By Andrew Mehrtens for the UK Times

It was the greatest of all Jonah days – and the fact that England are playing New Zealand in a World Cup semi-final today has allowed all those memories to surface. They are 24 years old now, but I still feel I was privileged to have been there. Whatever happens in Yokohama today, nothing can ever match Jonah Lomu that afternoon in Cape Town in June 1995.

People forget now that leading into the game the All Blacks were hardly favourites. I certainly didn’t feel we were. We knew we were going well


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