SA Rugby magazine recaps what the 28 squad members have done since winning the World Cup 26 years ago.
Bulls director of rugby Jake White has paid tribute to the all-conquering 1995 Springbok squad that beat the All Blacks 15-12 in the final to clinch South Africa’s maiden World Cup title.
On this day 26 years ago, Joel Stransky hit a late drop goal as the Springboks beat the All Blacks 15-12 at Ellis Park after extra time to win their maiden Rugby World Cup at the first attempt.
On this day in rugby history, the All Blacks hammered Japan 145-17 in a pool match at the 1995 World Cup, a result which set eight new tournament records.
On this day 26 years ago, the Springboks and Canada squared off at the 1995 World Cup in a chaotic clash that would be dubbed ‘The Battle of Boet Erasmus’.
On this day 26 years ago, Ivory Coast wing Max Brito was trapped under a ruck after being tackled in their match against Tonga and suffered a broken back which left him a quadriplegic.
On this day 26 years ago, the third edition of the Rugby World Cup kicked off in South Africa with the Springboks claiming a shock 27-18 win over defending champions Australia at Newlands.
Former captain Francois Pienaar gives insight into the Springboks’ successful 1995 World Cup campaign.
Today, 25 years ago, Joel Stransky slotted an iconic drop goal to clinch the 1995 Rugby World Cup for the Springboks at Ellis Park.
Members of the 1995 World Cup-winning Springbok team have recalled how the gruelling training sessions put together by coach Kitch Christie proved the difference in the tournament.