2011 Junior World Championship

The 2011 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 2011 the Championship was held in Italy and there were 12 teams taking part. They played in 3 pools of 4 teams.

Teams

  • New Zealand
  • Wales
  • Argentina
  • Italy
  • France
  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Tonga
  • England
  • South Africa
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
Championship Table
Pool 1
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
New Zealand 3 3 0 204 22 3 15
Wales 3 2 1 90 106 2 10
Argentina 3 1 2 50 85 0 4
Italy 3 0 3 16 147 0 0
Pool 2
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
France 3 3 0 82 51 2 14
Australia 3 2 1 129 63 3 11
Fiji 3 1 2 73 92 1 5
Tonga 3 0 3 39 117 0 0
Pool 3
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
England 3 3 0 98 63 2 14
South Africa 3 2 1 95 52 3 11
Ireland 3 1 2 81 88 0 4
Scotland 3 0 3 31 102 0 0

2011 Junior World Championship
Fixtures and Results

June 10







June 14







June 18

Argentina

Italy

Australia

France

England

South Africa


New Zealand

Italy

Australia

France

England

Ireland


Italy

Argentina

Fiji

Australia

England

Ireland

v

v

v

v

v

v


v

v

v

v

v

v


v

v

v

v

v

v

Wales

New Zealand

Tonga

Fiji

Ireland

Scotland


Wales

Argentina

Fiji

Tonga

Scotland

South Africa


Wales

New Zealand

Tonga

France

South Africa

Scotland

Padua

Treviso

Rovigo

Rovigo

Treviso

Padua


Rovigo

Rovigo

Padua

Padua

Treviso

Treviso


Treviso

Padua

Rovigo

Treviso

Padua

Rovigo

8

7

54

24

33

33


92

3

50

27

39

26


6

15

36

25

26

30

34

64

7

12

25

0


0

27

25

14

18

42


56

48

18

31

20

13

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

Postitions 9-12

June 22




June 26



June 26


Scotland

Argentina


11th Place

Tonga


9th Place

Scotland

v

v



v



v

Tonga

Italy



Italy



Argentina

Rovigo

Rovigo



Rovigo



Rovigo

30

12



22



14

11

8



34



15

Positions 5-8

June 22




June 26



June 26

Wales

South Africa


7th Place

Wales


5th Place

Fiji

v

v



v



v

Fiji

Ireland



Ireland



South Africa

Padua

Padua



Treviso



Treviso

20

57



38



17

34

15



24



104

Positions 1-4

June 22




June 26



June 26

England

New Zealand


3rd Place

France


Final

England

v

v



v



v

France

Australia



Australia



New Zealand

Treviso

Treviso



Padua



Padua

33

37



17



22

18

7



30



33


 New Zealand win the 2011 Junior World Championship.

The 12th placed team, Tonga, is relegated and will play in the Junior World Rugby Trophy in 2012.