Australia at the World Cup
Australia has participated in every Rugby World Cup since the first tournament 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, and will again in 2027.
- 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.