262 tries were scored in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
332 in total
Jonah Lomu - 15 tries over the '95 and '99 tournaments
He is a former New Zealand rugby player. He scored 6 tries in a game against Japan in the 1995 Rugby World Cup which is the world record for the most tries by an individual in an international rugby match.
Jonah Lomu and Mark Ellis, both representing New Zealand, each scored 7 tries in the tournament.
Doug Hewlett - rated 5th in the world with 62 caps and 49 tries
37 international tries, including a record 15 in Rugby World Cup matches.
Marc Ellis scored 6 tries against Japan in the 1995 RWC. He later went on to become a tv semi-celebrity and national embarrasment.
271 tries scored and 194 conversions successfully made