2011 IRB Junior World Championship

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2011 IRB Junior World Championship
2011 IRB Junior World Championship logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation  Italy
Date June 10–26, 2011
No. of nations 12
Final positions
Champions  New Zealand
Runner-up  England
Third place  Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Top scorer(s) New Zealand Gareth Anscombe (84 points)
Most tries South Africa Arno Botha
New Zealand Charles Piutau
South Africa Francois Venter (6 tries)
2010 Argentina
South Africa 2012

The 2011 IRB Junior World Championship was the fourth annual international rugby union competition for Under 20 national teams, this competition replaced the now defunct under 19 and under 21 world championships. The event was organised by rugby's governing body, the International Rugby Board (IRB). The winners were New Zealand, who won all the competitions held since the inaugural year in 2008.[1][2]

Venues[edit]

Four stadia will be used for this world cup. There will be four double header match days at the three smaller venues with the final to be played in Stadio Euganeo.[3]

City Ground Capacity
Rovigo Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini 5,000
Treviso Stadio Comunale di Monigo 6,700
Padova Stadio Plebiscito 9,600
Padova Stadio Euganeo 32,336

Teams[edit]

Pool Team Number of tournaments Position last year Position this year
A  New Zealand 3 1 1 Champions
A  Argentina 3 6 9
A  Wales 3 7 7
A  Italy 2 DNP 11 Promoted from 2010 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
B  Australia 3 2 3 Bronze Medal Winner
B  France 3 5 4
B  Fiji 3 8 6
B  Tonga 3 11 12 Relegated to 2012 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
C  South Africa 3 3 5
C  England 3 4 2 Runners-up
C  Ireland 3 9 8
C  Scotland 3 10 10

Pool stage[edit]

All times are local (UTC+2).

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA PD BP Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 30 204 22 +182 3 15
 Wales 3 2 0 1 12 90 106 −16 2 10
 Argentina 3 1 0 2 6 50 85 −35 0 4
 Italy 3 0 0 3 1 16 147 −131 0 0
10 June 2011
18:10
Argentina  8 – 34  Wales
Try: Bollini 29' m
Con: Ormson (0/1)
Pen: Ormson (1/3) 51'
Report Try: Morgan 9' c
Williams 23' c, 64' c
Walker 51' c
Con: Morgan (4/4) 10', 23', 41', 64'
Pen: Morgan (2/4) 3', 69'

10 June 2011
20:10
Italy  7 – 64  New Zealand
Try: Visentin 45'
Con: Palazzani (1/1) 46'
Report Try: Piutau 3' m, 20' c
Scott 14' c
Luatua 30' c
Saili 38' c
Anscombe 55' c
Sopoaga 63' c
Perenara 69' c
Barrett 74' c
Con: Anscombe (7/8) 16', 20', 31', 39', 56', 63', 70'
Nathan George (1/1) 75'
Pen: Anscombe (1/1) 12'

14 June 2011
18:10
New Zealand  92 – 0  Wales
Try: Cane 1' m, 15' c, 49' c
Piutau 7' c, 51' m
Sopoaga 18' m, 41' c
Whitelock 23' c
Luatua 35' c
Llewellyn 37' c
Perenara 47' c
Shields 58' c
Robertson 74' c
Weber 78' c
Con: Anscombe (11/14) 8', 16', 24', 36', 38', 42', 48', 50', 59', 75', 79'
Report

14 June 2011
20:10
Italy  3 – 27  Argentina
Pen: Gennari (1/3) 31'
Report Try: Montero 3' c
Masera 61' c
Moroni 72' c
Con: Ormson (3/3) 4', 62', 73'
Pen: Ormson (2/2) 35', 39'

18 June 2011
18:10
Italy  6 – 56  Wales
Pen: Gennari (1/2) 35'
Drop: Campagnaro (1/1) 28'
Report Try: Young 9' m
Jones 31' c
Hamilton 38' c
Walker 40+4' m
Evans 46' c
James 53' c
Jones 77' c
Siggery 80+3' c
Con: Morgan (5/8) 32', 47', 54', 78', 80+4'
Pen: Morgan (2/2) 7', 30'
Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso
Referee: Jonathon White (New Zealand)

18 June 2011
18:10
Argentina  15 – 48  New Zealand
Try: Sartori 17' c
Cruz Guillemaín 27' m
Con: Ormson (1/2) 17'
Pen: Ormson (1/1) 11'
Report Try: Scott 5' m
Saili 6' m, 64' c
Llewellyn 13' c
Barrett 29' c
Pleasants-Tate 39' c
Perenara 80' c
Con: George (5/7) 14', 29', 39', 64', 80'
Pen: George (1/1) 59'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Neil Paterson (Scotland)

