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The 1995 Rugby World Cup – from A to Z

Independent Group rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen explores the A-Z of the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

The Glory of ’95: Tracking beast Lomu paid off

New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu was in awe of Nelson Mandela and he admired the Springboks

Mo’unga’s lucky try gives Crusaders enough to beat Hurricanes

Mo'unga's 69th-minute try came when Hurricanes replacement Cobus Van Wyk mistakenly passed the ball to the Crusaders' Mitchell Drummond less than five metres from his own try-line.

The Ultimate Springbok World Cup Final XV: Bruising Bakkies is the...

Bakkies and Eben are cut from the same mean cloth. They take absolutely no-nonsense and dish plenty of it out. In the 2007 final, Bakkies was 28 years of age and at his menacing best.

The Glory of ’95: How the Springboks went from zeroes to...

The Springboks crushed the mighty All Blacks’ ego at the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Morné has fond memories of magical Madiba moments

Before the time, the number six (jersey) had been arranged for him (Madiba), and we all thought that he was just going to wear it in the change room. But obviously he had plans to wear it for the whole day!

Bok coach Nienaber can’t wait to back on the park

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber reckons intensity won’t be a problem when South Africa's rugby players get back on the field.

SA Rugby cautious as PRO14 targets August 22 return

South Africa’s Cheetahs and Welsh club Scarlets have an outside chance of making the top two, with the former potentially creating the biggest headache for organisers with uncertainty over whether international travel will be allowed.

The Glory of ’95: How Andrews kept Joubert entertained in the...

There was something magical about the Springboks’ 1995 Rugby World Cup journey, and one of the miracles along the way was André Joubert’s recovery from a broken hand.

The Ultimate Springbok World Cup Final XV: Schalk one of the...

As part of The Glory of '95 series, three of IOL Sport's rugby writers decided to pick their ultimate Springbok World Cup Final XV. Today we look at openside flank.