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Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
S Salvat 20y 49d Argentina v Fiji Hamilton 24 May 1987 Details
P Vaccari 20y 271d Italy v New Zealand Leicester 13 Oct 1991 Details
PJ Lambie 20y 335d South Africa v Fiji Wellington 17 Sep 2011 Details
GJ Canale 20y 338d Italy v Tonga Canberra 15 Oct 2003 Details
JM Hernandez 21y 68d Argentina v Namibia Gosford 14 Oct 2003 Details
JD O'Connor 21y 88d Australia v Russia Nelson 1 Oct 2011 Details
I Corleto 21y 117d Argentina v Japan Millennium Stadium 16 Oct 1999 Details
CED Loamanu 21y 130d Japan v Wales Millennium Stadium 20 Sep 2007 Details
C Poitrenaud 21y 151d France v Japan Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
DTH van der Merwe 21y 154d Canada v Australia Bordeaux 29 Sep 2007 Details

Wing
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
GP North 19y 151d Wales v South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
T Masuho 19y 249d Japan v Scotland Murrayfield 5 Oct 1991 Details
JWC Roff 19y 253d Australia v Canada Port Elizabeth 31 May 1995 Details
BP Lima 19y 254d Samoa v Wales Cardiff 6 Oct 1991 Details
JT Lomu 20y 15d New Zealand v Ireland Johannesburg 27 May 1995 Details
GE Leaupepe 20y 38d Samoa v England Durban 4 Jun 1995 Details
JT Rokocoko 20y 127d New Zealand v Italy Melbourne 11 Oct 2003 Details
D Simplikevich 20y 198d Russia v Ireland Rotorua 25 Sep 2011 Details
E Taione 20y 222d Tonga v Italy Leicester 10 Oct 1999 Details
M Bergamasco 20y 230d Italy v New Zealand Melbourne 11 Oct 2003 Details

Centre
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
U Va'enuku 19y 51d Tonga v France Pretoria 26 May 1995 Details
EM Tuilagi 20y 115d England v Argentina Dunedin 10 Sep 2011 Details
FPL Steyn 20y 123d South Africa v England Stade de France 14 Sep 2007 Details
J Fourie 20y 221d South Africa v Uruguay Perth 11 Oct 2003 Details
BG O'Driscoll 20y 254d Ireland v USA Lansdowne Road 2 Oct 1999 Details
IS Gibbs 20y 256d Wales v Samoa Cardiff 6 Oct 1991 Details
T Benvenuti 20y 282d Italy v Russia Nelson 20 Sep 2011 Details
I Giorgadze 20y 299d Georgia v England Perth 12 Oct 2003 Details
G Thomas 20y 310d Wales v New Zealand Johannesburg 31 May 1995 Details
MS Williams 20y 351d Wales v Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
CD Brown 19y 111d Zimbabwe v Romania Auckland 23 May 1987 Details
E Puleitu 19y 201d Samoa v England Durban 4 Jun 1995 Details
GL Rees 19y 328d Canada v Tonga Napier 24 May 1987 Details
L Arbizu 20y 5d Argentina v Australia Llanelli 4 Oct 1991 Details
JP Wilkinson 20y 130d England v Italy Twickenham 2 Oct 1999 Details
K Ono 20y 144d Japan v Australia Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
DJ Hougaard 20y 293d South Africa v Georgia Sydney 24 Oct 2003 Details
F Michalak 20y 360d France v Fiji Brisbane 11 Oct 2003 Details
MJ Giteau 21y 26d Australia v Namibia Adelaide 25 Oct 2003 Details
BS Barnes 21y 110d Australia v Wales Millennium Stadium 15 Sep 2007 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
BA Smith 20y 264d Australia v USA Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
EA MacMillan 20y 279d Zimbabwe v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Oct 1991 Details
GF Camardon 20y 289d Argentina v Australia Llanelli 4 Oct 1991 Details
EA Jantjies 20y 336d Namibia v Ireland Bordeaux 9 Sep 2007 Details
TD Knoyle 21y 116d Wales v Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
RN Jones 21y 196d Wales v Ireland Wellington 25 May 1987 Details
E Gori 21y 199d Italy v Russia Nelson 20 Sep 2011 Details
J Campomar 21y 219d Uruguay v Samoa Perth 15 Oct 2003 Details
A Troncon 21y 263d Italy v Samoa East London 27 May 1995 Details
P Tabulutu 21y 313d Fiji v Argentina Hamilton 24 May 1987 Details

Prop
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
FE Mendez Azpillaga 19y 63d Argentina v Australia Llanelli 4 Oct 1991 Details
D Young 19y 317d Wales v England Brisbane 8 Jun 1987 Details
A Kopaliani 21y 133d Georgia v South Africa Sydney 24 Oct 2003 Details
V Kakovin 21y 305d Georgia v Argentina Palmerston North 2 Oct 2011 Details
ML Castrogiovanni 21y 359d Italy v Tonga Canberra 15 Oct 2003 Details
R Yamamura 22y 70d Japan v France Townsville 18 Oct 2003 Details
JA Slipper 22y 109d Australia v USA Wellington 23 Sep 2011 Details
G Vlad 22y 186d Romania v Fiji Brive la Gaillarde 12 Oct 1991 Details
WD Nailago 22y 188d Fiji v Wales Hamilton 2 Oct 2011 Details
AR Jones 22y 231d Wales v Italy Canberra 25 Oct 2003 Details

