Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
iRB 1995 World Cup
Australia played in green jumpers. Australia won that game quite convincingly 42-3, in their retro colors.
There was no winning try. It was actually a winning drop goal by Joel Stransky - there were no tries in the match!
Thierry Lacroix. Perhaps overshadowed by Mehrtens and Stransky, Lacroix also kicked the most penalties in the tournament with 26. Lacroix finished with 112 ponts, 8 ahead of Gavin Hastings with Mehtens 3rd (84) and Stransky 5th (61).
|Jonah Lomu had to share the award for the most tries in the tournament. Who did he share it with?||1995 World Cup
Marc Ellis (NZ). Ellis scored 6 tries vs Japan in their pool game, playing at centre, and one against Wales playing wing.
|How many tries did Jonah Lomu score against England in the semi-final?||1995 World Cup
4. Perhaps the most dynamic performance by any individual in a World Cup match. Lomu was however a non-entity in the final.
|Ireland beat Japan 50-28 in pool play. How many tries were scored in this match?||1995 World Cup
11. Ireland scored seven tries and Japan scored four in this match. This was the most tries scored by Japan ever in World Cup matches.
|Who scored a winning drop goal which eliminated Australia from the World Cup?||1995 World Cup
Rob Andrew. With only one minute left, Andrew clinched the game for England 25-22.
2. They lost to South Africa in the first game of the World Cup 27-18, and then to England in the 1/4 finals 25-22. Prior to this they had only lost two games in the previous two World Cups.
South Africa & New Zealand. This game was South Africa's first ever World Cup final, and NZ's second. South Africa won the game 15-12.
South Africa. This was the first World Cup ever that was held in just the one country.