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Welcome to the wallabies 2019 RUgby WOrld CUP media guide

Use the top navigation to view information on rugby’s landmark event

 welcome:

CEO’s Welcome

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On behalf of Rugby Australia I would like to welcome you to the Wallabies’ 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign.

This year our team is embarking on their mission to bring back ‘Bill’, the William Webb Ellis Cup for a record-equalling third time. So far in 2019 we have seen an exciting Rugby Championship, with the Wallabies defeating both New Zealand and Argentina and setting attendance and point-scoring records in the process, yet the best is still to come as we approach the game’s showpiece event.

The Wallabies World Cup campaign kicks off in Sapporo against our Pacific neighbours Fiji, before a clash with current world number one, Wales, and then Uruguay and Georgia in pool play.

The Australian selectors have chosen a 31-man squad for the tournament that boasts a balance of vast Rugby World Cup experience and youth, with several players set to celebrate some notable career milestones throughout the campaign. For details on the squad, head to www.wallabies.rugby or contact our media and communications team should you require any assistance throughout the tournament.

Thank you for your coverage of the Wallabies, which fuels the passion of our Rugby fans across the country.

Enjoy the tournament and go the Wallabies

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Raelene Castle

Chief Exectuive - Rugby Australia


COACH’S MESSAGE

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The wait is over, the World Cup is here, and I know I speak on behalf of the playing group when I say that I can’t wait to get stuck in.

We want to make all Australians proud of our performance in Japan and we have the solid foundation to do that with this squad. The culture and the team environment here in this squad is the best I have ever been part of.

Drawing on our unique identity, our task is to win the Rugby World Cup.

In 2015 we came so close, and our narrow defeat to New Zealand in the final has left both the playing group and the staff wanting to go the extra mile and return the Webb Ellis Cup to Australian shores in 2019. This year’s Rugby World Cup is set to be the largest in Rugby’s history, with more fans tuning in, and travelling, than ever before.

The history of this event has ignited a spark within the side. There’s a new level of passion and purpose, and every time the squad steps out onto the field in a Wallabies Jersey we recognise that we represent our Rugby communities back home.

Our Journey to this point has seen us come second in the Rugby Championship following wins over both New Zealand and Argentina and in doing so, we have grown closer as a team and a family. We met regularly throughout the Super Rugby season as well as several intense training camps, that has seen every player develop and build, both as individuals as well as a team.

With tough pool matches against Fiji, Wales, Uruguay and Georgia I promise that your side will continue to build momentum into the finals, never taking a backwards step.

We will look to play a brand of Rugby that will make all Australian’s proud; with passion, purpose and respect to the Jersey igniting Australian fans love of the game whether we win, lose or draw.

I encourage everyone to get behind the Wallabies in 2019.

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Michael Cheika

National Coach - Australia

Wallabies ITINERARY

Sunday 8 September

Travel from Australia (Sydney) to Japan on QF25

Monday 9 September

Travel from Haneda to Odawara by bus

Hotel: Hilton Odawara

Wednesday 18 September

Travel from Odawara to Sapporo 2. Bus to Haneda Airport for JAL517

Hotel: Hotel Emisia Sapporo

Game: Australia v Fiji, Sapporo Dome, 13:45 on 21/09/19

Sunday 22 September

Travel from Sapporo 2 to Tokyo 5. JAL512 from New Chitose to Haneda

Hotel: Hilton Tokyo Bay

Game: Australia v Wales, Tokyo Stadium, 16:45 on 29/09/19

Thursday 3 October

Travel from Tokyo 5 to Oita 3. JAL669 from Haneda to Oita

Hotel: Suginoi Hotel Oita

Game: Australia v Uruguay, Oita Stadium, 14:15 on 05/10/19

Saturday 5 October

Travel from Oita 3 to Yokohama 3. NH3794/SNJ94 from Oita to Haneda

Hotel: Conrad Tokyo

Thursday 10 October

Travel from Yokohama 3 to Shizuoka 1. Kodama 645 from Tokyo Station to Shizuoka

Hotel: Kakegawa Grand Hotel Shizuoka

Game: Australia v Georgia, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, 19:15 on 11/10/19

Saturday 12 October

Travel from Shizuoka 1 to Tokyo 4. Kodama 656 from Shizuoka to Tokyo Station

Hotel: New Otani Hotel

Quarter Final and Semi-Final Accommodation

Accommodation for the Quarter Finals and Semi Finals will not be confirmed until after the Pool Stage

 MEDIA SCHEDULE

Please note although we are committed to working towards this media time schedule, all times are subject to change. All times listed are local.

