Rugby World Cup in numbers

Rugby World Cup: Japan 2019 in numbers

The eighth Rugby World Cup has kicked off in Japan. Here's a quick look at the tournament in numbers...

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The last time New Zealand lost a World Cup match - they were beaten 20-18 by France in Cardiff with Yannick Jauzion scoring the winning try

1. 2007

The last time New Zealand lost a World Cup match - they were beaten 20-18 by France in Cardiff with Yannick Jauzion scoring the winning try
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Most number of points scored in one tournament - by Grant Fox of New Zealand in 1987

2. 126

Most number of points scored in one tournament - by Grant Fox of New Zealand in 1987
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The most World Cup points scored - Jonny Wilkinson, formerly of England, holds this record

3. 277

The most World Cup points scored - Jonny Wilkinson, formerly of England, holds this record
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Record attendance at a Rugby World Cup match - between Ireland and Romania at Wembley in 2015

4. 89,867

Record attendance at a Rugby World Cup match - between Ireland and Romania at Wembley in 2015
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