The 2nd tournament jointly hosted in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales & France.
The final was played at Twickenham won by Australia defeating England on their home ground 12-6.
The 3rd/4th place play off final consisting of the losers of the semi final was won by New Zealand who defeated Scotland 13-6 in Cardiff.
The 1995 tournament was hosted in South Africa.
South Africa defeating New Zealand 15-12 after extra time
3rd/4th play off was France v England with France winning 19-9 to take 3rd place.
Hosted in Wales which was the first Rugby World Cup tournament to be hosted in the professional era.
The Millenium Stadium was newly built for this tournament which was to be the venue for the final.
The final was won by Australia who defeated France 35 – 12. Third place was won by South Africa who defeated New Zealand 22-18.
More information on the Rugby World Cup it’s history since it’s inaugaration in 1987 and the results of the tournaments after the 90s (2003 and 2007) can be found here – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rugby_World_Cup
The 2011 tournament is to be held in New Zealand from 9th September to 23rd October.
©2011.The90sblog.com. All rights reserved.
If you see this content on any site other than the90sblog.com it’s stolen
Leave a comment