Changes to the schedule and/or locations will be updated in the Rugby News Service, and amendments communicated via RugbyAU media alerts on email.

We encourage all media to attend media sessions 15 minutes ahead of scheduled time.

All media that have further requests, alternate requirements or require more information should contact Chris Ford.

Australia v Fiji:

September 11 Wednesday

Photos/vision from 8.30am
Where: OTV, Shiroyama Stadium
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity following training
Where: OTV, Shiroyama Stadium

September 12 Thursday – Media Free Day

September 13 Friday

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 9.30am
Where: Hilton Odawara (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 4.15pm
Where: OTV, Shiroyama Stadium
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

September 14 Saturday

What: On Arrival Press Conference
When: 2pm
Where: Hilton Odawara (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 4.15pm
Where: OTV, Shiroyama Stadium
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

September 15 Sunday

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 10am
Where: Hilton Odawara (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision immediately following the Interview Opportunity

September 16 Monday

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 12pm
Where: Hilton Odawara (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3pm
Where: OTV, Shiroyama Stadium
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

September 18 Wednesday

What: Welcome Ceremony
When: from 4.45pm
Where: Ebetsu Ceramic Art Centre, Ebetsu City, Hokkaido Pref.

September 19 Thursday – Team Announcement

What: Interview opportunity
When: from 12pm
Where: Hotel Emisia Sapporo (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3.15pm
Where: OTV, Hokkaido Nopporo Sports Park Rugby Field
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

September 20 Friday – Captain’s Run

Photos/vision: from 2.30pm
Where: Sapporo Dome, Sapporo
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity
When: At the conclusion of training (approx. 3.30pm)
Where: Sapporo Dome, Sapporo

^All media are to assemble at the media conference room once session is closed

September 21 Saturday – Wallabies v Fiji

When: 1.45pm
Where: Sapporo Dome, Sapporo

September 22 Sunday – Recovery

Photos/vision: from 10.00am
Where: To Be Confirmed


australia v wales:

September 23 Monday

Photos/vision immediately before the Interview opportunity
What: Interview and vision opportunity
When: From 10am
Where: Hilton Tokyo Bay (please meet in reception)

September 24 Tuesday

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 12.15pm
Where: Hilton Tokyo Bay (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3pm
Where: OTV, NTT Communications Shining Arcs
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

September 25 Wednesday

Photos/vision from 9.30am
Where: OTV, NTT Communications Shining Arcs
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 12.15pm
Where: Hilton Tokyo Bay (please meet in reception)

September 26 Thursday – Media Free Day

September 27 Friday – Team Announcement

What: Interview opportunity
When: from 12.15pm
Where: Hilton Tokyo Bay (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3pm
Where: OTV, NTT Communications Shining Arcs
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

September 28 Saturday – Captain’s Run

Photos/vision: from 1pm
Where: Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity
When: At the conclusion of training (approx. 2pm)
Where: Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo

^All media are to assemble at the media conference room once session is closed

September 29 Sunday – Wallabies v Wales

When: 4.45pm
Where: Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo

September 30 Monday – Recovery

Photos/vision: from 9.30am
Where: To Be Confirmed
What: Interview opportunity following vision


AUSTRALIA V URUGUAY

October 1 Tuesday

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 12.15pm
Where: Hilton Tokyo Bay (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3pm
Where: OTV, NTT Communications Shining Arcs
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

October 2 Wednesday – Team Announcement

Photos/vision from 9.45am
Where: OTV, NTT Communications Shining Arcs
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity
When: from 1pm
Where: Hilton Tokyo Bay (please meet in reception)

October 3 Thursday – Media Free Day

October 4 Friday – Captain’s Run

Photos/vision: from 1.30pm
Where: Oita Stadium, Oita
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity
When: At the conclusion of training (approx. 2.15pm)
Where: Oita Stadium, Oita

