A box set containing 'Rugby World Cup 2003 - England's Story' (available separately as LACE270) and 'Rugby World Cup 2003 - The Final' (available separately as LACE272). In effect, providing the complete story of how England won the World Cup.
Rugby World Cup 2003 - England's Story.
The Official story of England's Rugby World Cup 2003 is a must see for fans of the Red Rose. Clive Woodward's squad went into the World Cup as favourites, the world ranked number one side and Grand Slam champions. Backed by more than 50,000 travelling fans, England defied the best the rest of the world could throw at them - and a hostile Aussie media - to become the first northern hemisphere Champions.
This programme features exclusive interviews with a number of England's heroes including Martin Johnson. The players reveal their own stories as we relive the best of the action from the Pool Stages including the thunderous encounter with South Africa and the tension-packed defeat of Samoa.
The players give their accounts of both the Quarter and Semi-Final games and choose a selection of England's best tries before the build up to the Final itself against host nation Australia.
Extensive highlights of one of the most extraordinary games of rugby ever played, brings the programme to a gripping climax. Plus, England's mighty captain Martin Johnson explains just what it meant to him to get his huge paws on the Webb Ellis Cup.
This is a superb reminder of English Rugby's greatest ever triumph.
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.
The programme features a stylish and comprehensive build-up including quotes and clips of great moments from earlier World Cup 2003 matches, plus, a brief reflection of the previous four RWC finals, emphasizing the magnitude of this event.
Millions of viewers in England tuned in to see Martin Johnson's team defeat rivals Australia and become the first northern hemisphere side to capture the world title. Jonny Wilkinson's breathtaking, last-gasp effort was all that separated the sides after 100 minutes of captivating rugby and a dramatic extra-time finale.
'The Final' 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 losing camp. The programme ends with an emotional, stirring and celebratory music piece.
A souvenir to savour for all England rugby fans.