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The initial proposal for the tournament came June 1983, where Australia. New Zealand and France backed the proposal but the 4 Home countries, England Ireland Scotland and Wales did not want to pursue the venture. South Africa added its name to those wishing the tournament to go ahead and this was followed by England and Wales the Scotland and Ireland agree to be concept

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New Zealand held the first Rugby World Cup in 1987.

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