England’s Rugby World Cup campaign starts Friday 18th September – keep up to date with all the latest news and fixtures, and check our Rugby World Cup 2015 page for more information.

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England’s Rugby World Cup Record: P40 W29 D0 L11

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

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

Vital statistic: 277 is the record number of points Jonny Wilkinson scored in World Cup matches.

Did you know? Jason Leonard has played more World Cup games than anyone else, featuring in 22 matches.

If they were a celebrity… Richard Branson. Rich and powerful with a daredevil flair, but not universally liked

Odds: 9-2


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