^All media are to assemble at the media conference room once session is closed

October 5 Saturday – Wallabies v Uruguay

When: 2.15pm
Where: Oita Stadium, Oita

October 6 Sunday – Recovery

Photos/vision: from 10.00am
Where: To Be Confirmed
What: Interview opportunity following vision


australia v georgia

October 7 Monday

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 12.15pm
Where: Conrad Tokyo (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3.15pm
Where: OTV, Tatsunomori Seaside Park
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

October 8 Tuesday – Team Announcement

What: Interview opportunity
When: From 12.15pm
Where: Conrad Tokyo (please meet in reception)

Photos/vision from 3.15pm
Where: OTV, Tatsunomori Seaside Park
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

October 9 Wednesday – Media Free Day

October 10 Thursday – Captain’s Run

Photos/vision: from 1pm
Where: Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Shizuoka
*Vision opportunity available for the first segment of training

What: Interview opportunity
When: At the conclusion of training (approx. 2pm)
Where: Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Shizuoka

^All media are to assemble at the media conference room once session is closed

October 11 Friday – Wallabies v Georgia

When: 7.15pm
Where: Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Shizuoka

October 12 Saturday – Recovery

Photos/vision: from 9.30am
Where: To Be Confirmed
What: Interview opportunity following vision

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australian media contacts

Chris Ford

Wallabies Media Manager

Mobile: +61 411 560 116

chris.ford@rugby.com.au

Michael Earsman

General Manager – Corporate Affairs

Mobile: +61 438 350 580

michael.earsman@rugby.com.au

HARRISON WAKELING

Communications Coordinator

M: +61 428 971 177

harrison.wakeling@rugby.com.au

Australian match Venues

TOKYO STADIUM, TOKYO

Capacity: 49,970
Address: 376-3 Nishimachi, Chofu
Tokyo 182-0032

Australia v Wales (Pool D)
Kick Off: 4:45pm

SAPPORO DOME, SAPPORO

Capacity: 41,410
Address: 1 Hitsujigaoka, Toyohira Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture 062-0045

Australia v Fiji (Pool D)
Kick Off: 1:45pm

OITA STADIUM, OITA PREFECTURE

Capacity: 40,000
Address: 1351 Yokoo, Oita
Oita Prefecture 870-0126

Australia v Uruguay (Pool D)
Kick Off: 2:15pm

SHIZUOKA STADIUM ECOPA, SHIZUOKA PREFECTURE

Capacity: 50,889
Address: 2300-1 Aino Fukuroi City
Shizuoka 437-0031

Australia v Georgia (Pool D)
Kick Off: 7:15pm

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 2019 individual player statistics

Player

Allan Alaalatoa

Rory Arnold

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Kurtley Beale

Adam Coleman

Jack Dempsey

Folau Fainga’a

Bernard Foley

Will Genia

Dane Haylett-Petty

Reece Hodge

Michael Hooper (C)

Sekope Kepu

Samu Kerevi

Marika Koroibete

Tevita Kuridrani

Silatolu (Tolu) Latu

Christian Lealiifano

Isi Naisarani

James O’Connor

Jordan Petaia

David Pocock

Izack Rodda

Lukhan Salakaia-Loto

Rob Simmons

Scott Sio

James Slipper

Matt To’omua

Taniela Tupou

Jordan Uelese

Nic White

Caps

33

22

119

87

34

11

11

70

105

33

37

95

106

29

24

60

15

22

4

48

78

21

16

98

59

91

47

16

4

26

Starter

2

3

1

3

2

2

2

2

2

4

4

3

4

4

2

2

3

4

2

1

4

5

1

3

2

1

1

3

finisher

1

1

1

1

2

3

1

2

3

1

3

4

5

1

1

Tries

1

1

2

3

2

3

2

1

1

Cons

4

6

2

pens

1

Total

16

10

15

10

27

10

9

5

 2019 TOURING PARTY

squad:

TEAM MANAGEMENT:

