2019 Rugby World Cup statistics
Russia's Kirill Golosnitsky scored the first try of the tournament and Kotaro Matsushima of Japan scored the first hat-trick of the tournament. Camille Lopez of France scored the first drop goal of the tournament. Dan Biggar of Wales scored the fastest drop goal in Rugby World Cup history, after only 35 seconds in a pool match, Cobus Reinach of South Africa scored the fastest hat-trick ever, scoring his 3rd try after only 20 minutes in the pool stage.
- 1 Try scorers
- 2 Conversion scorers
- 3 Penalty goal scorers
- 4 Drop goal scorers
- 5 Point scorers
- 6 Kicking accuracy
- 7 Hat-tricks
- 8 Man of the match awards
- 9 Squads
- 10 Discipline
- 11 Stadiums
- 12 See also
- 13 External links
- 14 References
- 7 tries
- 6 tries
- 5 tries
- 4 tries
- 3 tries
- 2 tries
- Juan Cruz Mallia
- Joaquín Tuculet
- Will Genia
- Michael Hooper
- Tevita Kuridrani
- Tolu Latu
- Joe Cokanasiga
- George Ford
- Niko Matawalu
- Waisea Nayacalevu
- Semi Radradra
- Api Ratuniyarawa
- Josua Tuisova
- Gaël Fickou
- Alivereti Raka
- Virimi Vakatawa
- Levan Chilachava
- Alexander Todua
- Rory Best
- Tadhg Furlong
- Rob Kearney
- Garry Ringrose
- Jonathan Sexton
- Mattia Bellini
- Matteo Minozzi
- Scott Barrett
- George Bridge
- Anton Lienert-Brown
- Joe Moody
- Sevu Reece
- Aaron Smith
- Brad Weber
- Ed Fidow
- Alapati Leiua
- Adam Hastings
- Lukhanyo Am
- Schalk Brits
- Damian de Allende
- Warrick Gelant
- Mali Hingano
- Blaine Scully
- Mike Te'o
- Manuel Diana
- Gareth Davies
- Liam Williams
- Tomos Williams
- 1 try
- Gonzalo Bertranou
- Santiago Carreras
- Jerónimo de la Fuente
- Matías Moroni
- Guido Petti Pagadizábal
- Nicolás Sánchez
- Adam Ashley-Cooper
- Jack Dempsey
- Reece Hodge
- Samu Kerevi
- Jordan Petaia
- James Slipper
- Nic White
- Andrew Coe
- Matt Heaton
- Elliot Daly
- Jamie George
- Lewis Ludlam
- Ruaridh McConnochie
- Jack Nowell
- Kyle Sinckler
- Billy Vunipola
- Ben Youngs
- Anthony Watson
- Mesu Dolokoto
- Semi Kunatani
- Frank Lomani
- Eroni Mawi
- Kini Murimurivalu
- Peceli Yato
- Antoine Dupont
- Yoann Huget
- Charles Ollivon
- Jefferson Poirot
- Baptiste Serin
- Sébastien Vahaamahina
- Jaba Bregvadze
- Otar Giorgadze
- Mamuka Gorgodze
- Giorgi Kveseladze
- Shalva Mamukashvili
- Robbie Henshaw
- Jordan Larmour
- Peter O'Mahony
- Rhys Ruddock
- James Ryan
- CJ Stander
- Tommaso Allan
- Dean Budd
- Carlo Canna
- Sebastian Negri
- Jake Polledri
- Braam Steyn
- Tito Tebaldi
- Federico Zani
- Keita Inagaki
- Pieter Labuschagne
- Kazuki Himeno
- Timothy Lafaele
- JC Greyling
- Chad Plato
- Damian Stevens
- Ryan Crotty
- Shannon Frizell
- Rieko Ioane
- Richie Mo'unga
- TJ Perenara
- Ardie Savea
- Angus Ta'avao
- Codie Taylor
- Matt Todd
- Sam Whitelock
- Sonny Bill Williams
- Kirill Golosnitsky
- Afa Amosa
- Jack Lam
- Rey Lee-Lo
- Henry Taefu
- John Barclay
- Zander Fagerson
- Greig Laidlaw
- Sean Maitland
- Stuart McInally
- Finn Russell
- Tommy Seymour
- George Turner
- WP Nel
- Faf de Klerk
- Frans Malherbe
- Pieter-Steph du Toit
- Siya Kolisi
- Francois Louw
- Frans Malherbe
- Malcolm Marx
- S'busiso Nkosi
- RG Snyman
- François Steyn
- Damian Willemse
- Siegfried Fisiihoi
- Zane Kapeli
- Siale Piutau
- Sonatane Takulua
- Bryce Campbell
- Tony Lamborn
- Paul Lasike
- Santiago Arata
- Germán Kessler
- Juan Manuel Cat
- Andrés Vilaseca
- Hallam Amos
- Jonathan Davies
- Ross Moriarty
- George North
- Hadleigh Parkes
- Nicky Smith
- Justin Tipuric
- Aaron Wainwright
- 20 conversions
- 14 conversions
- 11 conversions
- 10 conversions
- 9 conversions
- 8 conversions
- 7 conversions
- 6 conversions
- 5 conversions
- 4 conversions
- 3 conversions
- 2 conversions
- 1 conversion
Penalty goal scorersEdit
- 16 penalties
- 12 penalties
- 11 penalties
- 6 penalties
- 5 penalties
- 4 penalties
- 3 penalties
- 2 penalties
- 1 penalty
Drop goal scorersEdit
Unless otherwise noted, players in this list scored a hat-trick of tries.
