Blast from the past: Blair shows flair as SA take on the world

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Blast from the past: Blair shows flair as SA take on the world

Today in SA sports history: August 27

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Today in SA sports history: August 27

1910 — Wing Wally Mills, one of seven debutants in the Springbok team, scores his side’s lone try as SA go down to Britain 3-8 at Crusader’s in Port Elizabeth in the second Test. The visitors scored two tries and a conversion to level the three-match series 1-1.

1921 — Fullback Gerhard Morkel kicks a drop to clinch the Springboks’ first-ever victory over New Zealand. He also converted centre Billy Sendin’s try as SA won the second Test at Eden Park in Auckland 9-5 to square the three-match series 1-1...

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