- South Africa qualified for yet another Rugby World Cup final following their hard-fought semi-final victory over Wales
- South Africans took to social media to reveal how much the team and the performances have meant to them
- The social media post went viral as thousands heaped praise on the brave Springboks
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that the Springboks secured a hard-fought 19-16 victory against Wales on Sunday, which resulted in numerous memorable moments.
The semi-final win means that the Springboks will now contest their third ever Rugby World Cup final.
The Boks lifted the trophy on both previous occasions that they reached the final and supporters will be hoping that the trend continues.
Another popular trend took place via Twitter when Springbok supporters were asked for their take on the team's performances.
The tweet shared via the Springboks Twitter account went viral as thousands of South Africans opened up on the significance of the achievement.
AFRIKA (@nozie_ngcwabe) shared a heartfelt response,
"I'm extremely proud of the Boys. I literally shed tears yesterday after the game. Tears of joy. I'm super proud."
Julian Quinton (@CoachQuinton) explained why the results have been deserved:
"I think this RWC has the most South African fans united behind the national SA team. Will be amazing for the country if they can win the RWC final. Really happy to see all the years of development of rugby in SA finally paying off. This is what it was all about."
Phindile (@MemeKriashins) sat on the edge of her seat on Sunday:
"Proud of the Bokke, their commitment has been amazing!!! Also nervous a bit because this win means so much to so many of us."
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