By Kim Young
TOKYO, November 2, 2019 (SNN247.com) – England were again failed to cross the final hurdle as South Africa lift the Rugby World Cup title for the third time after 12 years by beating England 32-12 at Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo Japan short while ago.
It was Springboks third world cup tile as they last won it in 2007. Surprisingly, they had a gap of exact 12 years as well between their first and second title. They won their first world cup title in 1995.
It was heart breaking day for the England as they lost the final again and they have to wait another four years to try it again. England won their last world cup title in 1999. England even failed to score a try in the final and this is the first time in the Rugby World Cup 2019 that England were failed in scoring a try.
Makazole Mapimpi, Cheslin Kolbe, and Hendre Pollard were the star performer for South Africa in the big match while Owen Farrell scored penalties for the England. Duane Vermeulen won the Player of the Match in the Rugby World Cup final as he carries 10, most by South African player and meters made 49, a most from either team.
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus was very happy over his team performance and victory in Japan. He said “”We never felt alone here in Japan. We felt our fans support all the way. We love them and can’t wait to get back home.”
England coach Eddie Jones was disappointed on his team performance and said, “”The effort of the players was outstanding. We just weren’t good enough today. Congratulations South Africa on an outstanding performance.”
In the third and fourth position match yesterday, The Blacks (New Zealand) won the match convincingly against Wales by 40-17.