He is a former New Zealand rugby player. He scored 6 tries in a game against Japan in the 1995 Rugby World Cup which is the world record for the most tries by an individual in an international rugby match.
Jonah Lomu and Mark Ellis, both representing New Zealand, each scored 7 tries in the tournament.
Marc Ellis scored 6 tries against Japan in the 1995 RWC. He later went on to become a tv semi-celebrity and national embarrasment.
As there are a number of games making up the RWC here is a breakdown of each levelTriesMost overall tries in final stagesoJonah Lomu 15, 1995-99Most tries in one competitionoJonah Lomu 8 1999oBryan Habana 8, 2007Most tries in a match by a playeroMarc Ellis (rugby) New Zealand national rugby union team 6 (v Japan national rugby union team, 1995)
Ashley Billington, playing for Hong Kong with 10 tries in one match against Singapore in 1994. Marc Ellis, of the New Zealand All Blacks with six tries in one match against Japan in the 1995 RWC.
the rugby cup in 1995 was hosted by south africa. they also won the world cup
Amongst 1st tier teams, the record for points scored in a Rugby International goes to New Zealand for their 145 points scored against Japan at the 1995 world cup (final score 145-17) and for an individual the record goes to Simon Culhane who scored 45 points in that match (1 try, 20 conversions). But the record in all test matches goes to Hong Kong who beat Singapore 164-13 in a 1994 World Cup qualifying match. In that match fullback Ashley Billington scored 10 tries for an individual total of 50 points.
When the All Blacks beat Japan 145-17 at the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa.
In a single match by a single player, Marc Ellis: 5 tries for New Zealand (v. Japan, RWC 1995).In a single World Cup by a single player, Jonah Lomu and Brian Habana: 8 tries for New Zealand (RWC 1999) and South Africa (RWC 2007) respectively.In a single match by one team, Australia with 22 tries (v. Namibia, RWC 2003).In a single World Cup by one team, ***.Throughout all World Cups by a single player, Jonah Lomu: 15 tries for New Zealand (RWC 1995, RWC 1999).Throughout all World Cups by one team, ***.
World Wheelchair Rugby Championships was created in 1995.