HISTORY OF THE RUGBY WORLD CUP

All-time tournament statistics up to the start of the 2015 competition, from every country that has participated since 1987.

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Argentina
Pool C 2015
Australia
Pool A 2015
Canada
Pool D 2015
Cote D'Ivoire
Not Participating
England
Pool A 2015
Fiji
Pool A 2015
France
Pool D 2015
Georgia
Pool C 2015
Ireland
Pool D 2015
Italy
Pool D 2015
Japan
Pool B 2015
Namibia
Pool C 2015
New Zealand
Pool C 2015
Portugal
Not Participating
Romania
Pool D 2015
Russia
Not Participating
Samoa
Pool B 2015
Scotland
Pool B 2015
South Africa
Pool B 2015
Spain
Not Participating
Tonga
Pool C 2015
Uruguay
Pool A 2015
USA
Pool B 2015
Wales
Pool A 2015
Zimbabwe
Not Participating
Matches
30
 
Points
742
 
Tries
74
 
Conversions
49
 
Penalties
85
 
Drop goals
9
Third highest scored
Yellow cards
5
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
41
Second highest scored
Points
1423
Second highest scored
Tries
181
Second highest scored
Conversions
132
Second highest scored
Penalties
91
Third highest scored
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
25
 
Points
469
 
Tries
48
 
Conversions
29
 
Penalties
52
 
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
7
 
Red cards
5
 
Matches
3
 
Points
29
 
Tries
3
 
Conversions
1
 
Penalties
4
 
Drop goals
0
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
40
Third highest scored
Points
1246
 
Tries
126
Third highest scored
Conversions
97
 
Penalties
121
Highest total scored
Drop goals
20
Highest total scored
Yellow cards
4
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
24
 
Points
538
 
Tries
59
 
Conversions
45
 
Penalties
48
 
Drop goals
6
 
Yellow cards
6
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
43
Highest total scored
Points
1354
Third highest scored
Tries
121
 
Conversions
109
Third highest scored
Penalties
117
Second highest scored
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
8
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
12
 
Points
144
 
Tries
9
 
Conversions
9
 
Penalties
26
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
4
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
30
 
Points
819
 
Tries
63
 
Conversions
73
 
Penalties
64
 
Drop goals
7
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
24
 
Points
455
 
Tries
44
 
Conversions
32
 
Penalties
53
 
Drop goals
3
 
Yellow cards
6
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
24
 
Points
428
 
Tries
50
 
Conversions
29
 
Penalties
42
 
Drop goals
3
 
Yellow cards
1
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
15
 
Points
144
 
Tries
16
 
Conversions
11
 
Penalties
9
 
Drop goals
4
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
43
Highest total scored
Points
2012
Highest total scored
Tries
272
Highest total scored
Conversions
198
Highest total scored
Penalties
91
Third highest scored
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
4
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
4
 
Points
38
 
Tries
4
 
Conversions
3
 
Penalties
4
 
Drop goals
3
Yellow cards
1
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
24
 
Points
305
 
Tries
31
 
Conversions
13
 
Penalties
40
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
4
 
Points
57
 
Tries
8
 
Conversions
4
 
Penalties
4
 
Drop goals
2
Yellow cards
1
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
24
 
