Inaugural Rugby World Cup 1987 Limited Edition Rugby Union Shirt (1 of 500) VERY RARE!! Scarce 1987 Inaugural Rugby World Cup commemorative rugby shirt - by Canterbury N.Large attractive crests from each of the qualifying nations. New Zealand were the Winners of the 1987 FIRST Inaugural Rugby World Cup. Shirt is Official Merchandise of Canterbury New Zealand. The Inaugural 1987 Rugby World Cup was Won by. The 1987 Rugby World Cup was the first Rugby Union World Cup. New Zealand and Australia agreed to co-host the tournament.
New Zealand hosted 20 matches 17 pool stage matches, two quarter-finals and the final while Australia hosted 12 matches seven pool matches, two quarter-finals and both semi-finals. Sixteen teams competed in the inaugural tournament. Seven of the 16 places were automatically filled by the International Rugby Football Board (IRFB) members New Zealand, Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and France.South Africa was unable to compete because of the international sporting boycott due to apartheid. The item "Inaugural Rugby World Cup 1987 LIMITED EDITION Rugby Union Shirt VERY RARE" is in sale since Thursday, July 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Rugby Union\Memorabilia". The seller is "shrickro" and is located in St Ives, New South Wales. This item can be shipped worldwide.