Argentina has participated in every Rugby World Cup since 1987. In 2007, South Americans placed third.
Since then, they haven't risen higher, and their accomplishments are a distant memory. Young players could lead the country to greater sporting heights.
Rugby fans who remember before the Six Nations will recall a passionate, talented Scottish team. Scotland ranks well despite having only 49,265 players. This rating shows the country's global rugby standing.
Last Rugby World Cup was in Japan. South Africa defeated Japan in the quarterfinals. Japan can defend and attack well. New Zealanders are the coach and captain. Coach Jamie Joseph played in Japan. Since 2016, he's managed. Michael Leitch, a young Kiwi, moved to Asia.
Wallabies are another well-known squad. In 1991 and 1999, Australia's rugby team was world champion. As a true rugby country, The Wallabies will aspire to be better than they were in The club missed the semifinals in 2019.
Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland's top players make up the Irish National Team. Both countries compete in Six Nations and Rugby World Cup.
Ireland was top in the 2019 World Rugby Rankings. Ireland won't be participating in France for pleasure in 2023 after losing this title.
Wales plays rugby. Wales has 300 rugby clubs. Welsh Rugby Union dates to 1881. Wales had a strong team in the 1970s, but the Rugby World Cup wasn't around yet. Six Nations ribs still compete. Wales is an outsider for RWC 2023.
France's host country has the most rugby players. 542k. France hasn't won a world championship. Three finals were lost. Strong rugby culture, no international success. The team might play like the best in the world one day and fizzle the next.
True rugby fans are aware that the New Zealand players do more than simply wow the crowd before and after the game, despite the fact that the All Blacks are most known for their stunning Haka. This explains why the team with the most Rugby Championship championships (16) is a perennial favorite to win the Rugby World Cup.
In 1823, William Webb Ellis, a young English kid, started sprinting with a football. The Rugby World Cup 2023 will be in France. England played Scotland in the first rugby international in 1871. The English Rugby Team is at the top. Britain lost the 2019 final to South Africa but won the 2020 6 Nations.
South Africa will fight for its crown. Africa and New Zealand have won the most World Cups. South Africa's seven appearances are still impressive. Well done! South Africa ranks high in rugby. The Springboks and many South African children play rugby. They'll get another shot in 2021.