Jersey swapping between opponents is all the rage at the World Cup in Japan.

But it's not a one-size-fits-all situation.

Giant Canadian hooker Andrew Quattrin ran into trouble when he tried to pull on the jersey worn by his South African opponent Schalk Brits, after the Pool B game in Kobe City.

They are about the same height but Quattrin weighs in at around 114kg, while Brits is 100kg. And it showed.

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After embracing, the hookers ended up in giggles as they struggled to get the Springbok jersey over the Canadian's giant frame.

With a bit of help from another player, they completed the task, as another World Cup game ended in great spirits between the combatants.