Blast from the past: Rugby, cricket, discus ... it’s win, win, ...

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Blast from the past: Rugby, cricket, discus ... it’s win, win, win for SA

Today in SA sports history: May 26

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Today in SA sports history: May 26

1956 — The Springboks play their first away Test against Australia in nearly two decades and win 9-0 in Sydney. Centre Jeremy Nel and flanker Daan Retief scored the tries, with skipper and fullback Basie Vivier adding a penalty.

1999 — Lance Klusener takes five wickets as SA beats Kenya at Amstelveen in the Netherlands by seven wickets to remain unbeaten in the World Cup. They dismissed Kenya for 152 and then reached the target at the end of the 41st over, with Jacques Kallis top-scoring with an unbeaten 44...

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