In a triumphant day for Australasian rugby, Australasia has beaten itself 34-17 in the Rugby World Cup final.
It was the first time Australasia – or any rugby union nation – had played itself in a Rugby World Cup final.
“I’m exceptionally proud of both our squads,” said Australasian co-coach Michael Cheika.
“For Australasia to win the World Cup with one game to play is an amazing feat.”
“Although the final was a meaningless fixture, the passion our boys showed out there tonight was incredible.”
Only one thing soured the win for Cheika.
“Personally, I’m disappointed by all this talk of New Zealand winning the World Cup.”
“We are all Australasians. Breaking Australasia into regions is divisive and very small-minded.”
“People should be celebrating an amazing Australasia Rugby World Cup triumph, not nitpicking about where the players come from.”
The Tunnel are satire writers from Australasia, winners of the Rugby Union World Cup!
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