television match official:
Kelvin Deaker (New Zealand)
Fourth official:
Stuart Dickinson (Australia)
Fifth official:
Jean-Luc Rebollal (France)


New Zealand vs Romania[edit]

29 September 2007
13:00
New Zealand  85 – 8  Romania
Tries: Sivivatu (2) 1' m, 24' c
Masoe 10' c
Rokocoko (3) 15' c, 58' c, 66' c
Evans 18' m
Mauger 37' m
Toeava (2) 47' c, 80+' c
Hore 64' c
Smith 75' c
Howlett 79' c
Con: McAlister (4/7)
Evans (6/6)
Report Try: Tincu 31' m
Pen: Vlaicu 72'
Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
Attendance: 35,608
Referee: Joël Jutge (France)
FB 15 Nick Evans
RW 14 Joe Rokocoko
OC 13 Isaia Toeava
IC 12 Aaron Mauger
LW 11 Sitiveni Sivivatu Substituted off 61'
FH 10 Luke McAlister Substituted off 55'
SH 9 Andrew Ellis Substituted off 59'
N8 8 Sione Lauaki
OF 7 Chris Masoe Substituted off 55'
BF 6 Jerry Collins (c)
RL 5 Keith Robinson Substituted off 55'
LL 4 Reuben Thorne
TP 3 Greg Somerville
HK 2 Keven Mealamu Substituted off 61'
LP 1 Neemia Tialata
Replacements:
HK 16 Andrew Hore Substituted in 61'
PR 17 Tony Woodcock
LK 18 Chris Jack Substituted in 55'
FL 19 Richie McCaw Substituted in 55'
SH 20 Brendon Leonard Substituted in 59'
WG 21 Doug Howlett Substituted in 55'
CE 22 Conrad Smith Substituted in 61'
Coach:
New Zealand Graham Henry
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FB 15 Iulian Dumitras Substituted off 61'
RW 14 Stefan Ciuntu
OC 13 Minya Csaba Gál
IC 12 Romeo Gontineac Substituted off 70'
LW 11 Gabriel Brezoianu
FH 10 Ionut Dimofte
SH 9 Lucian Sirbu Substituted off 62'
N8 8 Ovidiu Tonita
OF 7 Alexandru Manta Substituted off 67'
BF 6 Florin Corodeanu Substituted off 48'
RL 5 Cristian Petre
LL 4 Sorin Socol (c)
TP 3 Silviu Florea Substituted off 53' Substituted in 57'
HK 2 Marius Tincu Substituted off 53'
LP 1 Bogdan Balan Substituted off 57'
Replacements:
HK 16 Razvan Mavrodin Substituted in 53'
PR 17 Paulica Ion Substituted in 53'
LK 18 Valentin Ursache Substituted in 67'
N8 19 Cosmin Ratiu Substituted in 48'
SH 20 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted in 62'
FB 21 Florin Vlaicu Substituted in 61'
CE 22 Catalin Robert Dascalu Substituted in 70'
Coach:
France Daniel Santamans

Man of the Match:
Joe Rokocoko (New Zealand)

Touch judges:
Federico Cuesta (Argentina)
Malcolm Changleng (Scotland)
Television match official:
Paul Marks (Australia)
Fourth official:
Romain Poite (France)
Fifth official:
Jean-Luc Rebollal (France)

2011 Rugby World Cup[edit]

Team
Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
 England 4 4 0 0 18 137 34 +103 2 18
 Argentina 4 3 0 1 10 90 40 +50 2 14
 Scotland 4 2 0 2 4 73 59 +14 3 11
 Georgia 4 1 0 3 3 48 90 −42 0 4
 Romania 4 0 0 4 3 44 169 −125 0 0

Scotland vs Romania[edit]

10 September 2011
13:00
Scotland  34–24  Romania
Try: Blair 8' m
Ansbro 21' c
Danielli (2) 75' m, 78' m
Con: Paterson (1/4)
Pen: Paterson (4/5) 3', 38', 53', 71'
Report Try: Lazăr 40+' m
Carpo 67' c
Con: Dimofte (1/2)
Pen: Dumbravă (2/4) 12', 23'
Dimofte (2/2) 54', 62'
Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill
Attendance: 12,592
Referee: Dave Pearson (England)
FB 15 Chris Paterson
RW 14 Max Evans
OC 13 Joe Ansbro
IC 12 Sean Lamont
LW 11 Simon Danielli
FH 10 Ruaridh Jackson Substituted off 53'
SH 9 Mike Blair Substituted off 62'
N8 8 Richie Vernon
OF 7 John Barclay Substituted off 62'
BF 6 Kelly Brown
RL 5 Alastair Kellock (c)
LL 4 Richie Gray Substituted off 53'
TP 3 Geoff Cross
HK 2 Ross Ford Substituted off 80+'
LP 1 Allan Jacobsen Substituted off 62'
Replacements:
HK 16 Scott Lawson Substituted in 80+'
PR 17 Alasdair Dickinson Substituted in 62'
LK 18 Nathan Hines Substituted in 53'
FL 19 Ross Rennie Substituted in 62'
SH 20 Chris Cusiter Substituted in 62'
FH 21 Dan Parks Substituted in 53'
FB 22 Rory Lamont
Coach:
England Andy Robinson
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FB 15 Iulian Dumitraș Substituted off 59'
RW 14 Stefan Ciuntu
OC 13 Csaba Gál
IC 12 Ionuţ Dimofte
LW 11 Mădălin Lemnaru
FH 10 Dănuţ Dumbravă Substituted off 52'
SH 9 Lucian Sîrbu Substituted off 52'
N8 8 Daniel Carpo
OF 7 Ovidiu Toniţa
BF 6 Mihai Macovei Substituted off 77'
RL 5 Cristian Petre Substituted off 80'
LL 4 Valentin Ursache
TP 3 Paulică Ion Substituted off 68'
HK 2 Marius Tincu (c) Substituted off 68'
LP 1 Mihaita Lazăr
Replacements:
HK 16 Bogdan Zebega Substituted in 68'
PR 17 Silviu Florea Substituted in 68'
LK 18 Valentin Popirlan Substituted in 80'
FL 19 Stelian Burcea Substituted in 77'
SH 20 Florin Surugiu Substituted in 52'
CE 21 Ionel Cazan Substituted in 52'
FB 22 Florin Vlaicu Substituted in 59'
Coach:
Romeo Gontineac

