MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Ireland vs USA
VENUE Stadium Taranaki, New Plymouth
DATE 11 September 2011 08:00
COMPETITION IRB Rugby World Cup
FINAL SCORE 22 - 10
TRIES 3 - 1
HALFTIME SCORE 10 - 0
MAN OF THE MATCH Paul O'Connell, Ireland
CROWD 20823
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Craig Joubert
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Nigel Owens
Assistant Referee Carlo Damasco
TMO Graham Hughes
SCORING SUMMARY
Ireland
Conversion Jonathan Sexton 1
Conversion Ronan O`Gara 1
Penalty Jonathan Sexton 1
Try Rory Best 1
Try Tommy Bowe 2
 
USA
Conversion James Paterson 1
Penalty James Paterson 1
Try Paul Emerick 1
LINE-UP
Ireland
1 Tom Court
2 Rory Best
3 Mike Ross
4 Donncha O`Callaghan
5 Paul O`Connell
6 Stephen Ferris
7 Shane Jennings
8 Jamie Heaslip
9 Conor Murray
10 Jonathan Sexton
11 Keith Earls
12 Gordon D`Arcy
13 Brian O`Driscoll (Captain)
14 Tommy Bowe
15 Geordan Murphy
 
USA
1 Mike MacDonald
2 Phil Thiel
3 Shawn Pittman
4 John van der Giesen
5 Hayden Smith
6 Louis Stanfill
7 Todd Clever (Captain)
8 Nick Johnson
9 Mike Petri
10 Roland Suniula
11 James Paterson
12 Andrew Suniula
13 Paul Emerick
14 Takudzwa Ngwenya
15 Blaine Scully
RESERVES
Ireland
16 Jerry Flannery
17 Tony Buckley
18 Donnacha Ryan
19 Denis Leamy
20 Eoin Reddan
21 Ronan O`Gara
22 Andrew Trimble
 
USA
16 Chris Biller
17 Matekitonga Moeakiola
18 Scott LaValla
19 Pat Danahy
20 Tim Usasz
21 Nese Malifa
22 Colin Hawley
REPLACEMENTS
Ireland
51 Eoin Reddan for Conor Murray
51 Ronan O`Gara for Jonathan Sexton
61 Denis Leamy for Shane Jennings
63 Jerry Flannery for Rory Best
65 Tony Buckley for Tom Court
67 Andrew Trimble for Geordan Murphy
 
USA
59 Nese Malifa for Roland Suniula
63 Matekitonga Moeakiola for Mike MacDonald
67 Tim Usasz for Mike Petri
68 Chris Biller for Phil Thiel
RUN OF PLAY
0 First Half Start Jonathan Sexton Ireland
4 Missed Penalty Jonathan Sexton Ireland
11 Missed Penalty Jonathan Sexton Ireland
17 Penalty Jonathan Sexton Ireland
21 Missed Penalty James Paterson USA
40 Try Tommy Bowe Ireland
40 Conversion Jonathan Sexton Ireland
40 First Half End
40 Second Half Start
44 Missed Penalty Jonathan Sexton Ireland
46 Missed Penalty Jonathan Sexton Ireland
51 Substitution (Tactical) Ronan O`Gara for Jonathan Sexton Ireland
51 Substitution (Tactical) Eoin Reddan for Conor Murray Ireland
54 Penalty James Paterson USA
56 Try Rory Best Ireland
57 Missed Conversion Ronan O`Gara Ireland
59 Substitution (Injury) Roland Suniula USA
59 Try Tommy Bowe Ireland
60 Conversion Ronan O`Gara Ireland
61 Substitution (Tactical) Denis Leamy for Shane Jennings Ireland
63 Substitution (Tactical) Jerry Flannery for Rory Best Ireland
63 Substitution (Tactical) Matekitonga Moeakiola for Mike MacDonald USA
65 Substitution (Tactical) Tony Buckley for Tom Court Ireland
67 Substitution (Tactical) Andrew Trimble for Geordan Murphy Ireland
67 Substitution (Tactical) Tim Usasz for Mike Petri USA
68 Substitution (Tactical) Chris Biller for Phil Thiel USA
80 Try Paul Emerick USA
81 Conversion James Paterson USA
81 Full Time