Blasts from the past: Starry Boks blitz Scotland in 1960

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Blasts from the past: Starry Boks blitz Scotland in 1960

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Today in SA sports history: April 30
1960 — The Springboks host Scotland for the first time, and beat the visitors 18-10 in a one-off Test in Port Elizabeth. The Boks, studded with stars Doug Hopwood, Dave Stewart and John Gainsford, ran in four tries to two (tries were three points back then).
2003 — Bafana Bafana take on Jamaica in a friendly at the Athlone Stadium to celebrate the decision to bid for the 2010 World Cup. But the match was a disappointing affair, ending 0-0.

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