Rugby World cup finals

1987 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 29 d France 9

Venue: Eden Park, Auckland, June 20

Crowd: 46,000

Scorers: New Zealand 29 (Michael Jones, David Kirk, John Kirwan tries; Grant Fox conversion, 4 penalties, 1 drop goal) d France 9 (Pierre Berbizier try; Didier Camberabero conv, pen).

Referee: Kerry Fitzgerald (Australia)

Run to the final:

New Zealand 70 d Italy 6; NZ 74 d Fiji 13; NZ 46 d Argentina 15; quarter-final NZ 30 d Scotland 3; semi-final NZ 49 d Wales 6.

France 20 drew with Scotland 20; France 55 d Romania 12; France 70 d Zimbabwe 12; quarter-final France 31 d Fiji 16; semi-final France 30 d Australia 24.

Top tournament points-scorer: Grant Fox (NZ) 126
Top try-scorer: Craig Green (NZ), John Kirwan (NZ) 6

1991 Rugby World Cup final: Australia 12 d England 6

Venue: Twickenham Stadium, London, November 2

Crowd: 56,000

Scorers: Australia 12 (Tony Daly try; Michael Lynagh conv, 2 pen) d Engand 6 (Jonathan Webb 2 pen).

Referee: Derek Bevan (Wales)

Run to the final:

Australia 32 d Argentina 19; Australia 9 d Western Samoa 3; Australia 38 d Wales 3; quarter-final Australia 19 d Ireland 18; semi-final Australia 16 d New Zealand 6.

England 12 lost New Zealand 18; England 36 d Italy 6; England 37 d USA 9; quarter-final England 19 d France 10; semi-final England 9 d Scotland 6.

Top tournament points-scorer: Ralph Keyes (Ireland)
Top tournament try-scorer: David Campese (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Lafond (France) 6.

1995 Rugby World Cup final: South Africa 15 d New Zealand 12

Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg, June 24

Crowd: 62,000

Scorers: South Africa 15 (Joel Stransky 3 pen, 2 drop goals) d New Zealand 12 (Andrew Mehrtens 3 pen, 1 drop goal).

Referee: Ed Morrison (England)

Run to the final:

South Africa 27 d Australia 18; South Africa 21 d Romania 8; South Africa 20 d Canada 0; quarter-final South Africa 42 d Western Samoa 14; semi-final South Africa 19 d France 15.

New Zealand 43 d Ireland 19; New Zealand 34 d Wales 9; New Zealand 145 d Japan 17; quarter-final New Zealand 48 d Scotland 30; semi-final New Zealand 45 d England 29.

Top tournament points-scorer: Thierry Lacroix (France) 112

Top tournament try-scorer: Jonah Lomu (NZ), Marc Ellis (NZ) 7

1999 Rugby World Cup final: Australia 35 d France 12

Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, November 6

Crowd: 72,500

Scorers: Australia 35 (Owen Finegan, Ben Tune tries; Matt Burke 2 con; 7 pen) d France 12 (Christope Lamaison 4 pen).

Referee: Andre Watson (South Africa)

Run to the final:

Australia 57 d Romania 9; Australia 23 d Ireland 3; Australia 55 d USA 19; quarter-final Australia 24 d Wales 9; semi-final Australia 27 d South Africa 21.

France 33 d Canada 20; France 47 d Namibia 13; France 28 d Fiji 19; quarter-final France 47 d Argentina 26; semi-final France 43 d New Zealand 31.

Top tournament points-scorer: Gonzalo Quesada (Argentina) 102.

Top tournament try-scorer: Jonah Lomu (NZ) 8

2003 Rugby World Cup final: England 20 d Australia 17

Venue: Telstra Stadium, Sydney, November 22

Crowd: 82,957

Scorers: England 20 (Jason Robinson try; Jonny Wilkinson 4 pen, drop goal) d Australia 17 (Lote Tuqiri try; Elton Flatley 4 pen).

Referee: Andre Watson (South Africa)

Run to the final:

England 84 d Georgia 6; England 25 d South Africa 6; England 35 d Samoa 22; England 111 d Uruguay 13; quarter-final England 28 d Wales 17; semi-final England 24 d France 7.

Australia 24 d Argentina 8; Australia 90 d Romania 8; Australia 142 d Namibia 0; Australia 17 d Ireland 16; quarter-final Australia 33 d Scotland 16; semi-final Australia 22 d New Zealand 10.

Top tournament points-scorer: Jonny Wilkinson (England) 113
Top tournament try-scorer: Doug Howlett (NZ), Mils Muliaina (NZ) 7.

2007 Rugby World Cup final: South Africa 15 d England 6

Venue: Stade de France, Paris, October 20

Crowd: 80,430
Scorers: South Africa 15 (Percy Montgomery 4 pen, Francois Steyn pen) d England 6 (Jonny Wilkinson 2 pen).

Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)

Run to the final:

South Africa 59 d Samoa 7; South Africa 36 d England 0; South Africa 30 d Tonga 25; South Africa 64 d USA 15; quarter-final South Africa 37 d Fiji 20; semi-final South Africa 37 d Argentina 13.

England 28 d USA 10; England 0 lost to South Africa 36; England 44 d Samoa 22; England 36 d Tonga 20; quarter-final England 12 d Australia 10; semi-final England 14 d France 9.

Top tournament points-scorer: Percy Montgomery (South Africa) 105
Top tournament try-scorer: Bryan Habana (South Africa) 8

2011 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 8 d France 7

Venue: Eden Park, Auckland, October 23

Crowd: 61,079

Scorers: New Zealand 8 (Tony Woodcock try; Stephen Donald pen) d France 7 (Thierry Dusautoir try; Francois Trinh-Duc con).

Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)

Run to the final:

New Zealand 41 d Tonga 10; New Zealand 83 d Japan 7; New Zealand 37 d France 17; New Zealand 79 d Canada 15; quarter-final New Zealand 33 d Argentina 10; semi-final New Zealand 20 d Australia 6.

France 47 d Japan 21; France 46 d Canada 19; France 17 lost to New Zealand 37; France 14 lost to Tonga 19; quarter-final France 19 d England 12; semi-final France 9 d Wales 8.

Top tournament points-scorer: Morne Steyn (South Africa) 62

Top tournament try-scorer: Chris Ashton (England), Vincent Clerc (France) 6.

2015 Rugby World Cup final: New Zealand 34 d Australia 17

Venue: Twickenham, London, October 31

Crowd: 80,125

Scorers: New Zealand 34 (Nehe Milner-Skudder, Ma’a Nonu, Beauden Barrett tries; Daniel Carter 2 conv, 4 pen, 1 drop goal) d Australia 17 (David Pocock, Tevita Kuridrani tries; Bernard Foley 2 conv, 1 pen).

Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)

Run to the final:

New Zealand 26 d Argentina 16; New Zealand 58 d Namibia 14; New Zealand 43 d Georgia 10; New Zealand 47 d Tonga 9; quarter-final New Zealand 62 d France 13; semi-final New Zealand 20 d South Africa 18.

Australia 28 d Fiji 13; Australia 65 d Uruguay 3; Australia 33 d England 13; Australia 15 d Wales 6; quarter-final Australia 35 d Scotland 34; semi-final Australia 29 d Argentina 15.

Top tournament points-scorer: Nicolas Sanchez (Argentina) 97.

Top tournament try-scorer: Julian Savea (New Zealand) 8.