DescriptionBased on the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa and officially licenced by player of the tournament Jonah Lomu, this game plays as more of an arcade style of gameplay rather than a sports simulation. Players can compete in the full World Cup, a round-robin league, or a knock-out cup.
The 32 included teams range from the All Blacks of New Zealand and Springboks of South Africa to minnows such as Namibia and Hong Kong, neither of which qualified for the final stages.
- "JLR" -- Common Abbreviation
- "Great Rugby '98" -- Japanese release
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The Press Says
|Absolute Playstation||PlayStation||Apr, 1997||9 out of 10||90|
|Joypad||SEGA Saturn||Oct, 1997||89 out of 100||89|
|Play Magazine||PlayStation||1997||86 out of 100||86|
|NowGamer||PlayStation||Mar 31, 1997||8.6 out of 10||86|
|Jeuxvideo.com||PlayStation||Oct 07, 2010||17 out of 20||85|
|Absolute Playstation||PlayStation||Apr, 1997||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Consoles News||SEGA Saturn||Sep, 1997||84 out of 100||84|
|PC Jeux||DOS||Sep, 1997||83 out of 100||83|
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InaccuraciesIn the game, New Zealand wears their alternate white strip only against France, however in real life they only wear the alternate strip when they play Scotland.
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Jonah Lomu Rugby (Information about Jonah Lomu Rugby at Wikipedia)