Blasts from the past: Hezekiel Sepeng only just misses gold

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Blasts from the past: Hezekiel Sepeng only just misses gold

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Today in SA sports history: August 29

1891 — SA play their second-ever rugby Test, going down 0-3 to Britain in Kimberley. The visitors, who took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series, scored their points from the now-defunct goal-from-a-mark by fullback Willie Mitchell.

1896 — The SA rugby team is beaten 3-9 in the third Test against Britain in Kimberley. Wing Percy Twentyman-Jones scored SA’s only try...

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