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In numbers: All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup

In numbers: All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup

All BlacksSeptember 6, 2023

With the tenth edition of the Rugby World Cup set to kick off in France on Saturday morning (NZT), catch up on the key numbers and stats from the All Blacks in the history of the tournament.

3: The All Blacks have won three Rugby World Cup titles (1987, 2011 and 2015). South Africa have also won three (1995, 2007 and 2019), while Australia have won two (1991 and 1999) and England one (2003).

49: The All Blacks have won a total of 49 games in Rugby World Cup history.

0: The All Blacks have lost 0 games in Rugby World Cup pool play.

15: Jonah Lomu is the equal top try scorer in Rugby World Cup history with 15 tries. South Africa’s Bryan Habana also has 15 tries, with Australia’s Drew Mitchell in third place with 14 tries.

191: Dan Carter is the All Blacks leading points scorer in RWC history with 191. He is fourth overall behind Jonny Wilkinson (277), Gavin Hastings (227) and Michael Lynagh (195).

2: New Zealand has hosted two Rugby World Cup tournaments (1987 – co-hosted with Australia, and 2011)

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— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) September 1, 2023

22: Richie McCaw has made the equal most appearances at the Rugby World Cup of 22 alongside English prop Jason Leonard.

27: The average age of the All Blacks 2023 Rugby World Cup squad is 27.

145: The All Blacks notched the biggest score in Rugby World Cup history with a 145-17 win over Japan in 1995.

4: Sam Whitelock is set to appear at his fourth Rugby World Cup. No player has ever appeared at more than four tournaments.

17: 17 members of the All Blacks 33-man squad will be playing in their first Rugby World Cup

2,552: The All Blacks have scored a total of 2489 points in RWC history. This is comprised of 347 tries, 254 conversions, 113 penalties and 10 drop goals.

119: The All Blacks scored 119 tries at the 1995 Rugby World Cup - the most they have ever scored in a tournament. The All Blacks scored their least amount of tries at the 1987 tournament with 52 tries.

The 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off when the All Blacks face France at Stade de France on Saturday September 9 at 7.15am NZT (Friday 8 September, 8pm CEST).

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— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 31, 2023

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