Rugby

Jonah Lomu: By the numbers

2015-11-18 08:29
Jonah Lomu (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - It seems like just the other day that Jonah Lomu was causing carnage at the 1995 Rugby World Cup - the then 19-year-old lighting up the tournament in South Africa. 

Lomu passed away suddenly on Wednesday, but here is a look at his career by numbers...

0 - The number of tries Lomu scored against the Springboks

2 - Lomu played in just two World Cups - 1995 and 1999

4 - The number of tries he famously scored against England in the 1995 World Cup semi-final

10.8 - That's how many seconds it took Lomu to run 100m at his peak

11 - That's how many World Cup matches Lomu has played in

15 - The number of World Cup tries Lomu has to his name. Nobody has more, though Bryan Habana equaled that number in 2015

20 - How old Lomu was at the 1995 World Cup

37 - The number of Test tries that Lomu would finish on

40 - How old Lomu was when he tragically passed away on Wednesday

63 - Test matches that Lomu played in between 1994 and 2002

120 - Kilograms! Combine that with his raw pace, and it is easy to see why he was such a beast

2004 - The year that Lomu underwent his kidney transplant

2011 - The year that Lomu was inducted into the Rugby Hall of Fame

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