Player height pcwc, 2012/13

Gives max, min and average height (metric and imperial) of elite rugby players. Positions are compared within countries.

This data is drawn from players playing for the teams contesting the H-Cup and Super Rugby. That is 39 top teams in 9 countries.

For any of those countries you can compare the minimum, maximum and average height of players playing in each of the different rugby positions,

Player heights within countries


Australia

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Aus . 190cm 178cm 185cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 1"
p 2 Aus . 189cm 177cm 183cm . 6' 2" 5'10" 6' 0"
p 4 Aus . 205cm 195cm 200cm . 6' 9" 6' 5" 6' 7"
p 6 Aus . 198cm 180cm 187cm . 6' 6" 5'11" 6' 2"
p 8 Aus . 195cm 189cm 192cm . 6' 5" 6' 2" 6' 4"
p 9 Aus . 185cm 173cm 178cm . 6' 1" 5' 8" 5'10"
p10 Aus . 191cm 176cm 183cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p11 Aus . 193cm 180cm 186cm . 6' 4" 5'11" 6' 1"
p12 Aus . 196cm 175cm 186cm . 6' 5" 5' 9" 6' 1"
p15 Aus . 193cm 182cm 186cm . 6' 4" 6' 0" 6' 1"

England

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Eng . 196cm 175cm 185cm . 6' 5" 5' 9" 6' 1"
p 2 Eng . 188cm 178cm 182cm . 6' 2" 5'10" 6' 0"
p 4 Eng . 208cm 193cm 199cm . 6'10" 6' 4" 6' 6"
p 6 Eng . 201cm 180cm 190cm . 6' 7" 5'11" 6' 3"
p 8 Eng . 193cm 183cm 191cm . 6' 4" 6' 0" 6' 3"
p 9 Eng . 183cm 173cm 177cm . 6' 0" 5' 8" 5'10"
p10 Eng . 196cm 174cm 182cm . 6' 5" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p11 Eng . 193cm 173cm 183cm . 6' 4" 5' 8" 6' 0"
p12 Eng . 193cm 175cm 184cm . 6' 4" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p15 Eng . 191cm 178cm 184cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 0"

France

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Fra . 195cm 173cm 184cm . 6' 5" 5' 8" 6' 1"
p 2 Fra . 186cm 174cm 181cm . 6' 1" 5' 9" 5'11"
p 4 Fra . 203cm 192cm 199cm . 6' 8" 6' 4" 6' 6"
p 6 Fra . 202cm 175cm 191cm . 6' 8" 5' 9" 6' 3"
p 8 Fra . 202cm 191cm 194cm . 6' 8" 6' 3" 6' 4"
p 9 Fra . 185cm 172cm 177cm . 6' 1" 5' 8" 5'10"
p10 Fra . 190cm 178cm 183cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 0"
p11 Fra . 195cm 171cm 184cm . 6' 5" 5' 7" 6' 0"
p12 Fra . 193cm 170cm 184cm . 6' 4" 5' 7" 6' 1"
p15 Fra . 192cm 165cm 184cm . 6' 4" 5' 5" 6' 0"

Ireland

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Ire . 191cm 175cm 184cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 1"
p 2 Ire . 185cm 175cm 180cm . 6' 1" 5' 9" 5'11"
p 4 Ire . 211cm 195cm 198cm . 6'11" 6' 5" 6' 6"
p 6 Ire . 198cm 178cm 189cm . 6' 6" 5'10" 6' 3"
p 8 Ire . 193cm 191cm 192cm . 6' 4" 6' 3" 6' 4"
p 9 Ire . 188cm 170cm 179cm . 6' 2" 5' 7" 5'10"
p10 Ire . 193cm 178cm 182cm . 6' 4" 5'10" 6' 0"
p11 Ire . 191cm 175cm 184cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p12 Ire . 189cm 178cm 183cm . 6' 2" 5'10" 6' 0"
p15 Ire . 191cm 175cm 183cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 0"

