The rugby world championship is held every four years and varies in where it is held each time. The latest championship for rugby union was held in France though.
New Zealand 9/9/2011
It was held in France.
Nothing at all happened in the 2000 Rugby World Cup as there was not one. Rugby World Cups are held every four years with first being in 1987, hence 1999 and 2003 were the ones on either side of 2000
That cup will be held in New Zealand.
The Rugby World Cup competition of 1999 was held in Wales.
rugby sevens etc
They have never won the world cup for rugby union however with the exception of the rugby sevens, they have held this title before.
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