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Junior World Championship 2008

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1New Zealand U201533001731915425130Qualified for semifinals
2Argentina U20932014779-3261010Qualified for 5th place semifinals
3Ireland U205310264109-4561310Qualified for 9th place semifinals
4Tonga U200300346123-7731600Qualified for 13th place semifinals

Matches
Group phase
06/06/2008Argentina U20 - Ireland U2017-9
06/06/2008New Zealand U20 - Tonga U2048-9
10/06/2008Argentina U20 - Tonga U2030-10
10/06/2008New Zealand U20 - Ireland U2065-10
14/06/2008Ireland U20 - Tonga U2045-27
14/06/2008New Zealand U20 - Argentina U2060-0

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1South Africa U201433001963216428320Qualified for semifinals
2Samoa U20932016039217401Qualified for 5th place semifinals
3Scotland U205310261115-5481410Qualified for 9th place semifinals
4United States U200300338169-13132500Qualified for 13th place semifinals

Matches
Group phase
06/06/2008Samoa U20 - Scotland U2029-17
06/06/2008South Africa U20 - United States U20108-18
10/06/2008Samoa U20 - United States U2020-6
10/06/2008South Africa U20 - Scotland U2072-3
14/06/2008Scotland U20 - United States U2041-14
14/06/2008South Africa U20 - Samoa U2016-11

Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1England U20143300119487117620Qualified for semifinals
2Australia U201132011474710023621Qualified for 5th place semifinals
3Canada U204310247151-10452400Qualified for 9th place semifinals
4Fiji U201300344111-6771601Qualified for 13th place semifinals

Matches
Group phase
06/06/2008Australia U20 - Canada U2081-12
06/06/2008England U20 - Fiji U2041-17
10/06/2008Australia U20 - Fiji U2053-17
10/06/2008England U20 - Canada U2060-18
14/06/2008Australia U20 - England U2013-18
14/06/2008Fiji U20 - Canada U2010-17

Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Wales U2014330085394611420Qualified for semifinals
2France U20113201104545013621Qualified for 5th place semifinals
3Italy U20431024881-3341000Qualified for 9th place semifinals
4Japan U201300347110-6371501Qualified for 13th place semifinals

Matches
Group phase
06/06/2008France U20 - Japan U2053-17
06/06/2008Wales U20 - Italy U2029-10
10/06/2008France U20 - Italy U2032-14
10/06/2008Wales U20 - Japan U2033-10
14/06/2008Japan U20 - Italy U2020-24
14/06/2008Wales U20 - France U2023-19

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
New Zealand U20
6/18/2008 - 31-6New Zealand U20
6/22/2008 - 38-3
Wales U20New Zealand U20
South Africa U20
6/18/2008 - 18-26
England U20
England U20
3rd place final
Wales U20
6/22/2008 - 18-43South Africa U20
South Africa U20
5th place semifinals5th place final
Argentina U20
6/18/2008 - 6-30France U20
6/22/2008 - 21-42
France U20Australia U20
Samoa U20
6/18/2008 - 0-32
Australia U20
Australia U20
7th place final
Argentina U20
6/22/2008 - 10-30Samoa U20
Samoa U20
9th place semifinals9th place final
Ireland U20
6/18/2008 - 9-6Ireland U20
6/22/2008 - 39-12
Italy U20Ireland U20
Scotland U20
6/18/2008 - 15-10
Scotland U20
Canada U20
11th place final
Italy U20
6/22/2008 - 33-10Italy U20
Canada U20
13th place semifinals13th place final
Tonga U20
6/18/2008 - 17-5Tonga U20
6/22/2008 - 28-20
Japan U20Tonga U20
United States U20
6/18/2008 - 22-27
Fiji U20
Fiji U20
15th place final
Japan U20
6/22/2008 - 44-8Japan U20
United States U20