AJ Macginty - Fly-half
Club: Sale Sharks
DOB: February 26, 1990 Caps: 21
World Cup caps: 3
World Cup pts/tries: 25/0 Dubliner Macginty played in the
2015 World Cup after qualifying through residency status. The former Blackrock student has become a big hit with Sale Sharks’ fans since arriving in 2016. Battling back from a shoulder injury last season.
Madison Hughes - Full-back
Club: USA Sevens
DOB: October 26 1992
World Cup caps: 0
World Cup pts/tries: 0/0 Sevens captain Hughes has been recruited to the World Cup campaign due to his silky running and handling skills. Combined with his poster boy looks, he is a good bet to be a real Eagles hit in Japan.
Titi Lamositele - Prop
Club: Saracens DOB: February 11 1995 Caps: 27 World Cup caps: 3 World Cup pts/tries: 5/1 The former American Footballer never enjoys taking a backward step in the scrum and Saracens fans will be interested to see how their tough guy prop performs on the world stage.
Samu Manoa - Flanker
Club: Toulon DOB: March 15 1985 Caps: 22 World Cup caps: 4 World Cup pts/tries: 0/0 Northampton and Cardi fans know all about the power and presence of the American ‘hitman’. Never leaves anything out on the field. His ball carrying and line-breaking will be crucial.