HISTORY OF THE RUGBY WORLD CUP

All-time tournament statistics up to the start of the 2019 competition, from every country that has participated since 1987.

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Argentina
Pool C 2019
Australia
Pool D 2019
Canada
Pool B 2019
Cote D'Ivoire
Not Participating
England
Pool C 2019
Fiji
Pool D 2019
France
Pool C 2019
Georgia
Pool D 2019
Ireland
Pool A 2019
Italy
Pool B 2019
Japan
Pool A 2019
Namibia
Pool B 2019
New Zealand
Pool B 2019
Portugal
Not Participating
Romania
Not Participating
Russia
Pool A 2019
Samoa
Pool A 2019
Scotland
Pool A 2019
South Africa
Pool B 2019
Spain
Not Participating
Tonga
Pool C 2019
Uruguay
Pool D 2019
USA
Pool C 2019
Wales
Pool D 2019
Zimbabwe
Not Participating
Matches
37
 
Points
992
 
Tries
101
 
Conversions
72
 
Penalties
106
 
Drop goals
11
Third highest scored
Yellow cards
10
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
48
Second highest scored
Points
1648
Second highest scored
Tries
209
Second highest scored
Conversions
149
Second highest scored
Penalties
107
 
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
7
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
29
 
Points
528
 
Tries
56
 
Conversions
33
 
Penalties
57
 
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
10
 
Red cards
5
 
Matches
3
 
Points
29
 
Tries
3
 
Conversions
1
 
Penalties
4
 
Drop goals
0
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
44
Third highest scored
Points
1384
 
Tries
147
 
Conversions
107
 
Penalties
131
Second highest scored
Drop goals
21
Highest total scored
Yellow cards
5
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
28
 
Points
622
 
Tries
69
 
Conversions
53
 
Penalties
54
 
Drop goals
6
 
Yellow cards
9
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
48
Second highest scored
Points
1488
Third highest scored
Tries
171
Third highest scored
Conversions
122
Third highest scored
Penalties
135
Highest total scored
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
9
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
16
 
Points
197
 
Tries
14
 
Conversions
14
 
Penalties
32
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
7
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
35
 
Points
976
 
Tries
114
 
Conversions
87
 
Penalties
76
 
Drop goals
9
 
Yellow cards
5
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
28
 
Points
536
 
Tries
54
 
Conversions
38
 
Penalties
62
 
Drop goals
3
 
Yellow cards
6
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
28
 
Points
528
 
Tries
60
 
Conversions
36
 
Penalties
55
 
Drop goals
3
 
Yellow cards
2
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
19
 
Points
214
 
Tries
24
 
Conversions
17
 
Penalties
16
 
Drop goals
4
 
Yellow cards
9
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
50
Highest total scored
Points
2304
Highest total scored
Tries
312
Highest total scored
Conversions
226
Highest total scored
Penalties
109
Third highest scored
Drop goals
10
 
Yellow cards
9
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
4
 
Points
38
 
Tries
4
 
Conversions
3
 
Penalties
4
 
Drop goals
3
Yellow cards
1
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
24
 
Points
305
 
Tries
31
 
Conversions
13
 
Penalties
40
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
4
 
Points
57
 
Tries
8
 
Conversions
4
 
Penalties
2
 
Drop goals
1
Yellow cards
1
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
28
 
