2009 IRB Junior World Championship

The 2009 IRB Junior World Championship (known as the 2009 IRB Toshiba Junior World Championship for sponsorship reasons) was the second annual international rugby union competition for Under 20 national teams, this competition replaces the now defunct under 19 and under 21 world championships. The event was organised by rugby's governing body, the International Rugby Board (IRB). The competition was contested by 16 men's junior national teams and was held in June 2009. It was hosted by Japan.

2009 IRB Junior World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
DateJune 5, 2009–
June 21, 2009
No. of nations16
Final positions
Champions New Zealand
Runner-up England
Third place South Africa
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
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