|1||Kotaro Matsushima||Japan||Russia||Pool||30–10||Tokyo Stadium, Chōfu||20 September 2019|
|2||Julián Montoya||Argentina||Tonga||Pool||28–12||Hanazono Rugby Stadium, Higashiōsaka||28 September 2019|
|3||Cobus Reinach||South Africa||Canada||Pool||66–7||Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe||8 October 2019|
|4||George Horne||Scotland||Russia||Pool||61–0||Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Fukuroi||9 October 2019|
|5||Josh Adams||Wales||Fiji||Pool||29–17||Oita Stadium, Ōita||9 October 2019|
Man of the match awardsEdit
- Oldest coach: Jacques Brunel of France - (65 years and 279 days) in the quarter-final game against Wales.
- Youngest coach: Toutai Kefu of Tonga - (45 years and 167 days) in the first game against England.
- Country with most coaches: New Zealand (7)
- Teams with foreign coaches: 14
- Coaches who were former players: 7.
- Phil Davies of Namibia (1987 and 1991 with Wales)
- Rassie Erasmus of South Africa (1999 with South Africa)
- Jamie Joseph of Japan (1995 with New Zealand and 1999 with Japan)
- Toutai Kefu of Tonga (1999 with Australia)
- Mario Ledesma of Argentina (1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 with Argentina)
- Conor O'Shea of Italy (1995 and 1999 with Ireland)
- Gregor Townsend of Scotland (1999 and 2003 with Scotland)
- Longest serving coach: Warren Gatland of Wales since November 2007.
- Shortest serving coach: Steve Jackson of Samoa since September 2018.
- Coaches with previous Head Coaching World Cup experience: 10
- Jacques Brunel of France (Head Coach of Italy in 2015)
- Michael Cheika of Australia (Head Coach of Australia in 2015)
- Phil Davies of Namibia (Head Coach of Namibia in 2015)
- Warren Gatland of Wales (Head Coach of Ireland in 1999 & Head Coach of Wales in 2011 & 2015)
- Milton Haig of Georgia (Head Coach of Georgia in 2015)
- Steve Hansen of New Zealand (Head Coach of Wales in 2003 & Head Coach of New Zealand in 2015)
- Eddie Jones of England (Head Coach of Australia in 2003 & Head Coach of Japan in 2015)
- Kingsley Jones of Canada (Head Coach of Russia in 2011)
- John McKee of Fiji (Head Coach of Fiji in 2015)
- Joe Schmidt of Ireland (Head Coach of Ireland in 2015)
- Five squads had no players based outside their respective home countries:
- Squad with the fewest foreign based players: Australia (1)
- Squads having the fewest players playing domestically are: Tonga (0)
- The most players (96) are active in clubs based in France, the majority of them in the Top 14, with some in the lower leagues.
- Appearance record: Sergio Parisse of Italy participated in the Rugby World Cup for the fifth time, equalling the record of compatriot Mauro Bergamasco and Samoa player Brian Lima.
- Oldest player: Luke Thompson of Japan (38 years and 187 days - vs South Africa)
- Youngest player: Vano Karkadze of Georgia (19 years and 96 days - vs Uruguay)
- Beauden Barrett, Jordie Barrett and Scott Barrett became the first trio of brothers to start in a World Cup match (vs Canada) for New Zealand, and the second set to all start in a Rugby World Cup match since Tonga's Elisi Vunipola, Manu Vunipola, and Fe'ao Vunipola in 1995 (vs Scotland). The Barrett brothers are the first trio of brothers to score a try in the same match.
