SAMOA 15 V   TONGA 19
  COMPETITION:         RWC 2007 FINALS POOL A                                                                          Updated 17.09.2007
  VENUE: Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier DATE: 16 September 2007 SPECTATORS: 29 000
  REFEREE: Jonathan Kaplan (RSA) HALFTIME: 12 - 6  
  SCORERS: SCORERS:
  TRIES: TRIES: Taione
  CONVERSIONS: CONVERSIONS: Hola
  PENALTY GOALS: Williams (5) PENALTY GOALS: Hola (4)
  DROPPED GOALS: DROPPED GOALS:
   
15 Gavin  Williams (21) Ponsonby, NZ 15 Vungakoto Lilo Tautahi Gold
14 Sailosi Tagicakibau (22) London Irish, England 14 Tevita Hemilitoni Tu'ifua (22) Counties Manukau, NZ
13 Elvis  Sevealii Sale Sharks, England 13 Sukanaivalu Ikavuka Hufanga CA Brive, France
12 Seilala Mapusua London Irish, England 12   Epeli Taione (21) Sanyo, Japan
11 Alesana  Tuilagi Leicester Tigers, England 11 Joseph Wilson Vaka World, Japan
10 Loki Crichton  Worcester, England 10 Raymond Pierre Hola Kobe, Japan
9 Steven Sooialo (20) Harlequins, England 9 Enele Taufa (20) Tau'uta Reds
8 Semo Sititi (Capt) Docomo Japan 8 Finau Maka Toulouse, France
7 Ulia Ulia (19) Marist St Joseph, Samoa 7 Otenili Langilangi (Capt) NEC, Japan
6 Daniel  Leo London Wasps, England 6   Hale T Pole Southland, NZ
5 Kane  Thompson Wests Roosters, NZ 5 Paino Hehea Metro-Racing, France
4 Iosefa Tekori (18) Auckland NPC / Waitakaere, NZ 4 Inoke Unga'anga Afeaki (18) Grenoble, France
3 Cencus  Johnston (17)  Saracens, England 3 Kisi Pulu Albi, France
2 Mahonri  Schwalger (16) Wellington Hurricanes, NZ 2 Ephraim Taukafa (16) Oyonnax, France
1 Justin  Va'a Glasgow Warriors, Scotland 1 Soane  Tonga'uiha (17) Northampton, England
   
16 Tanielu Fuga (2) Harlequins, England 16 Aleki 'Aho Lutui (2) Worcester, England
17 Muliufi Salanoa (3)  SCOPA, Samoa 17   Toma Toke (1) Spartan
18 Siuleo  Lafaialii (4) Yokogawa Electric Corp, Japan 18 Viliami Laukau Vaki (4) Perpignan, France
19 Justin  Purdie (7) Wellington Lions, NZ 19 'Emosi Kauhenga Daito, Japan
20 Junior Poluleuligaga (9) North Harbour, NZ 20 Sione Mone Tu'ipulotu (9) Yokogawa, Japan
21 Lolo  Lui (15) Moataa, Samoa 21 Isileli  Tupou (12) Tautahi Gold
22 David Lemi (14) Bristol Rugby, England 22 Hudson Tonga'uiha (14) Vaini
   
  COACH: Michael Jones COACH: Quddus Fielea
               
MATCH NOTES

Yellow Card: Tonga - Epeli Taione  28 - 38' (Ruck infringement); Toma Toke 75' (High Tackle)
Red Card: Tonga - Hale T Pole 72' (Violent play)

Scoring: 0 - 3 (Hola 3); 3 - 3 (Williams 5); 6 - 3 (Williams 20); 9 - 3 (Williams 23); 12 - 3 (Williams 28); 12 - 6 (Hola 38); HT
12 - 9 (Hola 46); 12 - 16 (Taione, Hola 60); 12 - 19 (Hola 66); 15 - 19 (Williams 69)

Taufa was making his test debut for Tonga. Taione's try was his first for Tonga. Sititi was playing his 50th game for Samoa.

Source: http://rugbyworldcup.independent.ie/matchcentre/2855250

Compiled by Quentin Davies and Gary Carbines.