Keep track of who has the most scores, here
Every time the tournament comes around, we see someone top the charts to be the Rugby World Cup top try-scorer.
And from the start of the 2023 edition of the competition, it’s anyone’s race to win. We’ve seen some high-scoring affairs and it’s not just the traditional powers who are in free-scoring form either. In fact, several times already we’ve seen the so-called emerging nations score first in Tests.
So let’s check out who is on the board for the 2023 Rugby World Cup so far.
2023 Rugby World Cup top try-scorer
Joint leader: Bundee Aki (Ireland) and Damian Penaud (France) – 4
Louis Bielle-Biarrey (France) – 3
Tadhg Beirne (Ireland) – 3
Makazole Mapimpi (South Africa) – 3
Cobus Reinach (South Africa) – 3
Johnny Sexton (Ireland) – 3
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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