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Rugby world cup .. crunching the numbers over the years

October 26, 2011
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My daughter loves figures and did this chart … now she hope to be in the UK for the next RWC!

New Zealand in Rugby World Cup


Year Location NZ place Final Won Final Lost Teams
1987 New Zealand & Australia

Eden Park, Auckland


1st New Zealand 29 France 9 16
1991 England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France

Twickenham Stadium, London


3rd (won against Scotland 13-6 after losing to Australia 6-16 in semis) Australia 12 England 6 16
1995 South Africa

Ellis Park, Johannesburg


2nd South Africa 15 New Zealand 12 16
1999 Wales (also England, France, Scotland and Ireland)

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff


4th (lost to SA 18-22 after losing to France 31-43 in semis) Australia 35 France 12 20 – 1st professional RWC
2003 Australia

Telstra Stadium, Sydney


3rd (won 40-13 against France after losing to Australia 10-22 in semis) England 20 Australia 17 20
2007 France (+ 4 in Wales & 2 in Scotland)

Stade de France, St-Denis, Paris

Quarter Finalists (lost to France 18-20)[1] South Africa 15 England 6 20
2011 New Zealand

Eden Park, Auckland


1st New Zealand 8 France 7 20


[1] Australia also lost in Quarters, against England 10-12; Fiji lost to SA; Scotland lost to Argentina – Argentina ended up 3rd beating France in the Bronze Final

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