South Africa's wing Cheslin Kolbe celebrates after scoring a try during the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup final match between England and South Africa. Photo: AFP
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Tom Bell

England caught in South Africa’s headlights during Rugby World Cup final

  • The Springboks did everything right when it mattered, and an upstart English squad could not top their semi-final win against the All Blacks
  • The better team on the day won as Eddie Jones could not orchestrate another upset for the ages

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South Africa's wing Cheslin Kolbe celebrates after scoring a try during the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup final match between England and South Africa. Photo: AFP
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Ueno Park, an oasis in the middle of bustling Tokyo during the Rugby World Cup. Photo: EPA

Exploring Tokyo’s iconic Ueno Park during the Rugby World Cup

  • Cherry blossoms, musicians and Vince Carter fans in the capital’s green oasis during the tournament offer a quiet reprieve for locals and tourists alike
  • First opened in 1873, the space has become an iconic country staple over the years
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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Ueno Park, an oasis in the middle of bustling Tokyo during the Rugby World Cup. Photo: EPA
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