In the footsteps of the greatest teams of the oval ball.


The great nations of rugby are Australia, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland (XV clover), France, Argentina, England, Wales (Devils red) and Scotland (nicknamed the Chardon XV). Other countries have a long rugby tradition, even if it is a confidential sport practiced by a minority.

New Zealand and its famous All Blacks being the nation that received the most title of world champion. There rugby is a serious matter, it is also the most popular sport and suffers no competition For nearly a hundred years New Zealanders are generally designated each year as the world's best rugby players . Contrary to European national teams, the All Blacks have no special stadium for home games. They play in most of the major stages of New Zealand Eden Park (Auckland), North Harbor Stadium (Albany, near Auckland), Westpac Stadium (Wellington), AMI Stadium (Christchurch), Waikato Stadium (Hamilton) and Carisbrook (Dunedin).

in South Africa, rugby is also a popular sport, the success of the Springboks (gazelles) during the world cups of 1995 and 2007 have made it a great nation of rugby, it is second in the national teams behind his great rival, the All Blacks.

In Australia, rugby is not the most popular sport but it still was a great success and it is practiced as a professional and amateur level. The Australian rugby team is considered one of the best national teams in the world. It bears the nickname Wallabies.

These three teams compete annually tournament Tri-Nations (which has added Argentina).

As for the England team, nicknamed the XV de la Rose, she has won 35 victories in the Tournament of five nations including twelve Grand Slams and the World Cup in 2003. It is is the fourth in the ranking of national rugby teams and is the first nation in the northern hemisphere. They move home at Twickenham Stadium.