Rugby fans can get buy one get one free drinks before England's World Cup semi-final at certain Greene King pubs in Oxfordshire. 

England will now face South Africa in the semi-final following their hard-fought victory over Fiji last weekend.

A win would see the first time England would return to a World Cup final in 20 years with the last time being their 2003 triumph. 

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For one hour before the semi-final game, which takes place later today (October 21) at 8pm.

Customers who use the codeword “mate’s rates” can get the offer on a range of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

There are over 60 drink options to choose from, including brands such as Greene King IPA, Ice Breaker, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Heineken, Bombay Sapphire, El Mazo Tempranillo Rose, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, Absolut Vodka and more.

Head of marketing for Greene King Sport, Michelle West, Head said: “Momentum is really building ahead this weekend’s semi-final as the whole nation prepares to get behind the England team as they face South Africa on Saturday. 

“Rugby is all about the team spirit, so it doesn’t matter if your friends are hardcore sports fans or they’re just along for the atmosphere, everyone is welcome.

"We’re showing the autumn tournament in over 900 Greene King Sport pubs right across the country, so everyone has a perfect place to enjoy the game.” 

To see if your nearest Greene King pub is on the list, visit: