2019 World Rugby Under 20 Championship
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2019 World Rugby Under 20 Championship
2019 Under 20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Argentina
Venue2
DateJune 4-22
No. of nations12
Final positions
Champions France
Runner-up Australia
Third place South Africa
Fourth place Argentina
2018
2020

The 2019 World Rugby Under 20 Championship was the twelfth edition of the premier age-grade competition for rugby. The tournament was held in Argentina for the second time, having been hosted there in 2010.[1]

Defending champions France won the under 20 title again in 2019, defeating Australia in a closely fought final by 24-23 at the Racecourse Stadium in Rosario.[2] The city of Santa Fe also hosted matches in the 2019 championship.[1]

Teams

The teams that participated in the tournament are listed in the table below, with a summary of their previous best results at the World Rugby Under 20 Championship included.[3]

Team No. Result (2018) Best Result
 Argentina 12 6th Third place (2016)
 Australia 12 5th Runners-up (2010)
 England 12 2nd Champions (2013, 2014, 2016)
 France 12 1st Champions (2018)
 Georgia 4 9th Ninth place (2018)
 Ireland 12 11th Runners-up (2016)
 Italy 10 8th Eighth place (2017, 2018)
 Fiji 8 -- Sixth place (2011)
 New Zealand 12 4th Champions (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017)
 Scotland 12 10th Fifth place (2017)
 South Africa 12 3rd Champions (2012)
 Wales 12 7th Runners-up (2013)

Pool stage

The pool stage fixture was as follows:[4]

Pool A

Team Pld W D L PF PA -/+ TF TA BP Pts
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 113 70 +43 15 8 3 11
 France 3 2 0 1 94 80 +14 13 9 3 11
 Wales 3 2 0 1 87 85 +2 10 11 1 9
 Fiji 3 0 0 3 62 121 -59 8 18 1 1

Pool B

Team Pld W D L PF PA -/+ TF TA BP Pts
 Australia 3 2 0 1 114 85 +29 16 12 3 11
 Ireland 3 2 0 1 97 85 +12 13 11 2 10
 England 3 2 0 1 106 98 +8 14 14 1 9
 Italy 3 0 0 3 49 98 -49 7 13 1 1

Pool C

Team Pld W D L PF PA -/+ TF TA BP Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 116 56 +60 18 8 2 14
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 114 71 +43 17 8 2 10
 Georgia 3 1 0 2 50 105 -55 6 17 0 4
 Scotland 3 0 0 3 64 112 -48 10 16 2 2

Pool stage standings

Seedings for the knockout stage based on results from the pool stage:[5]

Pos Team Pool Pld -/+ Pts
Finals
1  South Africa C 3 +60 14
2  Argentina A 3 +43 11
3  Australia B 3 +29 11
4  France A 3 +14 11
5-8th place play-offs
5  New Zealand C 3 +43 10
6  Ireland B 3 +12 10
7  England B 3 +8 9
8  Wales A 3 +2 9
9-12th place play-offs
9  Georgia C 3 -55 4
10  Scotland C 3 -48 2
11  Italy B 3 -49 1
12  Fiji A 3 -59 1

Knockout stage

9-12th place play-offs

 
Semi-finals9th place
 
      
 
17 June - 10:30 - Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 
 Scotland19
 
22 June - 13:00 - Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 Italy26
 
 Italy29
 
17 June - 13:00 - Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 Georgia17
 
 Georgia12
 
 
 Fiji8
 
11th place
 
 
22 June - 10:30 - Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 
 Scotland34
 
 
 Fiji59

Semi-finals


Match 19 17 June Scotland  19-26  Italy Old Resian Club, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC-03) Report
Match 20 17 June Georgia  12-8  Fiji Old Resian Club, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC-03) Report

11th place


Match 25 22 June Scotland  34-59  Fiji Old Resian Club, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC-03) Report

9th place


Match 26 22 June Italy  29-17  Georgia Old Resian Club, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC-03) Report

5-8th place play-offs

 
Semi-finals5th place
 
      
 
17 June - 10:30 - Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 
 New Zealand 7
 
22 June - 10:30 - Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 Wales8
 
 Wales26
 
17 June - 15:30 - Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 England45
 
 Ireland23
 
 
 England30
 
7th place
 
 
22 June - 15:30 - Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 
 New Zealand40
 
 
 Ireland17

Semi-finals


Match 22 17 June New Zealand  7-8  Wales Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC-03) Report
Match 21 17 June Ireland  23-30  England Old Resian Club, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC-03) Report

7th place


Match 27 22 June New Zealand  40-17  Ireland Old Resian Club, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC-03) Report

5th place


Match 28 22 June Wales  26-45  England Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC-03) Report

Finals

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 June - 13:00 - Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 
 Argentina13
 
22 June - 15:30 - Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 Australia34
 
 Australia23
 
17 June - 15:30 - Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 France24
 
 South Africa7
 
 
 France20
 
3rd place
 
 
22 June - 13:00 - Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 
 Argentina16
 
 
 South Africa41

Semi-finals


Match 23 17 June Argentina  13-34  Australia Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC-03) Report
Match 24 17 June South Africa  7-20  France Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC-03) Report

3rd place


Match 29 22 June Argentina  16-41  South Africa Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC-03) Report

Final


Match 30 22 June Australia  23-24  France Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC-03) Report

Statistics

Statistics for the 2019 championship[6] :

Most conversions[9]
Pos Player Conv
1 Josh Hodge 19
2 Will Harrison 13
3 Ben Healy 12
4 Caleb Muntz 10
Lalomilo Lalomilo
Most penalties[10]
Pos Player Penalties
1 Louis Carbonel 11
2 Cai Evans 10
3 Joaquin De La Vega Mendia 7
4 Josh Hodge 5
Tedo Abzhandadze

Final placings

Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA -/+ TF TA
1  France 5 4 0 1 138 110 +28 16 13
2  Australia 5 3 0 2 171 122 +49 23 15
3  South Africa 5 4 0 1 164 92 +72 24 11
4  Argentina 5 2 0 3 142 145 -3 18 17
5-8th place play-offs
5  England 5 4 0 1 181 147 +34 23 20
6  Wales 5 3 0 2 121 137 -16 15 18
7  New Zealand 5 3 0 2 161 96 +65 24 12
8  Ireland 5 2 0 3 137 155 -18 18 20
9-12th place play-offs
9  Italy 5 2 0 3 104 134 -30 15 17
10  Georgia 5 2 0 3 79 142 -63 10 22
11  Fiji 5 1 0 4 129 167 -38 18 25
12  Scotland 5 0 0 5 117 197 -80 18 29

References

  1. ^ a b "Argentina to host World Rugby U20 Championship 2019". World Rugby. 14 June 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "France edges Australia 24-23 to win U20 world rugby title". Japan Today. 24 June 2019. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019.
  3. ^ "WorldRugbyU20s". World Rugby. 14 June 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Schedule confirmed for World Rugby U20 Championship 2018". World Rugby. 15 February 2018.
  5. ^ "U20 Championship 2019 tournament rules". World Rugby. Archived from the original on 13 May 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ worldrugby.org. "Player Stats | World Rugby U20 Championship". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .
  7. ^ worldrugby.org. "World Rugby U20 Championship". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .
  8. ^ worldrugby.org. "World Rugby U20 Championship". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .
  9. ^ worldrugby.org. "World Rugby U20 Championship : Le plus de transformations". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .
  10. ^ worldrugby.org. "World Rugby U20 Championship : Most penalties". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .
  11. ^ worldrugby.org. "World Rugby U20 Championship : Offloads". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .
  12. ^ worldrugby.org. "World Rugby U20 Championship : Clean breaks". www.world.rugby. Retrieved .

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