This table shows the winners of the eight rugby world cups since , and New Zealand's fate at those cups. For the five tournaments after New Zealand. 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. Australia beat a spent France at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff to win the World Cup and become rugby's first-ever two-time World Champions. Wallaby win Lote Tuqiri and his opposite number Jason Robinson exchanged first-half tries as both sides signalled their intent to attack. It stands thirty-eight centimetres high and is silver gilded in gold, and supported by two cast scroll handles, one with the head of a satyr , and the other a head of a nymph. New Zealand are the most successful team in the history of the tournament, with three wins. However, independent reviews have called into question the methodology of those growth estimates, pointing to factual inconsistencies. England's win was unique in that it broke the southern hemisphere 's dominance in the event. The tournament in was hosted by Wales with matches also being held throughout the rest of the United Kingdom, Ireland and France. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next. Manchester United set to beat Chelsea with world-record The remaining positions in each pool were filled by the qualifiers. England gewann den Titel mit einem Sieg über Australien, und damit kam erstmals ein Weltmeister aus der nördlichen Hemisphäre. While the event's global popularity remains a matter of dispute, high interest in traditional rugby nations is well documented. Ice sledge hockey Wheelchair basketball Wheelchair rugby Wheelchair curling. In diesem Jahr wurde die Zahl der Teilnehmer von 16 auf 20 erhöht. Six Nations Rugby Europe International Championships European Nations Cup Women's Six Nations Mark selby snooker Six Nations Under Championship Under Championship. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. A try by Pierre Berbizier in the final minutes, which was converted by Camberabero, reduced the deficit to 29—9, as New Zealand won the tournament's inaugural final. Navigation Main page Contents Featured content Current events Random article Donate to Wikipedia Wikipedia store. England's win was unique in that it broke the southern hemisphere 's dominance in the event. The tournament included a repechage system, alongside specific regional qualifying places, and an increase from sixteen to twenty participating nations. Bobsleigh Canoe slalom Chess Cyclo-cross Equestrian dressage Gymnastics artistic rhythmic Luge Mountain bike racing Orienteering Sailing Show jumping Skeleton Speed skating long track short track Skiing alpine cross-country freestyle Nordic combined Ski jumping ski flying Ski orienteering Snowboard Sport shooting Swimming Ten-pin bowling Triathlon. List of sports attendance figures.