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South Africa's Handre Pollard (left) converts an eventual match-winning penalty kick against England during their Rugby World Cup semifinal in Paris on Saturday.
Oct 22, 2023
Handre Pollard's late penalty sends Springboks into RWC final
It was a second successive single-point victory for South Africa after it beat France 29-28 in the quarterfinals.
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2019
World champion Springboks hope victory will inspire nation
South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus expressed hope that his team's victory in the Rugby World Cup final against England on Saturday can inspire his nation, but dismissed the notion that the Springboks were under pressure at the tournament.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2019
South Africa 32, England 12: Springboks take home RWC trophy for third time
South Africa lifted the Rugby World Cup for the third time after a clinical 32-12 victory over England in Saturday's final.
Japan Times
Oct 31, 2019
Midfield battle one to watch in RWC final
The adage that rugby games are won up front will never be more true than in Saturday's World Cup final when the massive, mobile packs of South Africa and England clash in Yokohama but the battle of the midfield could be just as crucial.
Japan Times
Oct 25, 2019
Springboks will rely on pack against Wales
South Africa standoff Handre Pollard believes his team's backs have the pace and skill to trouble Wales in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal — if they can get the ball off their forward teammates for long enough.
Japan Times
Jul 1, 2018
Sunwolves surge past Bulls
The Sunwolves scored four second-half tries to earn their third win of the Super Rugby season on Saturday, beating the Bulls 42-37.


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