- 2 yellow cards
- 1 yellow card
- Adam Coleman (vs Uruguay)
- Isi Naisarani (vs Georgia)
- Lukhan Salakaia-Loto (vs Uruguay)
- Matt Heaton (vs Italy)
- Levani Botia (vs Australia)
- Tevita Cavubati (vs Wales)
- Semi Kunatani (vs Wales)
- Jaba Bregvadze (vs Wales)
- Tadhg Beirne (vs Scotland)
- Adriaan Booysen (vs South Africa)
- Aranos Coetzee (vs South Africa)
- Nepo Laulala (vs Namibia)
- Matt Todd (vs Ireland)
- Ofa Tu'ungafasi (vs Namibia)
- Bogdan Fedotko (vs Ireland)
- Kirill Gotovtsev (vs Samoa)
- Andrei Ostrikov (vs Ireland)
- Rey Lee-Lo (vs Russia)
- Motu Matu'u (vs Russia)
- Tendai Mtawarira (vs Japan)
- Santiago Civetta (vs Wales)
- James Davies (vs Fiji)
- Ken Owens (vs Fiji)
- Ross Moriarty (vs France)
- 1 red card
- 2 penalty tries
- 1 penalty try
For the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Citing Commissioner Warnings carry the same weight as a yellow card.
|Player||Opposition||Cite date||Law breached||Result||Note||Ref|
|Matías Moroni||France||22 September||9.27 – Hair pulling||Citing Commissioner Warning||–|||
|Reece Hodge||Fiji||22 September||9.13 – Dangerous tackle||3-week ban||–|||
|Ed Fidow||Russia||25 September||9.12 – Punching or striking||Citing Commissioner Warning||–|||
|Rey Lee-Lo||Russia||25 September||9.13 – Dangerous high tackle||3-week ban||–|||
|Motu Matu'u||Russia||25 September||9.13 – Dangerous high tackle||3-week ban||Appeal failed|||
|John Quill||England||27 September||9.13 – Dangerous high tackle
|Piers Francis||United States||27 September||9.13 – Dangerous high tackle||No further action||–|||
|Facundo Gattas||Georgia||29 September||9.13 – Dangerous tackle
|3-week ban||Appeal failed|||
|Ed Fidow||Scotland||30 September||Accumulation of yellow cards
|No further action||–|||
|Andrea Lovotti||South Africa||5 October||9.18 – Lifting tackle
|Nicola Quaglio||South Africa||5 October||9.18 – Lifting tackle||3-week ban||–|||
|Tomás Lavanini||England||5 October||9.13 – Dangerous tackle
|Josh Larsen||South Africa||8 October||9.20 – Dangerous play in a ruck or maul
|Bundee Aki||Samoa||13 October||9.13 – Dangerous tackle
|Paul Ngauamo||United States||14 October||9.12 – Kicking||7-week ban||–|||
|Guillermo Pujadas||Wales||14 October||9.27 – Unsportsmanlike Conduct||6-week ban||–|||
|Sébastien Vahaamahina||Wales||21 October||9.12 – Punching or striking
as % of capacity
|Tries scored||Avg. tries
scored / match
scored / match
|International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||72,327||6||401,742||66,957||92.58%||20||3.33||220||36.67|
|Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa||Fukuroi||50,889||4||175,886||43,972||86.41%||24||6.00||179||44.75|
|City of Toyota Stadium||Toyota||45,000||3||111,690||37,230||82.73%||22||7.33||174||58.00|
|Kobe Misaki Stadium||Kobe||30,132||4||109,650||27,413||90.98%||28||7.00||194||48.50|
|Hanazono Rugby Stadium||Higashiosaka||24,100||4||85,406||21,352||88.60%||31||7.75||214||53.50|
|Kumagaya Rugby Stadium||Kumagaya||24,000||3||71,836||23,945||99.77%||22||7.33||147||49.00|
|Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium||Fukuoka||20,049||3||52,611||17,537||87.47%||21||7.00||149||49.67|
|Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium||Kamaishi||16,020||1||14,025||14,025||87.55%||8||8.00||57||57.00|
Top 10 highest attendances.
|1||70,103||England vs South Africa||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||2 November 2019|
|2||68,843||England vs New Zealand||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||26 October 2019|
|3||67,750||Wales vs South Africa||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||27 October 2019|
|4||67,666||Japan vs Scotland||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||13 October 2019|
|5||63,731||Ireland vs Scotland||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||22 September 2019|
|6||63,649||New Zealand vs South Africa||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama||21 September 2019|
|7||48,842||New Zealand vs Wales||Tokyo Stadium||Chōfu||1 November 2019|
|8||48,831||Japan vs South Africa||Tokyo Stadium||Chōfu||13 October 2019|
|9||48,354||New Zealand vs Namibia||Tokyo Stadium||Chōfu||6 October 2019|
|10||48,185||England vs Argentina||Tokyo Stadium||Chōfu||5 October 2019|
|Last updated: 2 November 2019|
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