Kiwis' Biggest Test Wins

84-10 – v Cook Islands at Madejski Stadium, Reading (2000)*

74-0 – v Tonga at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1999)

74-6 – v Scotland at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch (2017)

64-0 – v Papua New Guinea at Palmerston North Showgrounds, Palmerston North (1996)

64-0 – v Lebanon at Kingsholm, Gloucester (2000)

76-12 – v Papua New Guinea at Rotorua International Showground, Rotorua (2010)

66-10 – v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1992)

60-6 – v France at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1991)

62-8 – v Papua New Guinea at Rotorua International Stadium, Rototrua (1996)

66-14 – v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1988)

56-5 – v Papua New Guinea at Lloyd Robson Oval, Port Moresby (1982)

62-12 – v France at Stade Ernest Wallon, Toulouse (2009)

*Kiwis’ highest score in a Test match

Kiwis’ biggest Test wins v Australia: 49-25 at Lang Park, Brisbane (1952) and 24-0 at Elland Road, Leeds (2005)

-Kiwis’ biggest Test win v England/Great Britain: 49-6 v England at Reebok Stadium, Bolton (2000)

Kiwis' Biggest Test Losses

58-0 – v Australia at Westpac Stadium, Wellington (2007)*

52-0 – v Australia at Stadium Australia, Sydney (2000)

44-0 – v Australia at Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney (1991)

44-0 – v Great Britain at KC Stadium, Hull (2007)

48-6 – v Australia at Aussie Stadium, Sydney (2003)

50-12 – v Australia at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane (2006)

*Kiwis’ highest score conceded in a Test match

Most Kiwis Test Appearances

Current as at October 1, 2019

55 – Ruben Wiki

48 – Adam Blair

46 – Stacey Jones

46 – Gary Freeman

45 – Stephen Kearney

45 – Simon Mannering

43 – Issac Luke

40 – Thomas Leuluai

38 – Nathan Cayless

38 – Nigel Vagana

36 – Jock Butterfield

36 – Dane O’Hara

35 – Quentin Pongia

35 – Sean Hoppe

Most Kiwis Test Points

Current as at October 1, 2019

219 – Shaun Johnson

168 – Matthew Ridge

160 – Stacey Jones

137 – Daryl Halligan

132 – Des White

121 – Henry Paul

108 – Olsen Filipaina

106 – Benji Marshall

95 – Jack Fagan

88 – Manu Vatuvei

78 – Kevin Iro

Most Kiwis Test Tries

Current as at October 1, 2019

22 – Manu Vatuvei

19 – Jason Nightingale

19 – Nigel Vagana

17 – Sean Hoppe

16 – Kevin Iro

16 – Stacey Jones

16 – Hugh McGahan

15 – Richie Blackmore

15 – Tom Hadfield

15 – Phil Orchard

15 – Ruben Wiki

Most Consecutive Kiwis Test Appearances

Current as at October 1, 2019

37 – Gary Freeman

29 – Dennis Williams

27 – Duane Mann

25 – Joe Vagana

25 – Brent Todd

24 – Maurice Brereton

24 – Benji Marshall

23 – Alister Atkinson

23 – Sean Hoppe

22 – Mel Cooke

22 – Tony Kriletich

22 – Bill McLennan

Most Kiwis Test Appearances as Captain

Current as at October 1, 2019

19 – Gary Freeman

19 – Benji Marshall

18 – Mark Graham

18 – Ruben Wiki

15 – Roy Christian

14 – Cliff Johnson

14 – Ken Stirling

Most Points In A Test By A Kiwi

Current as at October 1, 2019

32 (2 tries, 12 goals) – Tasea Lavea v Cook Islands at Madejski Stadium, Reading (2000)

26 (1 try, 11 goals) – Henry Paul v Tonga at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1999)

24 (6 tries) – Hugh McGahan v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1983)

24 (2 tries, 8 goals) – Shaun Johnson v France at Parc des Sports, Avignon (2013)

22 (11 goals) – Des White v Australia at Lang Park, Brisbane (1952)

22 (1 try, 9 goals) – Bryson Goodwin v France at Stade Ernest Wallon, Toulouse (2009)

22 (1 try, 9 goals) – Shaun Johnson v Scotland at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch (2017)

Most Tries In A Test By A Kiwi

Current as at October 1, 2019

6 – Hugh McGahan v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1983)

4 – Brian Jellick v Tonga at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1999)

4 – Manu Vatuvei v England at Energy Australia Stadium (2008)

Most Tests As Kiwis Coach

Current as at October 1, 2019

43 – Stephen Kearney

35 – Frank Endacott

19 – Lory Blanchard

19 – Graham Lowe

Kiwis At The RLWC

Honours

World Cup champions (2008)

