ENGLAND WIN THE JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, BEATING WALES 23-15!!!
- RSA beat NZ 41-34 to finish 3rd in the JWC!
- 9th place final: SAM beat SCO 33-24 to finish 9th
- 7th place final: AUS beat IRE 28-17 to finish 7th
- 11th place final: FJI beat USA 46-12
- 5th place final: France beat Argentina 37-34
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Well I think that's about that for the JWC 2013. What a grea tournament it has been as I'm sure you agree. A great final to top it all off as well with England taking the win. Thanks for following along and we hope you enjoyed it.
Argentina coach Rodolfo Ambrosio: "A great France team with a big heart and they played great rugby. We also have some heart and give everything on the pitch but in this kind of match, you win some, you lose some. Today we saw a fantastic public and the Kept supporting their team, you could have thought it was the Argentine public."
Fabien Pelous, France manager: " We have reached the second objective, we do better than we did last year. I am pleased with the spirit. We've had a tough match to start the competition but since that first match, players have shown a great heart and this is why the public are happy. The match scenario was a bit special but we are rewarded as we did not drop our heads in spite of the score in the first half."
Congratulations to the under 20's lads and especially my boy @OllieDevoto winning the World Cup. CV is looking good now mate #JWC2013— Joe Buckle (@Joe Buckle) 23/06/2013 21:49
England fly half Henry Slade: "Our defence in 2nd half we ramped it up a bit, but we conceded 2 tries in first half . We kept making handling errors in first half, little passes here and there that were not sticking, but we managed to keep the ball and maintain momentum. The key for us was just getting hold of the ball and playing our game, which we did in the 2nd half."
RT @JorisFougerat: England U20 are champions! New #jwc2013 world champions http://t.co/kbVCU9eeV4— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 21:04
Yes England becoming junior world champs and beating Wales!!!! #JWC2013— Glenn Coles (@Glenn Coles) 23/06/2013 21:02
IRB Junior Player of the Year Sam Davies: "The JWC is a great tournament to play at and I have just taken it one step at a time and I have grown as a player. We stuck to our game plan in the first half of the match but England came out strong and just beat us in the second half really. Congratulations to them though."
RT @ChrisRobshaw: Brilliant come back by the new JWC Champions. Great work lads. #EnglandU20s— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 20:50
What a turn around from England, chin up Wales #JWC2013— Alex Roberts™ (@Alex Roberts™) 23/06/2013 20:48
That Sportmanship between England and Wales is what makes this a Great game!! #JWC2013 @irbjuniors— Melissa Bailey (@Melissa Bailey) 23/06/2013 20:45
And Sam Davies has been named IRB Junior Player of the Year! Congratulations Sam!
England captain Jack Clifford: "It’s amazing. It’s the highlight of my career. The Welsh boys came out really hard and took it to us and losing Dom really shook us but the boys gave 100% and it’s just amazing to win"
@WelshRugbyUnion: Great effort by Wales #JWC2013 #Futureinsafehands— Alun Morgan (@Alun Morgan) 23/06/2013 20:34
Hats off to the lads! Incredible turn around in the 2nd half. Fully deserved. #JWC2013 Eng 23 Wal 15 @irbjuniors #champions #voteJack— Rachael Burford (@Rachael Burford) 23/06/2013 20:32
ENGLAND WIN THE JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP! Congratulations to them but hard luck to Wales! What a great final!
#JWC2013 minutes to go but a really good performance from England in the 2nd half. These boys are future British Lions— Nick Garrett (@Nick Garrett) 23/06/2013 20:26
PENALTY @Official_RFU! It's another for @Sladey_10. 3 minutes left and it's ENG 23-15 @WelshRugbyUnion #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 20:25
PENALTY @Official_RFU! @Sladey_10 steps up again and puts it over. 5 point lead now for ENG. @WelshRugbyUnion 15-20 ENG #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 20:21
9 minutes! Come on @Official_RFU we can do it #JWC2013— Michael Sayers (@Michael Sayers) 23/06/2013 20:18
Final 10 minutes now and England look strong here. Winning the breakdowns and punishing Wales in close contact. Can they win? Let us know on Twitter using @irbjuniors
TRY England. Henry Slade is starting to run the show, offloading to Sam Hill who gets his first try of the game. ENG 17-15 WAL
TRY ENGLAND! Jack Nowell brushes off Rhodri Williams and hands off Sam Davies to go over. A really soft tackle from Davies. WAL 15-1O ENG. England momentum here.
