The 2023 Rugby World Cup has begun, and this year is its 10th edition. France is the host nation, and a total of 20 teams are competing to bring glory to their country. The tournament began on September 8, 2023, and the final will be played on October 28, 2023. Well, out of the nine World Cup editions, five out of the 20 have played the Finals, and four of them have won the World Cup. Yes, only four countries have won the Rugby World Cup in all nine editions. So let’s take a look at every Rugby World Cup winners.
List of every Rugby World Cup Winners
|1995||South Africa||New Zealand|
Which country has won the most Rugby World Cups?
New Zealand and South Africa have won the Rugby World Cup a total of three times each. In third place, we have Australia, which has won the Rugby World Cup twice, and in fourth place, we have England.
|New Zealand||3||1987, 2011, 2015|
|South Africa||3||1995, 2007, 2019|
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One of the most interesting facts is that South Africa has never lost a Rugby World Cup final. Whereas New Zealand and England have played in four finals. Moreover, France has played in three finals and lost all of them.