He scored 5 amazing
drop goals against England in the 1999 Rugby World
Cup, the most ever in an international match. This
record may still be around in years to come.
England to World Cup victory in the last minutes of
extra-time, in 2003. His right-footed drop goal
ended all hope for Australia to retain the World
This was a weird drop
goal for Australia as Larkham has never done it
before. Nevertheless a great result for the Aussies,
as this saw South Africa out of the 1999 World Cup.
Naas Botha, a
springbok kicking legend, slotted 3 drop goals
against Ireland in 1981. South Africa won the match
narrowly 12 - 10, thanks to the magical boot of
Brooke scored a memorable 40-metre drop goal in the
1995 World Cup semi-final against England, although
this was overshadowed by the 4 tries from Jonah Lomu.
Rob Andrew scored a
magnificent injury time drop goal in the
quarter-finals against Australia to knock them out
of the 1995 World Cup. The final score was 25 - 22.
The drop goal that
changed a nation! Stransky's drop sealed the victory
for South Africa in the 1995 World Cup against an
inform New Zealand throughout the tournament.