Rugby World Cup 1987
Winner
Runner Up
Third Place
Leading Points Scorer
Leading Try Scorer
New Zealand
France
Wales
G. Fox - 126
Kirwan & Greene - 6
The inaugural Rugby World Cup was held in New Zealand and Australia in June 1987. 16 Nations took part in the tournament. New Zealand ran out easy winners of the tournament, never being pushed in any of the matches that they played. The defeated the French in the final who played in the best match of the tournament when securing a late win over Australia in the semi final.
Quarter Finals
 
New Zealand30  3Scotland
 
France31  16Fiji
 
Australia33  15Ireland
 
England 16Wales
 
Semi Finals
 
 
Australia24  30France
 
 
New Zealand49  6Wales
 
 
Final
 
 
New Zealand29  9France
 
 
22/5/1987New Zealand70  6 ItalyEden Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
23/5/1987Australia19  6 EnglandConcord Oval 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
23/5/1987Romania21  20 ZimbabweEden Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
23/5/1987France20  20 ScotlandLancaster Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
24/5/1987Japan18  21 USABallymore 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
24/5/1987Canada37  4 TongaMcLean Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
24/5/1987Argentina 28 FijiRugby Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
25/5/1987Ireland 13 WalesAthletic Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
27/5/1987New Zealand75  6 FijiJade Stadium 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
28/5/1987Argentina25  16 ItalyLancaster Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
28/5/1987France55  12 RomaniaAthletic Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
29/5/1987Tonga16  29 WalesShowgrounds Oval 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
30/5/1987England60  7 JapanBallymore 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
30/5/1987Canada19  46 IrelandCarisbrook 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
30/5/1987Scotland60  21 ZimbabweAthletic Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
31/5/1987Australia47  12 USABallymore 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
31/5/1987Italy18  15 FijiCarisbrook 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
1/6/1987New Zealand46  15 ArgentinaAthletic Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
2/6/1987Romania28  55 ScotlandCarisbrook 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
2/6/1987France70  12 ZimbabweEden Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
3/6/1987England34  6 USAConcord Oval 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
3/6/1987Australia42  23 JapanConcord Oval 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
3/6/1987Canada 40 WalesRugby Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
3/6/1987Ireland32  9 TongaBallymore 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
6/6/1987New Zealand30  3 ScotlandLancaster Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
7/6/1987France31  16 FijiEden Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
7/6/1987Australia33  15 IrelandConcord Oval 15;00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
8/6/1987England 16 WalesBallymore 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
13/6/1987Australia24  30 FranceConcord Oval 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
17/6/1987New Zealand49  6 WalesBallymore 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
18/6/1987Australia21  22 WalesRotura International Stadium 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia
20/6/1987New Zealand29  9 FranceEden Park 00:00 Match DetailsBuy Memorabilia