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1991 Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 1991
Description : World map showing the final winner, runner-up, 3rd and 4th position countries in the Rugby World Cup 1991 Disclaimer

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The Rugby World Cup extravaganza that had begun in 1987 was carried forward with full glory and enthusiasm to the 1991 Rugby World Cup . The Rugby World Cup of 1991 was hosted by England along with Ireland, Scotland, Wales and France.

New Zealand, the former Rugby World champions participated with a determination of retaining the cup. In the 1991 Rugby World Cup , qualifications were made on the basis of qualification matches . The quarter finalists of 1987 Rugby World Cup were automatically selected leaving place for eight other teams. The event began from 3 rd October, 1991 and ended on 2 nd November, 1991. There were total of sixteen teams who were divided into four pools and each pool had four members under it. Top two members from each team progressed to the quarter-finals. The quarter-finals were a knock-out game and the four top-scoring teams reached the semi-finals. The final match was played between Australia and England, with Australia clinching the winners' tag.
  Participating National Teams  
Pool 1Pool 2Pool 3Pool 4
New Zealand Scotland Australia France
England Ireland Wales Fiji
Italy Japan Western Samoa Canada
United States Zimbabwe Argentina Romania
  Stadium Venues  
Stadium NameCapacityCity Name 
Twickenham Stadium75000 LondonEngland, UK
Murrayfield Stadium67800 EdinburghScotland, UK
National Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park)53000 CardiffWales, UK
Parc des Princes48712 ParisFrance
Lansdowne Road49250 DublinIreland
Stade Ernest-Wallon19000 ToulouseFrance
Stadium Lille-Metropole18185 Villeneuve d'AscqFrance
Stade de la Méditerranée18000 BéziersFrance
Welford Road16815 LeicesterEngland, UK
Parc Municipal des Sports16000 BriveFrance
Stade Lesdiguières14000 GrenobleFrance
Stade Armandie14000 AgenFrance
Stade Jean Dauger13500 BayonneFrance
Kingsholm12500 GloucesterEngland, UK
Ravenhill12300 BelfastEngland, UK
Stradey Park10800 LlanelliWales, UK
Pontypool Park8800 PontypoolWales, UK
Sardis Road7200 PontypriddWales, UK
Cross Green5000 OtleyEngland, UK
  1991 Rugby World Cup Results  
Scheduled DateTeam 1Match ResultTeam 2Stadium VenueCountry
Pool 1
Oct 3, 1991England41261New ZealandLondonEngland, UK
Oct 5, 1991Italy30 - 9USAOtleyEngland, UK
Oct 8, 1991New Zealand46 - 6USAGloucesterEngland, UK
Oct 8, 1991England36 - 6ItalyLondonEngland, UK
Oct 11, 1991England37 - 9USALondonEngland, UK
Oct 13, 1991Italy21 - 31New ZealandLeicesterEngland, UK
Pool 2
Oct 5, 1991Scotland47 - 9JapanEdinburghScotland, UK
Oct 6, 1991Ireland55 - 11ZimbabweDublinIreland
Oct 9, 1991Ireland32 - 16JapanDublinIreland
Oct 9, 1991Scotland51 - 12ZimbabweEdinburghScotland, UK
Oct 12, 1991Scotland24 - 15IrelandEdinburghScotland, UK
Oct 14, 1991Japan52 - 8ZimbabweBelfastIreland
Pool 3
Oct 4, 1991Argentina19 - 32AustraliaLlanelliWales, UK
Oct 6, 1991Wales13 - 16SamoaCardiffWales, UK
Oct 9, 1991Australia41155SamoaPontypoolWales, UK
Oct 9, 1991Wales16 - 7ArgentinaCardiffWales, UK
Oct 12, 1991Wales13940AustraliaCardiffWales, UK
Oct 13, 1991Argentina13119SamoaPontypriddWales, UK
Pool 4
Oct 4, 1991France30 - 3RomaniaBéziersFrance
Oct 5, 1991Canada13 - 3FijiBayonneFrance
Oct 8, 1991France33 - 9FijiGrenobleFrance
Oct 9, 1991Canada19 - 11RomaniaToulouseFrance
Oct 12, 1991Fiji15 - 17RomaniaBriveFrance
Oct 13, 1991France19 - 13CanadaAgenFrance
Quarter Finals
Oct 19, 1991Scotland28 - 6SamoaEdinburghScotland, UK
Oct 19, 1991France41201EnglandParisFrance
Oct 20, 1991Ireland18 - 19AustraliaDublinIreland
Oct 20, 1991Canada13 - 29New ZealandVilleneuve-d'AscqFrance
Semi Finals
Oct 26, 1991Scotland41069EnglandEdinburghScotland, UK
Oct 27, 1991Australia16 - 6New ZealandDublinIreland
3rd Place Play-Off
Oct 30, 1991New Zealand13 - 6ScotlandCardiffWales, UK
Nov 2, 1991England41072AustraliaLondonEngland, UK
Last Updated On : September 24, 2015