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

Read more on:    all blacks  |  rwc 2015  |  jonah lomu  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee remains defiant, saying he won't resign despite a shambolic two years at the helm. Your thoughts?

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.