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Tournaments


Year Hosts # of teams Final Bronze Final
Venue Winner Runner Up Score Venue 3rd Place 4th Place Score
1987 New Zealand &
Australia
16 Eden Park, Auckland New Zealand France 29-9 Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua Wales Australia 22-21
1991 England,
France,
Ireland,
Scotland &
Wales
16 Twickenham Stadium, London Australia England 12-6 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff New Zealand Scotland 13-6
1995 South Africa 16 Ellis Park, Johannesburg South Africa New Zealand 15-12 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria France England 19-9
1999 Wales
England,
France,
Ireland, &
Scotland
20 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Australia France 35-12 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff South Africa New Zealand 22-18
2003 Australia 20 Telstra Stadium, Sydney England Australia 20-17 Telstra Stadium, Sydney New Zealand France 40-13
2007 France,
Scotland &
Wales
20 Stade de France, Saint Denis South Africa England 15-6 Parc des Princes, Paris Argentina France 34-10
2011 New Zealand 20 Eden Park, Auckland New Zealand France 8-7 Eden Park, Auckland Australia Wales 22-18
2015 England &
Wales
20 Twickenham Stadium, London New Zealand Australia 34-17 Olympic Stadium, Londra South Africa Argentina 24-13
2019 Japan 20 Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama



Honours Roll





Sources

www.worldrugby.org - World Rugby site (former www.irb.com).
www.rugbyworldcup.com - Rugby World Cup site
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rugby_World_Cup - Wikipedia pages about Rugby World Cup
Every site was scanned using also web.archive.org