Australia at the World Cup
Australia has participated in every Rugby World Cup since the first in 1987. Australia has won the Rugby World Cup twice, in 1991 and 1999 , and were second in 2003 and 2015. Australia has hosted the World Cup twice, in 1987 and 2003.
- In 1991 the Australia team captain was Nick Farr-Jones and the coach Bob Dwyer.
- In 1999 the Australian team captain was John Eales, with the coach Rod Macqueen.
- The widest winning margin in a World Cup match is 142, achieved by Australia against Namibia in 2003.