2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy

The 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy was the eighth annual international rugby union competition for Under 20 national teams, second-tier world championship.[1] A total of 8 nations played in the tournament.

2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy
Tournament details
Host nation Portugal
Date12 – 24 May 2015
No. of nations8
Final positions
Champions Georgia
Runner-up Canada
Third place Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Top scorer(s)Georgia (country) Rezi Jinchvelashvili (51)
Most triesNamibia Christo van der Merwe (5)
2014
2016

The event was held in Portugal and was organized by rugby's governing body, World Rugby.

VenuesEdit

The championship was held in Lisbon.

Location Venue Capacity
Lisbon Estádio Universitário de Lisboa 8,000
Lisbon CAR Rugby do Jamor

TeamsEdit

Pool Team[2][3][4][5] Number of
Tournaments
Position Last Year Best Position
B   Canada 5 7 2nd in 2013
A   Fiji 0 Relegated from 2014 IRB JWC 1st appearance
A   Georgia 5 5 3rd in 2008, 2011
B   Hong Kong 1 8 8th in 2014
B   Namibia 4 6 5th in 2008, 2009
A   Portugal 2 N/A 6th in 2013
B   Tonga 3 2 2nd in 2014
A   Uruguay 5 4 Won the Trophy in 2008

Pool StageEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD TF TA Pts
  Georgia 3 3 0 0 95 36 +59 13 4 13
  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 77 98 -21 10 15 10
  Fiji 3 1 0 2 73 77 -4 10 7 7
  Portugal 3 0 0 3 56 90 -34 5 12 0

FixturesEdit

12 May 2015
17:00
Uruguay   12 – 46   Georgia
Report
CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon
12 May 2015
19:00
Fiji   34 – 19   Portugal
Report
CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon
16 May 2015
15:00
Uruguay   37 – 26   Portugal
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CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon
16 May 2015
17:00
Fiji   13 – 30   Georgia
Report
CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon
20 May 2015
17:00
Georgia   19 – 11   Portugal
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CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon
20 May 2015
19:00
Fiji   26 – 28   Uruguay
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CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD TF TA Pts
  Canada 3 3 0 0 72 46 +26 8 6 13
  Tonga 3 2 0 1 91 40 +51 13 4 11
  Namibia 3 1 0 2 67 92 -25 10 14 5
  Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 43 95 -52 5 12 0

FixturesEdit

12 May 2015
17:00
Canada   35 – 20   Namibia
Report
12 May 2015
19:00
Tonga   35 – 16   Hong Kong
Report
16 May 2015
15:00
Canada   24 – 15   Hong Kong
Report
16 May 2015
19:00
Tonga   45 – 11   Namibia
Report
20 May 2015
17:00
Namibia   36 – 12   Hong Kong
Report
20 May 2015
19:00
Tonga   11 – 13   Canada
Report

Placement matchesEdit

7th place gameEdit

24 May 2015
11:00
Portugal   47 – 21   Hong Kong
Report
CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon

5th place gameEdit

24 May 2015
13:00
Fiji   36 – 24   Namibia
Report
CAR Rugby do Jamor, Lisbon

Third place gameEdit

24 May 2015
15:00
Uruguay   44 – 43   Tonga
Report

FinalEdit

24 May 2015
17:00
Georgia   49 – 24   Canada
Report

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portugal to host JWRT 2015". irb.com. 30 April 2014. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Uruguay qualify for Junior World Trophy 2015". irb.com. 22 September 2014. Archived from the original on 17 November 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Hong Kong reach Junior World Trophy 2015". irb.com. 29 September 2014. Archived from the original on 30 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Georgia win U19 title and qualify for Trophy". irb.com. 2 November 2014. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  5. ^ "CANADA U-20 MEN EARN SPOT IN JUNIOR WORLD RUGBY TROPHY". rugbycanada.ca. 27 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.[permanent dead link]