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1995 World Cup Final South Africa

In a country that had been gripped by the oppressive apartheid regime, hope came along in the form of the Rugby World Cup. However, rugby was a symbol of white domination and this was a nation of newly liberated black people. Nelson Mandela decided to take this opportunity to carry his nation forward. This was a high risk political move but could it pay off? Listen to Ian and Matt make sense of one of the most memorable Rugby World Cup Finals.