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Rugby World Cup – Golden Moments

ITV production showing the greatest moments of the Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2003 – The Collection

DVD Description
This DVD set includes: Rugby World Cup 2003 – The Final: This is the thrilling Rugby World Cup 2003 Final – in full, from first whistle to last – culminating in the joyous moments when England became World Champions! This DVD also includes full coverage of the celebrations, the trophy presentation and a series of post match interviews with the England captain, coach and other leading players, plus, views from the Australian camp.
Rugby World Cup – England’s Story: England’s Story is the eagerly awaited definitive account of England’s entire World Cup campaign, concentrating exclusively on the England squad’s journey from Perth to Sydney, from Heathrow to the streets of central London paved in gold! In addition, the programme includes extended highlights of the World Cup final as it’s never been seen before with unseen footage and amazing camera angles that allow you – uninterrupted – to catch that moment on Jonny Wilkinson’s face as that World Cup winning drop goal sailed between the posts!

Rugby World Cup Official 2003 Review: England: The official review of the 2003 Rugby World Cup for the English rugby team. The second Rugby World Cup to be contested in the professional era, the 2003 tournament in Australia is already being touted as the greatest rugby show on the planet.

Rugby World Cup’s Greatest Moments 2003: The moment England finally became World Champions. All the drama, all the action, all the greatest moments from the 2003 Rugby World Cup. The ’2003 Rugby World Cup’s Greatest Moments’ release celebrates all the finest and most entertaining action from the sport’s ultimate showpiece as the superpowers of world rugby come together for only the fifth time. Great tries, huge hits and scintillating skills from England’s, Australia’s, New Zealand’s, South Africa’s and France’s superstars all feature on this sensational, fast-paced, highlights programme.

Synopsis
Provides a compilation of the highlights of the 2003 Rugby World Cup, including the build up to England’s victory.

Rugby World Cup – Official Review 2003 – England


The moment England finally became world champions. All the drama, all the action.
This is the exclusive Official Review of the Rugby World Cup 2003, the greatest rugby show on Earth. Six weeks of stunning action, moments of genius, incredible skill and awesome power. The tournament had lived up to all its expectations and there were countless heroes along the way. The greatest names in rugby: Gregan, Wilkinson, Galthie and O’Driscoll shared top billing with a new generation of rugby superstars – All Black Joe Rokocoko, Fiji’s Caucau, Springbok Joe Van Niekerk, Shane Williams of Wales and France’s Freddie Michalak. On Saturday 22nd Novemer 2003 history was made. At the end of a spectacular tournament, England were crowned World Champions, the first northern hemisphere country to lift the William Webb Ellis Cup.

Rugby World Cup – Great Upsets And Near Misses

Rugby World Cup – Great Upsets And Near Misses : This is also available as part of a boxset elsewhere.

Rugby World Cup 2003 – England’s Story

DVD Description
World champions, England’s heroes.
England’s Story – the definitive account of England’s entire World Cup
campaign from Perth to Sydney, from Heathrow to the streets of central
London…paved in gold. Up close and all seen through the eyes of the men
who really know what it took to win the Webb Ellis Cup, the England team.
From minnows Georgia to mighty Australia in that incredible World Cup
final, all seven of England’s World Cup clashes are here. England’s Story
includes the tension of the massive battle with South Africa and the blue
fury of the sensational Samoans. See Wales play with flair and power to
give England a huge scare and then enjoy the passion against the formidable
French – the last hurdle to the final.
Hear the views of head coach Sir Clive Woodward plus exclusive interviews
with captain Martin Johnson and other members of the history making team.
The programme includes extended highlights of the World Cup final as you’ve
never seen it before with previously unseen amazing camera angles.
`Is That All You’ve Got?’- asked the unimpressed Aussie media… sit back
and enjoy!
Now re-released for the 2007 World Cup with Special Edition packaging.

Synopsis
The full story of the English Rugby Union squad who went to the 2003 World Cup Championship in Australia and came back as winners.

