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IRB Rugby World Cup / v United States of America / Oldest tryscorer by starting position

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Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
TJ Wright 28y 260d 3 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
CE Latham 24y 36d 1 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
KJ Beale 22y 260d 1 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
AJS Leeds 22y 254d 2 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details

Wing
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
JT Robinson 33y 40d 1 England Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
LM Fa'atau 31y 338d 1 Samoa Saint-Etienne 26 Sep 2007 Details
ME Harrison 31y 45d 1 England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
GL Solomie 30y 218d 2 Romania Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1999 Details
R Underwood 28y 114d 2 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
D Ohata 27y 350d 1 Japan Gosford 27 Oct 2003 Details
NJ Heslop 27y 311d 1 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
TJ Bowe 27y 201d 2 Ireland New Plymouth 11 Sep 2011 Details
DA Mitchell 27y 181d 1 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
AP Ashley-Cooper 27y 180d 3 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details

Centre
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
F Gaetaniello 33y 43d 1 Italy Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
AG Slack 31y 249d 1 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
S Barba 27y 268d 1 Italy Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
WDC Carling 25y 303d 1 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
AS Fainga'a 24y 233d 2 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
J Fourie 24y 210d 2 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
B Liebenberg 24y 42d 3 France Wollongong 31 Oct 2003 Details
BW Papworth 23y 207d 1 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
RG Horne 22y 39d 1 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
CR Innes 22y 28d 1 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
GPJ Townsend 30y 177d 1 Scotland Brisbane 20 Oct 2003 Details
L Orquera 29y 350d 1 Italy Nelson 27 Sep 2011 Details
OJ Barkley 25y 284d 1 England Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
SJ Larkham 25y 138d 1 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
PF du Preez 25y 190d 1 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
CJ Whitaker 24y 360d 1 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
I Francescato 24y 237d 1 Italy Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
BA Smith 20y 264d 1 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details

Prop
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
GH Purvis 30y 359d 1 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
ML Castrogiovanni 29y 341d 1 Italy Nelson 27 Sep 2011 Details
G Kerr 26y 200d 1 Scotland Brisbane 20 Oct 2003 Details
JB Poux 24y 35d 1 France Wollongong 31 Oct 2003 Details

Hooker
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
MA Foley 32y 129d 1 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
Y Bru 30y 162d 1 France Wollongong 31 Oct 2003 Details
RD Best 29y 27d 1 Ireland New Plymouth 11 Sep 2011 Details
KGM Wood 27y 248d 4 Ireland Lansdowne Road 2 Oct 1999 Details

Lock
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
A Naevo 30y 233d 1 Fiji Brisbane 15 Oct 2003 Details
T Constantin 29y 326d 1 Romania Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1999 Details
WA Dooley 29y 244d 1 England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
KG Thompson 25y 260d 1 Samoa Saint-Etienne 26 Sep 2007 Details

Flanker
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
CP Strauss 34y 108d 1 Australia Limerick 14 Oct 1999 Details
MG Skinner 32y 319d 1 England Twickenham 11 Oct 1991 Details
D Codey 29y 328d 1 Australia Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
RD Elsom 28y 221d 1 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
PJ Winterbottom 27y 3d 2 England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
JH Smith 26y 62d 1 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
T Rees 22y 362d 1 England Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
AA Petrache 22y 345d 1 Romania Lansdowne Road 9 Oct 1999 Details

No. 8
Player Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
SF Maka 30y 64d 1 Tonga Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
AT Earl 30y 26d 1 New Zealand Gloucester 8 Oct 1991 Details
SM Parisse 28y 15d 1 Italy Nelson 27 Sep 2011 Details
SWP Burger 24y 170d 1 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Tries Team Ground Date Match
UR Samo (F) 35y 76d 1 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
VL Vaki (F) 31y 141d 1 Tonga Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
CJ van der Linde (P) 27y 34d 1 South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
PJ McCabe (C) 23y 186d 1 Australia Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details

Only the player's last match in that position as a tryscorer 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:
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]