2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy

The 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy was the seventh annual international rugby union competition for Under 20 national teams, second-tier world championship.

2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
Tournament details
Host nation Hong Kong
Date7 – 19 April 2014
No. of nations8
Final positions
Champions Japan
Runner-up Tonga
Third place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Top scorer(s)Georgia (country) Rezi Jinchvelashvili (63)
Most triesGeorgia (country) Vakhtang Amiranashvili (4)
Uruguay German Kessler (4)
2013
2015

The event was held in Hong Kong and was organized by rugby's governing body, the International Rugby Board.[1][2]

TeamsEdit

Pool Team[3][4][5] Number of
Tournaments
Position Last Year Best Position
B   Canada 4 2
A   Georgia 4 3
A   Hong Kong 0 N/A
B   Japan 4 4
B   Namibia 3 8
A   Tonga 2 5
A   United States 4 Relegated from 2013 IRB JWC Won the Trophy in 2012
B   Uruguay 4 7 Won the Trophy in 2008

Pool Stage [6]Edit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA PD BP Pts
  Tonga 3 2 0 1 10 77 72 +5 2 10
  United States 3 2 0 1 7 72 40 +32 2 10
  Georgia 3 2 0 1 6 67 31 +36 1 9
  Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 2 24 97 -73 0 0

FixturesEdit

7 April 2014
17:00
Tonga   10 – 37   Georgia
11 April 2014
15:00
United States   13 – 12   Georgia
11 April 2014
17:00
Tonga   39 – 16   Hong Kong
15 April 2014
13:00
Georgia   21 – 8   Hong Kong
15 April 2014
15:00
United States   22 – 28   Tonga

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA PD BP Pts
  Japan 3 2 0 1 15 99 73 +26 4 12
  Uruguay 3 2 1 0 6 67 59 +8 0 10
  Namibia 3 1 0 2 8 78 75 +3 3 7
  Canada 3 0 1 2 6 55 92 -37 0 2

FixturesEdit

7 April 2014
13:00
Japan   28 – 33   Uruguay
7 April 2014
15:00
Canada   25 – 37   Namibia
11 April 2014
13:00
Japan   34 – 28   Namibia
11 April 2014
19:00
Canada   18 – 18   Uruguay
15 April 2014
17:00
Uruguay   16 – 13   Namibia
15 April 2014
19:00
Canada   12 – 37   Japan

Knockout stageEdit

7th place gameEdit

19 April 2014
13:00
Hong Kong   30 – 33   Canada

5th place gameEdit

19 April 2014
15:00
Georgia   46 – 17   Namibia

Third place gameEdit

19 April 2014
17:00
United States   26 – 25   Uruguay

FinalEdit

19 April 2014
19:00
Tonga   10 – 35   Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chile and Hong Kong to host next two JWRT". irb.com. 13 July 2012. Archived from the original on 25 June 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Chile and Hong Kong to Host Secondary IRB Junior Tournaments in 2013 and 2014". Association of Summer Olympic International Federations. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Japan secure place at JWRT 2014". irb.com. 19 August 2013. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Namibia book their place at JWRT 2014". irb.com. 1 September 2013. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Uruguay claim penultimate place at JWRT 2014". irb.com. 23 September 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-09-28. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  6. ^ JWRT14 Pools and Match Schedule http://www.irb.com/mm/document/tournament/home/02/06/98/87/irbjwrt2014matchschedule.pdf Archived 2013-12-11 at the Wayback Machine