Springboks defeat - in pictures

2015-09-21 07:32
Heyneke Meyer (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Springboks were rocked by Japan on Saturday night, going down 34-32 in what can be described as arguably the biggest upset in the history of the tournament, if not rugby history. 

Read: "Brave Blossoms" stun South Africa

The Boks scored four tries to Japan's three, but at no point were they in control as the 'Brave Blossoms' tackled for their lives and on their way to a win that will be remembered by rugby lovers forever.

Here's what the match looked like in pictures:

(All images courtesy of Gallo Images and World Rugby on Twitter)

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