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In pictures: England agony as South Africa win Rugby World Cup

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It was fun while it lasted…

England’s dreams ended in tears on Saturday, with South Africa winning the Rugby World Cup final.

The Springboks beat England 32-12 at the International Stadium Yokohama, in a thrilling finale.

Fans flocked to pubs across the country to enjoy the game – but ultimately were left drowning their sorrows.

Dejected England fans at Crewe and Nantwich RFC
Dejected England fans at Crewe and Nantwich RFC (Peter Byrne/PA)
Fans at The Merchants Inn in Rugby, Warwickshire
Fans at The Merchants Inn in Rugby, Warwickshire (Jacob King/PA)
England fans watch the match at Sale Rugby Club
England fans watch the match at Sale Rugby Club (Ian Hodgson/PA)
England fans
There’s always next time… (Ian Hodgson/PA)
Fans watch rugby final
Some couldn’t bear to look (Jacob King/PA)

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