Who has won RWCs ? (3 of 3)

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%
Total RWCs 7
Sources: World Rugby website, own calculations

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