RT @JorisFougerat: #WalesU20 fans for #jwc2013 final http://t.co/bhXrpwgVj1— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 19:59
RT @JorisFougerat: Mi-temps à Vannes. Les joueurs rentrent au vestiaire pour 10 minutes. #jwc2013 http://t.co/eVi8lGxdeg— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 19:59
USA coach Jason Kelly: "Very disappointed obviously we were realistic coming in and knew we would probably be in this match. I thought we prepared well in the lead up to the game but all the mistakes in the first half just really kind of cost us. We played a fair amount of rugby in the first half, but didn't take our chances and it was just not good enough."
Superb stuff from Wales 20s this is #liquidrugby #JWC2013— James Wray (@James Wray) 23/06/2013 19:52
Wales using their big forwards to pick and drive from the back of rucks. Combined with their explosive backs, it's a lethal combination.
We are back under way here. What are your predictions? Let us know on Twitter using @irbjuniors
Great first half from the Welsh in the #jwc2013. More in the Second half lads! #TakeItToThem— Ben Meredith (@Ben Meredith) 23/06/2013 19:41
Wales u20's 40 minutes away from being junior world champions. Come on boys!! #JWC2013— Ashley Edwards (@Ashley Edwards) 23/06/2013 19:41
At half time it's Wales 15-3 England. That was a massive end to the half. Wales have looked good but England are still right in this. Got opinions in the 1st half? Let us know on Twitter!
Disallowed TRY England! Tom Price scores but Dominic Barrow gets a yellow card for alleged foul play earlier in the action. Massive call there from the referee.
superb first half for Wales, important for them not to leak anymore points before the break now. #JWC2013— Alex Bywater (@Alex Bywater) 23/06/2013 19:24
Accuracy a problem for eng, but can Wales sustain this intensity? Sam Davies impressing. #JWC2013— carwyn (@carwyn ) 23/06/2013 19:24
Too many unforced errors by England - Wales' to lose approaching HT #JWC2013— Richard Harris (@Richard Harris) 23/06/2013 19:23
South Africa coach Dawie Theron: “We were a bit shell-shocked in the beginning of the first half and although we made a good start with a great scrum, we conceded three tries because of our own mistakes. I must admit I was very nervous at that stage, but the players kept going and eventually the momentum turned our way. The boys displayed that typical South African fighting spirit, even when New Zealand threatened to come back near the end. For us, this was such a vital match to win because of the manner in which we lost our semi-final. This was a great contest against a very good New Zealand team, and I am so proud of the boys. Yes, we did not play in the final, but we did manage to beat England, the current Six Nations champions, against France in front of their own supporters and got the better of New Zealand today."
Excellent game with some outstanding play from the Welsh boys. Danny Wilson has produced another quality side #futurewelshcoach #JWC2013— Matthew Gwyn Lloyd (@Matthew Gwyn Lloyd) 23/06/2013 19:20
Really smart play from Sam Davies. Takes a quick tap on his 22 and fires the ball low and hard into the England half. Smart stuff from the fly half.
The Welsh forwards are hitting these breakdowns with real ferocity and looking to get dominance at the rucks. Will that be key today? Let us know using @irbjuniors on Twitter
#JWC2013 final good game of rugby even better that its England vs Wales! But what's with the English front row mullets?— Michael@Stl (@Michael@Stl) 23/06/2013 19:15
TRY for Ashley Evans as he intercepts a pass and strolls it in! It's now Wales 15-3 after just 13 minutes of play! Can Wales take this? They look up for it!
WAL 8-3 ENG: Wales' Jack Jones is putting in a shift already with 2 turnovers to his name. Really pressuring England at the break down and helped force a penalty for Sam Davies to put over.
a real battle to assert control so far, a bit scrappy, nerves maybe playing a part but some flashes of real quality #moretocome #JWC2013— Mike Fisher (@Mike Fisher) 23/06/2013 19:05
Kicking game will not favour wales this half. Keep it in the hands and punish England through the forward advantage #jwc2013 @irbjuniors— Nobby (@Nobby ) 23/06/2013 19:05
RT @JorisFougerat: Luke Cowan-Dickie @1_Dickie family during #jwc2013 final http://t.co/IrdkuhSKyU— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 19:04
RT @JorisFougerat: La grande finale #jwc2013 commence! Pays de Galles VS Angleterre http://t.co/hkm41s91hy— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 19:04
Penalty kick @Official_RFU. @Sladey_10 slots it over and now it's @WelshRugbyUnion 5-3 ENG. #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 19:02
TRY WALES! It's a great kick from Sam Davies across to Ashley Evans who gathers and puts it down. Conversion is missed but now it's 5-0 to Wales
FT: FRANCE pull off an amazing win against Argentina with lates scores from Teddy Thomas giving them a 37-34 win! Unbelievable! France finish 4th overall!!
