WALES  27 V TONGA  20
  COMPETITION: World Cup, Pool D
  VENUE: Bruce Stadium, Canberra DATE: 19 October, 2003 SPECTATORS: 19,806
  REFEREE: Paul Honiss (New Zealand) HALFTIME: 14-10  
  SCORERS: SCORERS:
  TRIES: Cooper, M. Williams TRIES: Hola, Kivalu, Lavaka
  CONVERSIONS: S. Jones CONVERSIONS: Hola
  PENALTY GOALS: S.Jones (4)  PENALTY GOALS: Hola
  DROPPED GOALS: M.Williams DROPPED GOALS:
     
15 Rhys Williams Cardiff Blues 15 Sila Va'enuku  Toa-Ico Ma'Afoa RFC
14 Mark Jones Llanelli Scarlets 14 Sione Fonua  Auckland, New Zealand
13 Mark Taylor  Llanelli Scarlets 13 Sukanaivalu Hufanga  Vaini RFC
12 Iestyn Harris Cardiff Blues 12 John Payne  Manly RFC, Australia
11 Tom Shanklin Cardiff Blues 11 Tevita Tu'ifua Auckland, New Zealand
10 Stephen Jones Llanelli Scarlets 10 Pierre Hola  Kobe Steel RFC, Japan
9 Gareth Cooper (20) Celtic Warriors 9 Silio Martens Bridgend RFC, Wales
8 Alex Popham (19) Leeds RFC, England 8 Benhur Kivalu (Capt.) Sanix RFC, Japan
7 Colin Charvis (Capt.) Unattached 7 Stanley Afeaki (19) Ponsonby RFC, New Zealand
6 Daffyd Jones Llanelli Scarlets 6 Ipolito Fenukitau (18) Ricoh RFC, Japan
5 Robert Sidoli  Celtic Warriors 5 Viliami Vaki  Parma RFC, Italy
4 Gareth Llewellyn (18) Neath-Swansea Osprey 4 Usaia Latu  Northern Suburbs RFC, Australia
3 Gethin Jenkins  Celtic Warriors 3 Heamani Lavaka  Eastern Suburbs RFC, Australia
2 Mefin Davies (16) Celtic Warriors 2 Viliami Ma'asi (16) Penzance RFC, England
1 Iestyn Thomas (17) Llanelli Scarlets 1 Kisi Pulu (17) Otahuhu RFC, New Zealand
   
16 Huw Bennett (2) Neath-Swansea Osprey 16 Ephram Taukafa (2) Northern Suburbs RFC, Australia
17 Adam Jones (1) Neath-Swansea Osprey 17 Tonga Lea'aetoa (1) Northern Suburbs RFC, Australia
18 Chris Wyatt (4) Llanelli Scarlets 18 Nisifolo Naufahu (6) Otamatea RFC, New Zealand
19 Martyn Williams (8) Cardiff Blues 19 Milton Ngauamo (7) Wellington, New Zealand
20 Dwane Peel (9) Llanelli Scarlets 20 David Palu  Poneke RFC, New Zealand
21 Shane Williams Neath-Swansea Osprey 21  Gus Leger Counties-Manukau, New Zealand
22 Garan Evans Llanelli Scarlets 22 Sateki Tu'ipulotu  Parramatta RFC, Australia
   
  COACH: Steve Hansen COACH
           
MATCH NOTES
Source-www.worldcupweb.com

A heavy penalty count against Tonga and a better Welsh goal kicker cost the Tongans this match. They scored 3 tries to 2.