Amanaki MAFI

Amanaki MAFI - Japan - 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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Date: 23 September 2015

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    • POSITION
      Number 8.
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 11 January 1990
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Tofoa, Tonga.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Japan

Amanaki MAFI - Japan - 2015 Rugby World Cup.

2015 RUGBY UNION WORLD CUP.

 

 

Pool B results featuring Japan.

 


JAPAN (34) v (32) SOUTH AFRICA. 19th. September 3015. The American Express Community Stadium,

Brighton, 29,293.

Tries: Louw, du Plessis, de Jager, StraussLeitch, Goromaru, Hesketh. Cons: Lambie (2), Pollard, Goromaru (2)

Pens: Lambie, Pollard, Goromaru (5).

JAPAN.

15. Ayumu Goromaru, 14.  Akihito Yamada, 13. Male Sa'u, 12. Harumichi Tatekawa, 11. Kotaro Matsushima,
10. Kosei Ono, 9. Fumiaki Tanaka, 1. Masataka Mikami, 2. Shota Horie, 3. Kensuke Hatakeyama,
4.  Luke Thompson, 5. Hitoshi Ono, 6. Michael Leitch (c), 7. Michael Broadhurst, 8. Hendrik Tui.

Replacements: 16. R.Takeshi Kizu (70 min), 17. Keita Inagaki (58 min), 18. Hiroshi Yamashita (10 min & 54 min),

19. Shinya Makabe (54 min), 20. Amanaki Mafi (46 min), 21. Atsushi Hiwasa (67 min), 22. Yu Tamura (73 min),

23. Karne Hesketh (79 min).

 

SOUTH AFRICA.

15. Zane Kirchner, 14. Bryan Habana, 13. Jesse Kriel, 12. Jean de Villiers (c), 11. Lwazi Mvovo, 10. Patrick Lambie,

9. Ruan Pienaar, 1.Tendai Mtawarira, 2 .Bismarck du Plessis, 3. Jannie du Plessis, 4. Lood de Jager, 5. Victor Matfield,

6 .Francois Louw, 7. Pieter-Steph du Toit, 8. Schalk Burger.

Replacements: 16. R. Adriaan Strauss (54 min), 18. Coenie Oosthuizen (54 min), 19. R. Eben Etzebeth (69 min),

21. R. Fourie du Preez (58 min), 22. R. Handre Pollard (58m), 23. R. JP Pietersen (70 min).

Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France).

 

 

 

JAPAN (10) v (45) SCOTLAND. Wednesday September 23rd. 2015. Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester, England.

14,354. Tries: Hardie 4 min, Bennett (2) 56 min & 69 min, Seymour 64 min, Russell 74 min, Lelei Mafi 15 min.

Cons: Laidlaw (4), Goromaru. Pens: Laidlaw (4), Goromaru.

 

JAPAN:

15. Ayumu Goromaru, 14. Kotaro Matsushima, 13. Male Sa'u, 12. Yu Tamura, 11. Kenki Fukuoka,
10. Harumichi Tatekawa, 9. Fumiaki Tanaka, 8. Amanaki Lelei Mafi, 7. Michael Broadhurst, 6. Michael Leitch (c),
5. Justin Ives, 4. Luke Thompson, 3. Hiroshi Yamashita, 2. Shota Horie, 1. Keita Inagaki.

Replacements: 22. Atsushi Hiwasa for Tamura (69 min),23. Karne Hesketh for Tatekawa (76 min),

17. Masataka Mikami for Inagaki (41 min), 16.Takeshi Kizu for Horie (73 min), 17.Kensuke Hatakeyama for Yamashita (53m),

20. Shiji Ito for Thompson (69 min), Shinya Makabe for Ives (61 min), 21. Hendrik Tui for Mafi (46 min).

 

SCOTLAND:
15. Stuart Hogg, 14. Tommy Seymour, 13, Mark Bennett, 12. Matt Scott, 11. Sean Lamont, 10. Finn Russell,
9. Greig Laidlaw (c), 8.  David Denton, 7.  John Hardie, 6. Ryan Wilson, 5. Jonny Gray, 4. Grant Gilchrist,
3. WP Nel, 2. Ross Ford, 1. Alasdair Dickinson.

