The 1995 Rugby World Cup Final was the final match of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, played in South Africa. The match was played at Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg on 24 June 1995 between the host nation, South Africa, and New Zealand .
Referee: Ed Morrison (England)
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1995 Rugby World Cup. The 1995 Rugby World Cup was the third Rugby World Cup. It was hosted and won by South Africa, and was the first Rugby World Cup in which every match was held in one country. The World Cup was the first major sporting event to take place in South Africa following the end of apartheid.
Champions: South Africa
Post-apartheid South Africa had been welcomed back into the international sporting frame and the World Cup was their first chance to unite a nation and prove things had changed. Springbok captain Francois Pienaar and manager Morne du Plessis tried to foster feelings of the “rainbow nation”.
Dec 06, 2013 · Nelson Mandela stands next to the President of the South African Rugby Football Union Louis Luyt at the 1995 Rugby World Cup final in Johannesburg Photo: Mark Baker/REUTERS By Mick Cleary , Rugby
18/06/1995 : England v New Zealand (SF) Excellent condition programme from this Semi-Final fixture played between England and New Zealand. Match played at Newlands, Cape Town.
In 1995, the South African rugby team reached the World Cup finals, where they faced the New Zealand All Blacks on June 24, 1995, at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Even before the game began, Carlin said, Mandela had already succeeded in bringing two warring populations together peacefully.
Follow the topics within this article. New Zealand’s All Blacks rugby team were poisoned just 24 hours before the sensational 1995 Rugby World Cup final which saw outsiders South Africa claim the title, a bodyguard to former president Nelson Mandela has claimed.
See Photos From South Africa’s Monumental Rugby World Cup Victory. It was exactly 20 years ago, on June 24, 1995, that South Africa beat rival New Zealand to win that year’s Rugby World Cup. It was the first World Cup for South Africa, as the nation had been kept out of the competition during apartheid, so the victory was a meaningful one—but,
Skip to main content. South African captain Francois Pienaar (L) brandishes the Rugby World Cup and salutes the crowd with teammate Hannes Strydom (R) after the 1995 Rugby World Cup final match South Africa vs New Zealand at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg on June 24, 1995.