Tuesday, May 29, 2012


Guam v Indonesia in Kuala Lumpur

Venue: Stadium Petaling Jaya

Referee: Nik Mohd Ramadhan bin Nik Abdullah (Malaysia)

Guam and Indonesia are two teams who were in this division last year. Guam has had the edge over their more populous Asian cousins in their two encounters to date.

Indonesia will be captained by Daniel Nugroho.

Previous Encounters
12.06.2010 Guam 49-12 in Jakarta (Asia Nations Div.3, Playoff 3rd-4th)
01.07.2009 Guam 23-3 in Manilla (Asia Nations Div.3, Semi-final)

Guam Last Year
25.06.2011 v China L 18-28 in Jakarta (Asia Nations Div.3, Final)
22.06.2011 v Pakistan W 37-10 in Jakarta (Asia Nations Div.3, Semi-final)

Indonesia Last Year
25.06.2011 v Pakistan W 20-19 in Jakarta (Asia Nations Div.3, Playoff 3rd-4th)
22.06.2011 v China L 23-32 in Jakarta (Asia Nations Div.3, Semi-final)

GWC Rugby Rankings
Asia Table-Guam 15th, Indonesia 16th

IRB Ranking points do not apply as Indonesia does not register.

Prediction: Guam by 25 points


137[1]  2012-indonesia-squad
                             Image thanks to http://indonesiarugbyunion

Indonesion Rhinos squad

Bali - Nick Mesritz, Dan Sivess, Markus
Banteng - Yudha Ramon, Ari Yudha, Marco, Yohanes Musi, John Taylor, Adrian, Agustian, Fikri Al Azhar
Komodos - Daniel Nugroho, Tom Elliot, Mark Brown, Mike Lewis, Kyle Larson, Gareth Rae
Balikpapan - Ribut
Sengatta - Asmuri
Papua based - Nico Joku, George Offide
Mantano - Ashykar
Jago Dulu-Rams - Florian Busi
Sumbawa - David Pasaribu, Asep
Surabaya - Putu
Gosowong - Meidy Pesik
Overseas based - Kirk Arundale, Hastono Van Hien, Dian Simatupang, Michael Bavin, Stevie Haurissa
Emergency on stand-by - Bobby Orlando

Head Coach: James Johnston


Guam Squad
Paul Claros, Loose Forward, (C)
Rob Leon Guerrero, Blindside Flanker
Earl Pascual, Hooker
Mario Martinez, Wing
John Arceo, Loose Forward
Brandon O’Mallan, Hooker/Prop
Carlos Eustquio, Prop
TJ Ada, Loose Forward
Chirs Sgro, Center
Basil O’Mallan, Open-side Flanker
Paul Eustquio, Wing/Fullback
Brian Ramiro, Lock
Gerard Aguon, Center/Fullback
Vinson Calvo, Fly Half
Sixto Quintanilla III, Lock
Stephen “Juice” Santos, Wing
Jesse “Pumpy” Manglona, Wing
Steven Sablan, Scrum Half
Eddie Calvo, Fullback
Randy Mendiola, Center
Leonard Calvo, Prop
PJ Calvo, Scrum Half
Fabien Garces, Lock

Guam Players in New Zealand

Brandon O’Mallan, Hooker

20 years old, 6 international rugby test caps for Guam, played for Guam U18 in Taiwan(2009), played for New Zealand U19 Harlequins(2010). 3rd consecutive year in New Zealand (St. Paul’s College, Morrinsville Rugby Club); 4 years experience. Coached Notre Dame High school rugby 2011-2012.

Basil O’Mallan, Open-side Flanker

23 years old; 10 years experience. 8 international rugby test caps for Guam. 3 years Sam Houston State Texas college rugby. Coached Notre Dame high school rugby 2011-2012.

Randy Mendiola, Winger/Center

23 years old; 7 years experience. 9 international rugby test caps for Guam. Referred high school rugby 2012. Coached GW high school 2010, coached Okkado high school 2009, coached Saint Francis Middle School 2009-2010.

Rob Leon Guerrero, Loose Forward/Lock

23 years old; 3 years experience. 6 international rugby test caps for Guam. Referree’d high school & middle school rugby 2010-2012. Coaching staff, Notre Dame Rugby 2009-2011.

Steve Sablan, Scrum Half

23 years old, 9 international rugby test caps for Guam. 2nd tour in New Zealand (Christchurch Old Boys, 2009; Under-20’s USA Squad 2008; Potmac Athletic Rugby Club (Washington D.C. 2007) Ombac Rugby Club (San Diego 2007), coaching staff, Father Duenas Friars 2010-2011; 12 years experience

Chris Sgro, Center

25 years old, 10 international rugby test caps for Guam. (1 club season in England, 2009; 4 club seasons playing for the city of Portland, Oregon 2005-2008); 12 years experience. Academy rugby coach 2012

Paul Eustaquio, Winger/Fullback

25 years old, 10 international rugby test caps for Guam. 1 season in New Zealand, Taupiri Club. Notre Dame boys coach, 2010.


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