20 teams this year!!
How many rugby teams is there the whole world?
There are 20 teams competing in the 2011 rugby world cup.
the total teams is 103 registered with World Rugby (as of 2017)
16 teams were first selected now its 20
20 in 4 pools (A to D)
there are 9 teams in sydeny
I believe the answer is 20. Hope this helps :)
In their initial Group which is Group B Japan have 4 other teams to play; South Africa, Samoa, Scotland, USA