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Coronavirus Outbreak: South Africa's Rugby World Cup winning captain Siya Kolisi inspires national unity during crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: South Africa's Rugby World Cup winning captain Siya Kolisi inspires national unity during crisis

Kolisi and his wife, Rachel Kolisi, are trying to help, explaining during a video interview from near Cape Town how they have fast-tracked the launch of their foundation to help a country in need

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africans scream, sing and dance as Springboks make heroes return after third title
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africans scream, sing and dance as Springboks make heroes return after third title

A carnival atmosphere enveloped the normally sedate international arrivals section of the airport as every Springbok received deafening applause.

Rugby World Cup 2019: We come from different backgrounds, races but came together with one goal, says South Africa's triumphant captain Siya Kolisi
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Rugby World Cup 2019: We come from different backgrounds, races but came together with one goal, says South Africa's triumphant captain Siya Kolisi

An emotional Kolisi, the first black man to captain the Springboks, devoted the Webb Ellis Cup to the people of South Africa and said he was so grateful for their support.

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa beat England 32-12 to win third World Cup title
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa beat England 32-12 to win third World Cup title

South Africa clinched the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama, Japan with a 32-12 win over England. South Africa have triumphed after consecutive title wins for New Zealand.

Rugby World Cup Final 2019: England, South Africa aim to lift home gloom with title
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Rugby World Cup Final 2019: England, South Africa aim to lift home gloom with title

Throughout the Rugby World Cup, the two coaches, Eddie Jones and Rassie Erasmus, have often urged their players to inspire the nation back home and take minds off domestic problems.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Siya Kolisi, South Africa's first-ever black captain, stands on cusp of history
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Siya Kolisi, South Africa's first-ever black captain, stands on cusp of history

Siya Kolisi, the first black player appointed as Springboks captain, will have a chance to etch his name in history on Saturday when he leads South Africa in the final against England at Yokohama.

Rugby World Cup 2019: England's Ben Spencer goes from feeding kids to final squad in span of 'crazy few days'
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England's Ben Spencer goes from feeding kids to final squad in span of 'crazy few days'

Saracens scrum-half Ben Spencer had been taking care of his children, having watched England's stunning 19-7 semi-final win over the All Blacks on television, when he got the call to pack his bags.

Rugby World Cup 2019: How to respond to the All Blacks' traditional haka routine
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Rugby World Cup 2019: How to respond to the All Blacks' traditional haka routine

From ignoring the haka to performing one of their own, opponents down the years have come up with innovative ways to face down the pre-match ritual. Here are some of the best ripostes to the ancient Maori challenge:

Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for haka challenge even as All Blacks praise 'fantastic' response
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for haka challenge even as All Blacks praise 'fantastic' response

England have been fined for crossing the halfway line during New Zealand's haka after they formed a provocative V-shaped formation at last weekend's World Cup semi-final in Yokohama, tournament organisers said

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa’s boring tactics, England’s strategy in face of haka and other talking points from semis
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa’s boring tactics, England’s strategy in face of haka and other talking points from semis

South Africa will take on England in the final of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after vanquishing the challenges of Wales and New Zealand. Here are the biggest talking points from both semi-finals: