A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Midweek Sport - - TV GUIDE -

THERE was fierce op­po­si­tion to the idea of a Rugby World Cup prior to the in­au­gu­ral tour­na­ment.

But de­spite some one-sided matches, the event was enough of a suc­cess to re­turn.

There were no sur­prises at all un­til the semis, when France stunned the Aussies in Syd­ney.

But the All Blacks were un­stop­pable – squash­ing the Frogs 29-9 in the fi­nal.

BIG CHANCE: Jack­son

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