Blast from the past: Cockerels stun Boks in first SA foray

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Blast from the past: Cockerels stun Boks in first SA foray

David Isaacson

Today in SA sports history: July 26

1958 — France tour SA for the first time, and they hold the mighty Springboks to a 3-3 draw at Newlands in the first Test. Bok eighthman Butch Lochner scored the only try of the match, which was unconverted, and scrumhalf Pierre Danos landed a drop.

2002 — In a long-overdue showdown of former SA and world junior-featherweight champions, Lehlohonolo Ledwaba and Vuyani Bungu face off for the marginal WBU’s vacant featherweight title at Carnival City. Ledwaba won on points over 12 rounds...

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