Fullback
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
JW Heunis 31y 219d 1 South Africa v World XV Johannesburg 2 Sep 1989 Details
WH Hare 31y 95d 1 England v France Parc des Princes 3 Mar 1984 Details
S Blanco 31y 34d 1 France v Lions XV Parc des Princes 4 Oct 1989 Details
WMH Rose 30y 82d 1 England v Scotland Twickenham 4 Apr 1987 Details
RG Gould 30y 43d 1 Australia v Korea Brisbane 17 May 1987 Details
WR Blyth 29y 348d 1 Wales v Ireland Lansdowne Road 15 Mar 1980 Details
HP MacNeill 29y 220d 1 Ireland v England Lansdowne Road 23 Apr 1988 Details
RM Madero 29y 76d 1 Argentina v Paraguay Santiago 30 Sep 1987 Details
AR Hewson 29y 40d 1 New Zealand v Lions Auckland 16 Jul 1983 Details
AR Irvine 28y 300d 1 Lions v South Africa Pretoria 12 Jul 1980 Details

Wing
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
L Walton 35y 254d 1 USA v South Africa Glenville 25 Sep 1981 Details
M Purcell 35y 179d 1 USA v England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
SG McTavish 33y 229d 1 Canada v Japan Osaka 11 Apr 1982 Details
N Taumoefolau 32y 341d 1 Japan v Scotland XV Tokyo 28 May 1989 Details
S Ghizzoni 32y 94d 1 Italy v Portugal Lisbon 18 Jan 1987 Details
JS Germishuys 31y 331d 2 South Africa v USA Glenville 25 Sep 1981 Details
ME Harrison 31y 45d 1 England v USA Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
BH Hay 31y 28d 1 Scotland v New Zealand Auckland 20 Jun 1981 Details
MAC Slemen 30y 299d 1 England v Wales Twickenham 6 Mar 1982 Details
M Campo 30y 229d 1 Argentina v Uruguay Montevideo 3 May 1987 Details

Centre
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
KW Robertson 33y 350d 1 Scotland v Australia Murrayfield 19 Nov 1988 Details
R Helu 33y 340d 1 USA v Canada Vancouver 10 May 1987 Details
JT Stanley 32y 79d 1 New Zealand v France Auckland 1 Jul 1989 Details
AG Slack 31y 252d 2 Australia v Japan Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
M Mascioletti 31y 246d 1 Italy v Soviet Union Moscow 5 Nov 1989 Details
JJ Ah Kuoi 31y 107d 1 Samoa v Ireland Lansdowne Road 29 Oct 1988 Details
R Bertranne 31y 42d 1 France v Scotland Parc des Princes 17 Jan 1981 Details
JM Renwick 31y 7d 1 Scotland v Wales Murrayfield 19 Feb 1983 Details
MJ du Plessis 30y 302d 1 South Africa v World XV Johannesburg 2 Sep 1989 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
G Laporte 34y 164d 1 France v Romania Wellington 28 May 1987 Details
EG Tobias 34y 83d 1 South Africa v England Johannesburg 9 Jun 1984 Details
H Porta 34y 8d 1 Argentina v Chile Asuncion 19 Sep 1985 Details
HE Botha 31y 180d 1 South Africa v World XV Cape Town 26 Aug 1989 Details
JY Rutherford 30y 134d 1 Scotland v England Murrayfield 15 Feb 1986 Details
J Clarkson 30y 71d 1 USA v Tunisia Pebble Beach 3 May 1987 Details
LF Walker 29y 205d 1 Australia v New Zealand Sydney 30 Jul 1988 Details
RM Madero 29y 79d 2 Argentina v Chile Santiago 3 Oct 1987 Details
SO Campbell 29y 14d 1 Ireland v England Lansdowne Road 19 Mar 1983 Details
D Camberabero 28y 268d 1 France v Lions XV Parc des Princes 4 Oct 1989 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
RM Harding 34y 238d 1 England v Ireland Lansdowne Road 23 Apr 1988 Details
RJ Laidlaw 34y 103d 1 Scotland v Ireland Lansdowne Road 16 Jan 1988 Details
M Paraschivescu 34y 19d 1 Romania v Zimbabwe Auckland 23 May 1987 Details
DR Baetti Sabah 31y 292d 2 Argentina v Paraguay Santiago 30 Sep 1987 Details
DS Loveridge 31y 57d 1 New Zealand v Lions Wellington 18 Jun 1983 Details
P Berbizier 30y 274d 1 France v Scotland Parc des Princes 18 Mar 1989 Details
DJ Serfontein 30y 78d 1 South Africa v S America Pretoria 20 Oct 1984 Details
J Gallion 29y 360d 1 France v Wales Parc des Princes 30 Mar 1985 Details
RJM McGrath 29y 316d 1 Ireland v South Africa Cape Town 30 May 1981 Details
M Saunders 29y 123d 1 USA v Romania Moscow 17 Sep 1988 Details

Prop
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
J Aitken 36y 60d 1 Scotland v Wales Cardiff 21 Jan 1984 Details
R Paparemborde 34y 194d 1 France v England Twickenham 15 Jan 1983 Details
G Cucchiella 34y 102d 1 Italy v Fiji Dunedin 31 May 1987 Details
C Williams 32y 253d 1 Lions v South Africa Pretoria 12 Jul 1980 Details
P Ondarts 31y 224d 1 France v Romania Agen 11 Nov 1987 Details
AJ McIntyre 31y 166d 1 Australia v Ireland Sydney 7 Jun 1987 Details
GA Knight 30y 17d 1 New Zealand v South Africa Auckland 12 Sep 1981 Details
GAJ McLoughlin 29y 240d 1 Ireland v England Twickenham 6 Feb 1982 Details
R de Bernardo 29y 237d 1 Italy v Zimbabwe Treviso 30 Sep 1989 Details
RW Loe 29y 121d 1 New Zealand v Australia Auckland 5 Aug 1989 Details

