ADVERTISEMENT

Rugby World Cup 2003 funniest moments

BY Jack Tunney  ·  Monday Jul 24, 2023

The 2003 World Cup in Australia has gone down in folklore as one of the most thrilling international tournaments in the history of the sport. The exploits of the likes of Jonny Wilkinson, Shane Williams, Carlos Spencer, Rupeni Caucaunibuca, and a series of others encouraged a whole generation of young players to take up the sport.

ADVERTISEMENT

With the tournament having been known for its incredible atmosphere, huge matches, and quality of play, it’s easy to forget the little hiccups along the way.

The tournament in question had many many moments to keep the atmosphere light, even in the tightest and most serious of games. Check out this compilation of the funniest moments of the tournament:

Now anyone reading this that doesn’t remember that particular World Cup, here’s a nice little 58 minute reminder…

Comments




Related Articles

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    Louis Rees-Zammit's real reason for NFL move...

  • 10 WEEKS AGO

    George Ford falls victim to the kickers curse...

  • 11 WEEKS AGO

    Awesome scenes as Blitzbok fan throws down...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    Bordeaux prop scores the ultimate front row try in the Top 14

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Northampton Saints youngster George Hendy seals the Premiership title

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Springbok centre tears it up in the Top 14 for a crucial hattrick

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    English winger leaves defenders in his dust for long range score in Top 14

  • 10 WEEKS AGO

    Five of the best tries from the Investec Champions Cup

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    WATCH: Bath's Beno Obano shown red in the Premiership final

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    World Player of the Year BANNED heading into Paris Olympics following horror challenge during Madrid SVNS

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Debate surrounding ludicrous rugby league tackle leaves union fans baffled

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Courtney Lawes: 'We don't need to have a 10/10 performance or do anything out of the ordinary'

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Player handed LIFETIME ban for shocking tackle on referee

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Leinster prospect pulls off outlandish footballing skills in URC quarterfinal

  • 7 WEEKS AGO

    Danny care binned for high tackle on Courtney Lawes

  • 7 WEEKS AGO

    Wild start at Twickenham as Quins pull off another wonder-try

  • 9 WEEKS AGO

    Tickets now on sale as World XV set to face France in thrilling encounter

  • 9 WEEKS AGO

    '60 metres, plus change' - massive drop goal stuns fans

View All

Funnies

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Former French star's 'tackle of the season attempt' goes viral

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    WATCH: Hilarious interaction between Simon Zebo and journalist

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    Nick David unexpectedly shows up to semi final in full kit

  • 7 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: The worst camera angle in rugby history

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    Louis Rees-Zammit's real reason for NFL move exposed

View All

Amateur

  • 74 WEEKS AGO

    You Won’t See Many Better Than This Silky-Smooth Try From Llandovery RFC

  • 75 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes As Caldy RFC Hand Ealing First Championship Defeat Of The Season

  • 98 WEEKS AGO

    Dubious Score Decides Result Of Rugby's Biggest Schools Fixture

  • 98 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes At School Boys Rugby Match

  • 98 WEEKS AGO

    The Next Dominant Backrow?

View All

Player Features

  • 1 HOUR AGO

    Andy Goode includes Joe Marler in his England XV to beat New Zealand on summer tour

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Beno Obano receives judgement following Gallagher Premiership final red card

  • 1 DAY AGO

    URC Awards: Jamie Richie turnover king and a big win for Jack Crowley

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Gloucester confirm prop switch to Saracens

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Several top stars to miss Scotland's summer tour as Gregor Townsend announces squad

View All