Australia’s Rugby World Cup campaign starts Wednesday 23rd September – keep up to date with all the latest news and fixtures, and check our Rugby World Cup 2015 page for more information.

Australia’s Rugby World Cup Record: P41 W33 D0 L8

1987 Fourth
1991 Champions
1995 Quarter-finals
1999 Champions
2003 Runners-up
2007 Quarter-finals
2011 Third

How they qualified: Automatically as one of the top 12 sides at RWC 2011.

Vital statistic: 195 – Points scored by Wallaby fly-half Michael Lynagh in his 15 appearances over three World Cups. He is third in the all-time list, behind Jonny Wilkinson and Gavin Hastings.

Did you know? Australia have the biggest winning margin in all World Cups, after a 142-0 win over Namibia in 2003. They scored 22 unanswered tries, with a try coming every four minutes.

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