PICTURE GALLERY: Eastbourne welcomes the South Africa Rugby World Cup Team

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The South Africa World Cup rugby team received a warm Eastbourne welcome at the Winter Garden today (Sunday).

Crowds lined-up the street in the rain to attend the ceremony that saw the Springboks receive their presentation caps and participation medals by Eastbourne Rugby 2015.

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SARFU Welcome Winter Garden SUS-150913-155820001

On arrival the South Africans were given a guard of honour by the juniors from Eastbourne Rugby Club and Little Rugby Eastbourne before the Eastbourne College choir took to the stage and performed a beautiful version of World in Union.

Crowds who couldn’t attend the ceremony also gathered outside hoping to grab a picture and a few autographs of the World Cup stars as they left.

Click on the video above for a picture gallery on all the action from outside and inside the Winter Garden as well as Eastbourne Rugby Club mini players forming a guard of honour for the South Africa team.

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