6- Italy captain Sergio Parisse will play in an Italian-record 15th Rugby World Cup match against the Springboks, overtaking Alessandro Troncon and Martin Castrogiovanni.
Captain Sergio Parisse will play his 15th Rugby World Cup match, surpassing Alessandro Troncon and Martin Castrogiovanni to become Italy's record all-time Rugby World Cup appearance maker. @Springboks #RWC2019— Brenden Nel (@BrendenNel) October 2, 2019
7- Italy flanker Jake Polledri beat an incredible 14 defenders during the Pool B game in Fukuoka against Canada, more than any other forward in a single game since the tournament first began in 1987.
8- Schalk Brits became the second oldest player to score a try in a Rugby World Cup match, after Uruguay’s Diego Ormaechea who was 40 when he crossed against Spain in 1999.
9- Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones became his countries record cap holder (131).
10- Ireland scored their quickest (90s) ever Rugby World Cup try against Russia (previous best Alan Quinlan v Namibia 2003) and the quickest try by any side at the 2019 tournament. Eager.