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
A look back at the best facts and stats from Kieran Read's career, after he played his final match for New Zealand.
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
Pieter-Steph du Toit, Cheslin Kolbe and Tom Curry represent World Cup finalists South Africa and England in the Player of the Year list.
Kieran Read ended his All Blacks career on a high against Wales, with outgoing coach Steve Hansen paying tribute to New Zealand's captain.
Outgoing head coach Warren Gatland wants Wales to kick on under Wayne Pivac after his glorious 12-year tenure came to an end.
Head coach Steve Hansen expressed his pride in the way New Zealand responded to being dethroned by hammering Wales.
New Zealand put on a show in Steve Hansen's last game in charge, Ben Smith scoring two of their six tries in an emphatic... Read more
Lewis Moody won the Rugby World Cup in 2003. Ahead of Saturday's final, he talks us through the keys to glory for England and... Read more
Siya Kolisi's home township will come to a standstill when he captains South Africa against England in the Rugby World Cup final.
South Africa hope to harness a Rugby World Cup triumph by bringing the country together, but a strong England stand in their way.