2008 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy

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2008 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
Junior World Rugby Trophy 2008.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation  Chile
Dates 15 April 2008 – 27 April 2008
No. of nations 8
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16

The inaugural IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy was hosted by Chile in April 2008. The eight team competition for National men U'20 sides is the second tier of the IRB Junior World Championship, which replaced the U'19 & U'21 World Championships.

Pool Stage[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/- BP Pts Status
 Chile 3 3 0 0 9 67 19 +48 1 13 Into final
 Romania 3 2 0 1 12 77 47 +30 2 10 Into play-off for 3rd place
 Namibia 3 1 0 2 7 57 62 −5 2 6 Into play-off for 5th place
 Cook Islands 3 0 0 3 3 31 104 −73 0 0 Into play-off for 7th place
15 April 2008
2:00pm
Romania  28 – 26  Namibia
Stade Français, Santiago

15 April 2008
4:00pm
Cook Islands  10 – 33  Chile
Stade Français, Santiago

19 April 2008
2:00pm
Romania  46 – 7  Cook Islands
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

19 April 2008
4:00pm
Chile  20 – 6  Namibia
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

23 April 2008
4:00pm
Namibia  25 – 14  Cook Islands
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

23 April 2008
4:00pm
Chile  14 – 3  Romania
Stade Français, Santiago

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/- BP Pts Status
 Uruguay 3 3 0 0 24 169 24 +145 2 14 Into final
 Georgia 3 2 0 1 23 156 54 +102 3 11 Into play-off for 3rd place
 South Korea 3 1 0 2 15 94 134 −40 2 6 Into play-off for 5th place
 Jamaica 3 0 0 3 2 20 227 −207 0 0 Into play-off for 7th place
15 April 2008
2:00pm
Georgia  90 – 3  Jamaica
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

15 April 2008
4:00pm
Uruguay  67 – 8  South Korea
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

19 April 2008
2:00pm
Georgia  50 – 31  South Korea
Stade Français, Santiago

19 April 2008
4:00pm
Jamaica  0 – 82  Uruguay
Stade Français, Santiago

23 April 2008
2:00pm
South Korea  55 – 17  Jamaica
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

23 April 2008
2:00pm
Uruguay  20 – 16  Georgia
Stade Français, Santiago

Play-offs[edit]

7th place play-off[edit]

27 April 2008
10:00am
Cook Islands  54 – 15  Jamaica
Stade Français, Santiago

5th place play-off[edit]

27 April 2008
12:00pm
Namibia  36 – 29  South Korea
Stade Français, Santiago

3rd place play-off[edit]

27 April 2008
2:00pm
Romania  10 – 34  Georgia
Stade Français, Santiago

Final[edit]

27 April 2008
4:00pm
Chile  8 – 20  Uruguay
Stade Français, Santiago

See also[edit]