Springboks

PICTURE: SA Rugby's finest hour!

2014-06-24 09:18
Cape Town - Today (June 24, 2014) marks 19 years to the day the Springboks beat the All Blacks 15-12 at Ellis Park to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

South Africa won courtesy of a Joel Stransky drop goal during the second half of extra time, after the match finished 9-all in regulation time.

The picture below depicts Stransky just as he's about to deliver the knockout blow which crushed New Zealand hearts.

It was South Africa's first World Cup since the Springboks' re-entry into the international fold.

The day (June 24, 1995) will be remembered as arguably the finest day in the history of Springbok rugby.


Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky evades opposite number Andrew Mehrtens to kick the winning drop goal in the 1995 Rugby World Cup final... (Gallo Images)

Read more on:    springboks  |  joel stransky  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
8 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
01 October 2016
South Africa v Australia, Pretoria 17:05
02 October 2016
Argentina v New Zealand, Buenos Aires 00:10
08 October 2016
South Africa v New Zealand, Durban 17:05
Argentina v Australia, London 20:30
05 November 2016
Barbarians v South Africa, London 17:00
12 November 2016
England v South Africa, Twickenham 16:30
19 November 2016
Italy v South Africa, Stadio Artemio Franchi 16:00
Vote

The Springboks have two more Rugby Championship matches - against Australia in Pretoria (October 1) and New Zealand in Durban (October 8). How will the Boks fare in those Tests?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Big month in the world of golf as the FedEx Cup concludes on the PGA Tour, the Race to Dubai gathers steam on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour offers local golfers the chance to bank some cash. Oh, and not forgetting the USA v Europe Ryder Cup showdown at Hazeltine!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.