2010 Junior World Championship

The 2010 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 2010 the Championship was held in Argentina and there were 12 teams taking part. They played in 3 pools of 4 teams.

Teams

  • New Zealand
  • Wales
  • Fiji
  • Samoa
  • England
  • France
  • Argentina
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • Scotland
  • Tonga
Championship Table
Pool 1
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
New Zealand 3 3 0 164 28 3 15
Wales 3 2 1 63 59 0 8
Fiji 3 1 2 29 87 0 4
Samoa 3 0 3 32 114 1 1
Pool 2
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
England 3 3 0 101 52 1 13
France 3 2 1 65 62 1 9
Argentina 3 1 2 69 100 0 4
Ireland 3 0 3 64 85 2 2
Pool 3
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Australia 3 3 0 167 53 3 15
South Africa 3 2 1 148 56 4 12
Scotland 3 1 2 40 134 0 4
Tonga 3 0 3 22 134 0 0

2010 Junior World Championship
Fixtures and Results

June 5







June 9







June 13

Fiji

Wales

France

Argentina

Tonga

Australia


Wales

New Zealand

England

Argentina

Australia

South Africa


New Zealand

Samoa

England

Ireland

Scotland

South Africa

v

v

v

v

v

v


v

v

v

v

v

v


v

v

v

v

v

v

New Zealand

Samoa

Ireland

England

South Africa

Scotland


Fiji

Samoa

Ireland

France

Tonga

Scotland


Wales

Fiji

France

Argentina

Tonga

Australia

Santa Fe

Parana

Rosario

Rosario

Parana

Santa Fe


Parana

Santa Fe

Rosario

Rosario

Parana

Santa Fe


Santa Fe

Parana

Rosario

Rosario

Parana

Santa Fe

11

22

25

22

14

58


31

77

36

23

67

73


43

12

17

21

27

35

44

13

22

48

40

13


3

7

21

31

5

0


10

15

9

24

3

42

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

Postitions 9-12

June 17




June 21



June 21

Ireland

Scotland


11th Place

Samoa


9th Place

Ireland

v

v



v



v

Samoa

Tonga



Tonga



Scotland

Parana

Parana



Parana



Parana

37

28



3



53

10

8



23



23

Positions 5-8

June 17




June 21



June 21

Wales

France


7th Place

Wales


5th Place

Argentina

v

v



v



v

Argentina

Fiji



Fiji



France

Santa Fe

Santa Fe



Santa Fe



Santa Fe

19

44



39



23

19

9



15



37

 Argentina win 9-8 on a penalty kick-off

Positions 1-4

June 17




June 21



June 21

Australia

New Zealand


3rd Place

England


Final

Australia

v

v



v



v

England

South Africa



South Africa



New Zealand

Rosario

Rosario



Rosario



Rosario

28

36



22



17

16

7



27



62


 New Zealand win the 2010 Junior World Championship.

The 12th placed team, Samoa, is relegated and will play in the Junior World Rugby Trophy in 2011.