England players fanned out across the pitch as the All Blacks delivered the traditional challenge, but rules say they must not cross the halfway line.
A thrilling win over New Zealand last weekend secured England’s place against South Africa, who narrowly squeezed past Wales in their semi-final.
The All Blacks will not feature in the final for the first time in 12 years.
Britain's Prince Charles attended a Wales rugby training session ahead of their World Cup semi-final against South Africa on Sunday
Jaco Peyper posed with fans mimicking a key red-card incident in a quarter-final he refereed.
South Africa ended the hopes of Japanese rugby fans when they beat the host nation 26-3.
Wales defeated France 20-19 in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
England beat Australia to win through to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 12 years.
Of the three matches scheduled to take place on Saturday, only one — Ireland vs Samoa — will go on as planned while England's match against France and the clash between New Zealand and Italy have been cancelled.
Hiroshi Moriyama has become a hit at the Rugby World Cup as he embarks on a mission to paint the jerseys of participating teams on his torso
France narrowly beat Tonga 23-21 to stay in the running. New Zealand demolished Namibia 71-9.
20 nations from 6 continents will compete over six weeks for the Webb Ellis Cup.
Private equity firm CVC is in negotiations to buy a stake in the commerical arm of the Six Nations as the Rugby World Cup gets underway in Japan.
The organisers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup have announced the schedule for all 48 matches at the ninth tournament to be held in Asia for the first time
Former members of the world's most-feared international rugby squad speak with Euronews about cups, competitions and concussions after receiving the Princess of Asturias Award for Sports 2017.