Replacements: 23. Sean Maitland for Hogg (66 min), 22. Peter Horne for Bennett (80 min),

17. Ryan Grant for Dickinson (65 min), 16. Fraser Brown for Ford (73 min), 18. Jon Welsh for Nel (72 min),

Richie Gray for Gilchrist (51 min), 20 Josh Strauss for Wilson (59 min).

Referee: John Lacey (Ireland).

 

 

JAPAN (26) v (5)  SAMOA.  3rd. October 2015, Stadium mk, Milton Keynes Att: 29,019.

Tries. Perez 64m, Pen try 24m, Yamada 40m, Cons.T. Pisi,Goromaru 24m,40m. Pens. Goromaru 8m,34m,48m,59m.

 

JAPAN:
15. Ayumu Goromaru, 14. Akihito Yamada (23. Karne Hesketh 56 min), 13. Male Sa'u (16. Takeshi Kizu 72 min), 12. Harumichi Tatekawa,

11. Kotaro Matsushima, 10. Kosei Ono, 9.  Fumiaki Tanaka (22. Atsushi Hiwasa 72min), 8. Ryu Holani (20. Amanaki Lelei Mafi 60min),

7.  Michael Broadhurst  (18. Hiroshi Yamashita 65min), 6. Michael Leitch (c), 5. Hitoshi Ono (19. Justin Ives 40 min), 4. Luke Thompson,

3. Kensuke Hatakeyama (21. Hendrik Tui 65min), 2. Shota Horie, 1. Keita Inagaki.

 

SAMOA:

Nanai-Williams, K Pisi, Perez, Leota, A Tuilagi, T Pisi, Fotuali'i, Taulafo, Avei, Johnston, Paulo, Thompson,

Treviranus, Ioane, Levave.

Replacements: Matu'u for Avei (55m), Afatia for Taulafo (61m), Perenise for Johnston (50m), Lam for Ioane (47m),

S Tuilagi for Treviranus (69m), Afemai for Fotuali'i (73m), Lee-Lo for A Tuilagi (47m).

 

Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)

 

 

JAPAN (28) v (18) U.S.A.  Tries: Matsushima, Fujita, Mafi, Ngwenya, Wyles, Con: Goromaru (2) MacGinty, Pens:
Goromaru (3), MacGinty (2). 11th. October 2015.  Gloucester. 14,578

JAPAN:

15. Ayumu Goromaru,  14. Yoshikazu Fujita,  13. Harumichi Tatekawa,  12. Craig Wing, 11. Kotaro Matsushima,

10.Kosei Ono,  9. Fumiaki Tanaka, 1. Keita Inagaki,  2. Shota Horie,  3. Hiroshi Yamashita,  4. Luke Thompson,

5. Justin Ives,  6. Michael Leitch, (c), 7.  Michael Broadhurst,  8. Koliniashi Holani

Replacements: 23. Karne Hesketh, 22. Atsushi Hiwasa, 17. Masataka Mikami, 16. Takeshi Kizu, 18. Kensuke Hatakeyama,

21. Hendrik Tui, 20. Amanaki Mafi, 19. Shinya Makabe,

 

U.S.A.

15. Chris Wyles (c),  14. Taku Ngwenya,  13. Seamus Kelly,  12. Thretton Palamo,  11. Zach Test,
10.AJ MacGinty,  9. Mike Petri,  1. Eric Fry,  16. Phil Thiel,  3. Titi Lamositele,  19. Cam Dolan,  20. John Quill,
21.  Danny Barrett,  7. Drew Durutalo,  8. Samu Manoa.

Replacements: 16. Phil Thiel, 19. Cam Dolan, 20. John Quill, 21. Danny Barrett.
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