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Every time the tournament comes around, there’s an intriguing battle to top the charts as Rugby World Cup top try-scorer.

And as things stand, Will Jordan of New Zealand has matched the record for most tries scored in a single tournament, with eight. He has now match Jonah Lomu (1999), Bryan Habana (2007) and Julian Savea (2015) on that number – but could still break the record in the final, with the All Blacks set to play in the showcase match on 28 October.

So let’s check out who else is on the board for the 2023 Rugby World Cup so far.

2023 Rugby World Cup top try-scorer

Leader: Will Jordan (New Zealand) – 8

Damian Penaud (France) – 6

Bundee Aki (Ireland), Henry Arundell (England), Darcy Graham (Scotland), Damian McKenzie (New Zealand), Louis Rees-Zammit (Wales), Leicester Fainga’anuku (New Zealand), Will Jordan (New Zealand) – 5

Louis Bielle-Biarrey (France), Cobus Reinach (South Africa)  Johnny Sexton (Ireland) – 4

Who do you think will be top of the pile? There’s plenty more action to come in the 2023 edition of this tournament.

Previous top try-scorers at the Rugby World Cup

In 2019, Josh Adams of Wales was the top try-scorer, with seven.

In 2015, New Zealand’s Julian Savea was top try-scorer, with eight.

The 2011 Rugby World Cup top try-scorer was jointly held, with Chris Ashton (England) and Vincent Clerc (France) both on six.

In 2007, Bryan Habana top-scored with eight.

In 2003, two Kiwis – Doug Howlett and Mils Muliaina – topped the list with seven each.

In 1999  Jonah Lomu was out in front after he scored eight for the All Blacks.

In 1995 too – Lomu and Marc Ellis had seven apiece for New Zealand.

In 1991, Australia’s David Campese top-scored, with six.

In 1987, Craig Green and John Kirwan, both of New Zealand, got six tries each.

So who do you think will top the pile as the most prolific try-scorer at Rugby World Cup 2023?

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