Matthew Vaea was a key figure as Western Samoa announced their arrival on the Rugby World Cup stage in style by beating Wales 16-13 at Cardiff Arms Park in 1991.
Michael Lynagh - RWC 1991
Michael Lynagh enjoyed a rivalry with his opposite number Rob Andrew in the Rugby World Cup 1991 Final, which took place at Twickenham 21 years ago today.
Australia v Ireland RWC 1991
Australia met Ireland in the quarter finals of Rugby World Cup 1991.
David Campese - AUS
David Campese breaks for Australia during the Rugby World Cup 1991 semi-final. Australia beat New Zealand 16-6
RWC 1991 Samoa v Argentina
Frank Bunce of Western Samoa leaps for the ball during the Rugby World Cup match between Western Samoa and Argentina at Pontypridd in Wales. Western Samoa won the match 35-12.
Zimbabwe v Scotland - RWC 1991
Brian Beattie (left) of Zimbabwe tries to get away from Kenny Milne of Scotland in the1991 Rugby Union World Cup match at Murrayfield in Edinburgh, Scotland won the match 51-12.
England v Australia - RWC 1991
Nick Farr-Jones of the Wallabies offloads the ball during the Rugby World Cup final between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium November 2, 1991 in Twickenham, England. Australia won the match 12 to 6.
Australia win the Rugby World Cuo - RWC 1991
Australian scrum-half Nick Farr-Jones and winger David Campese lift the Webb Ellis Cup after Australia's 12-6 victory over England in the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham, 2nd November 1991.
Matthew Vaea of Samoa - RWC 1991
Matthew Vaea of Western Samoa passes the ball during the Rugby World Cup 1991 match against Wales at Cardiff Arms Park.