England/New Zealand 2019 Rugby World Cup semi-final — the end of a rugby era

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I never thought I would say this but —

Defending champions New Zealand are out of the world cup. England are just one win away from reliving the glories of 2003 and lifting the Webb Ellis cup for the second time.

With England’s victory, the mythology of the invincible All Blacks has finally been broken. Prior…

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