Blast from the past: Naas drops destroy Irish hopes

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Blast from the past: Naas drops destroy Irish hopes

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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. SA won the series 2-0.

1998 – Benni McCarthy scores as Bafana Bafana draw 1-1 with Iceland in their final World Cup warm-up match played near Stuttgart...

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