Rugby Union: The Tri-Nations and The Rugby Championship

The Tri-Nations championship started in 1996 as a competition for the leading southern hemisphere rugby union nations New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. In 2012 Argentina joined the competition.

Most wins

11 New Zealand (10 Tri-Nations and 1 Rugby Championship)

3 Australia and South Africa

Winners

1996 New Zealand
1997 New Zealand
1998 South Africa
1999 New Zealand
2000 Australia
2001 Australia
2002 New Zealand
2003 New Zealand
2004 South Africa
2005 New Zealand
2006 New Zealand
2007 New Zealand
2008 New Zealand
2009 South Africa
2010 New Zealand
2011 Australia

2012 New Zealand

 

Top points scorers

1 Dan Carter  519
2 Andrew Mehrtens 328
3 Matt Burke 271

Top try scorers

1 Christian Cullen 16
2 Joe Rokocoko 15
3 Bryan Habana 14

 

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