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Fullback
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
CE Latham (Aust) 2007-2007 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
NAS Ligairi (Fiji) 2003-2003 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
GM Osborne (NZ) 1995-1995 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Wing
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
ME Harrison (Eng) 1987-1987 1 12 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
EJ Rush (NZ) 1995-1995 1 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
G Thomas (Wales) 1995-1995 1 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
JW Wilson (NZ) 1995-1995 1 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Centre
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
MCG Ellis (NZ) 1995-1995 1 30 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AG Slack (Aust) 1987-1987 1 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
M Taylor (Wales) 1999-1999 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Fly-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
CM Chalmers (Scot) 1991-1991 1 7 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 100.00
SD Culhane (NZ) 1995-1995 1 45 1 20 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MMM Hercus (USA) 2003-2003 1 19 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 100.00
F Michalak (Fra) 2003-2003 1 24 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 100.00
A Monro (Can) 2011-2011 1 11 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 50.00
CR Slade (NZ) 2011-2011 1 23 1 9 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
F Trinh-Duc (Fra) 2011-2011 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Scrum-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
AM Ellis (NZ) 2011-2011 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
NA Hogan (Ire) 1995-1995 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
R Howley (Wales) 1999-1999 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AP Moore (Wales) 1995-1995 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
WM Phillips (Wales) 2007-2007 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
A Pichot (Arg) 1999-1999 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Prop
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
CW Dowd (NZ) 1995-1995 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MN Hartill (Aust) 1987-1987 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
RW Loe (NZ) 1995-1995 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Hooker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
KA Khasigian (USA) 2003-2003 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
KF Mealamu (NZ) 2011-2011 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
P Riordan (Can) 2007-2011 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.00
TR Thomas (Wales) 2007-2007 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Lock
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
RM Brooke (NZ) 1995-1995 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Flanker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
RD Elsom (Aust) 2007-2007 1 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
A Qera (Fiji) 2007-2007 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
ME Williams (Wales) 1999-2007 2 10 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 100.00

No. 8
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
NPS Mannion (Ire) 1991-1991 1 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
VS Ma'afu (Tonga) 2011-2011 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
D Richards (Eng) 1987-1987 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SN Tuynman (Aust) 1987-1987 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
DB White (Scot) 1991-1991 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
BS Barnes (Aust) 2007-2007 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
DA Mitchell (Aust) 2007-2007 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
S Williams (NZ) 2011-2011 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Only includes matches and tries 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]