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Kolisi thanks South Africa for 'unbelievable support' on trophy tour

"The last week has probably been one of the best of my life and I speak on behalf of all my team-mates and management when I say that the support we've received has been nothing but remarkable and unbelievable," Siya Kolisi said in Cape Town on Monday.

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Springboks return home to heroes' welcome

South Africa's underprivileged children should "keep dreaming and keep believing", Springboks captain Siya Kolisi said as he carried the Rugby World Cup trophy through thousands of fans on the team's return home on Tuesday.

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Du Toit named World Rugby Player of the Year

Du Toit won the award from Springboks teammate Cheslin Kolbe, Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones, New Zealand backrower Ardie Savea, England flanker Tom Curry and U.S. hooker Joe Taufete'e.

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'Outstanding' Erasmus always destined to be a top coach - Fleck

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus' outstanding rugby brain and ability to sell a gameplan to his players has been the catalyst for a remarkable turnaround in fortunes for the team, according to former teammate Robbie Fleck.

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Powerful Springboks entirely new challenge for England - Greenwood

England's scintillating performance in blowing apart the seemingly invincible All Blacks last weekend has installed them, in many people's minds, as firm favourites for Saturday's Rugby World Cup final against the Springboks.

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Kolbe back in contention for World Cup final

Kolbe, an important attacking weapon for the Springboks, missed their pool match against Canada with an ankle problem and had to leave the field in the latter stages of the quarterfinal against Japan before sitting out the semifinal.

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Frenchman Garces to referee RWC final

Frenchman Jerome Garces will referee the Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa.

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Big-hearted de Klerk stands by Springboks' aerial tactics

Faf de Klerk would make an unlikely Spiderman with his distinctive mane of blonde hair, but the South Africa scrumhalf does share one trait with the fictional superhero as a small man who packs a big punch.

2019 RankingsRugby Championship

  • Tries Scored
    1st 11 Tries
  • Points Difference
    = 1st 51 points