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Player Season Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
GM Osborne (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
NAS Ligairi (Fiji) 2003 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
CE Latham (Aust) 2007 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
DI Campese (Aust) 1987 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
RB Nelson (USA) 1987 1 1 0 13 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 100.00
AG Hastings (Scot) 1991 1 1 0 20 1 5 2 0 1 0 0 100.00
JE Staples (Ire) 1991 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SP Howarth (Wales) 1999 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
S Leaegailesolo (Samoa) 1999 1 1 0 23 1 3 4 0 1 0 0 100.00
KA Morgan (Wales) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
I Toeava (NZ) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Wing
Player Season Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
ME Harrison (Eng) 1987 1 1 0 12 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
EJ Rush (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
G Thomas (Wales) 1995 1 1 0 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
JW Wilson (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MP Burke (Aust) 1987 1 1 0 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
R Underwood (Eng) 1987 1 1 0 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
IC Evans (Wales) 1995 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
BP Lima (Samoa) 1999 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
A So'oalo (Samoa) 1999 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
CD Paterson (Scot) 2003 1 1 0 15 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 100.00
A Rougerie (Fra) 2003 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
A Tuilevu Kurimudu (Fiji) 2003 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SM Williams (Wales) 2007 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
RD Kahui (NZ) 2011 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Centre
Player Season Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
MCG Ellis (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 30 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AG Slack (Aust) 1987 1 1 0 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
M Taylor (Wales) 1999 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
JLB Salmon (Eng) 1987 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
KG Simms (Eng) 1987 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
S Hastings (Scot) 1991 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
RU Tsimba (Zimb) 1991 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
A Ieremia (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
IS Gibbs (Wales) 1999 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
PT Eloff (USA) 2003 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
JW Hook (Wales) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
RSR Rabeni (Fiji) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MA Nonu (NZ) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
CG Smith (NZ) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
DTH van der Merwe (Can) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 50.00

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

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

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

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

Lock
Player Season Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
RM Brooke (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
NC Redman (Eng) 1987 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
NPJ Francis (Ire) 1995 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SB Grimes (Scot) 2003 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
F Pelous (Fra) 2003 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AW Jones (Wales) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SK Leawere (Fiji) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
NC Sharpe (Aust) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
TA Lokotui (Tonga) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
L Nallet (Fra) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
J Pierre (Fra) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Flanker
Player Season Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
RD Elsom (Aust) 2007 1 1 0 15 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
A Qera (Fiji) 2007 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
ME Williams (Wales) 2007 1 1 0 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
G Lambert (USA) 1987 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
GW Rees (Eng) 1987 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
H Nguruve (Zimb) 1991 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
PTJ O'Hara (Ire) 1991 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SD Corkery (Ire) 1995 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
EO Halvey (Ire) 1995 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
PW Henderson (NZ) 1995 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
HT Taylor (Wales) 1995 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
KS Schubert (USA) 2003 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SM Taylor (Scot) 2003 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
GB Smith (Aust) 2007 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
J Kaino (NZ) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AJ Thomson (NZ) 2011 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

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

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Season Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
BS Barnes (Aust) 2007 1 0 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
DA Mitchell (Aust) 2007 1 0 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
S Williams (NZ) 2011 1 0 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
DS Llewellyn (Wales) 1999 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
G Thomas (Wales) 1999 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
JJ Crenca (Fra) 2003 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
SCJ Danielli (Scot) 2003 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MD Vunibaka (Fiji) 2003 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
GJ Cooper (Wales) 2007 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AL Freier (Aust) 2007 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
AK Hore (NZ) 2011 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
P Pape (Fra) 2011 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MJ Parra (Fra) 2011 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

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]