The best of luck to England U20s and the #JWC2013. Be proud.— Geoff Rowe (@Geoff Rowe) 23/06/2013 18:54
I want to press The hashtag of the field #JWC2013 #justsaying— Mr Rugby (@Mr Rugby) 23/06/2013 18:54
FIJI 46-12 USA. Good play from Fiji but great to see USA getting on the try score sheet. Two tries! But still not enough to keep them in the JWC next year. Italy will replace them.
Samoa coach Viliamu Punivalu: "Today we won. all credit to the boys, we had a game plan for Scotland and the boys exewcuted that and all credit goes to them, they have been improving from day one. We made a mess against wales but they keep coming back and improving in every game, especially a close game against Scotland and we beat Fiji last time and now we won against Scotland so all credit to the boys, they have been working really hard."
TRY FRANCE! Paul Jedrasiak scores and Vincent Mallet converts. ARG 34-30 FRA
Scotland coach Sean Lineen:"What happened, just lots of mistakes, we knew what we had to do and we didn't do it, individuals just didn't bring their A game with them and these things happen, you find out a lot about players in areas like this which is good, this is a World Cup, the guys have worked incredibly hard, the training and the effort they have put in over the nine months I have been involved has been fantastic."
It's anthems time here at the final and both teams are belting them out. Huge amount of tension here. It's going to be a massive encounter! Who do you think will win? Let us know using @irbjuniors on Twitter
Here we go! It's final time between England and Wales and the teams are coming out onto the pitch! Final predictions!
Looking forward to this U20 final. Hopefully it is as good a spectacle as the other games I've seen in this tournament #JWC2013— Simon O'Hara (@Simon O'Hara) 23/06/2013 18:38
TRY Argentina! The score is now 34-20 to ARG and it looks like it's going to be too much for France.
TRY USA! You won't believe it , they have another. It's Dylan Audsley. How many more have they got in them? It's now 27-12 to Fiji
RT @JorisFougerat: 15 minutes avant la finale #jwc2013. Les deux équipes sont à l'échauffement http://t.co/uVlq0KxvJY— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:30
RT @JorisFougerat: Coin toss in Vannes for #jwc2013 final: Wales vs England. Who will you support? http://t.co/VzHRBiOS7q— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:30
The teams are coming out onto the pitch at Vannes for their final warm-up before the final. The Welsh have got some Bretagne flags to get the Celtic support going here. Atmosphere absolutely pumping!!
RT @dannycare: A massive best I luck to the @Official_RFU U20's tonight. Would be an unbelievable achievement to win it! #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:23
RT @Official_RFU: Under an hour to to go before England U20s take on Wales in the #JWC2013 final, live on Sky Sports 2, KO 5.45pm http://t.…— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:23
TRY USA! It's their first of the tournament thanks to Vili Toluta'u! A huge moment for the USA who have struggled this year. But that's spiced the game up a bit!
Enzo Selponi gets a penalty for France and narrows the gap just slightly. It's @unionargentina 27-8 France. #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:15
All the best to Wales under 20's in the JWC final, massive achievement in just getting there #JWC2013— Jack Mantle (@Jack Mantle) 23/06/2013 18:15
Teams out warming up. Stadium is full. Atmosphere electric. Wales u20s to become World Champs ! #JWC2013 http://t.co/rGZGQg5usG— George Benjamin (@George Benjamin) 23/06/2013 18:09
TRY Fiji! Emori Waqa scores just second after the restart. FJI 27-0 USA
RT @ugomonye: Good luck to the England U20 boys playing in the #JWC2013 taking on wales. Big @jackclifford93 leading the boys!! All the bes…— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:07
RT @JorisFougerat: Baby blacks & baby bocks offering socks, shoes and t-shirts to fans after #jwc2013 bronze final http://t.co/11dKGUVO6c— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:06
RT @FannyVidal81: On encourage les bleus ! #jwc2013 #LRSY_laville http://t.co/nuHdKWikky— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 18:06
Looking forward to the #JWC2013 final, C'mon Wales!— Lloyd Kimpson (@Lloyd Kimpson) 23/06/2013 18:03
At half time it's Argentina 27-5 France. Really strong stuff from Argentina there and especially Patricio Fernandez who is dominating the back line. His kicking is taking this game away from France.
