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IRB U21 Rugby World Cup

IRB U21 Rugby World Cup 2002

Overview
The tournament was held in South Africa.
The finals were held in Ellis Park, Johannesburg.

Final results

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1New Zealand U211533002395018932530Qualified to semifinals
2Wales U2110320114612521201620
3England U21932018496-1210910Qualified to 5th place semifinals
4Argentina U2173102987919131121
5Japan U216310266158-9292320Qualified to 9th place semifinals
6Italy U210300343157-11432100

Matches
Group phase
14/06/2002Argentina U21 - Japan U2146-24
14/06/2002Italy U21 - Wales U2118-82
14/06/2002New Zealand U21 - England U2167-23
18/06/2002Argentina U21 - Wales U2134-45
18/06/2002England U21 - Italy U2141-12
18/06/2002New Zealand U21 - Japan U2199-8
21/06/2002England U21 - Argentina U2120-17
21/06/2002Japan U21 - Italy U2134-13
21/06/2002New Zealand U21 - Wales U2173-19

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Australia U211533002503621437530Qualified to semifinals
2South Africa U211333002053117423110
3France U21531021041022131010Qualified to 5th place semifinals
4Ireland U21531021051032111010
5Romania U215310231296-26544410Qualified to 9th place semifinals
6Fiji U211300346171-12542210

Matches
Group phase
14/06/2002Australia U21 - Ireland U2151-18
14/06/2002Fiji U21 - France U2110-80
14/06/2002South Africa U21 - Romania U21135-0
18/06/2002Australia U21 - Romania U21135-3
18/06/2002Fiji U21 - Ireland U2110-63
18/06/2002South Africa U21 - France U2128-9
21/06/2002Fiji U21 - Romania U2126-28
21/06/2002France U21 - Australia U2115-64
21/06/2002South Africa U21 - Ireland U2142-22

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
New Zealand U21
6/25/2002 - 18-19South Africa U21
6/28/2002 - 24-21
South Africa U21South Africa U21
Wales U21
6/25/2002 - 7-43
Australia U21
Australia U21
3rd place final
New Zealand U21
6/28/2002 - 59-7New Zealand U21
Wales U21
5th place semifinals5th place final
England U21
6/25/2002 - 15-28Ireland U21
6/28/2002 - 29-40
Ireland U21France U21
Argentina U21
6/25/2002 - 17-29
France U21
France U21
7th place final
England U21
6/28/2002 - 74-14England U21
Argentina U21
9th place semifinals9th place final
Japan U21
6/25/2002 - 25-21Japan U21
6/28/2002 - 41-29
Fiji U21Japan U21
Italy U21
6/25/2002 - 23-22
Italy U21
Romania U21
11th place final
Fiji U21
6/28/2002 - 19-9Fiji U21
Romania U21