Players With the Most Penalties at Rugby Union World Cup
Players With the Most Penalties at Rugby Union World Cup – Get ready for a journey through the world of rugby, where the game is played with strength, skill, and determination! The Rugby Union World Cup is the ultimate test for rugby players, where the best of the best come together to showcase their talent on the global stage. But as we all know, rugby can be a rough and tough sport, and sometimes, even the best players find themselves on the wrong side of the referee’s whistle.
In this article, we are going to take a look at the players who have scored the most penalties at the Rugby Union World Cup. Whether they are notorious for their high tackles, offside play, or any other infractions, we are going to celebrate the players who have pushed the limits and given us some of the most entertaining moments in rugby history. So, lace up your boots, and let’s get ready to scrum down!
Also Read: List of Rugby World Cup Winners (1987 – 2019)
Players With the Most Penalties at Rugby World Cup
In the table below, we have shared the list of the players with the most penalties at the Rugby Union World Cup. The top player on the list is Jonny Wilkinson with 58 penalties accumulated over the course of three tournaments from 1999 to 2011. Handre Pollard of South Africa is in second place with 39 penalties, followed by Gavin Hastings of Scotland with 36 penalties. Gonzalo Quesada of Argentina is fourth on the list with 35 penalties. Michael Lynagh of Australia and Andrew Mehrtens of New Zealand are tied for fifth place with 33 penalties each.
|39||Handre Pollard||South Africa||2015–2019|
|Andrew Mehrtens||New Zealand||1995–1999|