10 Best Rugby Plays Ever

Updated on: September 2020

Best Rugby Plays Ever in 2020


The Play

The Play
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Rugby for Dummies 3rd Edition (North American Edition)

Rugby for Dummies 3rd Edition (North American Edition)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

Forever Strong

Forever Strong
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

Super Big American Football Hero 2018/19 - Fun Rush Bowl League: Runner Game

Super Big American Football Hero 2018/19 - Fun Rush Bowl League: Runner Game
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • A quarterback of every team in the league!
  • Very simple controls!
  • Incredible graphics!

Three Guilty Pleasures (The Blindfold Club Book 6)

Three Guilty Pleasures (The Blindfold Club Book 6)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020

Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story

Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

Legacy (8) (Keeper of the Lost Cities)

Legacy (8) (Keeper of the Lost Cities)
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf

The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
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Twelfth Knight: a sweet YA Boarding School Retelling (Shelfbrooke Academy Book 1)

Twelfth Knight: a sweet YA Boarding School Retelling (Shelfbrooke Academy Book 1)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020

The Range Bucket List: The Golf Adventure of a Lifetime

The Range Bucket List: The Golf Adventure of a Lifetime
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
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Invictus the Real Story of the 1995 World Cup Rugby Champions South Africa

Invictus is the story of the 1995 South African World Cup rugby team during the Presidency of Nelson Mandella. A story of triumph of the human spirit Invictus.

The 1995 Rugby World Cup was the first time all games were played in the host country

Invictus is based on 1995 Rugby World Cup was only the third event of it's kind and was unique for a few reasons. This was the first time the World Cup held all the games in one country. Also it was the last major event of the sport's amateur era. Soon after the event, International Rugby Football Board (now the International Rugby Board) opened the sport up as a professional sport.

South Africa makes it to the finals to play the All Blacks of New Zealand

South Africa made it to the finals by defeating Western Samoa in the quarter finals and taking out France in the Semi finals to make the finals. The All Blacks defeated Scotland in the quarters and eliminated England in the semi finals. This led to South Africa playing the All Blacks in the finals on June 24th in Johannesburg before a capacity crowd of 62,000.

South Africa beats New Zealand in extra time to capture the World Cup

South Africa led the final going into the locker rooms at the half 9-6. When they came back out the All Blacks knotted the game up at 9 a piece with a penalty goal. Andrew Mehrtens missed a late drop kick and the game went to extra time. After both teams traded penalty goals Joel Stransky was the hero as he landed the goal to win the game for South Africa.

The awards presentation was voted one the 100 Greatest Sporting Moments by a British Television show.

Walking onto the field to present the William Webb Ellis Cup, wearing a Springbok rugby jersey ,Nelson Mandela's presentation to South Africa's captain Francois Pienaar culminated an incredible World Cup for the host country. South Africa winning the Rugby World Cup was voted by A British TV show as one of the 100 Greatest Sporting Moments.

Story is captured in the movie Invictus

The story will now become immortalized in the Clint Eastwood movie Invictus. The movie starring Morgan Freeman as Mandela and Matt Damon as Pienaar will highlight the political ramifications and Mandela's goal to use the World Cup Rugby team to help unite his nation. Invictus was brought to Clint Eastwood by Morgan Freeman.

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