Some big birds at the #JWC2013 final today! #eagle http://t.co/UOQv5LEmdb— Stefan Curtis (@Stefan Curtis) 23/06/2013 17:58
At half time it's Fiji 22-0 USA. Do you think USA can get back into the game? Let us know on Twitter using @irbjuniors
Two more penalties from @fernandezpato10 are taking @unionargentina U20s further in front. ARG 22-5 FRA. Can FRA come back in this? #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:56
Australia coach Adrian Thompson: "I’m happy with the result today. We would have liked to do better in the tournament, but we’ve shown some good signs of improvement. It’s a great experience – very different from playing in Australia. It's good to come overseas and play different teams. It’s a good learning experience for them."
RT @RyszardChadwick: @irbjuniors U'20s Final @Official_RFU Vs @WelshRugbyUnion . Should be a great game. #Rugby— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:52
TRY FJI! Mesake Doge smashes through the USA defence and scores. It's FJI 17-0 USA
Australia captain Curtis Browning: "It's a great experience for all the boys, to play international quality opponents. To finish on a win is a good note to go home on. It’s always good to have a win, and it’s no different today."
1 hour to kick off.. C'mon Wales!! #JWC2013 #WalesVsEngland— Rhodri Mogs (@Rhodri Mogs) 23/06/2013 17:43
RT @JeremyMerlet: Ready for the second match of the last day of the #JWC2013 in #Nantes ! #Fiji vs #USA @irbjuniors http://t.co/dWJFIXN2D1— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:43
RT @FannyVidal81: Place à l'hymne de l'équipe de France. #jwc2013 #LRSY_laville #Marseillaise http://t.co/7tObFq8V7D— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:40
RT @FannyVidal81: On commence par l'hymne argentin. #jwc2013 #LRSY_laville #Argentina http://t.co/DbuR8hWhKr— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:40
RT @JorisFougerat: Arrivée de l'équipe du Pays de Galles à @Vannes pour la finale #jwc2013 http://t.co/K6VWk7Is8U— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:40
only an hour till the @Official_RFU England u20's face off against wales in the final. Good Luck lads #JWC2013— Stuart Green (@Stuart Green) 23/06/2013 17:35
good luck to the U20's in the JWC Final!! Come on boys you can do it!!— Amy Kelland (@Amy Kelland) 23/06/2013 17:36
New Zealand captain Ardie Savea: "We started off brilliantly, 21 points up and like I guess throughout the tournament we can't just finish it off and finish the teams off, so very disappointed to come fourth. I genuinely think it was individual errors and execution [that let them back], we gave some silly penalties away and that let them back into the game, we talked about momentum and I think we gave them momentum and they went from there."
Well done to @handrepollard and #juniorboks.#JWC2013 bronze medal winners. Might not be gold like last but you can't win them all . #ssrugby— Dreyden Bodenham (@Dreyden Bodenham) 23/06/2013 17:33
New Zealand coach Chris Boyd: "They came back well and 21-0 up I thought probably was enough to put us in a position to win but it wasn't and credit to South Africa. It (fourth place) is unacceptable, we didn't come to the tournament to finish fourth so we are not happy with that."
TRY FJI! Peceli Tuisese scores for Fiji and Waga converts. 12-0
Massive good luck @EllisJenkins_ and the squad #JWC2013 #IRB #Cymru— Viggs (@Viggs) 23/06/2013 17:26
TRY FIJI! Emori Waqa scores and converts himself. FJI 7-0 USA
TRY France! It's Teddy Thomas with the score after just a couple of minutes. Conversion missed. FRA 5-0 ARG
We now have USA v FJI and ARG v FRA. The loser of USA match will be relegated from the JWC. Who do you think will win? Let us know on Twitter using @irbjuniors
Les supporters français présents pour l'équipe des -20 ans à la Roche sur Yon! @irbjuniors #jwc2013 http://t.co/5MXMiYFqTz— Rbk Vetil (@Rbk Vetil) 23/06/2013 17:16
RT @FannyVidal81: Des supporters au couleur de la France pour soutenir nos moins de 20 ans ! #jwc2013 #LRSY_laville #France http://t.co/nd0…— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:11
RT @FannyVidal81: Le public est au rendez-vous pour le dernier match de la France, mais aussi à La Roche-sur-Yon ! #jwc2013 #France http://…— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:11
South Africa captain Ruan Steenkamp: "They came out hard but I said to the boys just keep patient and keep on working hard. All the boys wanted to play NZ and I'm really proud of what we did today."
