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Last Updated: Thursday, 25 September, 2003, 07:57 GMT 08:57 UK
Fans celebrate 1999 tournament
Canadian fans
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Canada start the tournament with a win against Namibia 72-11, but don't qualify for the second round
Samoan fans
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Western Samoa beat Wales and Japan in the first round but crash from the tournament in the second
Ireland fan
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Irish fans hope for the better as their team lose to Argentina 28-24 and miss on the place in the quarters
Welsh fans
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The Welsh dream is over as the team are defeated by Australia for the place in the semi-final
England fans
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England fans have another four years to wait as their team are beaten by South Africa 44-21 in the quarter-final
New Zealand fan
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In the semi-final against France, the All-Blacks suffer a crushing 43-31 defeat
New Zealand fan
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And there is no relief for the fans in the match for the third place as New Zealand lose to South Africa
France fans
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French fans sing the national anthem before the final against Australia
Australia fans celebrate victory over France
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But France are beaten 35-12 by the mighty Australia and it's time for their fans to sing the winning song
Australia fans celebrate the win in the final
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Australia fans hope that in 2003 they will retain the title on home soil

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