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Last Updated: Sunday, 19 October, 2003, 13:46 GMT 14:46 UK
Clockwatch: Georgia 9-46 Samoa

All the action from the Pool C match in Perth.

80mins: Samo run the ball from their 22 - but it comes to nothing as the final whistle blows.

78mins: Both sides make numerous changes in the last 10 minutes as the game enters a scrappy phase.

70mins:Veteran Brian Lima crosses for his 10th RWC try after some patient build-up play. Va'a misses with the extras.
Georgia 9-46 Samoa

65mins: Dominic Feanuati at last breaks through for Samoa after bouncing through numerous tackles on his way to the line. Va'a pushes his country past the 40-point mark.
Georgia 9-41 Samoa

59mins: The Samoan captain again opts to go on his own - and finishes off a wonderful swerving run to outpace Badri Khekhelashvili. Va'a's conversion hits the posts but dips over.
Georgia 9-34 Samoa

57mins: Semo Sititi breaks through with a wonderful midfield shimmy, but the ball goes to ground to bring an end to a promising move.

50mins: Jeremy Tomuli dives over as the ball spills out in the tackle. TV replays are inconclusive and a scrum five is awarded.

44mins: Besik Khamashuridze is yellow-carded after slowing down play inside his 22. Va'a makes no mistake with his second attempt of the half.
Georgia 9-27 Samoa

43mins: Earl Va'a misses his chance to extend Samoa's lead when he hooks an early scond-half penalty.

41mins: Lima opens the second-half with a huge tackle on opposite centre Irakli Abuseridze.

40mins: Samoa earn a late penalty inside their own half before the whistle is blown.

32mins: Orrell-bound Steven So'oialo powers his way over after a good Samoan drive. Va'a adds two more.
Georgia 9-24 Samoa

27mins: Va'a adds another three points, but Paliko Jimsheladze hits back immediately with a drop goal.
Georgia 9-17 Samoa

23mins: Earl Va'a slices through from short-range despite a two man overlap and then converts his own try.
Georgia 6-14 Samoa

17mins: Georgia earn another penalty when Steven So'oialo is penalised for holding onto the ball on the floor. Paliko Jimsheladze cuts the deficit.
Georgia 6-7 Samoa

14mins: Georgia fail to create any openings despite being camped inside the Samoa 22.

9mins: Sailosi Tagicakibau beats three flailing Georgian defenders on the left to cap a fine move and touch over. Earl Va'a converts the extras.
Georgia 3-7 Samoa

7mins: Paliko Jimsheladze attempts a drop goal, but the ball flies wide.

6mins: Samoa wing Ron Fanuatanu is led off the field with what looks like a serious knee injury. He is replaced by Dominic Feaunati.

4mins: Samoa concede another penalty as Malkhaz Urkukashvili receives treatment. Paliko Jimsheladze slots the opening points.
Georgia 3-0 Samoa

Kick-off 1300: Samoa start well with Brian Lima making in-roads, but Georgia win an opening penalty.

Georgia: B Khekhelashvili; M Urjukashvili, T Zibzibadze, I Giorgadze, V Katsadze; P Jimsheladz, I Abuseridze; S Nikolaenko, A Guiorgadze, G Shvelidze; I Nadiradze, Zurab Mtchedlishvili; I Zedguinidze, G Yachvili, G Labadze

Replacements: D Dadunashvili, A Margvelashvili, V Didebulidze, D Bolgashvili, M Kvirikashvili, I Machkhaneli, B Khamashuridze

Samoa: T Vili; R Fanuatanu, T Fanolua, B Lima, S Tagicakibau; E Va'a, S So'oialo; K Lealamanu'a, J Meredith, J Tomuli; O Palepoi, L Lafaiali'i; P Poulous, M Fa'asavalu, S Sititi

Replacements: M Schwalger, S Lemalu, K Viliamu, S Vaili, D Tyrell, D Rasmussen, D Feaunati

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