World Ranking 17 th. Semi-Finals 1987, 2011, 2019. It took 116 years from the first test match but in 1987 the inaugural Rugby World Cup kicked off in the storied Eden Park; New Zealand dismantling Italy in front of 20,000 fans. Highest RWC Finish. USA. YouTube World Rugby; Instagram ... 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019. World Ranking 16 th. James O’Connor has been named in two World Cup squads in his career but Friday’s 2019 squad announcement was the first that he actually experienced first hand. Wales.

Rugby World Cup 2011 has won the prestigious best event accolade in the SportBusiness Ultimate Digital Sports Awards 2011. Making up the invitation-only field were 16 teams of totally amateur players, almost all of whom played their club rugby on home soil. World Ranking 6 th.

Highest RWC Finish. Pools 1987, 1991, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019. Highest RWC Finish. [[Category:Rugby World Cup winning squads navigational boxes]] to the section at the bottom of that page. Pools 1999, 2003, 2015, 2019. Tournament Bracket Game The countdown to Rugby World Cup 2019 is on. Otherwise, add [[Category:Rugby World Cup winning squads navigational boxes]] to the end of the template code, making sure it starts on the same line as the code's last character. Uruguay. Russia head coach Lyn Jones has named his 31-man squad for Japan 2019, including eight players who also appeared during the Bears’ Rugby World Cup debut in New Zealand eight years ago.