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One change made by Canada

25th September 2011 06:29


adam kleeberger canada v france rwc 2011

At six: Adam Kleeberger

Canada head coach Kieran Crowley has announced his team to play their third match in Pool A against Japan at McLean Park on Tuesday.

Matt Evans is the lone change to the line-up that lost to France as he takes the place of Ciaran Hearn on the right wing for the game in Napier.

Evans returns from injury ahead of the Canucks' penultimate game in the 2011 tournament, which will coincide with Ryan Smith's 50th appearance.

Canada: 15 James Pritchard, 14 Matt Evans, 13 DTH van der Merwe, 12 Ryan Smith, 11 Phil Mackenzie, 10 Ander Monro, 9 Ed Fairhurst, 8 Aaron Carpenter, 7 Chauncey O'Toole, 6 Adam Kleeberger, 5 Jamie Cudmore, 4 Jebb Sinclair, 3 Jason Marshall, 2 Pat Riordan (c), 1 Hubert Buydens.
Replacements: 16 Ryan Hamilton, 17 Scott Franklin, 18 Tyler Hotson, 19 Jeremy Kyne, 20 Sean White, 21 Nathan Hirayama, 22 Conor Trainor.

Date: Tuesday, September 27
Kick-off: 17:00 (06:00 GMT)
Venue: McLean Park, Napier