Rugby World Cup Hosts

The inaugural Rugby World Cup was co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The next tournament in 1991 was also co-hosted. Click on the year in the table below to show more details of each event. The next event, in 2019, will be hosted by Japan.

Event Year Country
9 2019 Japan
8 2015 England
7 2011 New Zealand
6 2007 France
5 2003 Australia
4 1999 Wales
3 1995 South Africa
2 1991 UK and France
1 1987 Australia and New Zealand

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