Canada vs Samoa (IRB Pacific Nations cup Rugby): Live stream, Team squad, Head to head, Prediction, Watch online, TV info

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 | 0

Canada vs Samoa – IRB Pacific Nations cup – Rugby

IRB Pacific Nations cup generally held up every year since 2006 and this is the 4th time 6 team are participating on the tournament. Japan is the current champion and Junior All Blacks was the most 3 time champions. However Canada will play their second appearance this year and their 3rd match will be vs. Samoa. First match was lost vs. Japan by 6-20 points. This match take date at 29th July, 2015 and kick off time will be at 20:30 EDT, 16:30 GMT and 10:30 BST. BMO Field, Toronto of Canada will be the match venue of IRB Pacific Nations cup’s Canada vs. Samoa Matches.

Match Details in a look:

Match                                   : Canada vs. Samoa

Tournament                       : IRB Pacific Nations cup

Date of Match                   : 29th July, 2015

Time of Match                   : 20:30 EDT, 16:30 GMT and 10:30 BST

Venue of Match                 : BMO Field, Toronto

Referee                               :  Angus Gardner (Australia)

Canada vs. Samoa Match Preview:

Canada is the 18th team in the world IRB ranking, they have 66.52 points. They have all 7 world cup appearances and 2015 world cup will be their 8th world cup all over. Since 1932 they are playing international rugby, their debut opposition was Japan. Canada’s biggest wins vs. Barbados by 71-3 and biggest defeats comes vs. England by 70-0. In the world cup, playing quarterfinals at 1991 was their best performance ever.

So far Canada played 224 international matches and 25 is in the world cup. Out of their 94 international victories 7 comes in World Cup. Canada have played their most international match against USA, it is the number of 52. Their most 38 wins also comes vs. United States. And 13 games were beaten by them. But Canada’s most 14 defeats comes vs. Wales and Japan. Out of their 15 match vs. Wales, Canada have lost 14 and won only one matches.

Samoa is playing international Rugby match since 1924 and they have played 6 world cup out of 7 so far. Also played in 2 world cup quarterfinals, first was in 1991 and second comes in 1995. This 9th team in the IRB raking so far played 203 international rugby matches and won in 98, where they lost 99 matches so far.

Canada vs. Samoa Head to head:

So far this 2 team was played 4 head to head matches and Canada lost their all 4 matches vs. Samoa. This 0 winning ratio is comes equal to Scotland, South Africa and Ireland.

Canada Squad:

Matt Evans, Jeff Hassler, Liam Underwood, Gordon McRorie, Aaron Carpenter, Hubert Buydens, Tyler Ardron (c), Ciaran Hearn, Connor Braid, Beukeboom, Jon Phelan, Andrew Tiedemann, D. T. H. van der Merwe, John Moonlight, Richard Thorpe, Brett.

Samoa Squad:

Fa’atoina Autagavaia, Alofa Alofa, Paul Perez, Filo Paulo, Michael Stanley, Pele Cowley, Sanele Vavae Tuilagi, Anthony Perenise, Motu Matu’u, Sakaria Taulafo,Johnny Leota, Alesana Tuilagi (c), Jack Lam, TJ Ioane, Fa’atiga Lemalu

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