Hooker
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
WJH Kahts 33y 262d 1 South Africa v France Pretoria 8 Nov 1980 Details
D Dubroca 33y 38d 1 France v Zimbabwe Auckland 2 Jun 1987 Details
AJ Phillips 32y 286d 1 Wales v Canada Invercargill 3 Jun 1987 Details
AG Dalton 32y 220d 1 New Zealand v France Auckland 23 Jun 1984 Details
P Dintrans 32y 20d 1 France v Wales Parc des Princes 18 Feb 1989 Details
G Pivetta 31y 349d 1 Italy v Spain L'Aquila 2 Jun 1989 Details
G Morelli 31y 233d 1 Italy v Romania L'Aquila 7 Dec 1985 Details
CT Deans 30y 330d 1 Scotland v Romania Bucharest 29 Mar 1986 Details
WJ James 29y 114d 1 Wales v Fiji Cardiff 9 Nov 1985 Details
SJ Smith 28y 280d 1 Ireland v England Lansdowne Road 23 Apr 1988 Details

Lock
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
AM Haden 32y 293d 1 New Zealand v Lions Auckland 16 Jul 1983 Details
G Dumitru 32y 110d 1 Romania v Scotland Bucharest 20 May 1984 Details
EN Branca 32y 22d 1 Argentina v Paraguay Montevideo 12 Oct 1989 Details
PJ Ackford 31y 251d 1 England v Fiji Twickenham 4 Nov 1989 Details
WA Anderson 31y 212d 1 Ireland v Romania Lansdowne Road 1 Nov 1986 Details
MI Keane 31y 190d 1 Ireland v Scotland Lansdowne Road 2 Feb 1980 Details
CE Davis 31y 122d 1 Wales v England Cardiff 17 Jan 1981 Details
A Lorieux 31y 79d 1 France v Australia Sydney 13 Jun 1987 Details
RL Norster 30y 137d 1 Wales v USA Cardiff 7 Nov 1987 Details
MJ Colclough 30y 78d 1 England v New Zealand Twickenham 19 Nov 1983 Details

Flanker
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
F Valu 37y 352d 1 Tonga v Canada Napier 24 May 1987 Details
HL Silva 35y 334d 1 Argentina v World XV Buenos Aires 9 Aug 1980 Details
JF Slattery 34y 35d 1 Ireland v England Lansdowne Road 19 Mar 1983 Details
F Murariu 34y 18d 1 Romania v Italy Bucharest 15 Apr 1989 Details
DG Leslie 32y 36d 1 Scotland v Romania Bucharest 20 May 1984 Details
J Squire 31y 177d 1 Wales v France Parc des Princes 19 Mar 1983 Details
MG Skinner 30y 343d 1 England v Fiji Twickenham 4 Nov 1989 Details
E de Anna 30y 279d 1 Italy v Junior ABs Auckland 5 Jul 1980 Details
F Calder 30y 184d 1 Scotland v Wales Cardiff 20 Feb 1988 Details
M Cecillon 30y 152d 1 France v New Zealand Auckland 1 Jul 1989 Details

No. 8
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
MG Mexted 32y 58d 1 New Zealand v Argentina Buenos Aires 2 Nov 1985 Details
WJ Donaldson 32y 52d 1 Canada v Italy Burnaby Lake 25 Jun 1983 Details
WT Shelford 31y 340d 1 New Zealand v Ireland Lansdowne Road 18 Nov 1989 Details
DB White 31y 313d 1 Scotland v Romania Murrayfield 9 Dec 1989 Details
GHH Sonnekus 31y 129d 1 South Africa v England Johannesburg 9 Jun 1984 Details
M du Plessis 31y 4d 1 South Africa v S America Santiago 25 Oct 1980 Details
D Erbani 30y 285d 1 France v Romania Wellington 28 May 1987 Details
D Ormaechea 30y 25d 1 Uruguay v Argentina Montevideo 14 Oct 1989 Details
G Artuso 29y 338d 1 Italy v Tunisia Menzel Bourghiba 18 Oct 1986 Details
IAM Paxton 29y 152d 2 Scotland v Zimbabwe Wellington 30 May 1987 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
G Laporte (FH) 34y 169d 1 France v Zimbabwe Auckland 2 Jun 1987 Details
JA Probyn (P) 33y 16d 1 England v Romania Bucharest 13 May 1989 Details
B Minguez (N8) 30y 85d 1 Argentina v Uruguay Asuncion 17 Sep 1985 Details
D Codey (F) 29y 341d 1 Australia v France Sydney 13 Jun 1987 Details
HP MacNeill (FB) 29y 122d 1 Ireland v Scotland Lansdowne Road 16 Jan 1988 Details
J Billingsley (C) 29y 118d 1 Canada v USA Burnaby Lake 11 Jun 1983 Details
MG Davie (P) 28y 61d 1 New Zealand v England Twickenham 19 Nov 1983 Details
MB Burger (F) 26y 319d 1 South Africa v USA Glenville 25 Sep 1981 Details
L Hodorca (W) 26y 307d 1 Romania v Zimbabwe Auckland 23 May 1987 Details
SLK James (FH) 26y 298d 1 Australia v Korea Brisbane 17 May 1987 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:
Scotland v Romania at Murrayfield, Dec 9, 1989 [32-0 FT]
Ireland v New Zealand at Lansdowne Road, Nov 18, 1989 [6-23 FT]
Netherlands v Emerging Wallabies at Hilversum, Nov 17, 1989 [15-32 FT]