20 September 2019
With the Rugby World Cup now underway following Japan’s 30-10 victory over Russia, Exiles involved in their national setups are on the brink of kicking off their own campaigns.
Fullback Alivereti Veitokani’s Fiji take on Australia tomorrow morning (kick-off 5:45am). Veitokani has been named amongst the replacements in an exciting Fijian squad.
In Australia’s line-up, Adam Coleman and Sekope Kepu are part of the Wallabies replacements, looking to make an impact when called upon.
Scotland take on Ireland on Sunday, as the incoming Allan Dell starts at prop in Yokohama (kick-off 8:45am).
The latest kick-off on Sunday (11:45am) sees Steve Mafi’s Tonga take on England, with Mafi in Japan with the Tongan team, but not selected as part of the match day squad.
Motu Matu’u and TJ Ioane wait until Tuesday 24 September to play their first Rugby World Cup fixture (kick-off 11:15am), when they take on Russia.
Bryce Campbell and USA get their campaign underway on Thursday 26 September against England (kick-off 11:45am).
Upcoming fixtures with London Irish interest:
Fiji v Australia – Saturday 21 September (kick-off 5:45am): Alivereti Veitokani, Adam Coleman and Sekope Kepu
Scotland v Ireland – Sunday 22 September (kick-off 8:45am): Allan Dell
Tonga v Englan – Sunday 22 September (kick-off 11:45am): Steve Mafi
Samoa v Russia – Tuesday 24 September (kick-off 11:15am): Motu Matu’u and TJ Ioane
USA v England – Wednesday 25 September (kick-off 11:45am): Bryce Campbell
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