2011 Rugby World Cup

The 2011 Rugby World Cup was the 7th Rugby World Cup to be held. It was held in New Zealand. There were 20 teams participating, with Russia being at the tournament for the first time. Twelve teams qualified by virtue of coming in the top 3 of their pool at the 2007 RWC with the rest of the teams going through regional qualifying tournaments.


Check out some highlights of the 2011 Rugby World Cup final

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Rugby World Cup


The teams in each pool were:

Pool A

  • New Zealand
  • France
  • Tonga
  • Canada
  • Japan


Pool B

  • England
  • Argentina
  • Scotland
  • Georgia
  • Romania

Pool C

  • Australia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • United States
  • Russia

Pool D

  • South Africa
  • Wales
  • Samoa
  • Fiji
  • Namibia
2011 RWC
Pool A
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
New Zealand 4 4 0 0 240 49 4 20
France 4 2 2 0 124 96 3 11
Tonga 4 2 2 0 80 98 1 9
Canada 4 1 2 1 82 168 0 6
Japan 4 0 3 1 69 184 0 2

Pool B
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
England 4 4 0 0 137 34 2 18
Argentina 4 3 1 0 90 40 2 14
Scotland 4 2 2 0 73 59 3 11
Geogia 4 1 3 0 48 90 0 4
Romania 4 0 4 0 44 169 0 0
Pool C
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Ireland 4 4 0 0 135 34 1 17
Australia 4 3 1 0 173 48 3 15
Italy 4 2 2 0 92 95 2 10
United States 4 1 3 0 38 122 0 4
Russia 4 0 4 0 57 196 1 1
Pool D
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
South Africa 4 4 0 0 166 24 2 18
Wales 4 3 1 0 180 34 3 15
Samoa 4 2 2 0 91 49 2 10
Fiji 4 1 3 0 59 167 1 5
Namibia 4 0 4 0 44 266 0 0


Match Results

Pool A

September 9

September 10

September 14

September 16

September 18

September 21

September 24

September 27

October 1

October 2


Pool B

September 10


September 14

September 17

September 18

September 24

September 25

September 28

October 1

October 2


Pool C

September 11


September 15

September 17

September 20

September 23

September 25

September 27

October 1

October 2


Pool D

September 10

September 11

September 14

September 17

September 18

September 22

September 25

September 26

September 30

October 2


Quarter-Finals

October 8


October 9



Semi-Finals

October 15

October 16


3rd Place

October 21


Final

October 23


New Zealand

France

Tonga

New Zealand

France

Tonga

New Zealand

Canada

France

New Zealand



Scotland

England

Scotland

Argentina

England

England

Argentina

Georgia

England

Argentina



Australia

Ireland

Russia

Australia

Italy

Australia

Ireland

Italy

Australia

Ireland



Fiji

South Africa

Samoa

South Africa

Wales

South Africa

Fiji

Wales

South Africa

Wales



Ireland

England

South Africa

New Zealand



Wales

New Zealand



Wales



New Zealand


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Tonga

Japan

Canada

Japan

Canada

Japan

France

Japan

Tonga

Canada



Romania

Argentina

Georgia

Romania

Georgia

Romania

Scotland

Romania

Scotland

Georgia



Italy

United States

United States

Ireland

Russia

United States

Russia

United States

Russia

Italy



Namibia

Wales

Namibia

Fiji

Samoa

Namibia

Samoa

Namibia

Samoa

Fiji



Wales

France

Australia

Argentina



France

Australia



Australia



France


Auckland

Auckland

Whangarei

Hamilton

Napier

Whangarei

Auckland

Napier

Wellington

Wellington



Invercargill

Dunedin

Invercargill

Invercargill

Dunedin

Dunedin

Wellington

Palmerston North

Auckland

Palmerston North



Auckland

New Plymouth

New Plymouth

Auckland

Nelson

Wellington

Rotorua

Nelson

Nelson

Dunedin



Rotorua

Wellington

Rotorua

Wellington

Hamilton

Auckland

Auckland

New Plymouth

Auckland

Hamilton



Wellington

Auckland

Wellington

Auckland



Auckland

Auckland



Auckland



Auckland


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47

20

83

46

31

37

23

14

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34

13

15

43

41

67

13

25

16

25



32

22

6

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53

67

62

27

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22

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25

16

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27

7

5

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19

11

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9

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New Zealand win the 2011 Rugby World Cup