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14 sets of brothers at RWC!

14 sets of brothers at RWC!

Tuilagi brothers: Samoa's Alesana and England's Manu

The upcoming Word Cup is set to be a family affair with no less than fourteen pairs of brothers taking part in the global showpiece.

The Pacific Island nations provide four sets of siblings although only one pair will be wearing the same country’s kit!

The Maka brothers will lead Tonga’s campaign with Isitolo the coach and Finau the skipper.

Salesi Ma’afu will play in the front row for Australia while Campese Ma’afu will prop the Fijian scrum.

21-year-old centre Manu Tuilagi is the latest of six brothers to play international rugby although the first to play for England. Brother Alesana Tuilagi will play for Samoa.

Sailosi Tagicakibau will also feature for Samoa and will face brother Michael, who plays for Fiji, in Auckland on September 25.

Amongst the teams, Jamie and Phil McKenzie will play for Canada, Owen and Ben Franks for New Zealand, twins Anthony and Saia Fainga’a for Australia, Mauro and Mirco Bergamasco for Italy, Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis for South Africa, Darryl and Ryan de la Harpe for Namibia, Vakhtang and Zviad Maisuradze for Georgia, Andrew and Roland Suniula for the United States, George Pisi and Tusi Pisi for Samoa as well as Sean and Rory Lamont for Scotland.

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10th September RomaniaScotland34-24
NamibiaFiji49-25
JapanFrance47-21
EnglandArgentina9-13
11th September ItalyAustralia32-6
USAIreland22-10
WalesSouth Africa17-16
14th September NamibiaSamoa49-12
CanadaTonga20-25
GeorgiaScotland15-6
15th September USARussia6-13
16th September JapanNew Zealand83-7
17th September RomaniaArgentina43-8
FijiSouth Africa49-3
IrelandAustralia6-15
18th September SamoaWales17-10
GeorgiaEngland41-10
CanadaFrance46-19
20th September RussiaItaly53-17
21st September JapanTonga31-18
22nd September NamibiaSouth Africa87-0
23rd September USAAustralia67-5
24th September RomaniaEngland67-3
FranceNew Zealand37-17
25th September SamoaFiji7-27
RussiaIreland62-12
ScotlandArgentina13-12
26th September NamibiaWales81-7
27th September JapanCanada23-23
USAItaly27-10
28th September RomaniaGeorgia25-9
30th September SamoaSouth Africa13-5
1st October RussiaAustralia68-22
TongaFrance14-19
ScotlandEngland16-12
2nd October GeorgiaArgentina25-7
CanadaNew Zealand79-15
FijiWales66-0
ItalyIreland36-6
8th October WalesIreland10-22
FranceEngland12-19
9th October AustraliaSouth Africa9-11
ArgentinaNew Zealand33-10
15th October FranceWales8-9
16th October New ZealandAustralia6-20
21st October AustraliaWales18-21
23rd October New ZealandFrance7-8
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2 France 4 11
3 Tonga 4 9
4 Canada 4 6
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2 Argentina 4 14
3 Scotland 4 11
4 Georgia 4 4
5 Romania 4 0

Pool C
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2 Australia 4 15
3 Italy 4 10
4 USA 4 4
5 Russia 4 1

Pool D
Pos Team P Pts
1 South Africa 4 18
2 Wales 4 15
3 Samoa 4 10
4 Fiji 4 5
5 Namibia 4 0

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