The first person to score the first ever 4 point try was Roy 'SHUNTO' Thomas and that's straight from the hrses mouth.
Phil coussons scored it in the 4 nil win for salford i think it was over castleford
Jason herridge 90 metre interception over 150 years ago
a guy called simon uzokwe
Michael Jones from NZ
In the New Zealand v Italy openeing match of the event no one actually scored the first try in World Cup rugby (it was a penalty try); - Michael Jones became the first individual try-scorer
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).
DENNIS AMISS scored first world cup century in world cup history in 1975
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.
The first goal for Brazil in the 2010 world cup was scored by Maicon.