Rugby World Cup Final

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The Rugby World Cup Final is the most important rugby union match in the world. Played every four years, it determines the World Champions.

Results[edit]

20 June 1987[1]
New Zealand  29 – 9  France
Try: Jones
Kirwan
Kirk
Con: Fox
Pen: Fox (4)
Try: Berbizier
Con: Camberabero
Pen: Camberabero
Eden Park, Auckland
Attendance: 46,000
Referee: Kerry Fitzgerald Australia

2 November 1991[2]
Australia  12 – 6  England
Try: Daly
Con: Lynagh
Pen: Lynagh (2)
Pen: Webb (2)
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Derek Bevan Wales

24 June 1995[3]
South Africa  15 – 12
(a.e.t)
 New Zealand
Pen: Stransky (3)
Drop: Stransky (2)
Pen: Mehrtens (3)
Drop: Mehrtens
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Ed Morrison England

6 November 1999[4]
Australia  35 – 12  France
Try: Tune
Finegan
Con: Burke (2)
Pen: Burke (7)
Pen: Lamaison (4)
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 74,500
Referee: André Watson South Africa

22 November 2003[5]
England  20 – 17
(a.e.t.)
 Australia
Try: Robinson 38' m
Pen: Wilkinson (4)
Drop: Wilkinson 100'
Try: Tuqiri 6' m
Pen: Flatley (4)
Telstra Stadium, Sydney
Attendance: 82,957
Referee: André Watson South Africa

20 October 2007
South Africa  15 – 6  England
Pen: Montgomery (4)
Steyn
Pen: Wilkinson (2)
Stade de France, St-Denis, Paris
Attendance: 81,675
Referee: Alain Rolland Ireland

23 October 2011
New Zealand  8 – 7  France
Try: Woodcock 15' m
Pen: Donald (1)
Try: Dusautoir 47' m
Con: Trinh-Duc (1)
Eden Park, Auckland
Attendance: 61,079
Referee: Craig Joubert South Africa

Statistics[edit]

Wins[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Players who have played in more than one Final[edit]

Player Nation Final
Matt Cockbain  Australia 1999, 2003
Dan Crowley 1991, 1999
John Eales 1991, 1999
George Gregan 1999, 2003
Tim Horan 1991, 1999
Stephen Larkham 1999, 2003
Jason Little 1991, 1999
Jeremy Paul 1999, 2003
Joe Roff 1999, 2003
Mike Catt  England 2003, 2007
Lawrence Dallaglio 2003, 2007
Ben Kay 2003, 2007
Jason Leonard 1991, 2003
Lewis Moody 2003, 2007
Jason Robinson 2003, 2007
Phil Vickery 2003, 2007
Jonny Wilkinson 2003, 2007
Sean Fitzpatrick  New Zealand 1987, 1995
Os du Randt  South Africa 1995, 2007

Players who have won more than one Final[edit]

Player Nation Final
Os du Randt  South Africa 1995, 2007

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Rugby World Cup, New Zealand - Final". rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 2007-09-18. 
  2. ^ "1991 Rugby World Cup, England - Final". rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 2007-09-18. 
  3. ^ "1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa - Final". rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 2007-09-18. 
  4. ^ "1999 Rugby World Cup, Wales - Final". rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 2007-09-18. 
  5. ^ "2003 Rugby World Cup, Australia - Final". rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 2007-09-18.