Seven Stunning Rugby World Cup Moments

By Dan September 18, 2015

The Rugby World Cup 2015 starts today – and this year is extra special, as it takes place on UK soil.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, we’ve picked seven of our favourite Rugby World Cup moments from over the years. If you love all things rugby, read our previous blog on the Six Nations. Let’s kick things off with some of the best tries from the last tournament…

7. In 2007, South Africa’s very own Bryan Habana scores four incredible tries against Samoa…

6. Ireland scrum-half Michael takes a quick tap penalty near the end of a dramatic fixture against Australia, and manages to score a try at the last minute to take victory. The final score: 19 – 18 to Ireland…

5. In 1987, New Zealand’s John Kirwan scores an inspired solo try against Italy…

4. Australia scores a whopping 22 tries against Namibia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup…

3. France make a sensational come back in the RWC semi-final match against Italy…

2. Ireland take a shock victory over Australia in 2011. The final score: 15 – 6…

1. England captain Martin Johnson lifts the trophy to celebrate the team’s victory over Australia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final…

If you want to get a taste of Twickenham and soak up some real Rugby World Cup stories, we have a stadium tour of the home of rugby, Twickenham!

Where will you be watching the Rugby World Cup?

Images: KEN DOUGLAS via Flickr
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