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA PD BP Pts
 France 3 3 0 0 11 82 51 +31 2 14
 Australia 3 2 0 1 19 129 63 +66 3 11
 Fiji 3 1 0 2 7 73 92 −19 1 5
 Tonga 3 0 0 3 5 39 117 −78 0 0
10 June 2011
18:10
Australia  54 – 7  Tonga
Try: Lucas 8'
Kingston 11'
Enever 20'
Roach 25'
Sitauti 30'
Fainga'a 56'
Butler 64'
Latunipulu 71'
Con: Volavola (5/6) 9', 12', 21', 26', 31'
Lucas (2/2) 65', 72'
Report Try: Howling 47'
Con: Ahki (1/1) 49'

10 June 2011
20:10
France  24 – 12  Fiji
Try: Taofifenua 21'
Bourgeois 33'
Penalty try 60'
Con: Barraque (3/3) 22', 34', 61'
Pen: Barraque (1/1) 8'
Report Pen: Rasolea (1/1) 25'
Lalagavesi (3/3) 42', 63', 66'
Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo
Attendance: 300
Referee: Neil Paterson (Scotland)

14 June 2011
18:10
Australia  50 – 25  Fiji
Try: Bredenhann 5' c
Hooper 9' c
Butler 16' c
Postal 28' m
Anderson 40' c
Siliva 41' m
Woodhouse 52' m
Enever 57' c
Con: Bredenhann (5/8) 6', 9', 16', 40', 57'
Report Try: Ratini 10' c
Talebula 50' c
Mudu 75' m
Con: Lalagavesi (2/3) 11', 50'
Pen: Lalagavesi (2/2) 20', 72'

14 June 2011
20:10
France  27 – 14  Tonga
Try: Delmas 12' m
Penalty try 43' c
Chateau 55' m
Gayraud 72' c
Con: Palis (1/2) 43'
Barraque (1/2) 72'
Pen: Palis (1/1) 19'
Report Try: Ahki 30' c
Faeamani 70' c
Con: Paraki (2/2) 30', 70'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 1,100
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)

18 June 2011
18:10
Fiji  36 – 18  Tonga
Try: Radradra 5' m
Mudu 42' c
Radradra 52' c
Nalasekata 57' m
Con: Lalagavesi (2/4) 43', 53'
Pen: Lalagavesi (3/3) 28', 28', 62'
Talebula (1/1) 66'
Report Try: Howling 72' c
Lavemai 76' m
Con: Ahki (1/2) 73'
Pen: Paraki (2/2) 4', 17'

18 June 2011
20:10
Australia  25 – 31  France
Try: Sitauti 37' c
Hooper 40' m
Bredenhann 79' c
Con: Volavola (2/3) 38', 80'
Pen: Volavola (2/2) 10', 25'
Report Try: Pujol 4' c
Palis 18' c
Buttin 26' c
Barraque 58' c
Con: Barraque (4/4) 5', 19', 27', 59'
Pen: Barraque (1/2) 31'
Drop: Bérard (0/1)
Buttin (0/1)
Doussain (0/1)

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA PD BP Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 12 98 63 +35 2 14
 South Africa 3 2 0 1 10 95 52 +43 3 11
 Ireland 3 1 0 2 6 81 88 −7 0 4
 Scotland 3 0 0 3 3 31 102 −71 0 0
10 June 2011
18:10
England  33 – 25  Ireland
Try: Short 2'
Thomas 40+3'
Vunipola 61'
Yarde 80+5'
Con: Ford (3/4) 14', 20', 80'
Pen: Ford (2/4) 3', 80+6'
Report Try: Conway 38'
Con: Jackson (1/1) 49'
Pen: Jackson (6/9) 31', 40+6', 50', 70', 73', 78'
Drop: Jackson (0/1)

10 June 2011
20:10
South Africa  33 – 0  Scotland
Try: Venter 14', 43'
Botha 34', 58'
Con: Goosen (2/3) 35', 44'
Beyers (0/1)
Pen: Goosen (3/4) 6', 10', 18'
Report

14 June 2011
18:10
England  39 – 18  Scotland
Try: Yarde 10' c
Wade 37' c, 80+2' c, 80+4' c
Mills 70' m
Con: Farrell (2/2) 11', 39'
Ford (2/3) 80+3', 80+5'
Pen: Farrell (2/3) 2', 7'
Ford (0/1)
Report Try: Kennedy 52' c
Gossman 73' m
Con: Weir (1/1) 53'
Jackson (0/1)
Pen: Weir (1/1) 5'
Drop: Weir (1/1) 12'