Points
585
 
Tries
67
 
Conversions
33
 
Penalties
32
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
3
 
Red cards
1
 
Matches
33
 
Points
972
 
Tries
110
 
Conversions
77
 
Penalties
82
 
Drop goals
8
 
Yellow cards
2
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
29
 
Points
1009
 
Tries
113
 
Conversions
84
 
Penalties
73
 
Drop goals
13
Second highest scored
Yellow cards
5
 
Red cards
2
 
Matches
3
 
Points
18
 
Tries
0
 
Conversions
0
 
Penalties
6
 
Drop goals
0
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
21
 
Points
335
 
Tries
35
 
Conversions
25
 
Penalties
35
 
Drop goals
1
 
Yellow cards
10
 
Red cards
3
 
Matches
7
 
Points
98
 
Tries
9
 
Conversions
6
 
Penalties
12
 
Drop goals
0
 
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
21
 
Points
300
 
Tries
32
 
Conversions
24
 
Penalties
31
 
Drop goals
2
 
Yellow cards
7
 
Red cards
0
 
Matches
32
 
Points
919
 
Tries
106
 
Conversions
81
 
Penalties
60
 
Drop goals
5
 
Yellow cards
2
 
Red cards
2
 
Matches
6
 
Points
84
 
Tries
11
 
Conversions
5
 
Penalties
10
 
Drop goals
0
Yellow cards
0
 
Red cards
0
 
Player likely to go
under the posts
Joaquín Tuculet
Age: 25
Caps: 20
Position: Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Joe Tomane
Age: 24
Caps: 9
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Nick Blevins
Age: 26
Caps: 19
Position: Centre
Not qualified
for 2015
tournament
Player likely to go
under the posts
Jonathan Joseph
Age: 23
Caps: 7
Position: Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Nemani Nadolo
Age: 27
Caps: 17
Position: Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Wesley Fofana
Age: 27
Caps: 32
Position: Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
D. Katcharava
Age: 29
Caps: 78
Position: Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Tommy Bowe
Age: 31
Caps: 58
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
M. Campagnaro
Age: 21
Caps: 13
Position: Centre
Player likely to go
under the posts
Kenki Fukuoka
Age: 22
Caps: 11
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Johan Tromp
Age: 24
Caps: 10
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Ben Smith
Age: 28
Caps: 38
Position: Wing
Not qualified
for 2015
tournament
Player likely to go
under the posts
Cătălin Fercu
Age: 28
Caps: 75
Position: Full Back
Not qualified
for 2015
tournament
Player likely to go
under the posts
Ken Pisi
Age: 25
Caps: 5
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
Stuart Hogg
Age: 22
Caps: 29
Position: Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Brian Habana
Age: 31
Caps: 106
Position: Wing
Not qualified
for 2015
tournament
Player likely to go
under the posts
Vunga Lilo
Age: 31
Caps: 33
Position: Full Back
Player likely to go
under the posts
Leandro Leivas
Age: 26
Caps: 28
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
T. Ngwenya
Age: 29
Caps: 29
Position: Wing
Player likely to go
under the posts
George North
Age: 22
Caps: 46
Position: Wing
Not qualified
for 2015
tournament
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
2011
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2003
67 - 14
Top
scorer
Felipe
Contempomi
125 Points17 Appearances
Most
tries
Pablo
Bouza
4 Tries2 Appearances
Best
Finish
Winners
1991, 1999
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2003
142 - 0
Top
scorer
Michael
Lynagh
195 Points15 Appearances
Most
tries
Chris
Latham
11 Tries7 Appearances
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1991
Record
victory
VS Namibia
1999
72 - 11
Top
scorer
Gareth
Rees
120 Points13 Appearances
Most
tries
Morgan
Williams
4 Tries10 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
1995
Record
victory
 
 
Top
scorer
Victor
Kouassi
8 Points3 Appearances
Most
tries
Aboubakar
Camara
1 Tries3 Appearances
Best
Finish
Winners
2003
Record
victory
VS Uruguay
2003
111 - 13
Top
scorer
Jonny
Wilkinson
277 Points19 Appearances
Most
tries
Rory
Underwood
11 Tries15 Appearances
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1987, 1999, 2007
Record
victory
VS Namibia
1999
67 - 18
Top
scorer
Nick
Little
125 Points14 Appearances
Most
tries
Vereniki
Goneva
4 Tries4 Appearances
Best
Finish
Runners Up
1987, 1999,
2011
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2007
87 - 10
Top
scorer
Thierry
Lacroix
124 Points9 Appearances
Most
tries
Vincent
Clerc
11 Tries13 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2007
30 - 0
Top
scorer
Merab
Kvirikashvili
63 Points12 Appearances
Most
tries
Dimitri
Basilaia
1 Tries3 Appearances
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1987-2011
(excl. '07)
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2003
64 - 7
Top
scorer
Ronan
O'Gara
93 Points14 Appearances
Most
tries
Brian
O'Driscoll
7 Tries17 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Russia
2011
53 - 17
Top
scorer
Diego
Dominguez
98 Points9 Appearances
Most
tries
Marcello
Cuttitta
5 Tries7 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS
Zimbabwe
1991
52 - 8
Top
scorer
Toru
Kurihara
40 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Eiji
Kutsuki
4 Tries6 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
Top
scorer
Theuns
Kotze
24 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Heinz
Koll
2 Tries4 Appearances
Best
Finish
Winners
1987, 2001
Record
victory
VS Japan
2003
145 - 17
Top
scorer
Grant
Fox
170 Points10 Appearances
Most
tries
Jonah
Lomu
15 Tries11 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
2007
Record
victory
 
 
Top
scorer
Duarte
Cardoso Pinto
12 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Joaquim Ferreira
1 Tries3 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2003
37 - 7
Top
scorer
Petre
Mitu
25 Points3 Appearances
Most
tries
Vasilica
Mincu
15 Tries8 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
2011
Record
victory
 
 
Top
scorer
Konstantin
Rachkov
19 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Denis
Simplikevich
2 Tries2 Appearances
Best
Finish
Quarter
Finals
1991, 1995
Record
victory
VS Uruguay
2003
60 - 13
Top
scorer
Silao
Leaegailesolo
62 Points4 Appearances
Most
tries
Brian
Lima
10 Tries18 Appearances
Best
Finish
Semi Finals
1991
Record
victory
VS Ivory Coast
1995
89 - 0
Top
scorer
Gavin
Hastings
227 Points13 Appearances
Most
tries
Gavin
Hastings
9 Tries13 Appearances
Best
Finish
Winners
1995, 2007
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2011
87 - 0
Top
scorer
Percy
Montgomery
111 Points12 Appearances
Most
tries
Bryan
Habana
10 Tries11 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
1999
Record
victory
 
 
Top
scorer
Andriy
Kovalenco
15 Points2 Appearances
Most
tries
No Tries
Scored
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Ivory Coast
1995
29 - 11
Top
scorer
Raymond
Hola
61 Points8 Appearances
Most
tries
Sukanaivalu
Hufanga
3 Tries10 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Spain
1999
27 - 15
Top
scorer
Diego
Aguirre
30 Points7 Appearances
Most
tries
Alfonso
Cardosa
2 Tries5 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
VS Japan
1999
39 - 26
Top
scorer
Michael
Hercus
77 Points8 Appearances
Most
tries
Kort
Schubert
3 Tries4 Appearances
Best
Finish
Semi Finals
1987, 2011
Record
victory
VS Namibia
2011
81 - 7
Top
scorer
Neil
Jenkins
98 Points7 Appearances
Most
tries
Shane
Williams
10 Tries11 Appearances
Best
Finish
Group
Stages
Record
victory
 
 
Top
scorer
Marthinus Grobler
25 Points2 Appearances
Most
tries
Richard
Utete Tsimba
2 Tries5 Appearances