Fullback
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
S Blanco (Fra) 1980-1989 60 165 26 5 16 1 37 20 3 64.16
HP MacNeill (Ire/Lions) 1981-1988 38 42 9 0 1 1 14 23 1 38.15
RG Gould (Aust) 1980-1987 25 86 4 14 12 2 14 10 1 58.00
AG Hastings (Scot/Lions) 1986-1989 24 283 8 37 59 0 13 10 1 56.25
PH Thorburn (Wales) 1985-1989 24 203 0 31 47 0 14 10 0 58.33
WH Hare (Eng) 1980-1984 21 225 2 14 63 0 10 9 2 52.38
AR Irvine (Scot/Lions) 1980-1982 21 129 3 15 29 0 9 11 1 45.23
PW Dods (Scot) 1983-1989 19 186 2 20 46 0 7 10 2 42.10
AR Hewson (NZ) 1981-1984 19 201 4 22 43 4 16 3 0 84.21

Wing
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
R Underwood (Eng/Lions) 1984-1989 38 72 18 0 0 0 18 18 2 50.00
DI Campese (Aust) 1982-1989 37 131 25 5 6 1 20 15 2 56.75
S Ghizzoni (Italy) 1980-1987 36 53 11 0 0 3 17 17 2 50.00
TM Ringland (Ire/Lions) 1981-1988 36 36 9 0 0 0 14 21 1 40.27
P Lagisquet (Fra) 1983-1989 34 60 15 0 0 0 19 13 2 58.82
J Carleton (Eng/Lions) 1980-1984 31 28 7 0 0 0 13 15 3 46.77
GRT Baird (Scot/Lions) 1981-1988 30 4 1 0 0 0 13 15 2 46.66
JJP Kirwan (NZ) 1984-1989 30 100 25 0 0 0 25 3 2 86.66
KD Crossan (Ire) 1982-1989 29 44 11 0 0 0 13 15 1 46.55
BJ Moon (Aust) 1980-1986 28 44 11 0 0 0 17 10 1 62.50

Centre
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
PJP Sella (Fra) 1982-1989 55 72 18 0 0 0 33 18 4 63.63
MH Loffreda (Arg/SthAm) 1980-1989 35 43 9 2 1 0 22 11 2 65.71
MJ Kiernan (Ire/Lions) 1982-1988 33 212 5 33 36 6 14 18 1 43.93
AG Slack (Aust) 1980-1987 32 40 10 0 0 0 20 12 0 62.50
BJ Mullin (Ire/Lions) 1984-1989 31 52 13 0 0 0 12 19 0 38.70
D Codorniou (Fra) 1980-1985 28 12 3 0 0 0 16 9 3 62.50
R Francescato (Italy) 1980-1986 28 8 2 0 0 0 14 13 1 51.78
A Lungu (Rom) 1980-1989 27 8 2 0 0 0 10 17 0 37.03
PW Dodge (Eng/Lions) 1980-1985 26 12 1 1 2 0 12 10 4 53.84
DI Johnston (Scot) 1980-1986 26 16 4 0 0 0 14 10 2 57.69

Fly-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
S Bettarello (Italy) 1980-1988 48 435 6 39 96 15 23 22 3 51.04
JY Rutherford (Scot/Lions) 1980-1987 38 60 6 0 0 12 18 17 3 51.31
H Porta (Arg/SthAm) 1980-1987 35 416 3 70 73 15 15 17 3 47.14
MPT Lynagh (Aust) 1985-1989 28 381 2 71 71 6 18 10 0 64.28
CR Andrew (Eng/Lions) 1985-1989 27 137 0 10 29 10 15 10 2 59.25
JP Lescarboura (Fra) 1982-1988 27 194 6 19 29 15 13 11 3 53.70
J Davies (Wales) 1985-1988 26 56 5 0 0 12 16 10 0 61.53
PM Dean (Ire) 1981-1989 26 19 4 0 0 1 10 15 1 40.38
MG Ella (Aust) 1980-1984 25 78 6 3 8 8 13 11 1 54.00
HE Botha (SA) 1980-1989 23 268 2 43 43 15 18 5 0 78.26

Scrum-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
RJ Laidlaw (Scot/Lions) 1980-1988 50 28 7 0 0 0 21 26 3 45.00
P Berbizier (Fra) 1981-1989 49 28 7 0 0 0 28 20 1 58.16
NC Farr-Jones (Aust) 1984-1989 36 28 7 0 0 0 23 12 1 65.27
RN Jones (Wales/Lions) 1986-1989 32 4 1 0 0 0 18 14 0 56.25
F Lorigiola (Italy) 1980-1988 27 8 2 0 0 0 11 14 2 44.44
A Ghini (Italy) 1981-1988 24 0 0 0 0 0 12 11 1 52.08
M Paraschivescu (Rom) 1980-1987 24 20 5 0 0 0 9 14 1 39.58
Y Konishi (JPN) 1980-1987 23 28 7 0 0 0 6 16 1 28.26
MT Bradley (Ire) 1984-1988 22 16 4 0 0 0 9 12 1 43.18
DS Loveridge (NZ) 1980-1985 21 8 2 0 0 0 16 4 1 78.57

