Among the favorites at the Rugby World Cup
starting today in Japan are New Zealand, with three titles to their credit, including the last two editions, South Africa (two-time world champion) and England, the only European nation to have won the trophy.
The French team, which disappointed during the last 6 Nations tournament, is one of the teams with the least successful track record during the tournament. Out of six semifinals played, they reached the finals three times, but took home zero trophies.
The Rugby World Cup is taking place this year for the eighth time. It’s the first time it is coming to an area outside the traditional rugby-playing nations