Who scored the first try in the first Rugby World Cup?

Who scored the first try in the first Rugby World Cup?

Michael Jones
The host team opened the scoring in the 14th minute, following a drop goal by fly-half Grant Fox. They extended their lead later in the first half when Michael Jones scored a try, which was converted by Fox.

Who scored a try in the Rugby World Cup?

Kirill Golosnitsky
Russia’s Kirill Golosnitsky scored the first try of the tournament and Kotaro Matsushima of Japan scored the first hat-trick of the tournament. Camille Lopez of France scored the first drop goal of the tournament….Team statistics.

Team South Africa
Tries 33
Conversions 23
Penalties 16
Drop goals 1

Who scored the most tries in Rugby World Cup 2015?

Julian Savea
Rugby World Cup 2015: Top try scorers

Player Team Tries
1. Julian Savea New Zealand 8
2. Nehe Milner-Skudder New Zealand 6
3. Bryan Habana South Africa 5
= Gareth Davies Wales 5

Who scored the first try at the 2011 Rugby World Cup?

First half From a line-out in the French 22, Tony Woodcock received the ball and broke through a hole in the French defence to score his first try of the World Cup. Piri Weepu, who had already missed a penalty kick, failed with his conversion effort.

What is the most tries scored in a rugby game?

New Zealand scored a record 21 tries in a win against Japan at South Africa on 4 June 1995. The All Blacks went to win 145-17.

What’s the highest rugby score ever?


Points Team Score
145 New Zealand 145–17
142 Australia 142–0
111 England 111–13
108 New Zealand 108–13

Who has the most tries in rugby?

Daisuke Ohata
Try scorers

Rank Player Tries
1 Daisuke Ohata 69
2 Bryan Habana 67
3 David Campese 64
4 Shane Williams 60

Do the Rugby World Cup try scorers list include penalty tries?

This article lists charts each team’s try scorers from the first Rugby World Cup to date. The list does not include penalty tries. Statistics correct after Japan vs South Africa, 20 October 2019.

How were the Rugby World Cup pools determined for 2015?

Seedings for the pools of the 2015 World Cup were based on the teams’ respective IRB Rankings. The draw, hosted by Will Greenwood, was conducted on 3 December 2012 in London, and used the World Rankings as of that day, just after the 2012 end-of-year rugby union internationals, which finished on 1 December 2012.

Did TV3 confirm all 48 Rugby World Cup games?

^ “TV3 confirms ALL 48 Rugby World Cup games”. tv3.ie. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. ^ “SKY Italia joins global RWC 2015 rights”.

How many tries did John Bunce score for New Zealand in 1991?

Including Western Samoa, 1991-95. Bunce also scored two tries for New Zealand. No tries scored. Notes: There was no qualification for the 1987 World Cup as places were given by invitation only.