Warrington's World Cup heroes - Iestyn Harris

ONLY two Warrington players have scored more World Cup tries than Iestyn Harris.

He was the new kid on the block but not outshone in a talented Welsh backline that included John Devereux, Allan Bateman, Scott Gibbs, Anthony Sullivan, Adrian Hadley, Jonathan Davies and Kevin Ellis for the 1995 World Cup.

Harris, the new darling of the Wilderspool terraces, bagged one try and a goal from the full back position in the nation's opening 28-6 defeat of France at Ninian Park, Cardiff.

His second try came in the 22-10 defeat of Western Samoa at the Vetch Field, Swansea, as Wales booked a place against eventual runners up England in the semi finals at Old Trafford.

Harris, who also played stand off, centre and wing for Warrington, was one of a glut of schoolboy stars to sign on at Wilderspool in the early 1990s.

He was sold to Leeds in a £350,000 deal after a fall-out at Wilderspool.

Log on again tomorrow for another feature on a Warrington World Cup hero.

Click on the following links to read about other Warrington World Cup heroes that we have featured so far.

Gerry Helme, Duane Mann, Allan Bateman, Steve Roach, Barry Philbin, Andy Gregory, Albert Naughton, Jerome Guisset, Jonathan Davies, John Woods, Dave Chisnall

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