Elton Flatley

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David Campese breaks for Australia during the 1991 Rugby World Cup semi-final. Australia beat New Zealand 16-6. Photograph: Getty

Next Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand should prove a fitting climax for what has been - bar home nation disappointme(...)

Jonny Wilkinson’s last minute dropgoal won England the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Getty

In the year leading up to the 2003 World Cup England had done something no other side had achievedbefore and beaten all of the other major nations. In(...)

Australia players celebrate at full time of their 2003 Rugby World Cup semi-final win over New Zealand. Photograph: Getty

The 2003 World Cup progressed in such a way the final was always destined to be contested by the cream of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, wi(...)

Brian O’Driscoll of Ireland scores a try as he is tackled by Elton Flatley of Australia during the Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Ireland in 2003. Photograph: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images

Ireland’s 2003 World Cup campaign got off to a fairly inconspicuous start, Eddie O’Sullivan’s side racking up 109 points and conceding just 24 as they(...)

Elton Flatley’s nerve-jangling late penalty kept Australia in the 2003 World Cup final. Photograph: Getty

The 2003 World Cup final will forever be remembered for THAT moment. The scrambled drop goal which left Jonny Wilkinson’s right boot and sailed over (...)