CHEIKA, Michael
Head Coach

BYRNE, Shaun
Assistant Coach - Attack

GREY, Nathan
Assistant Coach - Defence

RAIWALUI, Simon
Assistant Coach - Forwards

BYRNE, Mick
National Skills Coach

JOHNSON, Scott
Director of Rugby

MOLIHAN, Patrick
Team Manager

JONES, Chelsea
Operations Manager

BIRD, Rob
Kit Manager

GIBBS, Nathan
Team Doctor

CLEARY, Kieran
Head of Medical

HOLLIS, Ed
Physiotherapist

GREEN, James
Masseur

BENTON, Dean
Strength & Conditioning

HARRINGTON, Brad
Strength & Conditioning

TWENTYMAN, Craig
Strength & Conditioning

LIESCHKE, Matt
Sports Scientist

EDWARDS, Damon
Performance Analyst

PACECCA, Damian
Performance Analyst

FORD, Chris
Communications Manager

CAMBRIDGE, Martin
Content Producer

O’CONNOR, Michael
National Selector

wallabies Coaching Staff

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Head Coach, Michael Cheika

A product of Randwick Rugby Club, Michael Cheika’s meteoric rise in the coaching ranks gained the ultimate recognition in 2015 when he was awarded World Rugby Coach of the Year after Australia’s campaign at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Cheika completely transformed Australia’s fortunes over the course of the 2015 international season, moving the Wallabies from sixth to second place in the world rankings after guiding the men in gold to a maiden Rugby Championship title and a World Cup Final berth.

A successful businessman in his own right before taking up his first coaching role with Padova (Italy) in 1999, Cheika has coached all over the world including at some of the biggest Clubs in Europe. His most notable success abroad came at Leinster, whom he coached from 2005-2009, where led the Irish side to the European title in 2009.  

He then took over Stade Francais in the French Top 14 competition from 2010 until he announced that he would return home to take the helm at the New South Wales Waratahs.

After beginning in the role in 2013, it took Cheika just two seasons to make that wish a reality, as the Waratahs went on to defeat the competition’s most successful team, the Crusaders, in a gripping Super Rugby Final in 2014. In doing so, Cheika etched his name in coaching history by becoming the first coach to win the major provincial Rugby trophies in each hemisphere.

His transformational success at the Waratahs was then repeated with the Wallabies, after he assumed the role of National Coach for the 2014 Spring Tour. During his first nine months in charge of the Wallabies, he continued in his role with the Waratahs and once again took the team to the post-season in 2015.

At the end of that year, the performance of the Wallabies at the Rugby World Cup, where the Aussies topped the so-called “pool of death” and went on to reach the Final, cemented Cheika’s growing reputation among the game’s great mentors.

Michael Cheika currently resides in Sydney with his wife, Steph and their four children.

 
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Assistant Coach (Attack), Shaun berne

A gifted playmaker that missed out on Wallabies selection during a golden period for Australian Rugby, Berne joined Michael Cheika’s coaching team following stints at the Melbourne Rebels, Western Force and Leinster ‘A’.

The former Waratahs and Australia A flyhalf even played under Cheika at Sydney club, Randwick, when Berne captained the side to 2004 Shute Shield premiership.

Known as a very hands-on coach, Berne will work specifically with the Wallabies backline in their quest for the 2019 Rugby World Cup crown.

 
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Assistant Coach (Defence), Nathan Grey

Wallaby number 745, Nathan Grey was known for his confrontational style in the centres for the Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs.

Those traits he displayed as a player remain in force today with Grey now serving Australia’s defensive lines with his role as Assistant Coach for the Wallabies.

Grey began his coaching career in Kyden in Japan before he made the move to the Melbourne Rebels in 2011. Heading north to his beloved Waratahs, Grey was a part of Michael Cheika’s coaching staff that guided the Waratahs to a maiden Super Rugby championship in 2014.

Grey was called on by Cheika to join the Wallabies coaching staff that year and he has since signed on to continue in the role in 2016.

 
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Assistant Coach (Forwards), Simon Raiwalui

Simon Raiwalui joins the Wallabies coaching staff as Australia’s new forwards coach until the end of 2019, following on from the departure of Mario Ledesma.

The former Fiji international will assume the role following the completion of his club duties with Biarritz in France.

The 43-year old will return to Australia for the first time in over 20 years, following an illustrious playing career that included stints with Sale, Newport (Wales) and Racing Metro (France) as well as captaining Saracens in the English Premiership.

