Who did England rugby beat in 2003?
The match was played between England and Australia on 22 November 2003 at Telstra Stadium in Sydney in front of a crowd of 82,957 people. England won 20–17 to win the Webb Ellis Cup for the first time, also becoming the first European side to win the cup.
How did England win the 2003 World Cup?
The 2003 Rugby World Cup was the fifth Rugby World Cup and was won by England. Along with a try to Jason Robinson, Jonny Wilkinson kicked four penalties and then a drop-goal in extra time to win the game 20–17 for England, who became the first northern hemisphere team to win the Webb Ellis Cup.
Who was the England rugby captain in 2003?
captain Martin Johnson
Speaking to the Rugby Union Weekly podcast, 2003 captain Martin Johnson along with fellow squad members Matt Dawson, Paul Grayson, Jason Leonard and Mike Tindall all pass on their experiences from winning the World Cup in Australia.
Who scored the drop goal for England in 2003?
Ten years ago, on 22 November 2003, England won the rugby union World Cup, thanks to Jonny Wilkinson’s drop-goal just 26 seconds from the end. BBC Sport looks back at that breathtaking moment, when Wilkinson’s kick sealed a 20-17 extra-time victory over Australia at the Telstra Stadium in Sydney.
How far was Jonny Wilkinson drop goal?
Wilkinson made his recovery from shoulder surgery to score 22 points on his return game against Northampton on 14 September 2008, including a 45-metre last minute drop goal.
When did England win the World Cup 2003?
22 November 2003
Was Phil Vickery a rugby player?
Philip John Vickery MBE DL (born 14 March 1976) is a former English rugby union tighthead prop and member of the England squad. He was a member of England’s World Cup winning squad in 2003, playing in all seven matches in the tournament, and is a former England captain.
What happened to Cronje?
Afrikaner rugby hero Geo Cronje has been kicked out of the Springbok squad for refusing to share a room, or shower, with Cape Town’s Quinton Davids. The bearded giant sparked a bitter racial row that has thrown South African rugby into turmoil just two days before the World Cup squad is announced.
Who passed Jonny Wilkinson ball?
Rugby Union – The 2003 World Cup Final – England 20 Australia 17 (a.e.t.) Matt Dawson (England) passes from a ruck to Jonny Wilkinson.