2009 Junior World Championship

The 2009 Junior World Championship is the international rugby competition for the Under-20 players in the IRB nations. It is run by the IRB, the International Rugby Board, which is the organisation that governs and controls the game of rugby throughout the world.

In 2009 the Championship was held in Japan and there were 16 teams taking part. They played in 4 pools of 4 teams.

Teams

  • New Zealand
  • Ireland
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay


  • England
  • Samoa
  • Scotland
  • Japan
  • South Africa
  • France
  • Fiji
  • Italy
  • Australia
  • Wales
  • Tonga
  • Canada
Championship Table
Pool 1
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
New Zealand 3 3 0 140 9 2 14
Ireland 3 2 1 61 26 1 9
Argentina 3 1 2 51 79 2 6
Uruguay 3 0 3 15 153 0 0
Pool 2
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
England 3 3 0 125 14 3 15
Samoa 3 2 1 53 86 1 9
Scotland 3 1 2 33 54 1 5
Japan 3 0 3 27 84 2 2
Pool 3
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
South Africa 3 3 0 144 40 3 15
France 3 2 1 118 81 2 10
Fiji 3 1 2 55 98 0 4
Italy 3 0 3 30 128 1 1
Pool 4
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Australia 3 3 0 164 11 3 15
Wales 3 2 1 107 58 2 7
Tonga 3 1 2 47 111 1 5
Canada 3 0 3 35 173 0 0


2009 Junior World Championship
Fixtures and Results

June 5









June 9









June 13

Argentina

New Zealand

Samoa

England

France

South Africa

Australia

Tonga


Uruguay

Ireland

Scotland

Japan

Fiji

Italy

Australia

Canada


Ireland

Argentina

England

Japan

Fiji

France

Canada

Wales

v

v

v

v

v

v

v

v


v

v

v

v

v

v

v

v


v

v

v

v

v

v

v

v

Ireland

Uruguay

Scotland

Japan

Italy

Fiji

Canada

Wales


Argentina

New Zealand

England

Samoa

France

South Africa

Tonga

Wales


Uruguay

New Zealand

Samoa

Scotland

Italy

South Africa

Tonga

Australia

Nagoya

Nagoya

Tokyo

Tokyo

Osaka

Osaka

Tosu

Tosu


Nagoya

Nagoya

Tokyo

Tokyo

Osaka

Osaka

Tosu

Tosu


Nagoya

Nagoya

Tokyo

Tokyo

Osaka

Osaka

Tosu

Tosu

9

75

17

43

43

36

86

5


15

0

7

20

25

3

40

15


45

9

52

7

20

27

20

5

16

0

14

0

13

10

0

51


33

17

30

29

48

65

6

51


0

48

7

12

14

43

36

38

Following the pool play, teams played off for final positions. Playoff position was based on their pool points.

Positions 13-16

June 17




June 21



June 21

Uruguay

Japan


15th Place

Uruguay


13th Place

Canada

v

v



v



v

Canada

Italy



Japan



Italy

Nagoya

Nagoya



Nagoya



Nagoya

11

15



17



22

29

21



54



32

Postitions 9-12

June 17




June 21



June 21

Argentina

Scotland


11th Place

Argentina


9th Place

Tonga

v

v



v



v

Tonga

Fiji



Fiji



Scotland

Osaka

Osaka



Osaka



Osaka

17

39



27



25

26

26



10



28

Positions 5-8

June 17




June 21



June 21

Ireland

Samoa


7th Place

Ireland


5th Place

Wales

v

v



v



v

Wales

France



Samoa



France

Fukuoka

Fukuoka



Fukuoka



Fukuoka

17

6



3



13

19

16



9



68

Positions 1-4

June 17




June 21



June 21

New Zealand

South Africa


3rd Place

Australia


Final

New Zealand

v

v



v



v

Australia

England



South Africa



England

Tokyo

Tokyo



Tokyo



Tokyo

31

21



5



44

17

40



32



28


 New Zealand win the 2009 Junior World Championship.