South Africa’s Rugby World Cup players know how much lifting the trophy for a third time on Saturday would mean to their country — but they are looking no further than final opponent England.

“I definitely think it will have a massive impact,” Springboks lock Lood de Jager said Wednesday. “But we can’t get caught up in that now. For us, it’s 80 minutes against a world-class team that we need to get through on Saturday and hopefully come out on top. And then after that, yes, everything after that will be special. But for us at the moment, it’s about preparing as well as we can to play against a very, very good England side on Saturday and hopefully beat them.”

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