Man of the Match:
Marius Tincu (Romania)

Touch judges:
Vinny Munro (New Zealand)
Tim Hayes (Wales)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Argentina vs Romania[edit]

17 September 2011
15:30
Argentina  43–8  Romania
Try: Fernández 5' c
Leguizamón 9' c
Figallo 21' m
González Amorosino 30' c
Imhoff 64' c
Fessia 72' c
Con: Rodríguez (5/6)
Pen: Rodríguez (1/3) 44'
Report Try: Cazan 32' m
Pen: Dimofte (1/2) 14'
Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill
Attendance: 12,605
Referee: Steve Walsh (Australia)
FB 15 Lucas González Amorosino
RW 14 Gonzalo Camacho Substituted off 50'
OC 13 Marcelo Bosch
IC 12 Martin Rodríguez
LW 11 Horacio Agulla
FH 10 Santiago Fernández Substituted off 75'
SH 9 Nicolás Vergallo Substituted off 65'
N8 8 Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe (c)
OF 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón Substituted off 58'
BF 6 Julio Farías Cabello
RL 5 Patricio Albacete
LL 4 Manuel Carizza
TP 3 Juan Figallo
HK 2 Mario Ledesma Substituted off 44'
LP 1 Rodrigo Roncero Substituted off 58'
Replacements:
HK 16 Agustín Creevy Substituted in 44'
PR 17 Martín Scelzo Substituted in 58'
LK 18 Mariano Galarza Substituted in 73'
FL 19 Genaro Fessia Substituted in 58' Substituted off 73'
SH 20 Alfredo Lalanne Substituted in 65'
FH 21 Nicolás Sánchez Substituted in 75'
WG 22 Juan Imhoff Substituted in 50'
Coach:
Santiago Phelan
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FB 15 Iulian Dumitraș Substituted off 48'
RW 14 Madalin Lemnaru
OC 13 Minya Csaba Gál
IC 12 Constantin Gheară
LW 11 Ionel Cazan
FH 10 Ionuț Dimofte
SH 9 Florin Surugiu Substituted off 68'
N8 8 Daniel Carpo Substituted off 54'
OF 7 Ovidiu Tonita
BF 6 Mihai Macovei Substituted off 75'
RL 5 Cristian Petre Substituted off 48'
LL 4 Valentin Ursache
TP 3 Paulică Ion
HK 2 Marius Tincu (c)
LP 1 Mihăiță Lazăr Temporarily suspended from 54' to 64' 54' to 64'
Replacements:
HK 16 Bogdan Zebega
PR 17 Silviu Florea Substituted in 54'
LK 18 Valentin Popîrlan Substituted in 48'
FL 19 Daniel Ianuș Substituted in 75'
SH 20 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted in 68'
FH 21 Dănuț Dumbravă
FB 22 Florin Vlaicu Substituted in 48'
Coach:
Romeo Gontineac

Man of the Match:
Lucas González Amorosino (Argentina)

Touch judges:
Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

England vs Romania[edit]

