With the 2011 Rugby World Cup less than a month away, the Herald looks back at the past six tournaments in a three part series.
The final edition looks at the 2003 and 2007 tournaments.
Video: Great World Cup moments - 2003
How we won it: England - A bloody-minded band of brothers
Setting the scene: Mitchell at the helm as England rises
Tournament action: Four more years - the tournament goes on
Tournament star: Martin Johnson - Hard leader of the pack
Video:Great World Cup moments - 2007
How we won it: South Africa - Python applies squeeze
Setting the scene: Henry gets his (first) go at the title
Tournament action: Boks hold nerve in a Cup of big upsets
Tournament star: Agustin Pichot - Skipper who shamed IRB
ABs memories: Anton Oliver - 'It was like slow strangulation'
Looking ahead:High stakes in road to redemption
World Cup highlights