RT @JorisFougerat: Lot of pressure for staffs. Intense game for #jwc2013 bronze final ! http://t.co/3jUkGZnspI— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 17:03
That's it! SA beat NZ 41-34 and finish third in this year's JWC!!
TRY New Zealand! Joseph Webber jinks around four SA defenders and then offloads to Michael Collins. He passes inside to Jordan Manihera to make it NZ 34-41 RSA
bokkeeeeeeee!!!!!!!! #jwc :))))))))))))))))))))— Kgomotso J Kgopa (@Kgomotso J Kgopa) 23/06/2013 16:51
TRY @bokrugby U20s! Stefan Ungerer scores on the right hand side (70 mins) and the game slips further away from @AllBlacks U20s. 41-29 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:51
We have 15 minutes left and it's @AllBlacks U20s 29-36 @bokrugby U20s. Do you think that NZ can get back into it? Let us know! #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:43
RT @FannyVidal81: On applaudit quand même l'Irlande qui obtient la 8e place ! #jwc2013 #LRSY_laville http://t.co/CxaXbGQfLm— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:42
At full time it's Australia 28-17 Ireland. A sore loss for Ireland there as they fail to finish their penalty opportunities and let AUS run away with it. Australia finish 7th overall.
SAM 33-24 SCO: Scotland lose out to Samoa, who finish 9th overall in the JWC. A really exciting final game there and Scotland will be disappointed not to get more out of it.
My boy Kwagga scores a brilliant try to give the Baby Boks the lead for the first time. Watch this kid, he's got a great future. #jwc2013— Rob van den Heuvel (@Rob van den Heuvel) 23/06/2013 16:33
That's a perfect example of sheer determination and never say die attitude!! Great game #Babyboks #JWC2013 #SSRugby #BabyBlacks— AdB (@AdB) 23/06/2013 16:33
TRY! And now @bokrugby U20s are in control as Kwagga Smith outmuscles Joseph Edwards and is over for RSA. SA 33-29 @AllBlacks U20s #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:32
SAM v SCO: There are just over 10 minutes left and it's SAM 33-24 SCO. Scotland need to get over quickly and get back into this game. Samoa discipline far better today.
Close for SA! Seabelo Senatla is looking so dangerous for SA and nearly gets in but is tackled by some great cover defence.
The @AllBlacks U20s are constantly looking threatening in defence but @cheslin10 is doing well at full back for @bokrugby. #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:22
Penalty NZ! Simon Hickey slots a penalty and keeps NZ 29-21 ahead against South Africa
IRE v AUS: And just like that Australia are back into it. Winger Alex Northam finishes off a good move from the backs and nullifies that Irish penalty. AUS 28-17 IRE
IRE v AUS: Ireland are really getting back into it with a penalty from Rory Scannell but the Australians are already looking dangerous off the restart. AUS 23-17 IRE
TRY @Scotlandteam ! Robbie Fergusson scores the try and it's converted. SCO 24-23 @manusamoa #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:17
RT @JorisFougerat: Baby blacks fans in @Vannes for #jwc2013 bronze final http://t.co/8y4wREYbJy— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:16
should be a cracking game later with the under20's #JWC2013— jordan collins (@jordan collins) 23/06/2013 16:09
Teams are back out here in Vannes as All Blacks will be looking to extend their 26-21 lead. What do you reckon? Can SA come back into it? Let us know on Twitter using @irbjuniors
RECAP: NZ 26-21 (HT), AUS 23-14 IRE, SAM 23-17 SCO
Long work day, had some issues but managed to leave at 2:30ish gonna be a looooong week. Time to relax now and watch @irbjuniors #JWC2013— Mike Currin (@Mike Currin) 23/06/2013 16:06
Penalty Australia! Luke Burton is in fine fettle today and kicking well. The Irish have looked far better in the second half, winning more breakdowns and looking more promising. Now 23-11 with 20 minutes left
SAM v SCO: Samoa are still in front with 25 minutes left. The score is 23-17 but Scotland still looking dangerous when they can get their hands on the ball
HT: On strok of half time it's a TRY for NZ: Joseph Webber collects the ball after it bounces all over the place in the SA half. He collects it and goes in at the right hand corner. NZ 26-21 SA
TRY @AllBlacks U20s! The ball is bouncing all over the place but ends up in the hands of @JosephWebber27. NZ 26-21 @bokrugby #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 16:02
Senatla is a beast! Try! #jwc2013 21-21.and it keeps getting better.— MarvinsRoom (@MarvinsRoom) 23/06/2013 15:59
TRY @irfurugby! It's @scholesr93 and now IRE are getting back into it. IRE 11-20 @QantasWallabies U20s. #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:58
TRY @bokrugby U20s! @Luandebruin003 bundles over and itt's converted. @AllBlacks U20s 21-14 SA. #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:57
We are back underway with IRE v AUS and SCO v SAM
TRY South Africa! Luther Obi finds himself up against Jordan Manihera and steps past him easily. Conversion is good so it's now NZ 21-7 SA with 6 minutes left.