Rugby World Cup 2007 – Best Tries

DVD Description
When South Africa lifted The Webb Ellis Cup for the second time at Paris’ St Denis stadium, it brought to a close a Tournament which had displayed extraordinary excitement, skill and sportsmanship. It was the most competitive Rugby World Cup to ever be played with the underdogs biting back and contributing to an event that was packed with memorable tries.
Rugby World Cup 2007: Best Tries is packed with over 100 of the most spectacular and unforgettable moments from Rugby’s showcase event, featuring great scores from the likes of Habana, Rokocoko, Mitchell and Clerc. Re-live the very best tries from the World’s greatest players and see if you agree with our list of the top ten tries scored at the Rugby World Cup 2007.

Synopsis
A collection of the best tries from the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup Glory 2003

DVD Description
‘England’s Story’ is the eagerly awaited, definitive account of England’s entire World Cup campaign from Perth to Sydney, from Heathrow to the streets of central London, paved in gold.
Up close and all seen through the eyes of the men who really know what it took to win the Webb Ellis Cup, the England team. From minnows Georgia to mighty Australia in that incredible World Cup final, all seven of England’s World Cup clashes are here. The programme includes exclusive interviews with head coach Sir Clive Woodward plus extended interviews with Martin Johnson and other members of the history making team.

For the first time this programme includes; the joyous reception at Heathrow airport, the incredible, celebratory scenes from the trophy parade – as a record gathering crowd paid tribute to their idols – and on the DVD a special extra: The Unseen Final (10 minutes of the World Cup final as fans have never seen it before, using brand new camera angles).

The final is the whole, spellbinding match as Woodward’s heroes wrestle the Webb Ellis Cup from Australia’s grasp.

Synopsis
Team England and their journey to the final of the Rugby World Cup 2003.

World In Union – The History Of The Rugby World Cup

World In Union – The History Of The Rugby World Cup : Narrated by Mark Durden -Smith

Rugby World Cup 2007 – Official Review

DVD Description
RWC 2007 Official Review is the definitive story of the most exciting and unpredictable tournament in the event’s history, featuring every incisive run, defence-splitting pass and bone-jarring hit from pool stage to final.
A tournament of extraordinary upsets, RWC 2007 sees the rise of Argentina, the renaissance of the powerful Tongans and the return of the brilliant Fijians, as well as the resurgence of the northern hemisphere nations in the quarter-finals as England send Australia packing and France despatch favourites New Zealand.

After their humiliating defeat by South Africa in Pool A, England recover their pride and purpose in one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history, beating France in the semis en route to an epic re-match with the Springboks in the final. Re-live every moment as Jake White’s superb South Africa side, featuring the likes of Habana, du Preez, Matfield and Botha, sweep England aside to claim their first world title since 1995.

Synopsis
A round-up of all the best action from the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Johno’s World Cup Warriors

DVD Description
Relive all the greatest moments in World Cup history. Martin Johnson, International giant in the world of rugby, goes in search of the greatest moments and the most outstanding players in the history of the Rugby World Cup. Johno is a great leader and fearsome competitor – he also possesses an encyclopaedic knowledge of all things to do with sport, not to mention the game of rugby – but this in no trivial pursuit. For the first time ever on video, Johno puts himself to the test and recalls the most remarkable and celebrated moments from all the previous Rugby World Cups.
We feature the legends who have competed over the years for the William Webb Ellis such as Kirk, Blanco, Carling, Stransky, Campese, Pienaar, Lomu, Eales, Lynagh and many more. England are now unquestionably one of the leading rugby nations and Johno, the legendary Captain, discloses his ambitions for the 2003 World Cup in Australia. “Great Action – shows just what it takes to win the Cup” – Lawrence Dallaglio. “The rugby’s great – shame about the presenter!!” – Austin Healey. “So many fantastic players over the years, it really makes you want to be part of World Cup history” – Johnny Wilkinson.

This DVD is officially endorsed by the International Rugby Board and features over sixty minutes of superb, classic footage from the ’87, ’91, ’95 and ’99 Rugby World Cups.