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RWC 2019 : Repechage starts this weekend

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The last place in the RWC 2019 in Japan will have four teams compete for it in the Repechage which gets lift off this weekend in Marseille, France.

The round-robin format tournament is between Hong Kong, Kenya, Germany and Canada.  Hong Kong rank 21st and are seeded first, followed by Canada in 23rd, Kenya in 28th and Germany in 29th.

The winner of the repechage will take up the last spot in Group B alongside defending champions New Zealand, 2007 champions South Africa, Italy and 2018 Africa Gold Cup winners, Namibia.

WHERE TO WATCH FROM:

Sunday Nov 11, 2018
Canada vs Kenya  3pm
Hong Kong vs Germany  6pm

Saturday November 17
Kenya vs Hong Kong 3pm
Canada vs Germany 6pm

Friday November 24
Kenya vs Germany  8pm
Hong Kong vs Canada 11pm

KENYA SIMBAS
Forwards 
Hookers: Ephraim Oduor, Coleman Were, Philip Ikambili.
Props: Patrick Ouko, Moses Amusala, Joseph Odero, Hillary Mwanjilwa.
Locks: Oliver Mangeni, Wilson Kopondo, Malcolm Onsando, Simon Muniafu.
Loose forwards: Andrew Omonde,  Davis Chenge, Martin Owilah, George Nyambua, Dalmus Chituyi, Elkeans Musonye, Joshua Chisanga

Backs
Half-backs: Samson Onsomu, Mohammed Omollo.
First five-Eighths: Sammy Oliech, Darwin Mukidza, Collins Injera.
Midfielders: Leo Seje Owade, Peter Kilonzo
Back three: Nelson Oyoo, Felix Ayange, William Ambaka, Tony Onyango, William Reeve

Kenya celebrate retaining the Elgon Cup after beating Uganda 38-22 in Nairobi in July 2018

Hong Kong squad 

FORWARDS: Dan Barlow, Dayne Jans, Grant Kemp, James Cunningham ©, Jack De La Force, Kane Boucaut, Mike Coverdale, Thomas Lamboley, Nick Hewson, Jack Parfitt, Mike Parfitt, Alexander Post, Ben Roberts, Dylan Rogers, Ben Higgins, Finn Field, Toby Fenn.

BACKS: Ben Rimene, Bryn Phillips, Matt Rosslee, Conor Hartley, Ben Axten-Burrett, Tyler Spittz, Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Casey Stone, Jamie Hood, Lewis Warner, Max Woodward, Max Denmark, Liam Slatem.

CANADA
Locks- Tyler Ardon, Kyle Baillie, Brett Beukeboom, Mike Sheppard, Josh Larsen, Evan Olmstead
Props-Noah Barker, Cole Keith, Jake Ilnicki, Hubert Buydens, Djustice Sears-Duru, Matt Tierney Hookers- Ray Barkwill, Eric Howard

Backrow- Lucas Rumball, Matt Heaton

Backs
Centres- 
Nick Blevins, Guiseppe Du Toit, Doughlas Fraser, Ciaran Hearn, Ben Lesage, Conor Trainor
Wing- Matt Evans, Kainoa Lloyd, DTH Van Der Merwe
Scrum-halves– Phil Mack, Jamie Mackenzie, Gordon McRorie
Fly-halves- Shane O’Leary, Theo Sauder.

GERMANY
Forwards Dasch Barber, Antony Joe Dickinson, Jarrid Els, Sebastian Ferreira, Samy Fuchsel, Marcel Henn, Eric Marks, Julius Nostadt, Jaco Otto, Michael Poppmeier, Matthias Schosser, Ayron Schramm, Jorn Schroder, Timo Vollenkemper, John Dawe, Kurt Haupt, Michael Tyumenev

Half-backs
Christopher Hilsenbeck, Raynor Parkinson, Hagen Schulte, Tim Menzel, Oliver Paine
Wing- Sean Armstrong, Nikolai Klewinghaus, Jamie Murphy
Centres- Wynston Cameron Dow, Carlos Soteras-Merz, Mathieu Ducau,
Fullback- Harris Aounallah,  Marcel Coetzee

 

 

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