New Zealand national under-20 rugby union team

The New Zealand under 20 rugby team are the newest representative rugby union team from New Zealand. They replace the two former age grade teams Under 19s and Under 21s. Their first tournament was the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship, which they won after defeating England 38–3 in the final.[1] They have gone on to also win the 2009, 2010 and 2011 IRB Junior World Championships. The team also competes at the Oceania U20 Championship as of 2015. The New Zealand under 20s have been nicknamed the "Baby Blacks" after the youthful All Blacks side which played in 1986.

New Zealand
UnionNew Zealand Rugby Union
Nickname(s)Baby Blacks
Coach(es) Craig Philpott
Top scorer Trent Renata (59)
Most tries Zac Guildford/Tevita Li (8)
Team kit
First international
New Zealand 48–9 Tonga
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
New Zealand 92–0 Wales
(14 June 2011)
Largest defeat
Australia 24–0 New Zealand
(5 May 2019)
World Cup
Appearances7 (First in 2008)
Best resultChampions 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017

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