10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
All Black coach Aussie MacLean was proud of his team's performances, both in the final and throughout the competition: "They improved as the tournament went on and they are even better than I thought they would be."
The final day's results in Group A were: New Zealand 71-18 France. South Africa 55-19 Argentina. Scotland 17-10 England. Wales 19-15 Italy. Ireland 34-12 Georgia. Russia 23-16 Romania. Japan 26-22 Korea. Uruguay 15-16 Chile.
Final U19 Ranking: 1. New Zealand. 2. France. 3. South Africa. 4. Argentina. 5. Scotland. 6. England. 7. Wales. 8. Italy. 9. Ireland. 10. Georgia. 11. Russia. 12. Romania. 13. Japan. 14. Korea. 15. Uruguay. 16. Chile