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IRB U19 Rugby World Cup - Division A 2004

Overview
The tournament was held in South Africa.
The finals were played at the ABSA Stadium, Durban.

Final results

Group phase
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTBLB
1New Zealand U191533001412311830Qualified to semifinals
2France U19143300106159120
3England U1913330081324910
4South Africa U19113201100277321
5Wales U1910320182513120Qualified to 5th place semifinals
6Japan U19832013671-3500
7Australia U195310290751510
8Scotland U19531025090-4010
9Argentina U19431024571-2600Qualified to 9th place semifinals
10Georgia U190300330153-12300
11Italy U190300317146-12900
12Ireland U1901001630-2400
Ireland retired from tournament after the death of John McCall.
Italy, the last among the teams that completed the tournament, was relegated.

Matches
Group phase
27/03/2004England U19 - Georgia U1948-9
27/03/2004Japan U19 - Australia U1912-62
27/03/2004New Zealand U19 - Ireland U1930-6
27/03/2004Scotland U19 - France U190-61
27/03/2004South Africa U19 - Argentina U1929-6
27/03/2004Wales U19 - Italy U1952-9
31/03/2004England U19 - Australia U1933-23
31/03/2004Japan U19 - Ireland U19Home team
walk over
31/03/2004New Zealand U19 - Georgia U1981-12
31/03/2004Scotland U19 - Argentina U1915-24
31/03/2004South Africa U19 - Italy U1959-3
31/03/2004Wales U19 - France U193-27
04/04/2004England U19 - Ireland U19Home team
walk over
04/04/2004Japan U19 - Georgia U1924-9
04/04/2004New Zealand U19 - Australia U1930-5
04/04/2004Scotland U19 - Italy U1935-5
04/04/2004South Africa U19 - France U1912-18
04/04/2004Wales U19 - Argentina U1927-15

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
New Zealand U19
4/8/2004 - 30-23New Zealand U19
4/12/2004 - 34-11
South Africa U19New Zealand U19
France U19
4/8/2004 - 18-12
France U19
England U19
3rd place final
South Africa U19
4/12/2004 - 38-31South Africa U19
England U19
5th place semifinals5th place final
Wales U19
4/8/2004 - 29-16Wales U19
4/12/2004 - 14-10
Scotland U19Wales U19
Japan U19
4/8/2004 - 19-66
Australia U19
Australia U19
7th place final
Scotland U19
4/12/2004 - 22-28Japan U19
Japan U19
9th place semifinals9th place final
Georgia U19
4/8/2004 - 13-6Georgia U19
4/12/2004 - Walk Over
Italy U19Georgia U19
Ireland U19
4/8/2004 - Cancelled
Ireland U19
Argentina U19
11th place final
Argentina U19
4/12/2004 - 58-3Argentina U19
Italy U19