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Rugby World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of England England
Dates 5 – 17 March 1954
No. of nations 9
Final positions
Champions 10px Flag of England.svg England
Runner-up 10px Flag of France.svg France
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
1958

The 1954 Rugby World Cup was the first Rugby World Cup. It was held in England and it was between March 5 and March 17.

Pools and format

Pool 1 Pool 2 Pool 3

Flag of England.svg England
Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland
Flag of Italy.svg Italy

Flag of France.svg France
Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Wales
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg Spain

23x15px Ireland
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium

Pool stage

Pool 1

Team P W D L PF PA tries Pts
Flag of England.svg England 2200426364
Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 2101201732
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2002443−290

Scotland Flag of Scotland.svg 14–4 Flag of Italy.svg Italy
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England Flag of England.svg 29–0 Flag of Italy.svg Italy
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Scotland Flag of Scotland.svg 6–13 Flag of England.svg England
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Pool 2

Team P W D L PF PA tries Pts
Flag of France.svg France 22003814244
Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Wales 21014514282
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg Spain 2002257−540

Wales Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg 33–0 Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg Spain
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Spain Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg 2–24 Flag of France.svg France
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France Flag of France.svg 14–12 Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Wales
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Pool 3

Team P W D L PF PA tries Pts
23x15px Ireland 2200397324
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 21013811272
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium 2002261−570

New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg 33–0 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
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Belgium Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 2–28 23x15px Ireland
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Ireland 23x15px 11–5 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
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Knock-out stage

Semi Finals


England Flag of England.svg 10–9 Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Wales
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Ireland 23x15px 5–12 Flag of France.svg France
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Final


England Flag of England.svg 9–5 Flag of France.svg France
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