Owen Farrell England left heartbroken after coming up short in another Rugby World Cup final

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YOKOHAMA –England competed in the exact number of matches it entered the Rugby World Cup hoping to play.

But the English left the tournament feeling “massive disappointment,” after falling short in the final. That much was easy to see from the demeanor of some of the players and coaches, who either refused to allow silver medals to be placed around their necks or quickly removed them, during the closing ceremony.

England is now 1-4 in Rugby World Cup finals, having only been the winning side in 2003, when it beat Australia and lifted the Webb Ellis Cup in Sydney.

“We’re the second-best team in the world, mate,” England head coach Eddie Jones said after his team fell to South Africa 32-12 in the 2019 final on Saturday in Yokohama. “We didn’t meet our goal. Our goal was to be the best team in the world. And we’re the second-best team in the world. So that’s how we should be remembered.”

Having taken down two-time reigning champion New Zealand in the semifinals a week earlier, England went into Sat

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