South Africa won the final of Rugby World Cup 2019
In the final of Rugby World Cup 2019, South Africa defeated England and won the World Cup for the third time. South Africa became a first team to win a Rugby World Cup after losing a match in the group stages.
South Africa thrashed English Rugby team by 32-12 to lift the World Cup trophy.
The power-packed Springboks won the final match comfortably. South Africa did not allow English players to built pressure on them. In today’s match, South African players execute their plans very well and as a result, lift the trophy for the third time.
Before the match, England was favourite but they did not play as a unit. English players failed to get consecutive points and as a result, lost the most important match of the tournament with a huge difference of 32-12. This is the third time when England lost the final of Rugby World Cup.
About the match:
In the first ten minutes of the match, the score was 3-0 in favour of South Africa as both teams were playing with a defensive mindset. Springboks‘ Handre Pollard scored the first point of a match by using penalty. Till the 22nd minute, the score was 3-3 only.
In the half-time, South Africa was leading by 12-6. After the half-time, South African attackers took charge and took the game away from England. In the second half, South Africa played with good discipline and proper planning. South Africa beat England by 32-12.
Star performer of the match: Duane Vermeulen
The 33-year-old Eighth man, Duane Vermeulen performed really well in the final match and led Springboks to the 32-12 victory over England. In the second half of a game, Duane Vermeulen played with an attacking mindset which helped his team to lift the trophy. In this match, Duane Vermeulen has made 10 carries and won 2 turnovers.
🗣"I am proud of this group and what we've done. Credit to South Africa, they were very good today. Thank you to all the English support."— Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) November 2, 2019
Hear from @EnglandRugby's Owen Farrell as he discusses his team's loss in tonight's #RWCFinal #RWC2019 #ENGvRSA #WebbEllisCup #RWCYokohama pic.twitter.com/h7rMzAx0Ty
🗣 “I have never seen South Africa like this. We were playing for the people back home. We can achieve anything if we work together as one.”— Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) November 2, 2019
Hear from @Springboks’s Siya Kolisi on what is not just a #RWCFinal win – It’s more than that 👏👏#RWC2019 #ENGvRSA #WebbEllisCup pic.twitter.com/qgfv0STIlr