The 2019 Rugby World Cup in numbers
South Africa fly-half Handre Pollard was the tournament’s leading points scorer with 69.
The 2019 Rugby World Cup drew to a close with South Africa’s 32-12 win over England in the final in Yokohama.
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Here, the PA news agency looks back on the tournament in numbers.
4 – combined World Cup titles won by this year’s finalists South Africa (1995,2007,2019) and England (2003).
7 – Wales wing Josh Adams is the tournament’s leading try-scorer, with South Africa’s Makazole Mapimpi’s dazzling try in the final leaving him one behind on six.
69 – South Africa fly-half Handre Pollard is the leading points-scorer with 69 after a 22-point haul in the final (six penalties, two conversions) ahead of England’s Owen Farrell whose four penalties gave him a tally of 58.
8 – red cards shown in the tournament.
2,552 – New Zealand’s all-time record for World Cup points, with Australia a distant second on 1,797. That 755-point lead is more than 10th-placed Fiji’s total (732).