Rugby World Cup: Richie McCaw hands over the Webb Ellis Cup

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Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw transports the Webb Ellis Cup to the trophy ceremony.

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Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw transports the Webb Ellis Cup to the trophy ceremony.

Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has handed over the Webb Ellis Cup, after the Springboks romped to a 32-12 victory over England.

This is the Rainbow Nation’s third Rugby World Cup title, bringing them level with New Zealand’s trophy haul.

The #WebbEllisCup is delivered by @AllBlacks legend Richie McCaw and Japan legend Michael Leitch! #LandRoverRugby @LandRoverRugby #RWC2019 #RWCFinal pic.twitter.com/KQktisulfF

— Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) November 2, 2019

The Springboks’ performance in the Rugby World Cup final at Yokohama’s International Stadium on Saturday night thoroughly outclassed the English side. 

International media have called the match a “green and gold dream”. 

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Richie McCaw places the Web Ellis Cup on the podium.

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Richie McCaw places the Web Ellis Cup on the podium.

The Webb Ellis Cup has been in New Zealand’s possession for the past eight years, but McCaw got to hold it one last time. 

Fans have recently started asking McCaw what he would do if he had got a call from coach Steve Hansen to play in the tournament.

Richie McCaw transports the Web Ellis Cup after South Africa wins the Rugby World Cup 2019 final.

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Richie McCaw transports the Web Ellis Cup after South Africa wins the Rugby World Cup 2019

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