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Springboks beat England 32-12 to lift World Cup

South Africa Springboks hammered England 32-12 to lift the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama, Japan for the third time.

Makazole Mapimpi and Chelsin Kolbe tries were enough to make it impossible for England o shine against the Springboks.

At the Interval England were behind South Africa at 12-6 as they continued their poor handling denying them an opportunity to make an impact.

A spirited fight, focus and determination was the key reason why South Africa won the final at Yokohama.

Eddie Jones side failed to lift the cup for the first time in 16 years as their counterparts had already lifted it in 1995 and 2007.

Having beaten All Blacks in the semi-final, England brought in their hard tackles only for Kyle Sinclair to be sent out following a collusion.

Alex Kiprop
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