Italy

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Ita . 192cm 177cm 185cm . 6' 4" 5'10" 6' 1"
p 2 Ita . 182cm 179cm 181cm . 6' 0" 5'10" 5'11"
p 4 Ita . 203cm 194cm 198cm . 6' 8" 6' 4" 6' 6"
p 6 Ita . 198cm 182cm 190cm . 6' 6" 6' 0" 6' 3"
p 8 Ita . 194cm 186cm 190cm . 6' 4" 6' 1" 6' 3"
p 9 Ita . 180cm 174cm 177cm . 5'11" 5' 9" 5'10"
p10 Ita . 183cm 171cm 178cm . 6' 0" 5' 7" 5'10"
p11 Ita . 192cm 171cm 184cm . 6' 4" 5' 7" 6' 0"
p12 Ita . 191cm 178cm 184cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 1"
p15 Ita . 190cm 170cm 181cm . 6' 3" 5' 7" 5'11"

New Zealand

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 NZl . 195cm 181cm 188cm . 6' 5" 5'11" 6' 2"
p 2 NZl . 185cm 180cm 183cm . 6' 1" 5'11" 6' 0"
p 4 NZl . 204cm 193cm 199cm . 6' 8" 6' 4" 6' 6"
p 6 NZl . 198cm 177cm 188cm . 6' 6" 5'10" 6' 2"
p 8 NZl . 194cm 190cm 192cm . 6' 4" 6' 3" 6' 4"
p 9 NZl . 187cm 166cm 179cm . 6' 2" 5' 5" 5'11"
p10 NZl . 190cm 175cm 182cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p11 NZl . 195cm 173cm 184cm . 6' 5" 5' 8" 6' 1"
p12 NZl . 190cm 173cm 182cm . 6' 3" 5' 8" 6' 0"
p15 NZl . 186cm 180cm 183cm . 6' 1" 5'11" 6' 0"

Scotland

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Sco . 188cm 178cm 184cm . 6' 2" 5'10" 6' 0"
p 2 Sco . 185cm 173cm 182cm . 6' 1" 5' 8" 6' 0"
p 4 Sco . 203cm 193cm 199cm . 6' 8" 6' 4" 6' 6"
p 6 Sco . 195cm 181cm 189cm . 6' 5" 5'11" 6' 2"
p 8 Sco . 193cm 188cm 191cm . 6' 4" 6' 2" 6' 3"
p 9 Sco . 183cm 175cm 178cm . 6' 0" 5' 9" 5'10"
p10 Sco . 191cm 176cm 183cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p11 Sco . 195cm 175cm 185cm . 6' 5" 5' 9" 6' 1"
p12 Sco . 193cm 178cm 186cm . 6' 4" 5'10" 6' 1"
p15 Sco . 185cm 180cm 183cm . 6' 1" 5'11" 6' 0"

South Africa

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 RSA . 192cm 178cm 186cm . 6' 4" 5'10" 6' 1"
p 2 RSA . 189cm 174cm 180cm . 6' 2" 5' 9" 5'11"
p 4 RSA . 208cm 193cm 199cm . 6'10" 6' 4" 6' 6"
p 6 RSA . 198cm 180cm 189cm . 6' 6" 5'11" 6' 2"
p 8 RSA . 195cm 190cm 192cm . 6' 5" 6' 3" 6' 4"
p 9 RSA . 185cm 169cm 175cm . 6' 1" 5' 7" 5' 9"
p10 RSA . 191cm 178cm 184cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 0"
p11 RSA . 191cm 175cm 183cm . 6' 3" 5' 9" 6' 0"
p12 RSA . 192cm 175cm 186cm . 6' 4" 5' 9" 6' 1"
p15 RSA . 194cm 177cm 184cm . 6' 4" 5'10" 6' 0"

Wales

Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . -Max- -Min- -Ave-
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===== ===== =====
p 1 Wal . 193cm 177cm 184cm . 6' 4" 5'10" 6' 1"
p 2 Wal . 190cm 178cm 183cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 0"
p 4 Wal . 204cm 183cm 197cm . 6' 8" 6' 0" 6' 5"
p 6 Wal . 196cm 178cm 189cm . 6' 5" 5'10" 6' 2"
p 9 Wal . 185cm 173cm 179cm . 6' 1" 5' 8" 5'11"
p10 Wal . 188cm 172cm 179cm . 6' 2" 5' 8" 5'10"
p11 Wal . 198cm 173cm 183cm . 6' 6" 5' 8" 6' 0"
p12 Wal . 193cm 180cm 187cm . 6' 4" 5'11" 6' 1"
p15 Wal . 191cm 179cm 186cm . 6' 3" 5'10" 6' 1"
Created: 28/01/13