Rugby World Cup

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The Rugby World Cup is an international rugby union competition that determines the world champions of the sport. It is held every four years.

Some of the greatest rugby stars in recent times include Jonah Lomu, David Campese, Bryan Habana and Martin Johnson.


2003 World Cup[edit]

  • This is extraordinary...| never thought I'd see this for an England rugby team. The support has been brilliant.
    • England coach Clive Woodward commenting on the post-2003 England victory. [1]
  • We're overwhelmed. It matters so much to get this support and being on this bus now is one of the greatest moments of my life...It's great to be able to pay back the fans who travelled half way around the world as well as those who stayed at home.
    • England's drop-kick hero Jonny Wilkinson commenting on the support after Englands 2003 victory. [2]
  • London salutes you.
    • Mayor of London Ken Livingstone paid tribute to the English team by awarding the team the Freedom of the City of Greater London. [3]

Source: Greatest Rugby Players of All Time