MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Samoa vs USA
VENUE St Etienne
DATE 26 September 2007 20:00
COMPETITION IRB Rugby World Cup
FINAL SCORE 25 - 21
TRIES 3 - 2
HALFTIME SCORE 22 - 0
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Wayne Barnes
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Hugh Watkins
Assistant Referee Mark Lawrence
Assistant Referee David Pearson
SCORING SUMMARY
Samoa
Conversion Loki Crichton 2
Penalty Loki Crichton 2
Try Alesana Tuilagi 1
Try Kane Thompson 1
Try Lome Fa`atau 1
 
USA
Conversion Mike Hercus 1
Penalty Mike Hercus 3
Try Louis Stanfill 1
Try Takudzwa Ngwenya 1
LINE-UP
Samoa
1 Kas Lealamanua
2 Mahonri Schwalger
3 Census Johnston
4 Siuleo Frederik Lafaiali'i
5 Kane Thompson
6 Semo Sititi (Captain)
7 Justin Purdie
8 Alfie Vaeluaga
9 Junior Poluleuligaga
10 Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu
11 Alesana Tuilagi
12 Seilala Mapusua
13 Elvis Sevealii
14 Lome Fa`atau
15 Loki Crichton
 
USA
1 Mike MacDonald
2 Owen Lentz
3 Chris Osentowski
4 Alec Parker
5 Hayden Mexted
6 Louis Stanfill
7 Todd Clever
8 Tasi Mounga
9 Chad Erskine
10 Mike Hercus (Captain)
11 Salesi Sika
12 Vahafolau Esikia
13 Phillip Eloff
14 Takudzwa Ngwenya
15 Chris Wyles
RESERVES
Samoa
16 Silao Vaisola Sefo
17 Naama Leleimalefaga
18 Joe Tekori
19 Ulia Ulia
20 Steven So'oialo
21 David Lemi
22 Lolo Lui
 
USA
16 Blake Burdette
17 Matekitonga Moeakiola
18 Henry Bloomfield
19 Mark Aylor
20 Mike Petri
21 Valenese Malifa
22 Albert Tu`ipulotu
REPLACEMENTS
Samoa
60 David Lemi for Lome Fa`atau
64 Joe Tekori for Kane Thompson
67 Ulia Ulia for Alfie Vaeluaga
69 Lolo Lui for Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu
70 Naama Leleimalefaga for Kas Lealamanua
73 Silao Vaisola Sefo for Mahonri Schwalger
73 Steven So'oialo for Junior Poluleuligaga
 
USA
46 Blake Burdette for Todd Clever
64 Mark Aylor for Tasi Mounga
68 Matekitonga Moeakiola for Mike MacDonald
72 Albert Tu`ipulotu for Vahafolau Esikia
RUN OF PLAY
5 Try Lome Fa`atau Samoa
6 Missed Conversion Loki Crichton Samoa
9 Try Alesana Tuilagi Samoa
10 Conversion Loki Crichton Samoa
12 Missed Penalty Mike Hercus USA
30 Penalty Loki Crichton Samoa
32 Penalty Mike Hercus USA
37 Try Kane Thompson Samoa
38 Conversion Loki Crichton Samoa
46 Substitution (Injury) Todd Clever USA
52 Yellow Card Tasi Mounga USA
53 Try Takudzwa Ngwenya USA
54 Conversion Mike Hercus USA
60 Substitution (Tactical) David Lemi for Lome Fa`atau Samoa
64 Substitution (Injury) Tasi Mounga USA
64 Substitution (Injury) Kane Thompson Samoa
65 Penalty Mike Hercus USA
67 Substitution (Tactical) Ulia Ulia for Alfie Vaeluaga Samoa
68 Substitution (Tactical) Matekitonga Moeakiola for Mike MacDonald USA
69 Substitution (Tactical) Lolo Lui for Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu Samoa
70 Substitution (Tactical) Naama Leleimalefaga for Kas Lealamanua Samoa
72 Penalty Loki Crichton Samoa
72 Substitution (Tactical) Albert Tu`ipulotu for Vahafolau Esikia USA
73 Substitution (Tactical) Silao Vaisola Sefo for Mahonri Schwalger Samoa
73 Substitution (Tactical) Steven So'oialo for Junior Poluleuligaga Samoa
75 Penalty Mike Hercus USA
76 Yellow Card Silao Vaisola Sefo Samoa
80 Try Louis Stanfill USA
80 Missed Conversion Mike Hercus USA