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Player Age Team Ground Date Match
HFG Southwell 30y 274d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
PB Williams 28y 149d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
AP Ashley-Cooper 27y 251d Australia Millennium Stadium 3 Dec 2011 Details
DA Armitage 27y 234d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
M Rodriguez Gurruchage 26y 130d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
BJ Foden 26y 22d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
RDJ Kearney 25y 196d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
M Medard 24y 333d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
ILR Keresoni 24y 248d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
FPL Steyn 24y 120d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details

Wing
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
MJ Cueto 31y 230d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
AT Tuilagi 30y 206d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
V Clerc 30y 161d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
A Masi 29y 333d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
N Walker 28y 344d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
SLK Tagicakibau 28y 308d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
BG Habana 28y 91d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
M Bergamasco 28y 3d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
TJ Bowe 27y 228d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
MB Evans 27y 137d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details

Centre
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
MJ Tindall 32y 299d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
BG O'Driscoll 32y 260d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
WP van Zyl 32y 135d Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
D Traille 31y 280d France Stade de France 19 Mar 2011 Details
GW D'Arcy 31y 240d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
SJ Mapusua 31y 203d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
RJ Flutey 31y 177d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
A Rougerie 31y 19d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
J de Villiers 30y 199d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
SE Hape 30y 195d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
NT Little 35y 19d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
RJR O'Gara 34y 215d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
F Contepomi 34y 0d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
DA Parks 32y 262d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
JP Wilkinson 32y 73d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
TJ Lavea Levi 31y 251d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
KS Burton 30y 206d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
M Steyn 27y 62d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
TGAL Flood 26y 5d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
F Trinh-Duc 24y 128d France Stade de France 19 Mar 2011 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
D Yachvili 31y 26d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
EGE Reddan 30y 112d Ireland Millennium Stadium 12 Mar 2011 Details
RGM Lawson 29y 337d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
PF du Preez 29y 171d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
KF Fotuali'i 29y 119d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
REP Wigglesworth 28y 65d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
N Vergallo 28y 0d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
VT Buatava 25y 335d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
EA Jantjies 24y 353d Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
F Semenzato 24y 296d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details

Prop
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
JA du Toit 35y 359d Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
R Roncero 34y 185d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
S Perugini 32y 357d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
AF Jacobsen 32y 143d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
JB Poux 32y 19d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
MA Ross 31y 291d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
N Mas 31y 145d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
AJ Sheridan 31y 95d England Millennium Stadium 4 Feb 2011 Details
S Somoca 30y 234d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
EA Murray 30y 189d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details

Hooker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
ME Ledesma Arocena 38y 95d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
H Horn 34y 140d Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
W Servat 33y 248d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
JW Smit 33y 161d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
SG Thompson 33y 29d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
MM Schwalger 33y 3d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
S Koto Vuli 31y 170d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
RD Best 29y 54d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
RW Ford 26y 295d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
ST Polota-Nau 26y 130d Australia Millennium Stadium 3 Dec 2011 Details

Lock
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
SD Shaw 37y 339d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
L Nallet 35y 31d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
V Matfield 34y 123d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
NJ Hines 34y 75d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
NC Sharpe 33y 237d Australia Auckland 21 Oct 2011 Details
DJ Rossouw 33y 128d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
S Dellape 32y 293d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
DF O'Callaghan 32y 198d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
TP Palmer 32y 132d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
PJ O'Connell 31y 353d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details

Flanker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
DP Wallace 34y 247d Ireland Millennium Stadium 12 Mar 2011 Details
LW Moody 33y 55d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
J Bonnaire 33y 25d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
JA Farias Cabello 32y 335d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
CH Fourie 31y 328d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
M Fa'asavalu 31y 249d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
T Dusautoir 29y 331d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
SM Matadigo 29y 55d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
KDR Brown 28y 249d Scotland Murrayfield 12 Feb 2011 Details
SWP Burger 28y 151d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details

No. 8
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
NJ Easter 32y 363d England Millennium Stadium 13 Aug 2011 Details
GJ Stowers 32y 216d Samoa Hamilton 18 Sep 2011 Details
I Harinordoquy 31y 237d France Auckland 15 Oct 2011 Details
J Nieuwenhuis 31y 187d Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
JM Fernandez Lobbe 29y 274d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
NE Talei 28y 197d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
JPR Heaslip 27y 297d Ireland Wellington 8 Oct 2011 Details
SM Parisse 27y 167d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
JAW Haskell 26y 126d England Twickenham 6 Aug 2011 Details
PJ Spies 26y 95d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Team Ground Date Match
SD Shaw (L) 37y 156d England Millennium Stadium 4 Feb 2011 Details
MA Scelzo (P) 35y 196d Argentina Millennium Stadium 20 Aug 2011 Details
UR Samo (F) 35y 147d Australia Millennium Stadium 3 Dec 2011 Details
A Lo Cicero Vaina (P) 34y 295d Italy Rome 26 Feb 2011 Details
NC Sharpe (L) 33y 280d Australia Millennium Stadium 3 Dec 2011 Details
JPR Worsley (F) 33y 235d England Millennium Stadium 4 Feb 2011 Details
PA Stringer (SH) 33y 89d Ireland Millennium Stadium 12 Mar 2011 Details
LFM Cullen (L) 33y 62d Ireland Millennium Stadium 12 Mar 2011 Details
S Baikeinuku (C) 32y 271d Fiji Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
AD James (C) 32y 246d South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details

Only the player's most recent appearance in that position listed; 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:
Australia v Wales at Auckland, IRB Rugby World Cup, Oct 21, 2011 [21-18 FT]
France v Wales at Auckland, IRB Rugby World Cup Semi final, Oct 15, 2011 [9-8 FT]
Ireland v Wales at Wellington, IRB Rugby World Cup Quarter final, Oct 8, 2011 [10-22 FT]