1999 Rugby World Cup statistics

This article documents statistics from the 1999 Rugby World Cup, principally hosted in Wales from 1 October to 6 November.

Team statistics[]

The following table shows the team's results in major statistical categories.[1]

Team statistics
Team Played Won Drawn Lost Points
difference
Tries Conv­ersions Penalties Drop goals
 Australia 6 6 0 0 148 24 19 20 1
 France 6 5 0 1 66 22 17 20 2
 South Africa 6 5 0 1 118 21 18 18 8
 New Zealand 6 4 0 2 144 29 22 22 0
 Argentina 5 3 0 2 15 6 4 32 1
 England 5 3 0 2 135 26 21 26 0
 Scotland 5 3 0 2 65 20 14 12 3
 Fiji 4 2 0 2 35 17 15 10 1
 Ireland 4 2 0 2 51 12 11 12 2
 Samoa 4 2 0 2 10 13 11 10 0
 Wales 4 2 0 2 32 14 12 11 0
 Canada 3 1 0 2 32 12 12 9 1
 Romania 3 1 0 2 −76 5 2 7 0
 Tonga 3 1 0 2 −124 4 3 6 1
 Uruguay 3 1 0 2 −55 4 2 6 0
 Italy 3 0 0 3 −161 2 2 7 0
 Japan 3 0 0 3 −104 2 1 8 0
 Namibia 3 0 0 3 −144 4 2 6 0
 Spain 3 0 0 3 −104 0 0 6 0
 United States 3 0 0 3 −83 5 3 6 1

Source: ESPNscrum.com

Top point scorers[]

Top 10 point scorers[2][3]
Player Team Position Played Tries Conv­ersions Penal­ties Drop goals Total points
Gonzalo Quesada  Argentina Fly-half 5 0 3 31 1 102
Matt Burke  Australia Full-back 6 2 17 19 0 101
Jannie de Beer  South Africa Fly-half 5 0 17 15 6 97
Andrew Mehrtens  New Zealand First five-eighth 5 0 11 19 0 79
Jonny Wilkinson  England Fly-half 4 1 8 16 0 69
Christophe Lamaison  France Fly-half 6 1 9 12 2 65
Silao Leaega  Samoa Wing 4 2 11 10 0 62
Neil Jenkins  Wales Fly-half 4 0 12 11 0 57
Paul Grayson  England Fly-half 4 0 12 10 0 54
Kenny Logan  Scotland Wing 4 0 9 11 0 51

Top try scorers[]

Top 10 try scorers[4][5]
Player Team Position Played Tries Conv Penalties Drop goals Total points
Jonah Lomu  New Zealand Wing 6 8 0 0 0 40
Jeff Wilson  New Zealand Wing 6 6 0 0 0 30
Dan Luger  England Wing 5 4 0 0 0 20
Keith Wood  Ireland Hooker 4 4 0 0 0 20
Philippe Bernat-Salles  France Wing 5 4 0 0 0 20
Viliame Satala  Fiji Centre 4 4 0 0 0 20
Ben Tune  Australia Wing 5 3 0 0 0 15
Brian Lima  Samoa Wing 4 3 0 0 0 15
Cameron Murray  Scotland Wing 5 3 0 0 0 15
Émile Ntamack  France Wing 6 3 0 0 0 15

Hat-tricks[]

Unless otherwise noted, players in this list scored a hat-trick of tries.

No. Player For Against Stage Result Venue Date
1 Keith WoodT4  Ireland  United States Pool 53–8 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 2 October 1999
2 Toutai Kefu  Australia  Romania Pool 57–9 Ravenhill, Belfast 3 October 1999
3 Ugo Mola  France  Namibia Pool 47–13 Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux 8 October 1999
4 Jeff Wilson  New Zealand  Italy Pool 101–3 Galpharm Stadium, Huddersfield 14 October 1999
5 Jannie De BeerD5  South Africa  England Quarter-final 44–21 Stade de France, Saint-Denis 24 October 1999
Key
D5 Scored five drop goals
T4 Scored four tries

Stadiums[]

Stadium City Capacity Matches played Overall
attendance
Average
attendance
per match
Average
attendance
as % of capacity
Tries scored Avg. tries
scored / match
Overall
points scored
Avg. points
scored / match
Stade de France Saint-Denis 80,000 1 75,000 75,000 93.75% 2 2.00 65 65.00
Twickenham London 75,000 6 414,955 69,159 92.21% 41 6.83 422 70.33
Millennium Stadium Cardiff 74,500 7 458,000 65,429 87.82% 29 4.14 354 50.57
Murrayfield Edinburgh 67,500 6 169,187 28,198 41.77% 39 6.50 331 55.17
Hampden Park Glasgow 52,500 1 3,500 3,500 6.67% 5 5.00 42 42.00
Lansdowne Road Dublin 49,250 5 155,250 31,050 63.05% 30 6.00 270 54.00
Stade Félix Bollaert Lens 41,800 1 22,000 22,000 52.63% 1 1.00 52 52.00
Parc Lescure Bordeaux 38,327 2 61,030 30,515 79.62% 12 6.00 120 60.00
Stadium de Toulouse Toulouse 37,000 2 64,000 32,000 86.49% 14 7.00 130 65.00
McAlpine Stadium Huddersfield 24,500 1 24,000 24,000 97.96% 14 14.00 104 104.00
Ashton Gate Stadium Bristol 21,500 1 22,000 22,000 102.33% 5 5.00 54 54.00
Stade de la Méditerranée Béziers 18,000 2 28,000 14,000 77.78% 17 8.50 138 69.00
Welford Road Stadium Leicester 16,500 1 10,244 10,244 62.08% 4 4.00 53 53.00
Racecourse Ground Wrexham 15,500 1 15,000 15,000 96.77% 5 5.00 52 52.00
Thomond Park Limerick 13,500 1 13,000 13,000 96.30% 9 9.00 74 74.00
Ravenhill Belfast 12,500 1 12,500 12,500 100.00% 9 9.00 66 66.00
Stradey Park Llanelli 10,800 1 11,000 11,000 101.85% 2 2.00 48 48.00
Netherdale Galashiels 6,000 1 3,761 3,761 62.68% 4 4.00 42 42.00
Total 2,104,504 41 1,562,427 38,108 76.48% 242 5.93 2,417 58.95

See also[]

External links[]

References[]

  1. ^ "Team Records". ESPN. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Stats Hub". World Rugby. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Most individual points". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Stats_Hub". World Rugby. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Most individual tries". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 9 October 2019.