The Rugby World Cup has been held seven times, with New Zealand each winning it three times, and Australia, South Africa twice each. The other winner was. The Rugby World Cup is a men's rugby union tournament contested every four years between . The Webb Ellis Cup is the prize presented to winners of the Rugby World Cup, named after William Webb Ellis. The trophy is also referred to Most titles : New Zealand (3 titles). New Zealand (All Blacks) Australia (Wallabies) South Africa (Springboks) has won the rugby world cup twice each while England won it once.