14 June 2011
20:10
 Ireland 26 – 42  South Africa
Try: Conway 40+1' c, 75' c
Con: McKinney (2/2) 40+2', 76'
Pen: McKinney (4/5) 3', 16', 22', 31'
Report Try: Venter 4' c, 28' c
Etzebeth 38' c
Mjekevu 68' m
Botha 80+3' c
Con: Goosen (4/5) 5', 29', 39', 80+4'
Pen: Goosen (2/4) 9', 18'
Drop: Goosen (1/1) 56'
Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso
Referee: Jonathan White (New Zealand)

18 June 2011
20:10
England  26 – 20  South Africa
Try: Daly 7' m
Gray 43' m
Wade 70' c
Con: Ford (0/2)
Cook (1/1) 70'
Pen: Ford (3/4) 2', 29', 62'
Report Try: Carr 25' m
Con: Mjekevu (0/1)
Pen: Goosen (5/5) 37', 40+1', 49', 65', 78'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)

18 June 2011
20:10
 Ireland 30 – 13  Scotland
Try: Conway 70' c
Marshall 73' c
Annett 75' c
Con: Jackson (3/3) 70', 73', 75'
Pen: Jackson (3/5) 1', 23', 52'
Report Try: Gilmour 79' c
Con: Edwards (1/1) 80'
Pen: Weir (2/4) 13', 67'

Knockout stage[edit]

9–12th place play-offs[edit]

Semifinals 9th place
22 June – 18:00 (Rovigo)
  Scotland  30  
  Tonga  11  
 
26 June – 12:00 (Rovigo)
      Scotland  14
    Argentina  15
11th place
22 June – 20:10 (Rovigo) 26 June – 14:10 (Rovigo)
  Argentina  12   Tonga  22
  Italy  8     Italy  34

Semifinals[edit]

22 June 2011
18:00
Scotland  30 – 11  Tonga
Try: Weir 25' c
Hogg 51' c
Gossman 73' c
Con: Weir (3/3) 26', 51', 73'
Pen: Weir (3/5) 2', 35', 42'
Report Try: Toumohuni 44' m
Con: Ahki (0/1)
Pen: Ahki (2/3) 20', 49'

22 June 2011
20:10
Argentina  12 – 8  Italy
Pen: Ormson (4/7) 19', 32', 43', 74'
Report Try: Visentin 35' m
Con: Palazzani (0/1)
Pen: Palazzani (1/1) 23'
Drop: Campagnaro (0/1)

11th place game[edit]

26 June 2011
14:10
Tonga  22 – 34  Italy
Try: Talakai 12' c
Afu 21' m, 75' m
Vanisi 69' m
Con: Hala (1/2) 13'
Paraki (0/2)
Report Try: Palazzani 2' c
Visentin 36' c
Penalty try 55' c
Castello 62' c
Con: Palazzani (4/4) 3', 37', 56', 62'
Pen: Palazzani (2/4) 7', 40'

9th place game[edit]

26 June 2011
12:00
Scotland  14 – 15  Argentina
Try: Kennedy 26' c
Hogg 55' c
Con: Weir (2/2) 27', 56'
Pen: Weir (0/2)
Report Try: Penalty try 15' c
Poet 22' m
Con: Poet (1/2) 16'
Pen: Poet (1/2) 6'
Ormson (0/1)

5–8th place play-offs[edit]

Semifinals 5th place
22 June – 18:00 (Padua)
  Wales  20  
  Fiji  34  
 
26 June – 14:10 (Treviso)
      Fiji  17
    South Africa  104
7th place
22 June – 20:10 (Padua) 26 June – 12:00 (Treviso)
  South Africa  57   Wales  38
  Ireland  15     Ireland  24

Semifinals[edit]

22 June 2011
18:00
Wales  20 – 34  Fiji
Try: Ford 34' c
Jones 55' m
Shingler 64' m
Con: Morgan (1/3) 34'
Pen: Morgan (1/3) 48'
Report Try: Talebula 30' c, 56' m
Sicinilawa 74' c
Con: Lalagavesi (2/3) 31', 74'
Pen: Lalagavesi (5/7) 12', 36', 42', 46', 50'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 800
Referee: JP Doyle (England)

22 June 2011
20:10
South Africa  57 – 15  Ireland
Try: Du Preez 2' c
Mjekevu 8' c, 25' c
Botha 13' m
Mbovane 28' m, 54' c, 73' c
Taute 42' c
Venter 70' m
Con: Goosen (5/7) 2', 8', 26', 43', 54'
Welthagen (1/2) 73'
Report Try: McKeon 60' m
Jackson 77' c
Con: McKinney (1/2) 77'
Pen: McKinney (1/1) 22'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 1,300
Referee: Francisco Pastrana (Argentina)

