England's World Cup glory in pictures

England's World Cup glory 15 years on - In Pictures

Fifteen years ago today, England's rugby team were on top of the world when they beat Australia in Sydney to lift the Rugby World Cup.

Jonny Wilkinson kicked a dramatic drop goal in extra time to clinch a 20-17 victory for Sir Clive Woodward's side.

On-field general: Martin Johnson was the embodiment of the perfect captain, leading England to seven wins out of seven at the World Cup including that never-to-be-forgotten final victory over Australia 15 years ago today.
On-field general: Martin Johnson was the embodiment of the perfect captain, leading England to seven wins out of seven at the World Cup including that never-to-be-forgotten final victory over Australia 15 years ago today.
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We've done it, we've done it, we've won the World Cup, says Jonny Wilkinson as he wheels away in celebration after landing his drop goal at the Telstra Stadium.
We've done it, we've done it, we've won the World Cup, says Jonny Wilkinson as he wheels away in celebration after landing his drop goal at the Telstra Stadium.
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The mastermind: England's triumph in the World Cup of 2003 was orchestrated by their head coach, Sir Clive Woodward.
The mastermind: England's triumph in the World Cup of 2003 was orchestrated by their head coach, Sir Clive Woodward.
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England's Jason Robinson (centre) heads the celebrations with team-mates Laurence Dallaglio (left centre) and Mike Tindall (right centre) after beating Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at the Telstra Stadium.
England's Jason Robinson (centre) heads the celebrations with team-mates Laurence Dallaglio (left centre) and Mike Tindall (right centre) after beating Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at the Telstra Stadium.
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