Blast from the past: star-studded Boks bash Scots

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Blast from the past: star-studded Boks bash Scots

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Today in SA sports history: April 30

1960 — The Springboks host Scotland for the first time, and beat the visitors 18-10 in a one-off test in Port Elizabeth. The Boks, studded with stars like Doug Hopwood, Dave Stewart and John Gainsford, ran in four tries to two (tries were three points back then).

2003 — Bafana Bafana take on Jamaica in a friendly at the Athlone stadium to celebrate the decision to bid for the 2010 World Cup. But the match was a disappointing affair, ending 0-0...

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