Blasts from the past: Revenge for 2006 Boks at Twickenham

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Blasts from the past: Revenge for 2006 Boks at Twickenham

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Today in SA sports history: November 25

2006 — Flyhalf Andre Pretorius kicks four drop goals as the Springboks beat England 25-14 at Twickenham to avenge defeat a week earlier. Both teams scored one try each, with prop CJ van der Linde going over for SA. But Pretorius made the difference with his boot, also adding the conversion and two penalties. England had edged the first test, also at the London venue, 23-21.

2017 — The Springboks run in five tries to brush aside Italy 35-6 in Padova. Prop Steven Kitshoff, flank Francois Louw, hooker Bongi Mbonambi, lock Franco Mostert and centre Francois Venter scored tries. Warrick Gelant made his debut from the bench that day...

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