World Cup finalists (1988, 2000, 2013)

World Cup semi-finalists (1995)

World Cup summary

Games Played: 69

Games Won: 33

Games Lost: 33

Games Drawn: 3

Points Scored: 1,657

Points Conceded: 1,276

Biggest wins

84-10 – v Cook Islands at Madejski Stadium, Reading (2000)

74-6 – v Scotland at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch (2017)

64-0 v – Lebanon at Kingsholm, Gloucester (2000)

66-10 – v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1992)

66-14 – v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1988)

54-6 – v France at The Jungle, Castleford (2000)

48-0 – v France at Parc des Sports, Avignon (2013)

56-10 – v Papua New Guinea at Headingley Carnegie, Leeds (2013)

49-6 – v England at Reebok Stadium, Bolton (2000)

48-6 – v Papua New Guinea at Skilled Park, Robina (2008)

58-18 – v Wales at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (2000)

Biggest losses

47-11 – v Australia at Central Park, Wigan (1970)

53-19 – v Great Britain at Stade du Hameau, Pau (1972)

34-2 – v Australia at Old Trafford, Manchester (2013)

36-8 – v Australia at Lang Park, Brisbane (1975)

40-12 – v Australia at Lang Park, Brisbane (1991)

40-12 – v Australia at Old Trafford, Manchester (2000)

Most Appearances

14 – Gary Freeman (1985-88, 1989-92, 1995)

14 – Dennis Williams (1972, 1975, 1977)

13 – Tony Coll (1972, 1975, 1977)

11 – Warren Collicoat (1972, 1975, 1977)

11 – Kevin Iro (1985-88, 1989-92, 1995)

11 – Phil Orchard (1972, 1975)

11 – John Whittaker (1970, 1972, 1975, 1977)

11 – Kurt Sorensen (1975, 1977, 1985-88, 1989-92)

Most Tries

11 – Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (2013, 2017)

9 – Richie Blackmore (1988-92, 1995, 2000)

9 – Lesley Vainikolo (2000)

7 – Richie Barnett (1995, 2000)

6 – Kevin Iro (1988-92, 1995)

6 – Shaun Johnson (2013, 2017)

6 – Willie Talau (2000)

Most Points

120 – Shaun Johnson (2013, 2017)

55 – Matthew Ridge (1989-92, 1995)

53 – Henry Paul (1995, 2000)

44 – Warren Collicoat (1972, 1975, 1977)

44 – Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (2013, 2017)

Most Tries in a Match

4 – Manu Vatuvei v England at Energy Australia Stadium (2008)

3 – Shane Horo v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1988)

3 – Kevin Iro v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1988)

3 – Dave Watson v France at Stade Albert Domec, Carcassonne (1989)

3 – Richie Blackmore v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1992)

3 – Lesley Vainikolo v Wales at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (2000)

3 – Robbie Paul v France at The Jungle, Castleford (2000)

3 – Sonny Bill Williams v Papua New Guinea at Headingley Carnegie, Leeds (2013)

3 – Peta Hiku v Scotland at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch (2017)

3 – Te Maire Martin v Scotland at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch (2017)

Most Points in a Match

32 (2 tries, 12 goals) – Tasea Lavea v Cook Islands at Madejski Stadium, Reading (2000)

24 (2 tries, 8 goals) – Shaun Johnson v France at Parc des Sports, Avignon (2013)

22 (1 try, 9 goals) – Shaun Johnson v Scotland at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch (2017)

20 (2 tries, 6 goals) – Stacey Jones v Lebanon at Kingsholm, Gloucester (2000)

19 (1 try, 8 goals) – Chris Jordan v France at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1977)

18 (9 goals) – Peter Brown v Papua New Guinea at Carlaw Park, Auckland (1988)

17 (1 try, 8 goals, 1 field goal) – Henry Paul v England at Reebok Stadium, Bolton (2000)

16 (4 tries) – Manu Vatuvei v England at EnergyAustralia Stadium, Newcastle (2008)

16 (8 goals) – Shaun Johnson v Papua New Guinea at Headingley Carnegie, Leeds (2013)

Coaches

1954 – Jim Amos

1957 – Bill ‘Snowy’ Telford

1960 – Travers Hardwick

1968 – Des Barchard

1970 – Lory Blanchard

1972 – Des Barchard

1975 – George Menzies

1977 – Ron Ackland

1985-88 – Graham Lowe, Tony ‘Tank’ Gordon

1989-92 – Tony ‘Tank’ Gordon, Bob Bailey, Howie Tamati

1995 – Frank Endacott

2000 – Frank Endacott

2008 – Stephen Kearney

2013 – Stephen Kearney

2017 – David Kidwell

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