Raiwalui’s first coaching role was with Racing Metro in 2012 before moving to arch rivals Stade Francais where he claimed the Bouclier de Brennus (French domestic champions) in 2015.

 
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National Skills Coach, Mick Byrne

A successful Australian Rules footballer, Byrne played 167 games in the then-VFL including a Premiership with Hawthorn in 1983. Following his playing retirement in 1989, Byrne transitioned successfully to coaching and has worked across England, Scotland, Ireland, Japan and New Zealand where he won two Rugby World Cups.

Byrne signed as National Skills Coach with Rugby Australia ahead of the 2016 Rugby Championship, his second stint with the Wallabies following his role as Kicking Coach in 1998. Byrne, a key part of the All Blacks coaching staff for many years is a highly respected coach on both side’s of the Tasman.

Involved at every level of Australian Rugby, Byrne is working hard to ingrain new and improved skills in Australian players.

 
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DIRECTOR OF RUGBY, SCOTT JOHNSON

Scott Johnson returns to Australia following 12 years abroad coaching in Wales, the USA and the last seven seasons as Director of Rugby in Scotland.

A skilled back for Parramatta Two Blues and Eastwood in Sydney’s Shute Shield, Johnson was widely regarded in Australian Rugby circles during his playing days and even captained New South Wales and Australian U21s.

Johnson made his first foray into the coaching arena with Penrith in the Sydney First Grade competition and was named Club Coach of the Year in 1999. Johnson then worked as an Assistant at New South Wales Waratahs in 2001 before serving as an Assistant for the Australia ‘A’ team that defeated the British and Irish Lions that same year.

An invitation from Graham Henry soon followed and Johnson moved to Wales as Skills Coach in their Six Nations campaign. Johnson then worked alongside now All Blacks coach Steve Hansen during his stint as Wales coach, including the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Johnson was back in the Wallabies fold for the next World Cup in 2007 after he accepted the role as Attack Coach under John Connolly but moved to the United States the following year as Head Coach of the Eagles.

His time in the USA proved brief, as Johnson moved to Ospreys in Wales as Head Coach before joining the Scottish Rugby Union in 2012.

Johnson joins Rugby Australia as the first-ever Director of Rugby and his remit covers all the professional teams and coaches.

 milestones

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POTENTIAL TEST CAP MILESTONES

MICHAEL HOOPER IS SET TO MARK HIS 100TH CAP - cURRENTLY 95

ROB SIMMONS IS SET TO MARK HIS 100TH CAP - CURRENTLY 98

JAMES O’CONNOR IS SET TO MARK HIS 50TH CAP - CURRENTLY 48

mATT TO’OMUA IS SET TO MARK HIS 50TH CAP - CURRENTLY 47

POTENTIAL TRY & pOINT mILESTONES

If Adam Ashley-Cooper (11) scores four tries in the Rugby World Cup, he will surpass Bryan Habana (15) as the all-time competition try scorer.

If Adam Ashley-Cooper (17) plays in six Rugby World Cup Matches, he will become the most capped Rugby World Cup player, overtaking Jason Leonard & Richie McCaw (22)

If David Pocock (5) scores four tries he will enter Australia’s top five Rugby World Cup try scorers, with ten tries surpassing Drew Mitchell’s record of 14.

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If Kurtley Beale (70) makes over 14 individual runs he will make it into Australia’s top ten runners, surpassing Joe Roff’s record of 83. While 20 would see him enter the top five, overtaking Tim Horan’s record of 99.

If Bernard Foley kicks 16 penalty goals (the same amount as 2015) he will claim the title of Australia’s leading Penalty kicker, overtaking David Campese (33)

