[LISTEN] Springbok class of '95 hails 2019 RWC victory

[LISTEN] Springbok class of '95 hails 2019 RWC victory

As South Africa prepares to welcome back their 2019 Rugby World Cup champions, a number of players who lifted the Web Ellis trophy in 1995 have hailed the Springboks' victory in Japan. 

Springboks World Cup Anthem - AFP

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"Winning the world cup, that is the ultimate," says Kobus Wiese, who was a Springbok lock in the 1995 team. 

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Balie Swart was a tighthead prop in the 15-12 final of 1995. 

"People talk about uniting - you only start to see if when you are working with 250 people picking berries and suddenly everybody is talking about a game that is coming," says Swart, who was busy with the berry harvest on his farm on Saturday. 

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Rudolf Straeuli, a former Springbok flanker, said: What a great victory for us -for the Springboks and the country. I think it was just what we needed."

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