All Blacks to face South Africa in pick of 2019 Rugby World Cup openers

All Blacks to face South Africa in pick of 2019 Rugby World Cup openers

On this day, exactly 18 years ago, South Africa won the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

South African President Nelson Mandela & François Pienaar, captain of the Springboks- Rugby World Cup 1995

Jacobus Francois Pienaar: (born 2 January 1967) is a South African former rugby union player. He played flanker for South Africa (the Springboks) from 1993 until 1996, winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain. He is best known for leading South Africa to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Jacobus Francois Pienaar: (born 2 January Fanker for South Africa - Springboks from 1993 until winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain - best known for leading South Africa to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

Kieran Read Sam Whitelock Photos - (L-R) Kieran Read, Steve Hansen, the head coach, Richie McCaw, All Black captain and Sam Whitelock celebrate after their victory during the Rugby Championship match between South Africa Springboks and the New Zealand All Blacks at Ellis Park on October 5, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. - South Africa v New Zealand: The Rugby Championship

Kieran Read and Sam Whitelock Photos Photos: South Africa v New Zealand: The Rugby Championship

Kieran Read Sam Whitelock Photos - (L-R) Kieran Read, Steve Hansen, the head coach, Richie McCaw, All Black captain and Sam Whitelock celebrate after their victory during the Rugby Championship match between South Africa Springboks and the New Zealand All Blacks at Ellis Park on October 5, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. - South Africa v New Zealand: The Rugby Championship

The Springbok - our official South African rugby emblem worn on the green & gold jersey.

The Springbok – our official South African rugby emblem worn on the green gold jersey.

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