 australia’s top tens

LEADING AUSTRALIAN TEST CAPS

Player

George Gregan

Stephen Moore

Adam Ashley-Cooper*

Nathan Sharpe

George Smith

Sekope Kepu*

Will Genia*

Matt Giteau

Stephen Larkham

David Campese

Test Career

1994-2007

2005-2017

2005-

2002-2012

2000-2013

2009-

2009-

2002-2016

2996-2007

1982-1999

Position

Scrumhalf

Hooker

Utility Back

Lock

Back Row

Prop

Scrumhalf

Centre

Flyhalf/Fullback

Winger

Test Caps

139

129

119

116

111

106

105

103

102

101

Test Points

99

40

190

40

45

20

90

698

135

315


leading australian test captains

player

George Gregan

John Eales

Michael Hooper*

Nick Farr-Jones

Stirling Mortlock

Rocky Elsom

Stephen Moore

Andrew Slack

Greg Davis

John Thornett

CAPTAINCY CAREER

2001-2007

1996-2001

2014-

1988-1992

2006-2009

2009-2011

2014-2017

1978-2997

1963-1972

1955-1967

TEST CAPS

139

86

95

63

80

75

129

39

39

37

TESTS AS CAPTAIN

59

55

41

36

29

29

26

19

16

16


LEADING AUSTRALIAN rUGBY wORLD cUP aPPEARANCES

PLAYER

George Gregan

Adam Ashley-Cooper*

Matt Giteau

David Campese

John Eales

Michael Lynagh

Stephen Moore

Nathan Sharpe

Tim Horan

Jason Little

RUGBY WORLD CUP CAPS

20

17

16

15

15

15

15

15

14

14

CAREER CAPS

139

119

103

101

86

72

129

116

80

75

rugby world cups

‘95, ‘99, ‘03, ‘07

‘07, ‘11, ‘15, ‘19

‘07, ‘11, ‘15

‘87, ‘91, ‘95

‘91, ‘95, ‘99

‘87, ‘91, ‘95

‘07, ‘11, ‘15

‘03, ‘07, ‘11

‘91, ‘95, ‘99

‘91, ‘95, ‘99


leading australian test point scorers

player

Michael Lynagh

Matthew Burke

Matt Giteau

Bernard Foley*

Stirling Mortlock

David Campese

Paul Mclean

Joe Roff

James O’Connor*

Berrick Barnes

points

911

878

698

615

489

315

260

244

223

200

tests

71

81

103

70

80

101

30

86

48

51

years

1984-1995

1993-2004

2002-2016

2013-

2000-2009

1982-1996

1974-1982

1995-2004

2008-

2007-2013


leading australian test try scorers

player

David Campese

Chris Latham

Adam Ashley-Cooper*

Israel Folau

Drew Mitchell

Matt Giteau

Tim Horan

Joe Roff

Lote Tuqiri

Matthew Burke

tries

64

40

37

37

34

30

30

30

30

29

tests

101

78

119

73

71

103

80

86

67

81

years

1982-1986

1998-2007

2005-

2013-2018

2005-2016

2002-2016

1989-2000

1995-2004

2003-2008

1993-2004


leading australian goal kickers

player

Michael Lynagh

Bernard Foley

Matt Giteau

Matthew Burke

Stirling Mortlock

James O’Connor*

John Eales

Elton Flatley

Quade Cooper*

kicks made

140

124

106

104

61

39

31

30

27

tests

72

70

103

81

80

48

86

38

70

years

1984-1995

2013-

2002-2016

1993-2004

2000-2009

2008-

1991-2001

1997-2005

2008-

*Denotes active/eligible player

Wallabies v All Test Opponents

Opponent

Argentina

British & Irish Lions

Canada

England

Fiji

France

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Namibia

New Zealand

New Zealand Maoris

Pacific Islands

Romania

Russia

Samoa

Scotland

South Africa

Spain

Tonga

Uruguay

USA

Wales

Played

32

23

6

50

22

47

36

19

5

1

192

16

1

3

1

6

33

92

1

4

1

8

42

Win

24

6

6

25

19

27

22

19

5

1

45

8

1

3

1

5

21

37

1

3

1

8

30

Loss

7

17

0

24

2

18

13

0

0

0

131

6

0

0

0

1

12

51

0

1

0

0

11

Draw

1

0

0

1

1

2

1

0

0

0

7

2

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

0

1

Win %

79%

26%

100%

49%

86%

59%

61%

100%

100%

100%

27%

50%

100%

100%

100%

90%

64%

43%

100%

75%

100%

100%

73%

australian rugby world cup history

1987 - Hosts: Australia & new zealand

date

23/05

31/05

03/06

07/06

13/06

18/06

stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

Semi Final

Bronze Final

results

Australia 19 v England 6

Australia 47 v United States 12

Australia 33 v Japan 23

Australia 33 v Ireland 15

Australia 24 v France 30

Australia 21 v Wales 22

venue

Concord Oval, Sydney

Ballymore, Brisbane

Concord Oval, Sydney

Concord Oval, Sydney

Concord Oval, Sydney

Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua

crowd

17,896

10,000

8,775

14,356

17,768

30,000


1991 - Host: England

