Sunday 17 November 2019

Rugby World Cup Final: South Africa clinch third crown after dominating England - As it happened

  • The two sides face off in a repeat of the 2007 final
  • The Springboks won 15-6 on that occasion for their second crown after previously winning in 1995
  • England had gone into that match as holders with their only World Cup win coming in 2003
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 02: Makazole Mapimpi of South Africa celebrates with teammate Cheslin Kolbe after scoring his team's first try during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final between England and South Africa at International Stadium Yokohama on November 02, 2019 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 02: Makazole Mapimpi of South Africa celebrates with teammate Cheslin Kolbe after scoring his team's first try during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final between England and South Africa at International Stadium Yokohama on November 02, 2019 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup - Final - England v South Africa - International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan - November 2, 2019 South Africa's Makazole Mapimpi scores their first try. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup - Final - England v South Africa - International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan - November 2, 2019 South Africa's Handre Pollard scores a penalty. REUTERS/Issei Kato
England's Ben Youngs in action during the 2019 Rugby World Cup final match at Yokohama Stadium. PA Photo. Photo credit: Ashley Western/PA Wire.
A view from outside of the stadium before the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final between England and South Africa at International Stadium Yokohama during the Rugby World Cup on November 01, 2019 in Yokohama, Japan. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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