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The english rugby team has been sanctioned with 2,000 pounds (2,200 euros) for invading the field of New Zealand during the haka they perform before the game.

The English players crossed the midfield line while the New Zealanders did their preparted ritual.

The semifinal match ended with a 19-7 victory in favor of the English, who will play the final against Saturday South Africa.

As World Rugby explained, England went against the tournament by interfering with the cultural rite.

The New Zealand coach, Steve HansenHe applauded the response of the English players to the haka and explained that they were not sanctioned for their action, but for crossing the field.

The amount of the fine will be donated to charities.

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