LONDON, 29 Sept - Romania have announced a squad amendment after Ovidiu Tonita was ruled out of RWC 2015 with a fractured thumb.

Tonita (pictured above, on the left) will be replaced by Castres lock/number eight Vlad Nistor.

Nistor was in Romania's training squad for RWC 2015, but did not make the original 31-man squad.

Veteran number eight Tonita, 35 - who scored Romania's only try in the 44-10 defeat to Ireland at Wembley on Sunday - was appearing at his fourth Rugby World Cup, having played in 2003, 2007 and 2011.

Nistor made his test debut for Romania against Russia in June 2013. 

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