Three of the Biggest Upsets in Rugby World Cup History

One of the great joys of being a sports fan is paying witness to those unusual and wonderful occasions when form books and logic are thrown out of the window and plucky underdogs unseat the established favourites.

Over the 28 years of its existence, the Rugby World Cup has been a happy hunting ground for such underdog stories and the three which follow represent arguably the biggest upsets in the competition’s proud history.