Socol back as Skipper for Romania versus All Blacks

Romania lock Sorin Socol will captain his side after being recalled to the starting line-up, for the match against New Zealand at the: Stade Municipal, Toulouse, Saturday, 29 September,
Kick-off: 1200 BST . Socol missed Romania’s narrow 14-10 victory over Portugal but returns to the side as one of nine changes made by head coach Daniel Santamans.

Romania Team V New Zealand

Backs: Iulian Dumitras, Stefan Ciuntu, Csaba Gal, Romeo Gontineac, Gabriel Brezoianu, Ionut Dimofte, Lucian Sirbu.
Forwards: Bogdan Balan, Marius Tincu, Silviu Florea, Sorin Socol (C), Cristian Petre, Florin Corodeanu, Alexandru Manta, Ovidiu Tonita.

Replacements: Razvan Mavrodin, Paulica Ion, Valentin Ursache, Cosmin Ratiu, Valentin Calafeteanu, Florin Vlaicu, Dan Vlad or Catalin Robert Dascalu.