South Africa were crowned world champions on Saturday, but their coach said he was ready to walk away as recently as last September.
England went from producing one of their best Rugby World Cup displays to one of their worst and coach Eddie Jones conceded a possible... Read more
"Rugby should be something that creates hope," said Rassie Erasmus, whose side embraced the privilege of inspiring South Africa's people.
He might have played internationally for England, but Kevin Pietersen was among those to laud South Africa's Rugby World Cup final victory.
Siya Kolisi lifting the Rugby World Cup as South Africa's first black captain means everything to his country, says Handre Pollard.
Sam Underhill and Tom Curry had been in dominant form for England at the World Cup and Duane Vermeulen knew they had to be... Read more
England fly-half George Ford said it was a "hard one to take" after his side suffered a 32-12 defeat to South Africa in the... Read more
Eddie Jones felt England were never really able to get into the game as "magnificent" South Africa dominated the World Cup final.
A proud Rassie Erasmus felt South Africa's team cohesion was a vital factor in their Rugby World Cup triumph.
Errors replaced excellence for England as a dominant South Africa sealed a third Rugby World Cup and a triumph of symbolic significance.
After leading South Africa to victory in the Rugby World Cup final, Siya Kolisi highlighted the impact the win could have on his nation.
South Africa dominated England to match New Zealand's tally of lifting the Webb Ellis Cup for a third time.
England's shock loss in the Rugby World Cup final was not the first occasion when a showpiece went dramatically against expectations.
No team has ever won the Rugby Championship, or its previous incarnation the Tri Nations, and the World Cup in the same year until... Read more
World Cup winner Iain Balshaw says these are exciting times for English rugby as the majority of the squad are coming into their prime.
Former England captain Phil Vickery says Eddie Jones' side must seize the day when they do battle with South Africa for the Webb Ellis... Read more