2019 World Rugby Under 20 Championship

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2019 Under 20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Argentina
Venue2
DateJune 4–22
No. of nations12
2018 France
2020 Italy

The 2019 World Rugby Under 20 Championship is the twelfth edition of the premier age-grade rugby competition. The tournament is being held in Argentina for the second time, previously being held in 2010 between 4 and 22 June.[1] First time champions, France, are the defending champions.[2]

The cities of Rosario and Santa Fe host the event.[1]

Teams[edit]

The following teams participated in the 2019 U20 Championship:[3]

Team No. Result (2018) Best Result
 Argentina 12 6th Third place (2016)
 Australia 12 5th Runners-up (2010)
 England 12 2nd Champions (2013, 2014, 2016)
 France 12 1st Champions (2018)
 Georgia 4 9th Ninth place (2018)
 Ireland 12 11th Runners-up (2016)
 Italy 10 8th Eighth place (2017, 2018)
 Fiji 8 Sixth place (2011)
 New Zealand 12 4th Champions (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017)
 Scotland 12 10th Fifth place (2017)
 South Africa 12 3rd Champions (2012)
 Wales 12 7th Runners-up (2013)

Pool stage[edit]

The pool stage fixture was as follows:[4]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA −/+ TF TA BP Pts
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 113 70 +43 15 8 3 11
 France 3 2 0 1 94 80 +14 13 9 3 11
 Wales 3 2 0 1 87 85 +2 10 11 1 9
 Fiji 3 0 0 3 62 121 −59 8 18 1 1

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA −/+ TF TA BP Pts
 Australia 3 2 0 1 114 85 +29 16 12 3 11
 Ireland 3 2 0 1 97 85 +12 13 11 2 10
 England 3 2 0 1 106 98 +8 14 14 1 9
 Italy 3 0 0 3 49 98 −49 7 13 1 1

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA −/+ TF TA BP Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 116 56 +60 18 8 2 14
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 114 71 +43 17 8 2 10
 Georgia 3 1 0 2 50 105 −55 6 17 0 4
 Scotland 3 0 0 3 64 112 −48 10 16 2 2

Pool stage standings[edit]

Seedings for the knockout stage based on results from the pool stage:[5]

Pos Team Pool Pld −/+ Pts
Finals
1  South Africa C 3 +60 14
2  Argentina A 3 +43 11
3  Australia B 3 +29 11
4  France A 3 +14 11
5–8th place play-offs
5  New Zealand C 3 +43 10
6  Ireland B 3 +12 10
7  England B 3 +8 9
8  Wales A 3 +2 9
9–12th place play-offs
9  Georgia C 3 −55 4
10  Scotland C 3 −48 2
11  Italy B 3 −49 1
12  Fiji A 3 –59 1

Knockout stage[edit]

9–12th place play-offs[edit]

 
Semi-finals9th place
 
      
 
17 June – 10:30 – Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 
 Scotland19
 
22 June – 13:00 – Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 Italy26
 
 Italy
 
17 June – 13:00 – Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 Georgia
 
 Georgia12
 
 
 Fiji8
 
11th place
 
 
22 June – 10:30 – Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 
 Scotland
 
 
 Fiji

Semi-finals[edit]


Match 19 17 June Scotland  19–26  Italy Old Resian Club, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC–03)
Match 20 17 June Georgia  12–8  Fiji Old Resian Club, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC–03)

11th place[edit]


Match 25 22 June Scotland  v  Fiji Old Resian Club, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC–03)

9th place[edit]


Match 26 22 June Italy  v  Georgia Old Resian Club, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC–03)

5–8th place play-offs[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th place
 
      
 
17 June – 10:30 – Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 
 New Zealand 7
 
22 June – 10:30 – Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 Wales8
 
 Wales
 
17 June – 15:30 – Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 England
 
 Ireland23
 
 
 England30
 
7th place
 
 
22 June – 15:30 – Old Resian Club, Rosario
 
 
 New Zealand
 
 
 Ireland

Semi-finals[edit]


Match 22 17 June New Zealand  7–8  Wales Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC–03)
Match 21 17 June Ireland  23–30  England Old Resian Club, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC–03)

7th place[edit]


Match 27 22 June New Zealand  v  Ireland Old Resian Club, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC–03)

5th place[edit]


Match 28 22 June Wales  v  England Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
10:30 AST (UTC–03)

Finals[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 June – 13:00 – Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 
 Argentina13
 
22 June – 15:30 – Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 Australia34
 
 Australia
 
17 June – 15:30 – Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 France
 
 South Africa7
 
 
 France20
 
3rd place
 
 
22 June – 13:00 – Racecourse Stadium, Rosario
 
 
 Argentina
 
 
 South Africa

Semi-finals[edit]


Match 23 17 June Argentina  13–34  Australia Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC–03)
Match 24 17 June South Africa  7–20  France Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC–03)

3rd place[edit]


Match 29 22 June Argentina  v  South Africa Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
13:00 AST (UTC–03)

Final[edit]


Match 30 22 June Australia  v  France Racecourse Stadium, Rosario  
15:30 AST (UTC–03)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Argentina to host World Rugby U20 Championship 2019". World Rugby. 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ "France win first-ever U20 Championship title". World Rugby. 18 June 2018.
  3. ^ "WorldRugbyU20s". World Rugby. 14 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Schedule confirmed for World Rugby U20 Championship 2018". World Rugby. 15 February 2018.
  5. ^ "U20 Championship 2019 tournament rules". World Rugby. Archived from the original on 13 May 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.

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