MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS USA vs Tonga
VENUE Montpellier
DATE 12 September 2007 14:00
COMPETITION IRB Rugby World Cup
FINAL SCORE 15 - 25
TRIES 2 - 3
HALFTIME SCORE 3 - 13
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Stuart Dickinson
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Craig Joubert
Assistant Referee Christophe Berdos
TMO Mark Lawrence
SCORING SUMMARY
USA
Conversion Mike Hercus 1
Penalty Mike Hercus 1
Try Louis Stanfill 1
Try Mike MacDonald 1
 
Tonga
Conversion Pierre Hola 2
Penalty Pierre Hola 2
Try Finau Maka 1
Try Joseph Vaka 1
Try Viliami Vaki 1
LINE-UP
USA
1 Mike MacDonald
2 Owen Lentz
3 Chris Osentowski
4 Alec Parker
5 Mike Mangan
6 Louis Stanfill
7 Todd Clever
8 Henry Bloomfield
9 Chad Erskine
10 Mike Hercus (Captain)
11 Takudzwa Ngwenya
12 Vahafolau Esikia
13 Albert Tu`ipulotu
14 Salesi Sika
15 Chris Wyles
 
Tonga
1 Soane Longopoa Tonga`uiha
2 Aleki Lutui
3 Kisi Pulu
4 Lisiate Fa`aoso
5 Paino Hehea
6 Hale T`Pole
7 Nili Latu (Captain)
8 Finau Maka
9 Soane Havea
10 Pierre Hola
11 Joseph Vaka
12 Epeli Taione
13 Sukanaivalu Hufanga
14 Tevita Hemilitoni Tu`ifua
15 Vungakoto Lilo
RESERVES
USA
16 Blake Burdette
17 Matekitonga Moeakiola
18 Hayden Mexted
19 Inaki Basauri
20 Mike Petri
21 Valenese Malifa
22 Phillip Eloff
 
Tonga
16 Ephraim Taukafa
17 Toma Toke
18 Viliami Vaki
19 Lotu Filipine
20 Sione Mone Tu`ipulotu
21 Isileli Tupou
22 Aisea Havili
REPLACEMENTS
USA
50 Blake Burdette for Owen Lentz
54 Inaki Basauri for Henry Bloomfield
54 Matekitonga Moeakiola for Mike MacDonald
61 Phillip Eloff for Vahafolau Esikia
 
Tonga
40 Sione Mone Tu`ipulotu for Soane Havea
61 Aisea Havili for Joseph Vaka
65 Lotu Filipine for Finau Maka
65 Viliami Vaki for Nili Latu
66 Toma Toke for Soane Longopoa Tonga`uiha
71 Isileli Tupou for Epeli Taione
76 Ephraim Taukafa for Aleki Lutui
RUN OF PLAY
2 Try Finau Maka Tonga
3 Conversion Pierre Hola Tonga
7 Penalty Pierre Hola Tonga
17 Missed Penalty Mike Hercus USA
26 Penalty Pierre Hola Tonga
33 Penalty Mike Hercus USA
40 Substitution (Tactical) Sione Mone Tu`ipulotu for Soane Havea Tonga
47 Try Mike MacDonald USA
49 Missed Conversion Mike Hercus USA
50 Substitution (Tactical) Blake Burdette for Owen Lentz USA
54 Substitution (Tactical) Matekitonga Moeakiola for Mike MacDonald USA
54 Substitution (Tactical) Inaki Basauri for Henry Bloomfield USA
59 Try Joseph Vaka Tonga
60 Missed Conversion Pierre Hola Tonga
61 Substitution (Tactical) Phillip Eloff for Vahafolau Esikia USA
61 Substitution (Tactical) Aisea Havili for Joseph Vaka Tonga
65 Substitution (Tactical) Viliami Vaki for Nili Latu Tonga
65 Substitution (Tactical) Lotu Filipine for Finau Maka Tonga
66 Substitution (Tactical) Toma Toke for Soane Longopoa Tonga`uiha Tonga
67 Try Louis Stanfill USA
68 Conversion Mike Hercus USA
70 Try Viliami Vaki Tonga
71 Conversion Pierre Hola Tonga
71 Substitution (Tactical) Isileli Tupou for Epeli Taione Tonga
76 Substitution (Tactical) Ephraim Taukafa for Aleki Lutui Tonga