Harry: I can’t think of a nation that deserves Rugby World Cup 2019 win more

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Prince Harry set aside his own England heartache to pay tribute to the “uniting” impact of South Africa’s World Cup triumph, a key landmark in post-apartheid reconciliation.

The Duke of Sussex, who had flown to Tokyo for the Rugby World Cup final, was invited into the Springboks’ dressing room and embraced players including Siya Kolisi, a key figure who overcame childhood poverty to become the first black South African captain.

Images of Kolisi, 28, lifting the trophy evoked memories of another sporting breakthrough in his country: Nelson Mandela wearing the No 6 jersey of Francois Pienaar when the nation first won the trophy in 1995.

Kolisi, who also wore the No 6 yesterday, was born one day before the repeal of apartheid, to teenage parents in the township of Zwide, just outside Port Elizabeth on the Eastern Cape. His favourite toy growing up was a

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