List of leading rugby union test point scorers

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This is a list of the leading scorers in rugby union Test matches.

Players currently active at international level are listed in bold; those not playing at international level but still active at club level are listed in italics.

Tables including matches played to 2 February 2014:

Top twenty scoring international players (Tier 1)[edit]

Updated: 15 June 2014

Rank Points Player International team(s) Years active Caps Tries Con Pen DG Avg. PTS
(per game)
Source(s)
1 1440 Dan Carter  New Zealand 2003– 100 29 256 255 6 14.40 [1]
2 1246 Jonny Wilkinson  England (1179)
British and Irish Lions (67)
1998–2011 91 7 169 255 36 13.69 [2]
3 1090 Neil Jenkins  Wales (1049)
British and Irish Lions (41)
1990–2003 87 11 131 248 10 12.53 [3]
4 1083 Ronan O'Gara  Ireland (1083)
British and Irish Lions (0)
2000–2013 130 16 176 202 15 8.33 [4]
5 1010 Diego Dominguez  Italy (983)
 Argentina (27)
1991–2003
1989
76 9 133 209 20 13.29 [5]
6 970 Stephen Jones  Wales (917)
British and Irish Lions (53)
1998–2011 110 7 160 198 7 8.82 [6]
7 967 Andrew Mehrtens  New Zealand 1995–2004 70 7 169 186 12 13.81 [7]
8 911 Michael Lynagh  Australia 1984–1995 72 17 140 177 9 12.65 [8]
9 893 Percy Montgomery  South Africa 1997–2008 102 25 153 148 6 8.75 [9]
10 878 Matt Burke  Australia 1993–2004 81 29 104 174 1 10.84 [10]
11 809 Chris Paterson  Scotland 1999–2011 109 22 90 170 3 7.42 [11]
12 733 Gavin Hastings  Scotland (667)
British Lions (66)
1986–1995 67 18 87 160 0 10.94 [12]
13 684 Matt Giteau  Australia 2002–2011 92 29 103 107 4 7.43 [13]
14 651 Felipe Contepomi  Argentina 1998–2013 85 16 74 139 2 7.66 [14]
= 651 Hugo Porta  Argentina (592)
South American Jaguars (61)
1971–1990 68 12 91 114 28 9.57 [15]
16 649 Morne Steyn  South Africa 2009– 55 8 93 133 8 11.80 [16]
17 645 Grant Fox  New Zealand 1985–1993 46 1 118 128 7 14.02 [17]
18 560 David Humphreys  Ireland 1996–2005 70 6 88 110 8 8.00 [18]
19 489 Stirling Mortlock  Australia 2000–2009 80 29 61 74 0 6.11 [19]
20 486 Gonzalo Quesada  Argentina 1996–2003 38 4 68 103 7 12.79 [20]

Top ten scoring international players (Tier 2)[21][edit]

There are eight 'Tier 2' countries: Canada, Fiji, Japan, Georgia, Romania, Samoa, Tonga and the USA.

Updated: 15 June 2014

Rank Points Player International team(s) Years active Caps Tries Con Pe DG Avg. PTS
(per game)
Source(s)
1 670 Nicky Little  Fiji 1996–2011 71 2 117 140 2 9.44 [22]
2 574 James Pritchard  Canada 2003– 56 17 96 99 0 10.25 [23]
3 554 Merab Kvirikashvili  Georgia 2003– 77 11 101 96 3 7.19 [24]
4 506 Florin Vlaicu  Romania 2006– 71 6 88 97 3 7.13 [25]
5 491 Gareth Rees  Canada 1986–1999 55 7 51 110 9 8.92 [26]
6 489 Ayumu Goromaru  Japan 2005– 38 15 126 54 0 12.87 [27]
7 465 Mike Hercus  United States 2002–2009 48 9 90 76 4 9.69 [28]
8 422 Keiji Hirose  Japan 1994–2005 40 5 77 79 2 10.55 [29]
9 419 Bobby Ross  Canada 1989–2003 58 7 51 84 10 7.22 [30]
10 378 Dănuţ Dumbravă  Romania 2002–2012 63 3 69 73 2 6.00 [31]

Top five scoring international players (Tier 3)[32][edit]

Updated: 14 June 2014

Rank Points Player International team(s) Years active Caps Tries Con Pen DG Avg. PTS
(per game)
Source(s)
1 435 Yuri Kushnarev  Russia 2005– 62 9 60 90 0 7.02 [33]
2 335 Jaco Coetzee  Namibia 1990–1995 28 6 81 45 3 11.96 [34]
3 316 Konstantin Rachkov  Russia 1997–2011 40 10 51 36 10 7.90 [35]
4 279 Gonçalo Malheiro  Portugal 1998–2007 40 8 25 46 17 6.98 [36]
5 270 Esteban Roque Segovia  Spain 2004–2007 20 1 53 52 1 13.50 [37]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Jonny Wilkinson career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  3. ^ "Neil Jenkins career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  4. ^ "Ronan O'Gara career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  5. ^ "Diego Diminguez career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  6. ^ "Stephen Jones career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  7. ^ "Andrew Mehrtens career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  8. ^ "Michael Lynagh career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  9. ^ "Percy Montgomery career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  10. ^ "Matt Burke career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  11. ^ "Chris Paterson career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  12. ^ "Gavin Hastings career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  13. ^ "Matt Giteau career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  14. ^ "Felipe Contepomi career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  15. ^ "Hugo Porta career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  16. ^ "Morne Steyn career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  17. ^ "Grant Fox career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  18. ^ "David Humphreys career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  19. ^ "Stirling Mortlock career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  20. ^ "Gonzalo Quesada career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
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  22. ^ "Nicky Little career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  23. ^ "James Pritchard career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  24. ^ "Merab Kvirikashvili career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  25. ^ "Florin Vlaicu career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  26. ^ "Gareth Rees career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  27. ^ "Ayumu Goromaru career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-05-22. 
  28. ^ "Mike Hercus career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  29. ^ "Keiji Hirose career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  30. ^ "Bobby Ross career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  31. ^ "Dănuţ Dumbravă career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  32. ^ "Statsguru/Test matches/Player records". ESPN Scrum.com. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  33. ^ "Yuri Kushnarev career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  34. ^ "Jaco Coetzee career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  35. ^ "Konstantin Rachkov career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  36. ^ "Gonçalo Malheiro career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  37. ^ "Esteban Roque Segovia career figures". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 

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