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World Cup champions South Africa fact file

Saturday November 2 2019

South Africa's scrum-half Faf de Klerk (left) and centre Lukhanyo Am (centre) congratulate South Africa's wing Makazole Mapimpi after he scored a try during their Rugby World Cup final match at the International Stadium Yokohama in Yokohama on November 2, 2019. PHOTO | ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT |

South Africa's scrum-half Faf de Klerk (left) and centre Lukhanyo Am (centre) congratulate South Africa's wing Makazole Mapimpi after he scored a try during their Rugby World Cup final match at the International Stadium Yokohama in Yokohama on November 2, 2019. PHOTO | ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT |  AFP

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Factfile for 2019 Rugby World Cup champions South Africa:

Results

Pool B: New Zealand 13-23, Namibia 57-3, Italy 49-3, Canada 66-7

Quarter-final: Japan 26-3

Semi-final: Wales 19-16

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Final: England 32-12

Scorers
Tries: 6 - Mapimpi, 3 - Kolbe, Mbonambi, Reinach, 2 - Am, Brits, De Allende, Gelant, 1 - De Klerk, Du Toit, Kolisi, Louw, Malherbe, Marx, Nkosi, Snyman, Steyn, Willemse.
Conversions: 14 - E. Jantjies, 9 - Pollard

Penalties: 16 - Pollard

Drop goal: Pollard

Squad
Backs: Warrick Gelant (Bulls), Willie le Roux (Toyota Verblitz), Cheslin Kolbe (Toulouse), Sibusiso Nkosi (Sharks), Lukhanyo Am (Sharks), Jesse Kriel (Bulls), Damian de Allende (Stormers), Francois Steyn (Montpellier), Makazole Mapimpi (Sharks), Elton Jantjies (Lions), Handre Pollard (Bulls), Herschel Jantjies (Stormers), Faf de Klerk (Sale Sharks), Cobus Reinach (Northampton Saints)

Forwards: Steven Kitshoff (Stormers), Tendai Mtawarira (Sharks), Schalk Brits (Bulls), Malcolm Marx (Lions), Bongi Mbonambi (Stormers), Vincent Koch (Saracens), Frans Malherbe (Stormers), Trevor Nyakane (Bulls), Eben Etzebeth (Stormers), Lood de Jager (Bulls), Franco Mostert (Gloucester), RG Snyman (Bulls), Siya Kolisi (Stormers, capt), Francois Louw (Bath), Kwagga Smith (Lions), Pieter-Steph du Toit (Stormers), Duane Vermeulen (Bulls)

Note: Thomas du Toit (Sharks) and Damian Willemse (Stormers) replaced injured Nyakane and Kriel

Coach

Rassie Erasmus (RSA, since 2018)

World Cup record
1987 - banned because of apartheid, 1991 -banned because of apartheid, 1995 - champions, 1999 - third, 2003 - quarter-finals, 2007 - champions, 2011 - quarter-finals, 2015 - third, 2019 - champions

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