Blast from the past: Kallis is the man in Manchester


Blast from the past: Kallis is the man in Manchester

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: July 3

1974 — Arnold Taylor loses his WBA bantamweight crown in his first defence, getting convincingly outpointed over 15 rounds in Durban by Korean Soo Hwan Hong.

1993 — Francois Pienaar’s first series as Springbok captain ends in a 0-1 defeat as his team goes down 17-18 against France in the second and final test at Ellis Park. Winger James Small scored the only try of the match – his first test try on home soil – and both sides converted four penalties. Two drop goals, one by centre Thierry Lacroix and the other by flyhalf Alain Penaud, secured victory for the visitors. The first test had ended in a draw...

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