2006 Under 19 Rugby World Championship

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2006 Under 19 Rugby World Championship
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Tournament details
Host nation  United Arab Emirates
Dates 2006-04-04 – 2006-04-21
No. of nations 24
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Australia
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played 60
Top scorer(s) Colin Slade  New Zealand
2005
2007

The 2006 Under 19 Rugby World Championship took place in United Arab Emirates between 4 April and 21 April 2006. Australia won the final over New Zealand 17–13.

Pool/standings[edit]

The IRB setting for this tournament was that the matches were to be played between two pools from which the top 4 teams qualified for the semifinals and the team that finished at the bottom of the Division A pool was to be relegated to the Division B.

  • Pool A played against Pool D
  • Pool B played against Pool C

Match points were awarded on the basis of 4 points for a Win, 2 points for a draw and 0 points for a Loss. Bonus points were awarded for teams scoring 4 tries or more and to losing teams who lost be 7 points or less.

Division A[edit]

Groups[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Group D
1  South Africa 2  New Zealand 3  Australia 4  England
8  Argentina 7  Romania 6  Wales 5  France
9  Ireland 10  Scotland 11  Japan 12  Samoa

Group phase[edit]

Pos. Team Matches Points BP TOTAL
M W D L + - +/-
1.  New Zealand 3 3 0 0 150 41 +109 2 14
2.  France 3 3 0 0 87 33 +54 1 13
3.  Australia 3 2 0 1 183 34 +149 3 11
4.  England 3 2 0 1 89 58 +31 3 11
5.  Wales 3 2 0 1 119 43 +76 2 10
6.  Ireland 3 2 0 1 51 57 -6 0 8
7.  Argentina 3 1 0 2 45 55 -10 2 6
8.  South Africa 3 1 0 2 65 87 -22 1 5
9.  Scotland 3 1 0 2 56 113 -57 1 5
10.  Japan 3 1 0 2 40 155 -115 1 5
11.  Samoa 3 0 0 3 23 70 -47 2 2
12.  Romania 3 0 0 3 26 188 -162 0 0
5 April 2006
Argentina  10–8  Samoa
5 April 2006
Romania  17–30  Japan
5 April 2006
Ireland  17–16  England
5 April 2006
Scotland  3–78  Australia
9 April 2006
South Africa  44–0  Samoa
9 April 2006
Ireland  18–26  France
9 April 2006
Argentina  23–28  England
9 April 2006
New Zealand  90–10  Japan
9 April 2006
Scotland  5–35  Wales
13 April 2006
Scotland  48–0  Japan
13 April 2006
Romania  0–70  Wales
13 April 2006
Argentina  12–19  France
13 April 2006
Ireland  16–15  Samoa

Knock out phase[edit]

9th Place Play-Off[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 April 2006
 
 
 Japan0
 
21 April 2006
 
 Samoa26
 
 Samoa12
 
17 April 2006
 
 Scotland18
 
 Scotland38
 
 
 Romania10
 
Third place
 
 
21 April 2006
 
 
 Japan13
 
 
 Romania13
17 April 2006
18:30
Japan  0–26  Samoa
17 April 2006
18:15
Scotland  38–10  Romania
21 April 2006
Samoa  12–18  Scotland
21 April 2006
Japan  13–13  Romania

5th Place Play-Off[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 April 2006
 
 
 Ireland19
 
21 April 2006
 
 Argentina13
 
 Ireland20
 
17 April 2006
 
 Wales15
 
 Wales33
 
 
 South Africa21
 
Third place
 
 
21 April 2006
 
 
 Argentina26
 
 
 South Africa7
17 April 2006
20:00
Ireland  19–13  Argentina
17 April 2006
18:30
Wales  33–21  South Africa
21 April 2006
Ireland  20–15  Wales
21 April 2006
Argentina  26–7  South Africa

1st Place Play-Off[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 April 2006
 
 
 New Zealand24
 
21 April 2006
 
 England11
 
 New Zealand13
 
17 April 2006
 
 Australia17
 
 France16
 
 
 Australia26
 
Third place
 
 
21 April 2006
 
 
 England12
 
 
 France12
17 April 2006
20:00
New Zealand  24–11  England
17 April 2006
18:15
France  16–26  Australia
21 April 2006
New Zealand  13–17  Australia
Try: Sanders (2) 57', 62'
Con: Slade (0/2)
Pen: Slade (1/2) 27'
Report Try: Linde 15' c, Turner 18' c
Con: Lealiifano (2/2)
Drop: A Fainga'a 77'
21 April 2006
England  12–12  France

