Jonah Lomu

76 results

Ireland fans celebrate victory after the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Australia and Ireland at Eden Park on September 17, 2011 in Auckland. Photograph: Sandra Mu/Getty Images

1 - 1987 Ireland 46 Canada 19 - Carisbrook, Dunedin It didn’t turn out to be the most auspicious of World Cups for Ireland. Coach, t(...)

I was sitting in Kielys of Donnybrook Town recently with my famous tactics book in front of me, scribbling down a few thoughts I had about the beautif(...)

Jonah Lomu swatted away white shirts to score another stunning try against England in Pool B of the 1999 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Getty

England’s game against New Zealand in Pool B of the 1999 World Cup wasn’t a must-win, but for both sides life would be far easier down the line if the(...)

Jannie de Beer drops his fourth of five goals against England in the 1999 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals. Photograph: Getty

It would be fair for England to consider themselves world rugby’s drop-goal connoisseurs. In 1991 they beat Scotland by a point to reach the World Cu(...)

Zinzan Brooke scored a stunning drop goal as New Zealand blew England out of the water in the 1995 Rugby World Cup semi-final. Photograph: Getty

It seems ridiculous to think now but in the lead up to the 1995 World Cup New Zealand were, for once, not necessarily the favourites. In 1994 the All(...)

Marc Ellis scored six tries in New Zealand’s record 145-17 win over Japan in 1995, a record which still stands today. Photograph: Getty

The 2019 Rugby World Cup will prove a benchmark for the famous tournament as it ventures intoAsia and away from the sport’s top tier nations for the f(...)

Keith Wood dives to score his third of four tries in Ireland’s win over the USA in the 1999 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Jonah Lomu, Bryan Habana, Chester Williams, Marc Ellis, Chris Latham and Keith Wood - what do they all have in common? Well, they’ve all scored four t(...)

Gary Halpin salutes the All Blacks after scoring the game’s first try in Ireland’s 1995 World Cup opener. Photograph: Inpho

For those who haven’t quite mastered the art of scoring in sport, or simply don’t get the opportunity to do so very often, the rare times they mana(...)

Bryan Habana was the best winger on the planet in 2007 and it showed as he ran in four tries against Samoa in South Africa’s 2007 World Cup opener. Photograph: Getty

Having made his test debut against England in 2004 the 2007 World Cup was the perfect stage for South Africa’s electric winger Bryan Habana. By now f(...)

Waisake Naholo is tackled by Argentina’s Tomas Cubelli during New Zealand’s 39-18 victory Christchurch. Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

Waisake Naholo briefly ignited, gliding past four Argentinian bodies before two tacklers hauled the 102kg winger to earth. “You might not think he’s m(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • Next
  • Last »