Australia national under-20 rugby union team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Australia U-20
Australia national under-20 rugby union logo.png
Union Australian Rugby Union
Coach(es) Simon Cron [1]
Team kit
First international
Australia Australia 81–12 Canada Canada
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
Australia Australia 86–0 Canada Canada
(5 June 2009)
Largest defeat
Australia Australia 17–62 New Zealand New Zealand
(21 June 2010)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 2008)
Best result Runners-up, 2010

The Australian under-20 rugby union team is Australia's junior team that plays rugby union football at international level. The team has been competing at the annual World Rugby U20 Championship since it began in 2008, replacing the previously held under-19 and under-21 championships. The team also competes at the Oceania U20 Championship as of 2015.

The team's highest finish at the World Rugby Under 20 Championship was as runner-up in 2010 after losing to New Zealand in the final.[2][3] Australia finished third in 2011 by beating France in the third place playoff,[4] and fourth in 2009 after losing to South Africa 32–5 in the third place playoff.[5]

Overall[edit]

Summary for all under 20 matches at the World and Oceania championships up to and including the 2017 World Junior Championship:

Opposition Played Won Drawn Lost % Won
 Argentina 3 1 0 2 33%
 Canada 2 2 0 0 100%
 England 6 1 0 5 17%
 Fiji 4 4 0 0 100%
 France 6 3 0 3 50%
 Ireland 2 1 0 1 50%
 Italy 3 3 0 0 100%
 Japan 1 1 0 0 100%
 New Zealand 9 1 0 8 11%
 Samoa 6 6 0 0 100%
 Scotland 6 4 0 2 67%
 South Africa 3 1 0 2 33%
 Tonga 3 3 0 0 100%
 Wales 3 3 0 0 100%
Total  58  35  0  23  60%

Results[edit]

2017[edit]

2017 World Championship – 6th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 24–17  Wales
Pool match 33–26  Samoa
Pool match 19–20  England
Play-off 42–19  Italy
5th place play-off 17–24  Scotland

2017 Oceania Championship – 2nd place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Round 1 43–20  Samoa
Round 2 32–24  Fiji
Round 3 6–43  New Zealand

2016[edit]

2016 World Championship – 6th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 10–15  Scotland
Pool match 38–10  Italy
Pool match 13–17  England
Play-off 35–19  Scotland
5th place play-off 24–55  New Zealand

2016 Oceania Championship – 2nd place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Round 1 10–30  New Zealand
Round 2 25–24  New Zealand

2015[edit]

2015 World Championship – 5th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 33–5  Samoa
Pool match 31–15  Italy
Pool match 13–46  South Africa
Play-off 31–21  Scotland
5th place play-off 28–23  Wales

2015 Oceania Championship – 2nd place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Round 1 33–10  Samoa
Round 2 47–31  Japan
Round 3 29–46  New Zealand

2014 and earlier[edit]

IRB World Championships 2008 to 2014

2014 World Championship – 5th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 36–17  Argentina
Pool match 24–38  England
Pool match 29–3  Italy
Play-off 53–16  Samoa
5th place play-off 34–27  France

2013 World Championship – 7th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 15–19  Ireland
Pool match 10–14  New Zealand
Pool match 46–12  Fiji
Play-off 15–22  Argentina
7th place play-off 28–17  Ireland

2012 World Championship – 8th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 67–12 Scotland Scotland
Pool match 3–15 Argentina Argentina
Pool match 7–31 France France
Play-off 17–19 France France
7th place play-off 13–17 England England

2011 World Championship – 3rd place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 54–7 Tonga Tonga
Pool match 50–25 Fiji Fiji
Pool match 25–31 France France
Semi-final 7–37 New Zealand New Zealand
3rd place play-off 30–17 France France

2010 World Championship – 2nd place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 85–13 Scotland Scotland
Pool match 67–5 Tonga Tonga
Pool match 42–35 South Africa South Africa
Semi-final 28–16 England England
Final 17–62 New Zealand New Zealand

2009 World Championship – 4th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 86–0 Canada Canada
Pool match 40–6 Tonga Tonga
Pool match 38–5 Wales Wales
Semi-final 17–31 New Zealand New Zealand
3rd place play-off 5–32 South Africa South Africa

2008 World Championship – 5th place[edit]

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 81–12 Canada Canada
Pool match 53–17 Fiji Fiji
Pool match 13–18 England England
Play-off 32–0 Samoa Samoa
5th place play-off 42–21 France France

Squads[edit]

Current squad[edit]

TBA

Previous squads[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon Cron U20s coach. Australian Rugby. 2016.
  2. ^ "New Zealand crowned JWC 2010 champions". IRB. 21 June 2010. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Young Wallabies finish runners up at Junior Worlds". 2010. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "France 17–30 Australia". IRB. 26 June 2011. Archived from the original on 10 November 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Australia finishes fourth at IRB Junior World Championship". 2009. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Australian squad for World Rugby U20 Championship named" (Press release). Australian Rugby. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "McMahon leads junior Wallabies". Rugby 365. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Australia JWC Squad 2014". IRB. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Australian Under 20s announce squad for Junior World Champs" (Press release). Australian Rugby Union. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Simon Cron, who led Northern Suburbs to Shute Shield win, named Australian U-20s coach". The Daily Telegraph. 9 November 2016. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  11. ^ "Australian U20s coach announced". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 15 February 2013. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "Annual Report 2009" (PDF). Australian Rugby Union. pp. 40–41. Archived (PDF) from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  13. ^ "Trans-Tasman rivals set for final showdown". ESPN. 20 June 2010. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  14. ^ "Australia announce strong U20s squad". ESPN. 6 May 2008. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 

External links[edit]