Blast from the past: Boks go on 12-try World Cup spree

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Blast from the past: Boks go on 12-try World Cup spree

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Today in SA sports history: October 11

2003 — The Springboks score their biggest margin of victory in a Rugby World Cup match as they trounce Uruguay 72-6 in Perth. Captain Joost van der Westhuizen scored three of SA’s 12 tries. The 66-point win remained SA’s largest in the tournament until the 2015 edition, when they beat Namibia 87-0.

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