Points
656
 
Tries
75
 
Conversions
49
 
Penalties
49
 
Drop goals
2
 
Yellow cards
6
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
38
 
Points
1144
 
Tries
130
 
Conversions
96
 
Penalties
104
 
Drop goals
10
 
Yellow cards
5
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
36
 
Points
1256
 
Tries
141
 
Conversions
103
 
Penalties
98
 
Drop goals
15
Second highest scored
Yellow cards
8
 
Red cards
2
 
Matches
3
 
Points
18
 
Tries
0
 
Conversions
0
 
Penalties
6
 
Drop goals
0
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
25
 
Points
408
 
Tries
44
 
Conversions
28
 
Penalties
43
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
11
 
Red cards
3
 
Matches
11
 
Points
128
 
Tries
12
 
Conversions
7
 
Penalties
18
 
Drop goals
0
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
25
 
Points
352
 
Tries
37
 
Conversions
26
 
Penalties
38
 
Drop goals
2
 
Yellow cards
8
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
37
 
Points
1056
 
Tries
127
 
Conversions
94
 
Penalties
76
 
Drop goals
7
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
2
 
Matches
6
 
Points
84
 
Tries
11
 
Conversions
5
 
Penalties
10
 
Drop goals
0
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Player likely to go
under the posts
Ramiro Moyano
Age: 29
Caps: 29
Position: Full Back, Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Dane Haylett-Petty
Age: 29
Caps: 29
Position: Full Back, Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
DTH Van Der Merwe
Age: 33
Caps: 53
Position: Centre, Full Back, Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Jonny May
Age: 29
Caps: 45
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Josua Tuisova
Age: 25
Caps: 7
Position: Wing, Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Yoann Huget
Age: 31
Caps: 58
Position: Full Back, Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Merab Kvirikashvili
Age: 35
Caps: 114
Position: Fly-Half, Full Back, Scrum-Half
Player likely to go
under the posts
Keith Earls
Age: 31
Caps: 77
Position: Center, Full Back, Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Michele Campagnaro
Age: 26
Caps: 36
Position: Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Yoshikazu Fujita
Age: 25
Caps: 30
Position: Wing, Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Johan Tromp
Age: 28
Caps: 38
Position: Scrum-Half, Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Damian McKenzie
Age: 24
Caps: 21
Position: Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Vasily Artemyev
Age: 31
Caps: 83
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Ed Fidow
Age: 25
Caps: 7
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Tommy Seymour
Age: 30
Caps: 45
Position: Wing, Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Aphiwe Dyantyi
Age: 24
Caps: 12
Position: Wing, Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Fetu'u Vainikolo
Age: 34
Caps: 28
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Leandro Leivas
Age: 30
Caps: 70
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Mike Te'o
Age: 25
Caps: 21
Position: Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Gareth Davies
Age: 28
Caps: 41
Position: Scrum-Half
Best
Finish
Semi
Finals
2007, 2015
Record
victory
VS Uruguay
2015
65 - 3
Top
scorer
Gonzalo
Quesada
135 Points
Most
tries
Juan
Imhoff
7 Tries
Best
Finish
Winners
1991, 1999
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2003
142 - 0
Top
scorer
Michael
Lynagh
195 Points15 Appearances
Most
tries
Drew
Mitchell
14 Tries
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1991
Record
victory
VS Namibia
1999
72 - 11
Top
scorer
Gareth
Rees
120 Points13 Appearances
Most
tries
DTH Van Der Merwe
6 Tries
Best
Finish
Winners
2003
Record
victory
VS Uruguay
2003
111 - 13
Top
scorer
Jonny
Wilkinson
277 Points19 Appearances
Most
tries
Rory
Underwood
11 Tries15 Appearances
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1987, 2007
Record
victory
VS Namibia
1999
67 - 18
Top
scorer
Nicky
Little
125 Points14 Appearances
Most
tries
Vereniki
Goneva
5 Tries
Best
Finish
Runners Up
1987, 1999,
2011
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2007
87 - 10
Top
scorer
Frederic
Michalak
136 Points
Most
tries
Vincent
Clerc
11 Tries13 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2007
30 - 0
Top
scorer
Merab
Kvirikashvili
86 Points
Most
tries
Mamuka
Gorgodze
3 Tries
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1987-2015
(excl. '07)
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2003
64 - 7
Top
scorer
Ronan
O'Gara
93 Points14 Appearances
Most
tries
Keith
Earls
8 Tries
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Russia
2011
53 - 17
Top
scorer
Diego
Dominguez
98 Points9 Appearances
Most
tries
Marcello
Cuttitta
5 Tries7 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS
Zimbabwe
1991
52 - 8
Top
scorer
Ayumu
Goromaru
58 Points
Most
tries
Eiji
Kutsuki
4 Tries6 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
Top
scorer
Theuns
Kotze
59 Points
Most
tries
Heinz
Koll
2 Tries4 Appearances
Best
Finish
Winners
1987, 2001, 2015
Record
victory
VS Japan
2003
145 - 17
Top
scorer
Daniel
Carter
191 Points
Most
tries
Jonah
Lomu
15 Tries11 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
2011
Record
victory
 
 
Top
scorer
Konstantin
Rachkov
19 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Denis
Simplikevich
2 Tries2 Appearances
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1991, 1995
Record
victory
VS Uruguay
2003
60 - 13
Top
scorer
Silao
Leaegailesolo
62 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Brian
Lima
10 Tries18 Appearances
Best
Finish
Semi Finals
1991
Record
victory
VS Ivory Coast
1995
89 - 0
Top
scorer
Gavin
Hastings
227 Points13 Appearances
Most
tries
Gavin
Hastings
9 Tries13 Appearances
Best
Finish
Winners
1995, 2007
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2011
87 - 0
Top
scorer
Percy
Montgomery
111 Points12 Appearances
Most
tries
Bryan
Habana
15 Tries
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Ivory Coast
1995
29 - 11
Top
scorer
Kurt
Morath
73 Points
Most
tries
Sukanaivalu
Hufanga
3 Tries10 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Spain
1999
27 - 15
Top
scorer
Diego
Aguirre
30 Points7 Appearances
Most
tries
Alfonso
Cardosa
2 Tries5 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Japan
1999
39 - 26
Top
scorer
Michael
Hercus
77 Points8 Appearances
Most
tries
Chris
Wyles
4 Tries
Best
Finish
Semi Finals
1987, 2011
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2011
81 - 7
Top
scorer
Neil
Jenkins
98 Points7 Appearances
Most
tries
Shane
Williams
10 Tries11 Appearances