Prop
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
JP Garuet-Lempirou (Fra) 1983-1989 39 0 0 0 0 0 23 12 4 64.10
IG Milne (Scot) 1980-1989 39 0 0 0 0 0 19 17 3 52.56
AJ McIntyre (Aust) 1982-1989 38 12 3 0 0 0 22 14 2 60.52
PA Orr (Ire) 1980-1987 38 0 0 0 0 0 15 22 1 40.78
EE Rodriguez (Arg/Aust/SthAm) 1980-1987 37 0 0 0 0 0 23 12 2 64.86
G Rossi (Italy) 1982-1989 35 0 0 0 0 0 13 20 2 40.00
GS Pearce (Eng) 1981-1988 31 0 0 0 0 0 10 17 4 38.70
GA Knight (NZ) 1980-1986 26 4 1 0 0 0 21 5 0 80.76
G Price (Wales/Lions) 1980-1983 25 8 2 0 0 0 8 16 1 34.00

Hooker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
P Dintrans (Fra) 1980-1989 46 12 3 0 0 0 25 18 3 57.60
CT Deans (Scot/Lions) 1980-1987 44 8 2 0 0 0 21 20 3 51.13
TA Lawton (Aust) 1983-1989 40 16 4 0 0 0 24 14 2 62.50
CF Fitzgerald (Ire/Lions) 1980-1986 27 4 1 0 0 0 11 15 1 42.59
D Dubroca (Fra) 1986-1988 25 8 2 0 0 0 18 6 1 74.00
T Fujita (JPN) 1980-1989 25 12 3 0 0 0 5 19 1 22.00
G Morelli (Italy) 1982-1987 25 12 3 0 0 0 12 12 1 50.00
PJ Wheeler (Eng/Lions) 1980-1984 25 0 0 0 0 0 12 12 1 50.00
AG Dalton (NZ) 1981-1985 24 8 2 0 0 0 21 3 0 87.50
SBT Fitzpatrick (NZ) 1986-1989 23 12 3 0 0 0 20 2 1 89.13

Lock
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
J Condom (Fra) 1982-1989 57 0 0 0 0 0 36 17 4 66.66
DG Lenihan (Ire/Lions) 1981-1989 44 4 1 0 0 0 18 25 1 42.04
GW Whetton (NZ) 1981-1989 41 4 1 0 0 0 36 3 2 90.24
SAG Cutler (Aust) 1984-1989 37 12 3 0 0 0 22 14 1 60.81
RL Norster (Wales/Lions) 1982-1989 37 8 2 0 0 0 20 16 1 55.40
AJ Tomes (Scot) 1980-1987 34 8 2 0 0 0 15 17 2 47.05
EN Branca (Arg/SthAm) 1980-1989 33 20 5 0 0 0 18 12 3 59.09
A Colella (Italy) 1983-1989 33 8 2 0 0 0 14 18 1 43.93
WA Dooley (Eng/Lions) 1985-1989 32 8 2 0 0 0 16 14 2 53.12
MJ Colclough (Eng/Lions) 1980-1986 30 4 1 0 0 0 13 16 1 45.00

Flanker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
SP Poidevin (Aust) 1980-1989 51 20 5 0 0 0 30 18 3 61.76
M Innocenti (Italy) 1981-1988 40 8 2 0 0 0 18 20 2 47.50
PJ Winterbottom (Eng/Lions) 1982-1989 35 8 2 0 0 0 11 22 2 34.28
E Champ (Fra) 1985-1989 33 8 2 0 0 0 24 8 1 74.24
MW Shaw (NZ) 1980-1986 29 20 5 0 0 0 21 6 2 75.86
JH Calder (Scot/Lions) 1981-1985 28 12 3 0 0 0 12 14 2 46.42
D Erbani (Fra) 1981-1989 28 4 1 0 0 0 19 7 2 71.42
JB O'Driscoll (Ire/Lions) 1980-1984 28 12 3 0 0 0 9 19 0 32.14
JG Allen (Arg/SthAm) 1980-1989 27 4 1 0 0 0 14 11 2 55.55
JP Rives (Fra) 1980-1984 26 8 2 0 0 0 14 11 1 55.76

No. 8
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
MG Mexted (NZ) 1980-1985 32 12 3 0 0 0 24 6 2 78.12
JL Joinel (Fra) 1980-1986 30 0 0 0 0 0 19 9 2 66.66
IAM Paxton (Scot/Lions) 1981-1988 30 20 5 0 0 0 11 16 3 41.66
L Rodriguez (Fra) 1982-1989 28 24 6 0 0 0 18 9 1 66.07
SN Tuynman (Aust) 1983-1989 27 20 5 0 0 0 16 10 1 61.11
JR Beattie (Scot/Lions) 1980-1987 24 12 3 0 0 0 10 14 0 41.66
D Richards (Eng/Lions) 1986-1989 23 24 6 0 0 0 13 9 1 58.69
E Teleni (Fiji) 1982-1989 23 32 8 0 0 0 9 13 1 41.30
JP Scott (Eng) 1980-1984 22 4 1 0 0 0 11 9 2 54.54
WT Shelford (NZ) 1986-1989 20 20 5 0 0 0 18 1 1 92.50

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
GW Rees (Eng) 1984-1989 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 60.00

Only includes matches where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute

Records include the following current or recent matches:
Scotland v Romania at Murrayfield, Dec 9, 1989 [32-0 FT]
Ireland v New Zealand at Lansdowne Road, Nov 18, 1989 [6-23 FT]
Netherlands v Emerging Wallabies at Hilversum, Nov 17, 1989 [15-32 FT]