Hooker
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
D Dadunashvili 21y 270d Georgia v South Africa Sydney 24 Oct 2003 Details
H Horn 22y 145d Namibia v Fiji Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
BA Beattie 22y 173d Zimbabwe v Ireland Lansdowne Road 6 Oct 1991 Details
JM Meyer 22y 237d Namibia v Argentina Gosford 14 Oct 2003 Details
LL Ghiraldini 22y 267d Italy v Portugal Parc des Princes 19 Sep 2007 Details
J Dalton 22y 282d South Africa v Australia Cape Town 25 May 1995 Details
CR Flynn 22y 292d New Zealand v Tonga Brisbane 24 Oct 2003 Details
FE Mendez Azpillaga 22y 298d Argentina v England Durban 27 May 1995 Details
M de Rougemont 23y 6d France v Ivory Coast Rustenberg 30 May 1995 Details
PV Balan 23y 83d Romania v Australia Belfast 3 Oct 1999 Details

Lock
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
B Aka 20y 131d Ivory Coast v France Rustenberg 30 May 1995 Details
Y Sakuraba 20y 254d Japan v Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
PL Sporleder 20y 275d Argentina v Australia Llanelli 4 Oct 1991 Details
GW Weir 21y 93d Scotland v Japan Murrayfield 5 Oct 1991 Details
JA Eales 21y 107d Australia v Wales Cardiff 12 Oct 1991 Details
MB James 21y 309d Canada v Romania Port Elizabeth 26 May 1995 Details
AW Jones 21y 355d Wales v Canada Nantes 9 Sep 2007 Details
T Coker 22y 1d Australia v USA Brisbane 31 May 1987 Details
RJ Gray 22y 17d Scotland v Romania Invercargill 10 Sep 2011 Details
H Nguruve 22y 58d Zimbabwe v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Oct 1991 Details

Flanker
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
RE Webster 19y 344d Wales v Australia Rotorua 18 Jun 1987 Details
FJ Irarrazaval 20y 8d Argentina v Samoa Pontypridd 13 Oct 1991 Details
M Bergamasco 20y 154d Italy v England Twickenham 2 Oct 1999 Details
A Carminati 20y 284d France v Romania Wellington 28 May 1987 Details
JJ Thomas 20y 310d Wales v New Zealand Sydney 2 Nov 2003 Details
TT Faletau 20y 343d Wales v Australia Auckland 21 Oct 2011 Details
SL van Rooi 20y 363d Namibia v Australia Adelaide 25 Oct 2003 Details
JA Barclay 20y 364d Scotland v New Zealand Murrayfield 23 Sep 2007 Details
C Checchinato 21y 36d Italy v USA Otley 5 Oct 1991 Details
K Miyamoto 21y 66d Japan v USA Brisbane 24 May 1987 Details

No. 8
Player Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
C Raducanu 19y 233d Romania v Zimbabwe Auckland 23 May 1987 Details
SM Parisse 20y 33d Italy v Tonga Canberra 15 Oct 2003 Details
TT Faletau 20y 303d Wales v South Africa Wellington 11 Sep 2011 Details
JJ Thomas 20y 317d Wales v England Brisbane 9 Nov 2003 Details
C Checchinato 21y 44d Italy v New Zealand Leicester 13 Oct 1991 Details
JA Eales 21y 99d Australia v Argentina Llanelli 4 Oct 1991 Details
G Chkhaidze 21y 110d Georgia v England Perth 12 Oct 2003 Details
ST Latu 21y 285d Japan v Australia Sydney 3 Jun 1987 Details
N Johnson 21y 342d USA v Ireland New Plymouth 11 Sep 2011 Details
T Coker 21y 358d Australia v England Sydney 23 May 1987 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Team Opposition Ground Date Match
T Palamo (W) 19y 8d USA v South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
GP North (W) 19y 166d Wales v Namibia New Plymouth 26 Sep 2011 Details
GM Snyder (P) 19y 220d Zimbabwe v Japan Belfast 14 Oct 1991 Details
GW D'Arcy (C) 19y 247d Ireland v Romania Lansdowne Road 15 Oct 1999 Details
M Kvirikashvili (FH) 19y 289d Georgia v England Perth 12 Oct 2003 Details
N Leleimalefaga (P) 19y 310d Samoa v USA Saint-Etienne 26 Sep 2007 Details
SM Parisse (N8) 20y 29d Italy v New Zealand Melbourne 11 Oct 2003 Details
GE Leaupepe (W) 20y 33d Samoa v Argentina East London 30 May 1995 Details
N Dragos Dima (P) 20y 65d Romania v Australia Belfast 3 Oct 1999 Details
I Ivancuic (FH) 20y 78d Romania v Fiji Brive la Gaillarde 12 Oct 1991 Details

Only the player's first appearance 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:
New Zealand v France at Auckland, IRB Rugby World Cup Final, Oct 23, 2011 [8-7 FT]
Australia v Wales at Auckland, IRB Rugby World Cup, Oct 21, 2011 [21-18 FT]
New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, IRB Rugby World Cup Semi final, Oct 16, 2011 [20-6 FT]