Blast from the past: Lone Hopwood try downs England

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Blast from the past: Lone Hopwood try downs England

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Today in SA sports history: January 7

1961 — Doug Hopwood, one of SA’s top eighthmen of all time, scores the only try of the match as the Springboks beat England 5-0 at Twickenham. The conversion was kicked by another legend of the game, loose forward legend Frik du Preez.

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