Rugby World Cup 2023: South Africa win World Cup

1st November 2023

The reigning champions take the 2023 trophy.

In 2023, South Africa became world Champions after beating New Zealand 12-11. 

In a physical and tightly-contested game, the underdogs South Africa went toe to toe with the All-Blacks, defeating the favourites to take home the illustrious trophy. 

Explore the World Rugby archive