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Springbok Women's captain Zenay Jordaan has called on her team to dig deep in their two final Women's Rugby World Cup clashes to achieve their goal of improving on their 10th place finish in the 2010 showpiece.
South Africa will face Wales, France and Australia at the 2014 IRB Women's Rugby World Cup in France after being named in Pool C at the official draw in Paris on Wednesday.
It wasn't pretty - finals seldom are - but, after a committed and controlled team effort, South Africa's Springboks defeated England 15-6 at the Stade de France in Paris on Saturday night to win the Rugby World Cup final, and lay claim to the William Webb Ellis Trophy for the second time.
South Africa and Argentina, the last unbeaten teams at the Rugby World Cup, met in Paris on Sunday in a clash of two very physical sides. It was a hard-fought semifinal, but the Springboks took advantage of the Pumas' errors to pull away to a 37-13 victory and book a place in the final.
South Africa's results in Rugby World Cup 2003 were predictable: wins over Georgia, Uruguay and Samoa, all teams ranked below the Springboks, and losses to England and New Zealand, the two top-ranked teams in world rugby. Perhaps that predictability is what was so disappointing about SA's worst of three World Cup campaigns.