Why was the Webb Ellis Cup created?

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New Zealand - 2 (2011, 1987)

Australia - 2 (1999, 1991)

South Africa - 2 (2007, 1995)

England - 1 (2003)

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William Webb Ellis is the person thought to be the inventor of Rugby football, back in 1823. Hence it is the perfect name for Rugby's World Cup.

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