The 2003 Rugby World Cup was the fifth Rugby World Cup and was won by England. Originally planned to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, all games were shifted to Australia following a contractual dispute over ground signage rights between the New Zealand Rugby Union and Rugby World Cup Limited.
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 lopsided …
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it began in 2003 as an initiative of the governing bodies of the three regular participants— rugby canada, the rugby football union (rfu), and usa rugby —in cooperation with the sport's worldwide governing body world rugby (at the time called the "international rugby board" (irb)).the main intent was to provide the us and canada with regular …
The 2003 NRL season was the 96th season of professional rugby league football in Australia and the sixth run by the National Rugby League. Fifteen teams (14 from Australia and 1 from New Zealand) competed for the Telstra Premiership, with the top eight teams entering a play-off finals series to determine the grand finalists. Penrith Panthers
It is scheduled to take place in Francefrom 8 September to 28 October 2023 in nine venues across the country. The opening match and final will take place at the Stade de France, in the commune of Saint-Denis, north of Paris. The tournament will take place in the year of the 200th anniversary of the "invention" of the sport by William Webb Ellis.
- 8 September – 28 October 2023
The 2003 VCU Rams men's soccer team represented Virginia Commonwealth University during the 2003 NCAA Division I men's soccer season, playing in the Colonial Athletic Association . The season was one of the most successful season in the program's history, as the Rams won both the CAA regular season and tournament champions successfully ...