IRB U20 World Championships


Referees to 13 April 2014

As spring emerges in Eastern Europe, out come the daffodils and the rugby Tests in FIRA's European Nations Cup, and now promotion/relegation becomes critical.

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Junior Boks' training squad trimmed

A reduced South African Under-20 training squad of 36 players has been named for the 2014 Junior World Championship.

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Junior Bok hopefuls in training

An expanded SA Under-20 training squad of 70 players will gather in Stellenbosch on Sunday for atwo-month training camp ahead of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship in New Zealand.

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No stone unturned for Junior Boks

SARU have announced a group of 76 players along with a comprehensive preparation plan for the IRB Junior World Championship tournament to be hosted in Auckland in June.

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Kiwis targeting elusive junior title

As New Zealand prepares to host the 2014 edition of the IRB Junior World Championship, the country's juniors will be aching to get their hands back on a trophy they must have come to see as their own.

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Future stars to shine in NZ

The future stars of world rugby will be vying for the right to be called the best U20 team when the seventh IRB Junior World Championship kicks off in New Zealand next year.

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Baby Boks face Kiwis in tough pool

South Africa were grouped with hosts New Zealand, Samoa and Scotland at the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship.

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Scott to guide Baby Blacks

Canterbury head coach Scott Robertson has been appointed as the forwards coach for the New Zealand under-20 World Cup campaign in 2014.

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Bronzed Baby Boks on right track

Baby Bok coach Dawie Theron feels they laid a solid foundation in this year’s Junior World Championship that will lead to future success.

Davies takes top junior award

Welsh flyhalf Sam Davies has been named the IRB Junior Player of the Year 2013 following a thrilling IRB Junior World Championship final.

Theron praises comeback kids

Coach Dawie Theron praised the fighting spirit of his Baby Boks after they scored a thrilling 41-34 comeback victory over New Zealand on Sunday.

England clinch JWC title

England were crowned Under-20 world champions after they came from behind to beat Wales 23-15 in Vannes on Sunday.

Preview: IRB JWC Final

Wales could be forgiven for having a touch of déjà vu as they prepare for the IRB Junior World Championship 2013 Final against England on Sunday.

Junior Wales are 'mentally tough'

Wales Under-20 scrumhalf Rhodri Williams says his side will be mentally tough for their Junior World Championship Final against England on Sunday.

Baby Boks limp into final round

Centre Justin Geduld and flank Roelof Smit are both doubtful for the Junior Springboks' last match at the IRB Junior World Championship on Sunday.

Finalists head U20 awards shortlist

Finalists Wales and England head the shortlist of nominations for the International Rugby Board Junior Player of the Year 2013 Award.

Wilson savours semi success

The Wales Under-20 side are through to their first JWC final and coach Danny Wilson wants his team to appreciate the feeling because there is a mountain of work to be done.

Walshe lauds 'real' character

England Under-20 coach Nick Walshe heaped praise on his side's character when they beat the Baby Blacks 33-12 in Vannes on Tuesday.

Fixtures Time
Results Score
Team P W D L Pts
South Africa U20 3 3 0 0 13
England U20 3 2 0 1 10
France U20 3 1 0 2 6
USA U20 3 0 0 3 0
New Zealand U20 3 3 0 0 14
Ireland U20 3 2 0 1 10
Australia U20 3 1 0 2 7
Fiji U20 3 0 0 3 0
Wales U20 3 3 0 0 13
Argentina U20 3 2 0 1 10
Scotland U20 3 1 0 2 6
Samoa U20 3 0 0 3 2