Rugby World Cup Winners

The Rugby World Cup has been held seven times, with New Zealand each winning it three times, and Australia, South Africa twice each. The other winner was England in 2003. England is the only nation from the northern hemisphere to have won the tournament.

Winner's List

Click on the year for more information about each tournament, and click on the country names for more information about that county's participation in the World Cup.

Event Year Winner Runner-Up Score
8 2015 New Zealand Australia 34-17
7 2011 New Zealand France 8-7
6 2007 South Africa England 15-6
5 2003 England Australia 20-17
4 1999 Australia France 35-12
3 1995 South Africa New Zealand 15-12
2 1991 Australia England 12-6
1 1987 New Zealand France 29-9

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