Matches played in France, ireland, scotland and wales

date

04/10

09/10

12/10

20/10

27/10

02/11

stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

Semi Final

Final

results

Australia 32 v Argentina 19

Australia 9 v Samoa 3

Australia 38 v Wales 3

Australia 19 v Ireland 18

Australia 16 v New Zealand 6

Australia 12 v England 6

venue

Stradley Park, Llamelli

Pontypool Park, Pontypool

Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Twickenham, London

crowd

11,000

15,000

54,000

54,500

54,000

56,208


1995 - host: south africa

date

25/05

31/05

03/06

11/06

stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

results

Australia 18 v South Africa 27

Australia 27 v Canada 11

Australia 42 v Romania 3

Australia 22 v England 25

venue

Newlands Stadium, Cape Town

Boet Erasmus Stadium, Port Elizabeth

Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch

Newlands Stadium, Cape Town

crowd

51,000

16,000

15,542

38,448


1999 - Host: Wales

matches played in england, france, ireland and scotland

date

03/10

10/10

14/10

23/10

30/10

06/11

stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

Semi Final

Final

results

Australia 57 v Romania 9

Australia 23 v Ireland 3

Australia 55 v USA 19

Australia 24 v Wales 9

Australia 27 v South Africa 21

Australia 35 v France 12

Venue

Ravenhill Park, Belfast

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Thomond Park, Limerick

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Twickenham, London

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

crowd

12,500

49,250

13,000

72,500

73,000

72,500


2003 - Host: Australia

Date

10/10

18/10

25/10

01/11

08/11

15/11

22/11

Stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

Semi Final

Final

Results

Australia 24 v Argentina 8

Australia 90 v Romania 8

Australia 142 v Namabia 0

Australia 17 v Ireland 16

Australia 33 v Scotland 16

Australia 22 v New Zealand 10

Australia 17 v England 20

venue

Telstra Stadium, Sydney

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Telstra Dome, Melbourne

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Telstra Stadium, Sydney

Tesltra Stadium, Sydney

crowd

81,350

48,778

28,196

54,206

45,207

82,444

82,957


2007 - host: France

Matches played in Wales and scotland

date

08/09

15/09

23/09

29/09

06/10

stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

results

Australia 81 v Japan 3

Australia 32 v Wales 20

Australia 55 v Fiji 12

Australia 36 v Canada 6

Australia 10 v England 12

venue

Stade de Gerland, Lyon

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier

Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux

Stade Velodrome, Marseille

crowd

40,043

71,022

32,232

33,805

59,102


2011 - HOst: New Zealand

Date

11/09

17/09

23/09

01/10

09/10

16/10

21/10

Stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

Semi Final

Bronze Final

results

Australia 32 v Italy 6

Australia 15 v Ireland 6

Australia 67 v USA 5

Australia 68 v Russia 22

Australia 11 v South Africa 9

Australia 6 v New Zealand 20

Australia 21 v Wales 8

venue

North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Eden Park, Auckland

Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington

Trafalgar Park, Nelson

Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington

Eden Park, Auckland

Eden Park, Auckland

crowd

33,805

58,678

33,824

16,307

34,914

60,087

53,021


2015 - host: england

matches played in wales

date

23/09

27/09

03/10

10/10

18/10

25/10

31/10

stage

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Pool Match

Quarter Final

Semi Final

Final

results

Australia 28 v Fiji 13

Australia 65 v Uruguay 3

Australia 33 v England 13

Australia 15 v Wales 6

Australia 35 v Scotland 34

Australia 19 v Argentina 9

Australia 17 v New Zealand 34

venue

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Villa Park, Birmingham

Twickenham, London

Twickenham, London

Twickenham, London

Twickenham, London

Twickenham, London

crowd

67,253

39,605

81,010

80,863

77,110

80,025

81,025