Cape Town - The Springboks are the 2019 Rugby World Cup champions!

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For the next four years no one can take away that mantle from the team that outclassed England 32-12 in Saturday's final at the Yokohama International Stadium.

It certainly was a team effort in the final, with all 23 Springbok players well deserving of hero status.

Forty-eight matches (less three cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis) later, which teams - and players - stood out at the tournament?

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Let's delve into the key official 2019 Rugby World Cup stats:

TEAM STATS:

POINTS SCORED

1. South Africa - 262

2. New Zealand - 250

3. England - 190

4. Wales - 189

5. Australia - 152

TRIES SCORED

1. New Zealand - 36

2. South Africa - 33

T3. England - 32

T3. Wales - 32

5. Australia - 21

CONVERSIONS

1. New Zealand - 28

2. South Africa - 23

3. Wales - 19

4. England - 16

5. Ireland - 15

PENALTIES

T1. England - 16

T1. South Africa - 16

T3. Japan - 11

T3. Wales - 11

5. Australia - 7

TACKLES MADE

1. New Zealand - 851

2. Wales - 836

3. South Africa - 818

4. England - 734

5. Japan - 688

PLAYER STATS:

POINTS SCORED

1. Handre Pollard (South Africa) - 69

2. Owen Farrell (England) - 58

3. Richie Mo'unga (New Zealand) - 54

4. Yu Tamura (Japan) - 51

5. Dan Biggar (Wales) - 41

TRIES

1. Josh Adams (Wales) - 7

2. Makazole Mapimpi (South Africa) - 6

3. Kotaro Matsushima (Japan) - 5

T4. Ben Smith (New Zealand) - 4

T4. Julian Montoya (Argentina) - 4

T4. Kenki Fukuoka (Japan) - 4

CONVERSIONS

1. Richie Mo'unga (New Zealand) - 20

2. Elton Jantjies (South Africa) - 14

3. Owen Farrell (England) - 11

4. Dan Biggar (Wales) - 10

T5. Handre Pollard (South Africa) - 9

T5. Yu Tamura (Japan) - 9

PENALTIES

1. Handre Pollard (South Africa) - 16

2. Owen Farrell (England) - 12

3. Yu Tamura (Japan) - 11

T4. Dan Biggar (Wales) - 6

T4. Felipe Berchesi (Uruguay) - 6

TACKLES MADE

1. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales) - 79

2. Maro Itoje (England) - 71

T3. Sam Underhill (England) - 69

T3. Kieran Read (New Zealand) - 69

5. Lappies Labuschagne (Japan) - 68

MISCELLANEOUS:

RED CARDS

8

YELLOW CARDS

28

HIGHEST SCORING MATCH

New Zealand 71-9 Namibia

BIGGEST VICTORY

New Zealand 63-0 Canada

- Compiled by Garrin Lambley