#JWC2013 Jan Serfontein should not have been selected for senior bok team ! He should have been playing here, baby boks need him.— Damian C Norman (@Damian C Norman) 23/06/2013 15:46
South Africa have the mindset that the tournament is already over. They need to dig deep and play their game if they want a win. #JWC2013— Rhys pitchers (@Rhys pitchers) 23/06/2013 15:45
RT @bradbarritt: Best of Luck to the England u20 lads @Official_RFU ! Enjoy the moment...— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:45
At half-time Australia are 20-3 up against Ireland in what was a very one-sided half. Australia winning the collisions and all the momentum is with them at the moment.
Half-time: What a half that was there. Scotland looked under the cosh in the first 20 minutes but have fought back. Samoa look dangerous in attack and very physical. Samoa 20-17 Scotland
TRY @AllBlacks U20s! Joseph Edwards get's NZ their 3rd try. NZ look to be winning the physical match-ups here! NZ 21-0 @bokrugby #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:41
Good start Baby All Blacks with two early tries #jwc2013— Hamish Neal (@Hamish Neal) 23/06/2013 15:37
RECAP: It's SAM 20-17 SCO, AUS 20-IRE, NZ 14-0 RSA
TRY Samoa! Paul Eti Slater is the scorer as this game looks to be a real high scorer. With 30 mins gone it's SAM 20-17 SCO
RT @CamilleLeSenne: #JWC2013 @irbjuniors http://t.co/l9nvfeQNbW— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:32
TRY New Zealand! South Africa look to attack but a floated pass from Handre Pollard is intercepted by Lolagi Visinia who gets his second try of the game and puts NZ up 14-0.
TRY @QantasWallabies! Michael Wells scores and Luke Burton converts. @irfurugby really under pressure here as it's AUS 20-0 IRE #JWC2013— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:29
SAM v SCO: It's 15-17 to Scotland after Samoa scored a penalty then Tommy Allan replied immediately. Very tight match here as Samoa continue to soak up pressure.
TRY New Zealand! It's Lolagi Visinia who breaks through the South African defence and goes in under the posts. Leaky defence their from the Junior Boks. NZ 7-0 SA
TRY @QantasWallabies! AUS turn over the Irish in their own half and Harry Parker finishes it off. AUS 13-0 @irfurugby #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:24
IRE v AUS: 2 penalties from Luke Burton have put Australia 6-0 up after 20 minutes. Ireland under pressure at the breakdown and Burton looking confident today
New Zealand Haka for #JWC2013 bronze final. Great moment of rugby! #babyblacks http://t.co/DlTgeyeKom— Joris Fougerat (@Joris Fougerat) 23/06/2013 15:19
TRY Scotland! Damien Hoyland gets the score as Scotland continue to pile pressure on Samoa. Tommy Allan gets a clean strike on it and now it's SAM 12-14 SCO
IRE v AUS: It's still 0-0 but Rory Scannell missed a long range penalty. It's now a penalty for Australia......
TRY @Scotlandteam! The response is immediate from @Allan_Tommy. @manusamoa 12-7 SCO! What a start! #JWC2013 #JWC— irbjuniors (@irbjuniors) 23/06/2013 15:15
Last minutes before #jwc2013 bronze final. Who will you support? New Zealand or South Africa? http://t.co/UUs9heEEP9— Joris Fougerat (@Joris Fougerat) 23/06/2013 15:13
- 03 December - Award Panel Chair John Eales on IRB Player of the Year
- 03 December - John Eales on IRB Coach of the Year
- 03 December - John Eales on IRB Team of the Year
- 03 December - Joe Schmidt on Ireland and coming close to beating the All Blacks
- 02 December - Sevens commentator Scott Hastings looks back on Dubai