NEW ZEALAND  70 V ITALY  7
  COMPETITION: Rugby World Cup, 
  VENUE: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne DATE: 11 October, 2003 SPECTATORS: 40,715
  REFEREE: Andrew Cole (Australia) HALFTIME: 25-0  
  SCORERS: SCORERS:
  TRIES: Howlett (2), Spencer (2), Rokocoko (2), Thorn, Thorne, TRIES: Phillips
  Marshall, Carter, MacDonald    
  CONVERSIONS: Carter (6) CONVERSIONS: Peens
  PENALTY GOALS: Spencer PENALTY GOALS:
  DROPPED GOALS: DROPPED GOALS:
     
15 Malili Muliana  Auckland 15 Gert Peens  Overmach Parma RFC
14 Doug Howlett Auckland 14 Mirco Bergamasco  Stade Francaise RFC, France
13 Tana Umaga (21) Wellington 13 Andrea Masi  Viadana RFC
12 Daniel Carter Canterbury 12 Matteo Barbini Petraca Padova RFC
11 Joe Rokocoko (22) Auckland 11 Nicola Mazzucato (22) Ghail Calvisano RFC
10 Carlos Spencer Auckland 10 Francesco Mazzariol Overmach Parma RFC
9 Justin Marshall Canterbury 9 Matteo Mazzantini (20) Viadana RFC
8 Jerry Collins (19) Wellington 8 Matthew Phillips (18) Viadana RFC
7 Richard McCaw (18) Canterbury 7 Mauro Bergamasco (19) Stade Francaise RFC, France
6 Reuben Thorne (C) Canterbury 6 Scott Palmer  Benetton Treviso RFC
5 Chris Jack Canterbury 5 Christian Bezzi Viadana RFC
4 Brad Thorn Canterbury 4 Carlo Checchinato (Cap) Benetton Treviso RFC
3 Greg Somerville Canterbury 3 Ramiro Martinez (17) Benetton Treviso RFC
2 Keven Mealamu (16) Auckland 2 Carlo Festuccia (16t) Overmach Parma RFC
1 Dave Hewett (17) Canterbury 1 Salvatore Perugini  Ghail Calvisano RFC
   
16 Mark Hammett (2) Canterbury 16 Fabio Ongaro (2t) Benetton Treviso RFC
17 Kees Meeuws (1) Auckland 17 Martin Castrogiovanni (3) Ghail Calvisano RFC
18 Marty Holah (7) Waikato 18 Andrea Benatti (8) Viadana RFC
19 Rodney Sa'oialo (8) Wellington 19 Sergio Parisse (7) Benetton Treviso RFC
20 Steve Devine  Auckland 20 Alessandro Troncon (9) Benetton Treviso RFC
21 Ma'a Nonu (13) Wellington 21 Rima Wakarua  Leonessa Brescia RFC
22 Leon MacDonald (11) Canterbury 22 Gonzalo Canale (11) Benetton Treviso RFC
   
  COACH COACH: John Kirwan
           
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