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IRB Rugby World Cup / v United States of America / Most individual tries in a match by starting position

Fullback
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
TJ Wright 12 3 0 0 0 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
AJS Leeds 8 2 0 0 0 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
CE Latham 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
KJ Beale 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details

Wing
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
AP Ashley-Cooper 15 3 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
N Taumoefolau 8 2 0 0 0 Japan Brisbane 24 May 1987 Details
R Underwood 8 2 0 0 0 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
GL Solomie 10 2 0 0 0 Romania Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1999 Details
SNG Staniforth 10 2 0 0 0 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
SCJ Danielli 10 2 0 0 0 Scotland Brisbane 20 Oct 2003 Details
BG Habana 10 2 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
TJ Bowe 10 2 0 0 0 Ireland New Plymouth 11 Sep 2011 Details

Centre
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
B Liebenberg 15 3 0 0 0 France Wollongong 31 Oct 2003 Details
J Fourie 10 2 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
AS Fainga'a 10 2 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
K Yoshinaga 7 1 0 1 0 Japan Brisbane 24 May 1987 Details
BW Papworth 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
AG Slack 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
S Barba 4 1 0 0 0 Italy Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
F Gaetaniello 4 1 0 0 0 Italy Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
CR Innes 4 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
WDC Carling 4 1 0 0 0 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
BG O'Driscoll 5 1 0 0 0 Ireland Lansdowne Road 2 Oct 1999 Details
FPL Steyn 5 1 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
RG Horne 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details

Fly-half
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
SJ Larkham 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
GPJ Townsend 5 1 0 0 0 Scotland Brisbane 20 Oct 2003 Details
OJ Barkley 18 1 2 3 0 England Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
L Orquera 5 1 0 0 0 Italy Nelson 27 Sep 2011 Details

Scrum-half
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
BA Smith 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
I Francescato 4 1 0 0 0 Italy Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
CJ Whitaker 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
PF du Preez 5 1 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details

Prop
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
GH Purvis 4 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
G Kerr 5 1 0 0 0 Scotland Brisbane 20 Oct 2003 Details
JB Poux 5 1 0 0 0 France Wollongong 31 Oct 2003 Details
ML Castrogiovanni 5 1 0 0 0 Italy Nelson 27 Sep 2011 Details

Hooker
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
KGM Wood 20 4 0 0 0 Ireland Lansdowne Road 2 Oct 1999 Details
MA Foley 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
Y Bru 5 1 0 0 0 France Wollongong 31 Oct 2003 Details
RD Best 5 1 0 0 0 Ireland New Plymouth 11 Sep 2011 Details

Lock
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
WA Dooley 4 1 0 0 0 England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
T Constantin 5 1 0 0 0 Romania Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1999 Details
A Naevo 5 1 0 0 0 Fiji Brisbane 15 Oct 2003 Details
KG Thompson 5 1 0 0 0 Samoa Saint-Etienne 26 Sep 2007 Details

Flanker
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
PJ Winterbottom 8 2 0 0 0 England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
D Codey 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
MG Skinner 4 1 0 0 0 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
AA Petrache 5 1 0 0 0 Romania Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1999 Details
CP Strauss 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
T Rees 5 1 0 0 0 England Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
JH Smith 5 1 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
RD Elsom 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details

No. 8
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
AT Earl 4 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
SF Maka 5 1 0 0 0 Tonga Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
SWP Burger 5 1 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
SM Parisse 5 1 0 0 0 Italy Nelson 27 Sep 2011 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
VL Vaki (F) 5 1 0 0 0 Tonga Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
CJ van der Linde (P) 5 1 0 0 0 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
PJ McCabe (C) 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
UR Samo (F) 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details

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:
Italy v United States of America at Nelson, IRB Rugby World Cup, Sep 27, 2011 [27-10 FT]
Australia v United States of America at Wellington, IRB Rugby World Cup, Sep 23, 2011 [67-5 FT]
Russia v United States of America at New Plymouth, IRB Rugby World Cup, Sep 15, 2011 [6-13 FT]