2011 IRB Junior World Championship

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]

2011 IRB Junior World Championship
2011 IRB Junior World Championship logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Italy
DateJune 10–26, 2011
No. of nations12
Final positions
Champions New Zealand
Runner-up England
Third place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played30
Top scorer(s)New Zealand Gareth Anscombe (84 points)
Most triesSouth Africa Arno Botha
New Zealand Charles Piutau
South Africa Francois Venter (6 tries)
2010 Argentina
South Africa 2012

VenuesEdit

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

TeamsEdit

Pool Team Number of tournaments Position last year Position this year Notes
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 stageEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

Pool AEdit

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[4] 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[5] 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[6]

14 June 2011
20:10
Italy   3 – 27   Argentina
Pen: Gennari (1/3) 31'
Report[7] 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[8] 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'

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[9] 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 BEdit

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[10] 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[11] 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[12] 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[13] 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[14] 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[15] 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 CEdit

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[16] 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[17]

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[18] 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[19] 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'

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[20] 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[21] Try: Gilmour 79' c
Con: Edwards (1/1) 80'
Pen: Weir (2/4) 13', 67'

Knockout stageEdit

9–12th place play-offsEdit

 
Semifinals9th place
 
      
 
22 June – 18:00 (Rovigo)
 
 
  Scotland30
 
26 June – 12:00 (Rovigo)
 
  Tonga11
 
  Scotland14
 
22 June – 20:10 (Rovigo)
 
  Argentina15
 
  Argentina12
 
 
  Italy8
 
11th place
 
 
26 June – 14:10 (Rovigo)
 
 
  Tonga22
 
 
  Italy34

SemifinalsEdit

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[22] 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[23] Try: Visentin 35' m
Con: Palazzani (0/1)
Pen: Palazzani (1/1) 23'
Drop: Campagnaro (0/1)

11th place gameEdit

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[24] 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 gameEdit

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[25] 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-offsEdit

 
Semifinals5th place
 
      
 
22 June – 18:00 (Padua)
 
 
  Wales20
 
26 June – 14:10 (Treviso)
 
  Fiji34
 
  Fiji17
 
22 June – 20:10 (Padua)
 
  South Africa104
 
  South Africa57
 
 
  Ireland15
 
7th place
 
 
26 June – 12:00 (Treviso)
 
 
  Wales38
 
 
  Ireland24

SemifinalsEdit

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[26] 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[27] Try: McKeon 60' m
Jackson 77' c
Con: McKinney (1/2) 77'
Pen: McKinney (1/1) 22'

7th place gameEdit

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[28] Try: Conway 12'
Boyle 39'
Henderson 80'
Con: McKinney (3/3) 13', 40', 80'
Pen: McKinney (1/3) 42'

5th place gameEdit

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[29] 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'

FinalsEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
22 June – 18:00 (Treviso)
 
 
  England33
 
26 June – 19:10 (Padua)
 
  France18
 
  England22
 
22 June – 20:10 (Treviso)
 
  New Zealand33
 
  New Zealand37
 
 
  Australia7
 
3rd place
 
 
26 June – 17:00 (Padua)
 
 
  France17
 
 
  Australia30

SemifinalsEdit

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[30] Try: Taofifenua 8' c
O'Connor 51' m
Con: Barraque (1/2) 9'
Pen: Barraque (2/3) 13', 46'

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[31] Try: Nasiganiyavi 14' c
Con: Volavola (1/1) 15'
Pen: Volavola (0/2)

Third place gameEdit

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[32] 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)

FinalEdit

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[33] 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)

StatisticsEdit

Top point scorersEdit

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 scorersEdit

Rank Name Team Tries
1 Arno Botha   South Africa 7
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

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