SAMOA  13 V   JAPAN  3
  COMPETITION: Pacific Nations Cup                                                                                            Updated 02.08.2007
  VENUE: Yurtec Stadium, Sendai DATE: 16 June 2007 SPECTATORS: 7,905
  REFEREE: Timothy Hayes (Wales) HALFTIME: 0-3  
  SCORERS: SCORERS:
  TRIES: Fa'atau TRIES:
  CONVERSIONS: Crichton CONVERSIONS:
  PENALTY GOALS: Crichton (2) PENALTY GOALS: Ando
  DROPPED GOALS: DROPPED GOALS:
   
15 Loki Crichton Worcester RFC, England 15 Bryce Robins (22) Ricoh
14 David Lemi  Bristol RFC, England 14 Christian Loamanu Saitama Instutute of Tech.
13 Anetalea Tuilagi (22) Leeds Tykes, England 13 Yuta Imamura  Kobe Steel
12 Seilala Maposua  London Irish, England 12 Shotaro Onishi  Yamaha Motor
11 Alesana Tuilagi  Leicester, England 11 Kosuke Endo Toyota Motor
10 Elvis Sevealii  Sale Sharks, England 10 Eiji Ando  NEC
9 Junior Poluleuligaga (20) North Harbour, New Zealand 9 Tomoki Yoshida (20) Toshiba 
8 Alfred Vaeluaga To'oala (19) Bristol RFC, England 8 Takuro Miuchi (Capt.) (19) NEC
7 Justin Purdie  Wellington, New Zealand 7 Glen Marsh  NEC
6 Leo Lafaialii (Capt.) Yokogawa Electric, Japan 6 Hare Makiri (18) Fukuoka Sanix
5 Daniel Leo (18) London Wasps, England 5 Luke Thompson Toshiba
4 Joseph Tekori  Auckland, New Zealand 4 Hitoshi Ono  Toshiba 
3 Census Johnson  Saracens, England 3 Tomokazu Soma  Sanyo
2 Muliufi Salanoa  Scopa, Upolu  2 Yuji Matsubara (16) Kobe Steel
1 Justin Va'a (16) Glasgow Warriors, Scotland 1 Tatsukichi Nishiura (17) Coca-Cola West Japan
   
16 Tamato Leupolu (1) Rochelais, France 16 Mitsugu Yamamoto (2) Sanyo
17 Donald Kerslake  Vaiala, Upolu  17 Ryo Yamamura (1) Yamaha
18 Filipo Levi (5) Ricoh, Japan 18 Takanori Kumagae (6) NEC
19 Semo Sititi (8) Docomo, Japan 19 Yasunori Watanabe (8) Toshiba
20 Steven Sooialo (9) NEC Harlequins RFC, England 20 Yuki Yatomi (9) Yamaha Motor
21 Joshua Keil  Warringah RFC, Australia 21 Koji Taira Suntory
22 Lome Fa'atau (13) Glasgow Warriors, Scotland 22 Go Aruga (15) Suntory
   
  COACH: Michael Jones COACH: John Kirwan
               
MATCH NOTES
This was the first test match to be played in Sendai a city in North-Eastern Japan.

Sources
RiJ Newsletter Vol.4, No.25 thanks to Ian McDonnell
'Rugby News', Vol 38, No.20, p39