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.
25 years ago today, the Springboks faced France in the 1995 Rugby World Cup semi-final at a drenched Kings Park in Durban. Had the match not been played, the hosts would have been eliminated from the tournament as a result of their inferior disciplinary record.
On this day, 25 years ago, the late great Springbok wing Chester Williams scored four tries against Western Samoa in the quarter-final of the 1995 Rugby World Cup – his first match at the tournament.
On the 25th anniversary of the Springboks’ maiden World Cup triumph in 1995, flyhalf Joel Stransky reflects on an ‘unbelievably special time’.
Today, 25 years ago, the Springboks and Canada squared off at the 1995 World Cup in a clash that would be dubbed ‘The Battle of Boet Erasmus’. ANDRE HUISAMEN remembers the chaos that ensued that evening in Port Elizabeth.
On this day, 25 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.
1995 World Cup-winning captain Francois Pienaar recounts how Os du Randt burst onto the Springbok scene, while the double World Cup-winner gives insight into the kind of leader that Pienaar was.
Monday, 25 May 2020 marked 25 years since the opening match of the 1995 Rugby World Cup. The Money Man and Mark Keohane look back at how special that tournament was for South Africa as a rugby-mad nation.