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The first Rugby World Cup was held in 1987.
There wasn't a rugby world cup in 2004.
The rugby world cup is played once every four years. It is held in a different country each time which is decided by the International Rugby Board. The next rugby world cup will be held in 2015 in England.
The host nation for the 1999 Rugby World Cup was Wales.
New Zealand held the first Rugby World Cup in 1987.
The 1987 Rugby World Cup was the first Rugby World Cup. The tournament was hosted by New Zealand and Australia in 1987 and was won by New Zealand.
The first Rugby World Cup was in 1987 and the first international match was at Raeburn place in Edinburgh between England and Scotland. This game was won by Scotland and gave rise to the oldest cup match - The Calcutta Cup
Yes, Ireland played in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Romania participated at seven Rugby World Cups.
16 teams were first selected now its 20
The IRB (international rugby board) recognises 94 countries in the world in their world rankings.
Since the competition's inception in 1987, Italy have played in all six Rugby World Cup tournaments.
All Black flanker, Michael Jones, scored the first try in the first Rugby World Cup in 1987.
Ireland are classed as a founding team and have played since the first event in 1987
New Zealand won the first ever rugby world cup beating France in the final
A total of 48 matches will be played at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, between September 9 and October 23.
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Played in 1987 New Zealand beat France 29 - 9
He played in the 99 World Cup.
There was no Rugby World Cup in 1997. It is played every 4 years. With one having been played in 1995, the next one was not until 1999.
New Zealand won the first Rugby world cup