Blasts from the past: Bogus 1986 Test won by ‘Cavaliers’
Today in SA sports history: May 17
1980 — The British Lions deny Natal a 15-15 draw as winger John Carleton scores a try in injury time that should not have been awarded. Carleton had been receiving treatment for a hurt ankle a few minutes earlier and his return to the field had reportedly not been approved by the referee, who awarded the try.
1986 — The New Zealand Cavaliers win the so-called second Test at King’s Park in Durban, downing the Springboks 19-18 to level the series 1-1. Loose forward Murray Mexted and centre Warwick Taylor scored tries for the visitors, with right wing Jaco Reinach the only SA player to breach the Kiwi defence.
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