7th place game[edit]

26 June 2011
12:00
Wales  38 – 24  Ireland
Try: Robling 4'
Cook 22'
Williams 37'
Hill 64'
Young 75'
Con: Morgan (2/5) 65', 75'
Pen: Morgan (3/4) 9', 16', 49'
Report Try: Conway 12'
Boyle 39'
Henderson 80'
Con: McKinney (3/3) 13', 40', 80'
Pen: McKinney (1/3) 42'

5th place game[edit]

26 June 2011
14:10
Fiji  17 – 104  South Africa
Try: Radradra 28'
Lalagavesi 33'
Con: Lalagavesi (2/2) 29', 34'
Pen: Lalagavesi (1/2) 19'
Radradra (0/1)
Report Try: Mbovane 2', 74'
Mjekevu 5'
Carr 9'
Botha 13' 24', 81'
Venter 16'
Rademan 36', 42'
Taute 55', 79'
Penalty try 58'
Skosan 66'
Jordaan 70'
Kleinhans 72'
Con: Goosen (12/16) 3', 14', 17', 37', 56', 58', 67', 71', 73', 74', 80', 81'

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
22 June – 18:00 (Treviso)
  England  33  
  France  18  
 
26 June – 19:10 (Padua)
      England  22
    New Zealand  33
3rd place
22 June – 20:10 (Treviso) 26 June – 17:00 (Padua)
  New Zealand  37   France  17
  Australia  7     Australia  30

Semifinals[edit]

22 June 2011
18:00
England  33 – 18  France
Try: Wade 3' m
Ford 40' m
Ransom 56' c
Gray 80+5' c
Con: Ford (2/4) 56', 80+6'
Pen: Ford (3/4) 16', 65', 74'
Report Try: Taofifenua 8' c
O'Connor 51' m
Con: Barraque (1/2) 9'
Pen: Barraque (2/3) 13', 46'
Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso
Attendance: 6,700
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)

22 June 2011
20:10
New Zealand  37 – 7  Australia
Try: Saili 7' c
Piutau 53' c
Anscombe 62' c
Weber 80' c
Con: Anscombe (4/4) 21', 54', 63', 80+1'
Pen: Anscombe (3/4) 25', 38', 60'
Report Try: Nasiganiyavi 14' c
Con: Volavola (1/1) 15'
Pen: Volavola (0/2)

Third place game[edit]

26 June 2011
17:00
France  17 – 30  Australia
Try: Palis 24'
Come 76'
Con: Barraque (1/1) 24'
Doussain (1/1) 76'
Pen: Barraque (1/1) 4'
Drop: Plisson (0/1)
Report Try: Kingston 11'
Lucas 19'
Morahan 79'
Con: Volavola (3/3) 12', 21', 80'
Pen: Volavola (3/4) 33', 72', 75'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 9,600
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wales)

Final[edit]

26 June 2011
19:10
England  22 – 33  New Zealand
Try: Wade 6', 58'
Thomas 47'
Con: Ford (2/3) 6', 49'
Pen: Ford (1/3) 35'
Report Try: Piutau 26'
Tameifuna 40'
Barrett 71'
Con: Anscombe (3/3) 26', 40', 71'
Pen: Anscombe (4/4) 23', 32', 41', 60'
Stadio Plebiscito, Padua
Attendance: 10,100
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Statistics[edit]

Top point scorers[edit]

Points Name Team Tries Con Pen Drop
84 Gareth Anscombe  New Zealand 2 25 8 0
79 Johan Goosen  South Africa 0 23 10 1
63 Josateki Lalagavesi  Fiji 1 8 14 0
53 Matthew Morgan  Wales 1 12 8 0
50 George Ford  England 1 9 9 0
40 Jean-Pascal Barraque  France 1 10 5 0
40 Paddy Jackson  Ireland 1 4 9 0
38 Duncan Weir  Scotland 1 6 6 1
37 Ben Volavola  Australia 0 11 5 0
35 Brian Ormson  Argentina 0 4 9 0

Top try scorers[edit]

Rank Name Team Tries
1 Arno Botha  South Africa 6
2 Charles Piutau  New Zealand 6
2 Francois Venter  South Africa 6
2 Christian Wade  England 6
5 Andrew Conway  Ireland 5
5 Tshotsho Mbovane  South Africa 5
7 Francis Saili  New Zealand 4
8 9 players - 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand beat England in IRB Junior World Championship final". Guardian. 26 June 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand U20 33-22 England U20". BBC Sport. 27 June 2011. Archived from the original on 27 June 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Venues

External links[edit]