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Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
GM Osborne 10 2 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
NAS Ligairi 10 2 0 0 0 Fiji Townsville 23 Oct 2003 Details
CE Latham 10 2 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
RB Nelson 13 1 3 1 0 USA Brisbane 24 May 1987 Details
DI Campese 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
AG Hastings 20 1 5 2 0 Scotland Murrayfield 5 Oct 1991 Details
JE Staples 4 1 0 0 0 Ireland Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1991 Details
S Leaegailesolo 23 1 3 4 0 Samoa Wrexham 3 Oct 1999 Details
SP Howarth 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
KA Morgan 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
I Toeava 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details

Wing
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
ME Harrison 12 3 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
G Thomas 15 3 0 0 0 Wales Bloemfontein 27 May 1995 Details
EJ Rush 15 3 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
JW Wilson 15 3 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
R Underwood 8 2 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
MP Burke 8 2 0 0 0 Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
IC Evans 10 2 0 0 0 Wales Bloemfontein 27 May 1995 Details
BP Lima 10 2 0 0 0 Samoa Wrexham 3 Oct 1999 Details
A So'oalo 10 2 0 0 0 Samoa Wrexham 3 Oct 1999 Details
CD Paterson 15 2 1 1 0 Scotland Townsville 12 Oct 2003 Details
A Rougerie 10 2 0 0 0 France Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
A Tuilevu Kurimudu 10 2 0 0 0 Fiji Townsville 23 Oct 2003 Details
SM Williams 10 2 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
RD Kahui 10 2 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details

Centre
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
MCG Ellis 30 6 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
AG Slack 8 2 0 0 0 Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
M Taylor 10 2 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
JLB Salmon 4 1 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
KG Simms 4 1 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
S Hastings 4 1 0 0 0 Scotland Murrayfield 5 Oct 1991 Details
RU Tsimba 4 1 0 0 0 Zimbabwe Belfast 14 Oct 1991 Details
A Ieremia 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
IS Gibbs 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
PT Eloff 5 1 0 0 0 USA Gosford 27 Oct 2003 Details
RSR Rabeni 5 1 0 0 0 Fiji Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
JW Hook 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
MA Nonu 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
CG Smith 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
DTH van der Merwe 5 1 0 0 0 Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details

Fly-half
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
CM Chalmers 7 1 0 1 0 Scotland Murrayfield 5 Oct 1991 Details
SD Culhane 45 1 20 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
F Michalak 24 1 5 3 0 France Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
MMM Hercus 19 1 4 2 0 USA Gosford 27 Oct 2003 Details
F Trinh-Duc 5 1 0 0 0 France North Shore City 10 Sep 2011 Details
CR Slade 23 1 9 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
A Monro 11 1 0 2 0 Canada Napier 27 Sep 2011 Details

Scrum-half
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
AP Moore 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Bloemfontein 27 May 1995 Details
NA Hogan 5 1 0 0 0 Ireland Bloemfontein 31 May 1995 Details
R Howley 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
A Pichot 5 1 0 0 0 Argentina Millennium Stadium 16 Oct 1999 Details
WM Phillips 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
AM Ellis 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details

Prop
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
MN Hartill 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
CW Dowd 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
RW Loe 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details

Hooker
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
KA Khasigian 5 1 0 0 0 USA Gosford 27 Oct 2003 Details
TR Thomas 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
P Riordan 5 1 0 0 0 Canada Bordeaux 25 Sep 2007 Details
KF Mealamu 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details

Lock
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
RM Brooke 10 2 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
NC Redman 4 1 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
NPJ Francis 5 1 0 0 0 Ireland Bloemfontein 31 May 1995 Details
SB Grimes 5 1 0 0 0 Scotland Townsville 12 Oct 2003 Details
F Pelous 5 1 0 0 0 France Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
NC Sharpe 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
SK Leawere 5 1 0 0 0 Fiji Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
AW Jones 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
L Nallet 5 1 0 0 0 France North Shore City 10 Sep 2011 Details
J Pierre 5 1 0 0 0 France North Shore City 10 Sep 2011 Details
TA Lokotui 5 1 0 0 0 Tonga Whangarei 21 Sep 2011 Details

Flanker
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
RD Elsom 15 3 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
A Qera 10 2 0 0 0 Fiji Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
ME Williams 10 2 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
G Lambert 4 1 0 0 0 USA Brisbane 24 May 1987 Details
GW Rees 4 1 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
PTJ O'Hara 4 1 0 0 0 Ireland Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1991 Details
H Nguruve 4 1 0 0 0 Zimbabwe Belfast 14 Oct 1991 Details
HT Taylor 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Bloemfontein 27 May 1995 Details
SD Corkery 5 1 0 0 0 Ireland Bloemfontein 31 May 1995 Details
EO Halvey 5 1 0 0 0 Ireland Bloemfontein 31 May 1995 Details
PW Henderson 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Bloemfontein 4 Jun 1995 Details
SM Taylor 5 1 0 0 0 Scotland Townsville 12 Oct 2003 Details
KS Schubert 5 1 0 0 0 USA Gosford 27 Oct 2003 Details
GB Smith 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
J Kaino 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
AJ Thomson 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details

No. 8
Player Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
NPS Mannion 8 2 0 0 0 Ireland Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1991 Details
D Richards 4 1 0 0 0 England Sydney 30 May 1987 Details
SN Tuynman 4 1 0 0 0 Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
DB White 4 1 0 0 0 Scotland Murrayfield 5 Oct 1991 Details
VS Ma'afu 5 1 0 0 0 Tonga Whangarei 21 Sep 2011 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Team Ground Date Match
BS Barnes (FH) 10 2 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
DA Mitchell (W) 10 2 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
S Williams (W) 10 2 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 Sep 2011 Details
DS Llewellyn (SH) 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
G Thomas (UB) 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 9 Oct 1999 Details
SCJ Danielli (W) 5 1 0 0 0 Scotland Townsville 12 Oct 2003 Details
JJ Crenca (P) 5 1 0 0 0 France Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
MD Vunibaka (W) 5 1 0 0 0 Fiji Townsville 23 Oct 2003 Details
AL Freier (H) 5 1 0 0 0 Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
GJ Cooper (SH) 5 1 0 0 0 Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
P Pape (L) 5 1 0 0 0 France North Shore City 10 Sep 2011 Details
MJ Parra (SH) 5 1 0 0 0 France North Shore City 10 Sep 2011 Details
AK Hore (H) 5 1 0 0 0 New Zealand Hamilton 16 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:
Canada v Japan at Napier, IRB Rugby World Cup, Sep 27, 2011 [23-23 FT]
New Zealand v Japan at Hamilton, IRB Rugby World Cup, Sep 16, 2011 [83-7 FT]
France v Japan at North Shore City, IRB Rugby World Cup, Sep 10, 2011 [47-21 FT]