2007 Rugby World Cup

The 2007 Rugby World Cup was the 6th Rugby World Cup to be held. It was held in France. There were 20 teams participating, with Portugal being at the tournament for the first time. Eight teams qualified by virtue of making the quarter-finals at the 2003 RWC, with the other 12 teams going through regional qualifying tournaments to get to the finals.


To look at the results of the other Rugby World Cup tournaments click on this link:

Rugby World Cup


The teams in each pool were:

Pool A

  • South Africa
  • England
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • USA


Pool B

  • Australia
  • Wales
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Fiji

Pool C

  • New Zealand
  • Scotland
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Portugal

Pool D

  • France
  • Ireland
  • Argentina
  • Namibia
  • Georgia
2011 RWC
Pool A
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
South Africa 4 4 0 0 189 47 3 19
England 4 3 1 0 108 88 2 14
Tonga 4 2 2 0 89 96 1 9
Samoa 4 1 3 0 69 143 1 5
USA 4 0 4 0 61 142 1 1

Pool B
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Australia 4 4 0 0 215 41 4 20
Fiji 4 3 1 0 114 136 3 15
Wales 4 2 2 0 168 105 4 12
Japan 4 0 3 1 64 210 1 3
Canada 4 0 3 1 51 120 0 2
Pool C
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
New Zealand 4 4 0 0 309 35 4 20
Scotland 4 3 1 0 116 66 2 14
Italy 4 2 2 0 85 117 1 9
Romania 4 1 3 0 40 161 1 5
Portugal 4 0 4 0 38 209 1 1
Pool D
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Argentina 4 4 0 0 143 33 2 18
France 4 3 1 0 188 37 3 15
Ireland 4 2 2 0 64 82 1 9
Georgia 4 1 3 0 50 111 1 5
Namibia 4 0 4 0 30 212 0 0


Match Results

Pool A

September 8

September 9

September 12

September 14

September 16

September 22


September 26

September 28

September 30


Pool B

September 8

September 9

September 12

September 15

September 16

September 20

September 23

September 25

September 29



Pool C

September 8

September 9

September 12

September 15

September 18

September 19

September 23

September 25

September 29



Pool D

September 7

September 9

September 11

September 15

September 16

September 21

September 22

September 26

September 30

September 30


Quarter-Finals

October 6


October 7



Semi-Finals

October 13

October 14


3rd Place

October 19


Final

October 20


England

South Africa

USA

England

Samoa

South Africa

England

Samoa

England

South Africa



Australia

Wales

Japan

Wales

Fiji

Wales

Australia

Canada

Australia

Wales



New Zealand

Scotland

Italy

New Zealand

Scotland

Italy

Scotland

Romania

New Zealand

Scotland



France

Ireland

Argentina

Ireland

France

France

Argentina

Georgia

France

Ireland



Australia

New Zealand

South Africa

Argentina



England

South Africa



France



England


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USA

Samoa

Tonga

South Africa

Tonga

Tonga

Samoa

USA

Tonga

USA



Japan

Canada

Fiji

Australia

Canada

Japan

Fiji

Japan

Canada

Fiji



Italy

Portugal

Romania

Portugal

Romania

Portugal

New Zealand

Portugal

Romania

Italy



Argentina

Namibia

Georgia

Georgia

Namibia

Ireland

Namibia

Namibia

Georgia

Argentina



England

France

Fiji

Scotland



France

Argentina



Argentina



South Africa


Lens

Paris

Montpellier

Paris

Montpellier

Lens

Nantes

Saint-Etienne

Paris

Montpellier



Lyon

Nantes

Toulouse

Cardiff

Cardiff

Cardiff

Montpellier

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Nantes



Marseille

Saint-Etienne

Marseille

Lyon

Edinburgh

Paris

Edinburgh

Toulouse

Toulouse

Saint-Etienne



Paris

Bordeaux

Lyon

Bordeaux

Toulouse

Paris

Marseille

Lens

Marseille

Paris



Marseille

Cardiff

Marseille

Paris



Paris

Paris



Paris



Paris


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59

15

0

15

30

44

25

36

64



91

42

31

20

29

72

55

12

37

34



76

56

24

108

42

31

0

14

85

18



12

32

33

14

87

25

63

30

64

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37

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25

36

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35

32

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18

12

12

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38



14

10

18

13

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5

40

10

8

16



17

17

3

10

10

3

3

0

7

30



12

20

20

13



9

20



34



15

South Africa win the 2007 Rugby World Cup