Jonah Lomu

Rugby Union Superstar Jonah Lomu Full Name: Jonah Lomu
Nationality:

New Zealand

Profession: Rugby Union Superstar
Why Famous: The youngest All Black ever, Jonah Lomu remains the official, all-time Rugby World Cup top try scorer with 15 tries.

His 63 All Black caps spanned a relatively short period, and it was during the 1995 Rugby World Cup that Lomu caused a sensation and cemented his international rugby superstar status.

Lomu was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame on October 9th, 2007 and the IRB Hall of Fame on October 24th, 2011.

Born: May 12, 1975
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Died: November 18, 2015 (aged 40)
Cause of Death: Heart attack linked to kidney disease

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Historical Events in the Life of Jonah Lomu

  • 1994-06-28 Jonah Lomu becomes the youngest-ever All Black at 19 yrs 45 days playing rugby for New Zealand against France in Christchurch
  • 1995-06-18 All Black Jonah Lomu scores the try of the Ruby World Cup, running over Mike Catt in New Zealand's 45-29 defeat of England

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