Division B[edit]

Groups[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Group D
1  Georgia 2  Uruguay 3  Italy 4  Tonga
8  Canada 7  Chinese Taipei 6  United States 5  South Korea
9  Chile 10  Fiji 11  Russia 12  Namibia

Group phase[edit]

Pos. Team Matches Points BP TOTAL
M W D L + - +/-
1.  Fiji 3 3 0 0 129 36 +93 3 15
2.  Tonga 3 3 0 0 69 29 +40 2 14
3.  Italy 3 2 0 1 174 56 +118 3 11
4.  Canada 3 2 0 1 129 39 +90 2 10
5.  Georgia 3 2 0 1 80 25 +55 2 10
6.  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 74 43 +31 1 9
7.  Chile 3 1 0 2 45 48 -3 1 5
8.  Russia 3 1 0 2 42 78 -36 1 5
9.  Namibia 3 1 0 2 30 49 -19 0 4
10.  United States 3 0 1 2 23 100 -77 0 2
11.  Chinese Taipei 3 0 1 2 31 160 -129 0 2
12.  South Korea 3 0 0 3 13 176 -163 0 0
4 April 2006
Canada  29-10  Namibia
4 April 2006
Uruguay  35-3  United States
4 April 2006
Chile  6-24  Tonga
4 April 2006
Chinese Taipei  14-36  Russia
4 April 2006
Fiji  38-30  Italy
4 April 2006
Georgia  57-3  South Korea
8 April 2006
Georgia  14-6  Namibia
8 April 2006
Canada  14-29  Tonga
8 April 2006
Uruguay  21-3  Russia
8 April 2006
Chinese Taipei  0-107  Italy
12 April 2006
Georgia  9-16  Tonga
12 April 2006
Chile  6-14  Namibia
12 April 2006
Uruguay  18-37  Italy
12 April 2006
Chinese Taipei  17-17  United States
12 April 2006
Fiji  43-3  Russia

Knock out phase[edit]

9th Place Play-Off[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
16 April 2006
 
 
 Namibia51
 
20 April 2006
 
 South Korea5
 
 Namibia57
 
16 April 2006
 
 Chinese Taipei10
 
 United States14
 
 
 Chinese Taipei15
 
Third place
 
 
20 April 2006
 
 
 South Korea30
 
 
 United States28
16 April 2006
18:00
Namibia  51-5  South Korea
16 April 2006
18:15
United States  14-15  Chinese Taipei
20 April 2006
Namibia  57-10  Chinese Taipei
20 April 2006
South Korea  30-28  United States

5th Place Play-Off[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
16 April 2006
 
 
 Georgia33
 
20 April 2006
 
 Russia8
 
 Georgia38
 
16 April 2006
 
 Uruguay18
 
 Uruguay24
 
 
 Chile5
 
Third place
 
 
20 April 2006
 
 
 Russia9
 
 
 Chile10
16 April 2006
18:15
Georgia  33-8  Russia
16 April 2006
20:00
Uruguay  24-5  Chile
20 April 2006
Russia  9-10  Chile

1st Place Play-Off[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
16 April 2006
 
 
 Fiji20
 
20 April 2006
 
 Canada13
 
 Fiji22
 
16 April 2006
 
 Tonga14
 
 Tonga24
 
 
 Italy10
 
Third place
 
 
20 April 2006
 
 
 Canada8
 
 
 Italy35
16 April 2006
20:00
Fiji  20-13  Canada
16 April 2006
18:00
Tonga  24-10  Italy
20 April 2006
Fiji  22-14  Tonga
20 April 2006
Canada  8-35  Italy

Final standings[edit]

Division A Pos Division B
 Australia 1  Fiji *
 New Zealand 2  Tonga
 England 3  Italy
 France 4  Canada
 Ireland 5  Georgia
 Wales 6  Uruguay
 Argentina 7  Chile #
 South Africa 8  Russia #
 Scotland 9  Namibia #
 Samoa 10  Chinese Taipei #
 Japan 11  South Korea #
 Romania * 12  United States #

* Romania was initially demoted to Division B and Fiji promoted to Division A for next World Championship.

# Chile, Russia, Namibia, Chinese Taipei, South Korea and USA were relegated from Division B and had to enter regional competitions to qualify for next World Championship.

Sources[edit]