2 days ago · The combination of the sport turning professional after 1995 and the increase in teams from sixteen to twenty led to a number of remarkably lopsided results in both the 1999 and 2003 tournaments, with two matches in each tournament resulting in teams scoring over 100 points; Australia's 142–0 win over Namibia in 2003 stands as the most ...
1 day ago · Jonny Wilkinson, with 15 points in 2003 and 6 points in 2007, is the only player to have scored points in two Rugby World Cup Finals. Three nations have reached a Rugby World Cup Final having previously lost a game in that tournament: England in 1991 and 2007, South Africa in 2019, and France in 2011, the latter being the only team to reach the ...
Sep 19, 2023 · This epic showdown between Australia and England took place on November 22, 2003, in Sydney, Australia. The final score of 20-17 in favor of England was etched into the annals of rugby history....
Sep 18, 2023 · Australia were crowned champions in 1991 and 1999 with England, the only northern hemisphere nation lift the coveted trophy, in 2003. France are the only other nation to have reached a Rugby World Cup final, but they have suffered heartbreak on three occasions, in 1987, 1999 and 2011.
1 day ago · The 2023 Rugby World Cup (French: Coupe du monde de rugby 2023), is the ongoing tenth men's Rugby World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for rugby union national teams. It is taking place in France from 8 September to 28 October 2023 in nine venues across the country and is the first to take place entirely in France.
- 8 September – 28 October 2023
- All matches
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2 days ago · By winning 42–6, England became the 2003 champions and serious contenders for the upcoming 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia. Wilkinson was named Man of the Match . After the Six Nations, England commenced a tour to the Southern Hemisphere, to play New Zealand and Australia in June.