Blast from the past: Boks blindside Kiwis to halt losing streak

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Blast from the past: Boks blindside Kiwis to halt losing streak

Today in SA sports history: September 2

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Today in SA sports history: September 2

1933 — Bloemfontein stages its first rugby Test, but the Springboks are beaten 4-15 by Australia in the final fifth encounter of their series. The visitors scored three tries, while the home side responded with a single drop, worth four points, by Gerry Brand, who was playing on the wing. The Boks, however, won the series 3-2, having won the first, third and fourth Tests.

1979 — Double two-time world champion Kork Ballington wins his fourth consecutive 250cc race at the season-ending French motorcycle grand prix at Le Mans. He amassed 141 points in the class, more than the 99 in the 350cc, where he also held the world title...

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