A recent survey has concluded that Rugby is the ninth most popular sport in Australia. The sport of Rugby Union reached it’s all time high of being Australia’s fourth most popular sport in 2004 after Australia hosted the 2003 Rugby world cup and reached the final.

However since that time the sport has dropped to fourth to seventh and now to ninth in sports rankings over the past seven years.

A report by a brand analysis and research agency, Repucom says that when the 2007 Rugby world cup was taking place in France the sport had dropped from fourth to seventh.