Suprisingly it is a Canadian rugby player, Myles Cavendish
aaron turner scored 700
None. As there wasn't a RWC in that year
262 tries were scored in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Tthe first try of the first Rugby World Cup - scored by Michael Jones, NZ (actually the first try was a penalty try; Michael Jones was the first player to score a try).
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.
Amongst 1st tier teams, the record for points scored in a Rugby International goes to New Zealand for their 145 points scored against Japan at the 1995 world cup (final score 145-17) and for an individual the record goes to Simon Culhane who scored 45 points in that match (1 try, 20 conversions). But the record in all test matches goes to Hong Kong who beat Singapore 164-13 in a 1994 World Cup qualifying match. In that match fullback Ashley Billington scored 10 tries for an individual total of 50 points.
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All Black flanker, Michael Jones, scored the first try in the first Rugby World Cup in 1987.
Michael Jones, New Zealand, scored the first try in World Cup Rugby in NZ vs Italy 1987, but the first score of the match was a penalty try so the first person to score any points in that game was Grant Fox who converted the penalty try.