1996 Coach: John Hart Captain: Sean Fitzpatrick At the 1995 World Cup in South Africa, the New Zealanders had let loose Jonah Lomu and seemed unstoppable. But stopped they were, by the host nation. A year later, they returned to Springbok country in search of their holy grail: the Test series victory that had eluded them for almost 70 years. They were still the brilliant side of 12 months previously – so brilliant, indeed, that Lomu could not find a place in the starting line-up – but they were also a little older, a littler harder, a little more ruthless. The grail was duly found and secured, on a magical day in Pretoria.