Southern hemisphere dominance….
Table 3 below shows the extent to which the tournament has been dominated by teams representing the Southern Hemisphere. Their aggregate win ratio is approximately 86%.
|Table 3||PAST RUGBY WORLD CUPS (1987 – 2011)|
|Australia||New Zealand||South Africa||Combined|
|Number of Wins||2||2||2||6|
|Win share (of 7)||28,57%||28,57%||28,57%||85,71%|
|Sources: World Rugby website, own calculations|