Blast from the past: Naas to the rescue against Ireland

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Blast from the past: Naas to the rescue against Ireland

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Today in SA sports history: June 6
1982 — Naas Botha lands three drops and a penalty to secure a 12-10 victory for the Springboks over Ireland in the second Test at King’s Park in Durban. Ireland scored the only try of the match through fullback Kevin O’Brien. South Africa won the series 2-0.

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