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IRB Rugby World Cup / in France / Youngest tryscorer by starting position

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Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
JKR Timu 22y 165d 2 New Zealand v Canada Lille 20 Oct 1991 Details
DS Stewart 22y 262d 1 Canada v Fiji Bayonne 5 Oct 1991 Details
R Pienaar 23y 196d 2 South Africa v Tonga Lens 22 Sep 2007 Details
CT Wyles 24y 17d 1 USA v South Africa Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
RP Lamont 24y 334d 2 Scotland v Portugal Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
C Poitrenaud 25y 133d 1 France v Georgia Marseille 30 Sep 2007 Details
U Mola 26y 147d 3 France v Namibia Bordeaux 8 Oct 1999 Details
NJ Evans 27y 46d 1 New Zealand v Romania Toulouse 29 Sep 2007 Details
I Corleto 29y 78d 1 Argentina v France Stade de France 7 Sep 2007 Details
GEA Murphy 29y 164d 1 Ireland v Argentina Parc des Princes 30 Sep 2007 Details

Wing
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
JPR Pietersen 21y 59d 1 South Africa v Samoa Parc des Princes 9 Sep 2007 Details
DTH van der Merwe 21y 150d 1 Canada v Japan Bordeaux 25 Sep 2007 Details
I Toeava 21y 243d 1 New Zealand v Portugal Lyon 15 Sep 2007 Details
T Ngwenya 22y 66d 1 USA v Samoa Saint-Etienne 26 Sep 2007 Details
AD Trimble 22y 324d 1 Ireland v Namibia Bordeaux 9 Sep 2007 Details
H Agulla 22y 343d 1 Argentina v Ireland Parc des Princes 30 Sep 2007 Details
P Carvalho Cabral 23y 72d 1 Portugal v Scotland Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
FT Lasagavibau 23y 127d 2 Fiji v Namibia Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
AP Ashley-Cooper 23y 165d 1 Australia v Japan Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
DA Mitchell 23y 181d 3 Australia v Fiji Montpellier 23 Sep 2007 Details

Centre
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
FPL Steyn 20y 139d 1 South Africa v USA Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
MJM Tait 21y 234d 1 England v Tonga Parc des Princes 28 Sep 2007 Details
I Toeava 21y 257d 2 New Zealand v Romania Toulouse 29 Sep 2007 Details
GP Tiesi 22y 151d 1 Argentina v Namibia Marseille 22 Sep 2007 Details
D Kacharava 22y 253d 1 Georgia v Namibia Lens 26 Sep 2007 Details
AP Ashley-Cooper 23y 180d 1 Australia v Fiji Montpellier 23 Sep 2007 Details
BC Langenhoven 23y 287d 1 Namibia v France Toulouse 16 Sep 2007 Details
RE Dewey 23y 325d 1 Scotland v Portugal Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
GL Williams 24y 91d 1 Samoa v South Africa Parc des Princes 9 Sep 2007 Details
J Fourie 24y 189d 1 South Africa v Samoa Parc des Princes 9 Sep 2007 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
L Beauxis 21y 341d 1 France v Georgia Marseille 30 Sep 2007 Details
T Castaignede 24y 254d 1 France v Canada Beziers 2 Oct 1999 Details
OJ Barkley 25y 284d 1 England v USA Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
NJ Evans 27y 32d 1 New Zealand v Portugal Lyon 15 Sep 2007 Details
AD James 28y 272d 1 South Africa v Fiji Marseille 7 Oct 2007 Details
DA Parks 29y 106d 1 Scotland v Portugal Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
F Contepomi 30y 33d 1 Argentina v Namibia Marseille 22 Sep 2007 Details
D Camberabero 30y 272d 1 France v Fiji Grenoble 8 Oct 1991 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
BG Leonard 22y 152d 1 New Zealand v Portugal Lyon 15 Sep 2007 Details
P Mignoni 22y 222d 1 France v Namibia Bordeaux 8 Oct 1999 Details
MA Williams 23y 168d 2 Canada v France Beziers 2 Oct 1999 Details
CJC Tynan 25y 101d 1 Canada v New Zealand Lille 20 Oct 1991 Details
PF du Preez 25y 190d 1 South Africa v USA Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
AJ Poluleuligaga 26y 229d 1 Samoa v England Nantes 22 Sep 2007 Details
JS Rauluni 27y 98d 1 Fiji v Namibia Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
JH van der Westhuizen 28y 246d 1 South Africa v England Stade de France 24 Oct 1999 Details
JB Elissalde 29y 297d 1 France v Namibia Toulouse 16 Sep 2007 Details
A Troncon 34y 23d 1 Italy v Scotland Saint-Etienne 29 Sep 2007 Details

Prop
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
GC Dewes 25y 248d 1 Fiji v Wales Nantes 29 Sep 2007 Details
MS MacDonald 26y 289d 1 USA v Tonga Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
M Jacobs 27y 84d 1 Namibia v Fiji Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
RGA Snow 29y 166d 2 Canada v Namibia Toulouse 14 Oct 1999 Details
K Pulu 29y 234d 1 Tonga v South Africa Lens 22 Sep 2007 Details
T Soma 30y 99d 1 Japan v Fiji Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
R Roncero 30y 218d 1 Argentina v Namibia Marseille 22 Sep 2007 Details
AKE Baxter 30y 251d 1 Australia v Canada Bordeaux 29 Sep 2007 Details
OJ Hasan Jalil 36y 181d 1 Argentina v France Parc des Princes 19 Oct 2007 Details

