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Rugby World Cup

South Africa after the Rugby World Cup final

The Rugby World Cup takes place every four years, with the next tournament held in New Zealand in 2011.

The first World Cup was also held in New Zealand in 1987, and was won by the host nation.

South Africa are the current world champions after winning the last tournament, held in France in 2007.

Rugby World Cup champions
2007 - South Africa
2003 - England
1999 - Australia
1995 - South Africa
1991 - Australia
1987 - New Zealand



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