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World Cup Rugby Shirts | 1995 South Africa RWC Springboks Old Vintage Jerseys
World Cup Rugby Shirts | 1995 South Africa RWC Springboks Old Vintage Jerseys
World Cup Rugby Shirts | 1995 South Africa RWC Springboks Old Vintage Jerseys
World Cup Rugby Shirts | 1995 South Africa RWC Springboks Old Vintage Jerseys
World Cup Rugby Shirts | 1995 South Africa RWC Springboks Old Vintage Jerseys

Product Description

This is a very rare South Africa Official Cotton Traders long sleeved Rugby Union Shirt from the 1995 World Cup

CONDITION - Shirt is in satisfactory condition

CONDITION DETAILS - There is heavy fading to the colours. There are some faint marks on the front and bobbling on the front and back. The logos are stitched and are excellent. 

SIZE -  The tag size is Adults Medium.

Armpit to armpit 23 inches. Top of neck to bottom of shirt 29 inches

The measurements are bigger than a usual size Medium and more like size XL

Please check the measurements as sizes from previous periods can be different to todays standard sizes

MADE BY - Cotton Traders of 100% cotton

FEATURES - Rugby World Cup patch on chest. 

PLAYERS - included Pienaar, du Randt, Joubert, Swart, Hurter, Pagel, Rossouw, Stransky, Van der Westhuizen, Mulder, Williams

DETAIL - Shirt from the 1995 RWC when the Springboks hosted and won the World Cup. They beat New Zealand 15-12 in the final, see the report below

This shirt does not have the Cotton Traders logo on the sleeves. 
 

No tries were scored but this did not diminish the tense atmosphere and climactic finish. The South Africans played a largely defensive game. Due to the strength of flanker Ruben Kruger and no 8 Mark Andrews plus scrum half Joost van Der Westhuizen, the expansive attacks from New Zealand were repeatedly closed down. Andrew Mehrtens opened the scoring with a penalty after six minutes to give New Zealand a 3–0 lead. A Joel Stransky penalty put South Africa on the scoreboard after 11 minutes. Mehrtens and Stransky swapped successful penalty kicks. Following a period of pressure, Stransky landed a 32nd minute drop goal to give South Africa a 9–6 lead at half time.

Second half

The All Blacks levelled the scores at 9–9 with a Mehrtens drop goal after 55 minutes. Though All Blacks fly-half Andrew Mehrtens almost kicked a late drop goal, the score remained unchanged at full time, forcing the game into extra time for the first time in a Rugby World Cup final.

Extra time

Extra time began with South Africa needing to take the initiative, due to the ruling that if extra time finished with scores still level with no side having scored more tries than the other, then the team with the better overall disciplinary record during the tournament would win. But early in the first half, the Springboks were penalized for chasing a Stransky kick from an offside position.From just inside the half-way line, Mehrtens kicked truly to give New Zealand a 12–9 lead. As half-time approached, Stransky put a high kick for his teammates to chase, and from the resultant play referee Morrison penalized the All Blacks for diving to the ground near the tackle, and right on the stroke of half-time Stransky levelled the scores at 12–12. Seven minutes from time it was Stransky who scored the final point. From thirty metres out he struck the drop goal, securing South Africa's victory and the Rugby World Championship crown.

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Specifications

Brand
Cotton Traders
Condition
Used
Product Code
230102
Weight
0.42kg

Customer Reviews

1995 South Africa World Cup Rugby Union Shirt Medium XL

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Product Code 230102

As worn when the Springboks won the World Cup