Australia national under-20 rugby union team

Australia national under-20 rugby union team

Australia
Union Australian Rugby Union
Coach(es) Adrian Thompson
Most caps (-)
First international
Australia 81–12 Canada
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
Australia 86–0 Canada
(5 June 2009)
Largest defeat
Australia 17–62 New Zealand
(21 June 2010)
World Cup
Appearances 6 (First in 2008)
Best result Runners-up, 2010


The Australia national under-20 rugby union team represents Australia on a national level. They compete at the annual IRB Junior World Championship.

In the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship they beat France 42–21 for 5th place.[1] In 2009 they lost to South Africa 32–5 and settled for 4th place.[2] They were runners-up in 2010 after losing to New Zealand 17–62 in the finals.[3][4]

Contents

  • Results 1
  • Squad 2
    • Current Squad 2.1
    • Management 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Results

2014 Junior World Championship (5th)

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 36–17 Argentina
Pool match 24–38 England
Pool match 29–3 Italy
Play-off 53–16 Samoa
5th place play-off 34–27 France

2013 Junior World Championship (7th)

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 15–19 Ireland
Pool match 10–14 New Zealand
Pool match 46–12 Fiji
Play-off 15–22 Argentina
7th place play-off 28–17 Ireland

2012 Junior World Championship (8th)

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 67–12 Scotland
Pool match 3–15 Argentina
Pool match 7–31 France
Play-off 17–19 France
7th place play-off 13–17 England

2011 Junior World Championship (3rd)

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 54–7 Tonga
Pool match 50–25 Fiji
Pool match 25–31 France
Semi-final 7–37 New Zealand
3rd place play-off 30–17 France

2010 Junior World Championship (2nd)

Match Score Opposition
Pool match 85–13 Scotland
Pool match 67–5 Tonga
Pool match 42–35 South Africa
Semi-final 28–16 England
Final 17–62 New Zealand

2009 Junior World Championship (4th)

Match Score Opposition
Pool Match 86–0 Canada
Pool Match 40–6 Tonga
Pool Match 38–5 Wales
Semi-final 17–31 New Zealand
3rd Place Play-off 5–32 South Africa

2008 Junior World Championship (5th)

Match Score Opposition
Pool Match 81–12 Canada
Pool Match 53–17 Fiji
Pool Match 13–18 England
Play-off 32–0 Samoa
5th Place Play-off 42–21 France

Squad

Current Squad

The following players were named in the squad for the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship.[5][6][7]

Management

  • Adrian Thompson - Head Coach
  • Michael Grice - Team Manager
  • Shane Arnold - Assistant Coach
  • Cam Blades - Assistant Coach
  • Campbell Hanson - Physiotherapist
  • Steve Freeman - Team Doctor
  • Carl Marshall - Video Analyst
  • Simon Harries - Strength & Conditioning
  • Alan Gaffney - Selector

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.rugby.com.au/news/under_20s/aussies_fend_off_france_at_jwc,91117.html/news/archive/section/86169
  2. ^ http://www.rugby.com.au/news/under_20s/australia_finishes_fourth_at_irb_junior_world,131604.html/news/archive/section/86169
  3. ^ http://www.rugby.com.au/news/under_20s/2010/young_wallabies_finish_runners_up_at_junior_worlds,139935.html/news/archive/section/86169
  4. ^ http://www.irb.com/jwc/news/newsid=2039239.html
  5. ^ "McMahon leads junior Wallabies". Rugby 365. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Australia JWC Squad 2014". IRB. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Australian Under 20s announce squad for Junior World Champs" (Press release). Australian Rugby Union. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 

External links

  • Australia U-20