Blasts from the past: Willie refuses to throw in the Toweel

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Blasts from the past: Willie refuses to throw in the Toweel

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Today in SA sports history: September 3

1910 — SA run in four tries as they hammer Britain 21-5 in the decisive third Test at Newlands. Fullback Percy Allport, halfback Lammetjie Luyt and forwards Koot Reynecke and Gideon Roos dotted down to clinch the three-match series 2-1.

1949 — The Springboks beat the All Blacks 9-3 at Kingsmead in Durban for an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series. Prop Okey Geffin kicked three penalties while New Zealand centre Maurice Goddard scored the only try of the match...

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