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South Africa tops defending champion England 15-6 in Rugby World Cup final

Updated: October 20, 2007, 6:41 PM ET
Associated Press

SAINT-DENIS, France -- South Africa won its second Rugby World Cup by beating defending champion England 15-6 Saturday in a final where all the points came on penalty kicks.

Percy Montgomery was 4-for-4 on kicks for South Africa, Francois Steyn added another, and Jonny Wilkinson had two for Britain.

"I'm sitting here and trying not to cry," Springboks captain John Smit said. "It's a feeling you can't put into words. It's a reward for four years of dedication and ...

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