Hooker
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
RD Best 25y 31d 1 Ireland v Georgia Bordeaux 15 Sep 2007 Details
GJ Smith 25y 79d 1 Fiji v Namibia Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
S Lawson 25y 346d 1 Scotland v Portugal Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
AL Freier 27y 193d 1 Australia v Canada Bordeaux 29 Sep 2007 Details
P Riordan 27y 360d 1 Canada v Japan Bordeaux 25 Sep 2007 Details
AK Hore 29y 2d 1 New Zealand v Portugal Lyon 15 Sep 2007 Details
VM Tincu 29y 158d 1 Romania v Italy Marseille 12 Sep 2007 Details
JW Smit 29y 187d 1 South Africa v Fiji Marseille 7 Oct 2007 Details
G Ion 31y 77d 1 Romania v Fiji Brive la Gaillarde 12 Oct 1991 Details
A Giorgadze 31y 114d 1 Georgia v Namibia Lens 26 Sep 2007 Details

Lock
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
AW Jones 21y 355d 1 Wales v Canada Nantes 9 Sep 2007 Details
JH Senekal 23y 346d 1 Namibia v Fiji Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
SV Raiwalui 25y 23d 1 Fiji v Namibia Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
O Roumat 25y 110d 1 France v Romania Beziers 4 Oct 1991 Details
KG Thompson 25y 260d 1 Samoa v USA Saint-Etienne 26 Sep 2007 Details
MB James 26y 80d 1 Canada v Fiji Bordeaux 9 Oct 1999 Details
AJ Williams 26y 138d 1 New Zealand v Portugal Lyon 15 Sep 2007 Details
L Thompson 26y 149d 2 Japan v Fiji Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
PE Albacete 26y 214d 1 Argentina v Georgia Lyon 11 Sep 2007 Details
D Penalva 27y 236d 1 Portugal v Italy Parc des Princes 19 Sep 2007 Details

Flanker
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
LE Stanfill 22y 105d 1 USA v Tonga Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
T Rees 22y 362d 1 England v USA Lens 8 Sep 2007 Details
A Qera 23y 141d 2 Fiji v Japan Toulouse 12 Sep 2007 Details
Y Nyanga Kabasele 23y 285d 1 France v Georgia Marseille 30 Sep 2007 Details
RD Elsom 24y 206d 3 Australia v Japan Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
AJ Charron 25y 85d 1 Canada v New Zealand Lille 20 Oct 1991 Details
T Dusautoir 25y 302d 1 France v Namibia Toulouse 16 Sep 2007 Details
JH Smith 26y 46d 1 South Africa v England Stade de France 14 Sep 2007 Details
OCC Magne 26y 174d 1 France v Canada Beziers 2 Oct 1999 Details
RH McCaw 26y 251d 2 New Zealand v Italy Marseille 8 Sep 2007 Details

No. 8
Player Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
JM Leguizamon 24y 108d 2 Argentina v Namibia Marseille 22 Sep 2007 Details
SWP Burger 24y 170d 1 South Africa v USA Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
MZV Brooke 26y 248d 1 New Zealand v Canada Lille 20 Oct 1991 Details
GD Ennis 27y 143d 1 Canada v Romania Toulouse 9 Oct 1991 Details
AJ Popham 27y 347d 1 Wales v Fiji Nantes 29 Sep 2007 Details
A Mocelutu Vuivau 28y 64d 1 Fiji v Namibia Beziers 1 Oct 1999 Details
J Bonnaire 28y 361d 1 France v Namibia Toulouse 16 Sep 2007 Details
DJ Rossouw 29y 161d 1 South Africa v Argentina Stade de France 14 Oct 2007 Details
SF Maka 30y 64d 1 Tonga v USA Montpellier 12 Sep 2007 Details
C Juillet 30y 210d 1 France v Fiji Toulouse 16 Oct 1999 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Tries Team Opposition Ground Date Match
BS Barnes (FH) 21y 103d 2 Australia v Japan Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
RW Ford (H) 23y 139d 1 Scotland v Portugal Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
DA Mitchell (W) 23y 166d 2 Australia v Japan Lyon 8 Sep 2007 Details
AM Ellis (SH) 23y 206d 1 New Zealand v Portugal Lyon 15 Sep 2007 Details
K Taira (C) 24y 256d 1 Japan v Canada Bordeaux 25 Sep 2007 Details
KDR Brown (F) 25y 93d 1 Scotland v Portugal Saint-Etienne 9 Sep 2007 Details
CP Cusiter (SH) 25y 116d 1 Scotland v Argentina Stade de France 7 Oct 2007 Details
Z Maisuradze (F) 25y 337d 1 Georgia v France Marseille 30 Sep 2007 Details
SA Hoiles (N8) 25y 345d 1 Australia v Fiji Montpellier 23 Sep 2007 Details
CG Smith (W) 25y 352d 1 New Zealand v Romania Toulouse 29 Sep 2007 Details

Only the player's first 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:
England v South Africa at Stade de France, IRB Rugby World Cup Final, Oct 20, 2007 [6-15 FT]
France v Argentina at Parc des Princes, IRB Rugby World Cup, Oct 19, 2007 [10-34 FT]
Argentina v South Africa at Stade de France, IRB Rugby World Cup Semi final, Oct 14, 2007 [13-37 FT]