24 September 2011
18:00
England  67–3  Romania
Try: Cueto (3) 15' m, 22' c, 26' m
Ashton (3) 32' c, 35' c, 70' c
Youngs 41' m
Foden 49' c
Tuilagi 61' c
Croft 67' c
Con: Wilkinson (3/5)
Flood (4/5)
Pen: Wilkinson (1/1) 2'
Report Pen: Dumbravă (1/5) 38'
Otago Stadium, Dunedin
Attendance: 25,687
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
FB 15 Ben Foden Substituted off 52'
RW 14 Chris Ashton
OC 13 Manu Tuilagi
IC 12 Mike Tindall
LW 11 Mark Cueto
FH 10 Jonny Wilkinson Substituted off 40'
SH 9 Ben Youngs Substituted off 62'
N8 8 James Haskell
OF 7 Lewis Moody (c) Substituted off 62'
BF 6 Tom Croft
RL 5 Tom Palmer
LL 4 Louis Deacon Substituted off 59'
TP 3 Dan Cole Substituted off 40' Substituted in 59'
HK 2 Steve Thompson Substituted off 51'
LP 1 Alex Corbisiero Substituted off 59'
Replacements:
HK 16 Lee Mears Substituted in 51'
PR 17 David Wilson Substituted in 40'
LK 18 Simon Shaw Substituted in 59'
FL 19 Tom Wood Substituted in 62'
SH 20 Richard Wigglesworth Substituted in 62'
FH 21 Toby Flood Substituted in 40'
WG 22 Delon Armitage Substituted in 52'
Coach:
Martin Johnson
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FB 15 Florin Vlaicu Substituted off 71'
RW 14 Stefan Ciuntu
OC 13 Ionel Cazan Substituted off 40'
IC 12 Iulian Dumitraș
LW 11 Adrian Apostol
FH 10 Dănuţ Dumbravă
SH 9 Lucian Sîrbu Substituted off 41'
N8 8 Ovidiu Toniţa
OF 7 Cosmin Raţiu Substituted off 60'
BF 6 Stelian Burcea
RL 5 Cristian Petre (c) Substituted off 52'
LL 4 Valentin Popirlan
TP 3 Silviu Florea Substituted off 62'
HK 2 Bogdan Zebega Substituted off 51'
LP 1 Nicolae Nere
Replacements:
HK 16 Marius Tincu Substituted in 51'
PR 17 Paulică Ion Substituted in 62'
FL 18 Mihai Macovei Substituted in 52'
FL 19 Daniel Ianus Substituted in 60'
SH 20 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted in 41'
CE 21 Csaba Gál Substituted in 40'
WG 22 Cătălin Nicolae Substituted in 71'
Coach:
Romeo Gontineac
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Man of the Match:
Mark Cueto (England)

Touch judges:
Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Television match official:
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Georgia vs Romania[edit]

28 September 2011
19:30
Georgia  25–9  Romania
Try: Gorgodze 56' c
Con: Kvirikashvili (1/1)
Pen: Kvirikashvili (5/7) 9', 24', 31', 36', 70'
Urjukashvili (1/1) 76'
Report Pen: Dumbravă (2/4) 12', 34'
Vlaicu (1/1) 72'
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
Attendance: 13,228
Referee: Dave Pearson (England)
FB 15 Lasha Khmaladze
RW 14 Revaz Gigauri Substituted off 72'
OC 13 David Kacharava
IC 12 Tedo Zibzibadze
LW 11 Alexander Todua
FH 10 Merab Kvirikashvili Substituted off 75'
SH 9 Irakli Abuseridze (c) Substituted off 75'
N8 8 Dimitri Basilaia
OF 7 Mamuka Gorgodze Substituted off 74'
BF 6 Giorgi Chkhaidze
RL 5 Vakhtang Maisuradze
LL 4 Ilia Zedginidze Substituted off 67'
TP 3 David Zirakashvili
HK 2 Jaba Bregvadze Substituted off 67'
LP 1 David Khinchagishvili Substituted off 68'
Replacements:
PR 16 Goderdzi Shvelidze Substituted in 67'
PR 17 Vasil Kakovin Substituted in 68'
LK 18 Levan Datunashvili Substituted in 67'
FL 19 Givi Berishvili Substituted in 74'
SH 20 Bidzina Samkharadze Substituted in 75'
WG 21 Irakli Chkhikvadze Substituted in 72'
FB 22 Malkhaz Urjukashvili Substituted in 75'
Coach:
Scotland Richard Dixon
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FB 15 Iulian Dumitras Substituted off 58'
RW 14 Stefan Ciuntu Substituted off 41'
OC 13 Minya Csaba Gál
IC 12 Ionuț Dimofte
LW 11 Madalin Lemnaru
FH 10 Dănuț Dumbravă Substituted off 69'
SH 9 Florin Surugiu
N8 8 Daniel Carpo
OF 7 Ovidiu Tonita Substituted off 68'
BF 6 Mihai Macovei
RL 5 Cristian Petre Substituted off 68'
LL 4 Valentin Ursache
TP 3 Paulică Ion Substituted off 68'
HK 2 Marius Tincu (c)
LP 1 Mihăiță Lazăr
Replacements:
HK 16 Bogdan Zebega
PR 17 Silviu Florea Substituted in 68'
LK 18 Valentin Popîrlan Substituted in 68'
FL 19 Daniel Ianuș Substituted in 68'
SH 20 Valentin Calafeteanu Substituted in 69'
CE 21 Constantin Gheară Substituted in 41'
FB 22 Florin Vlaicu Substituted in 58'
Coach:
Romeo Gontineac
Georgia vs Romania 2011 RWC (2).jpg

Man of the Match:
Mamuka Gorgodze (Georgia)

Touch judges:
Romain Poite (France)
Vinny Munro (New Zealand)
Television match official:
Giulio De Santis (Italy)

Hosting[edit]

Romania has not hosted any World Cup games.

References[edit]