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Japan: Joy and misery South Africa beat England to win RWC 2019

Japan, Yokohama
November 02, 2019 at 15:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

There were a mixture of emotions outside the Yokohama International Stadium on Saturday after South Africa felled England to win a record-equalling third Rugby World Cup.

South African supporters were in understandably loud voice, chanting, dancing and shouting into the camera.

"It's a great game for our country, we needed it to bring us together," said one Springboks fan.

Despite the emphatic nature of the loss, England fans remained magnanimous in defeat.

"South Africa deserved to win. Hats off to them, next time we will turn up," said one.

The Springboks put England to the sword, winning convincingly with 32-12 after a physically draining encounter.

The triumph continues a habit of winning the competition every 12 years after victories for the Boks back in 1995 and 2007.

The loss will last long in England's memory, after they also tasted defeat at the hands of South Africa in the 2007 final.

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There were a mixture of emotions outside the Yokohama International Stadium on Saturday after South Africa felled England to win a record-equalling third Rugby World Cup.

South African supporters were in understandably loud voice, chanting, dancing and shouting into the camera.

"It's a great game for our country, we needed it to bring us together," said one Springboks fan.

Despite the emphatic nature of the loss, England fans remained magnanimous in defeat.

"South Africa deserved to win. Hats off to them, next time we will turn up," said one.

The Springboks put England to the sword, winning convincingly with 32-12 after a physically draining encounter.

The triumph continues a habit of winning the competition every 12 years after victories for the Boks back in 1995 and 2007.

The loss will last long in England's memory, after they also tasted defeat at the hands of South Africa in the 2007 final.

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