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Blast from the past: Toweel goes the distance, but Cohen clinches title

Today in SA sports history: September 3

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Today in SA sports history: September 3

1910 — SA run in four tries as they hammer Britain 21-5 in the decisive third Test at Newlands in Cape Town. Fullback Percy Allport, halfback Lammetjie Luyt and forwards Koot Reynecke and Gideon Roos dotted down to clinch the three-match series 2-1.

1938 — The Springboks run in three tries to beat the British Lions 19-3 in the second Test at Crusader’s in Port Elizabeth and take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Wing Johnny Bester, centre Flappie Lochner and flanker Ben du Toit dotted down for SA...

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