Habana equals RWC record: Twitter reacts

2015-10-08 12:46
Bryan Habana (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Twitter was full of compliments for Bryan Habana after the Springbok wing equaled Jonah Lomu's record for the most number of Rugby World Cup tries.

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Lomu, the giant New Zealand wing, scored 15 tries when he starred for the All Blacks at the 1995 and 1999 editions of rugby's showpiece event, a feat now matched by Habana after his hat-trick against the USA at Olympic Park on Wednesday.

Habana entered the 2015 Rugby World Cup with 10 tries and quickly matched Lomu at the top of the try-scoring charts after tries against Samoa, Scotland and then three tries as South Africa romped to a 64-0 win over the USA.

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