The Springboks were in a shambles and ranked a lowly seventh in the World Rugby rankings in September 2018. Just over a year later, Siya Kolisi lifted the World Cup in Yokohama, as the Boks were once again crowned the best in the world.
Springbok scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen had a spectacular duel with All Blacks wing Jonah Lomu during the 1995 World Cup final.
He has no qualms when assessing Rassie Erasmus’ 31-man squad that will travel to Japan with the aim of reinforcing and restoring the aura of the Springboks, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.
World Rugby takes a look back at the 1995 World Cup match between the Springboks and Canada which saw three players red-carded at the Boet Erasmus stadium.
Watch a different take on the Springboks’ 1995 World Cup triumph through the lens of social media.
Following James Small’s untimely passing, we take a look back at the historic 1995 success in the final against the All Blacks.
Former Springbok Garry Pagel says the late James Small’s greatest characteristic was that he always stayed true to himself.