Blast from the past: Bafana are great shakes as they extend ...

Sport

Blast from the past: Bafana are great shakes as they extend unbeaten run

Today in SA sports history: November 30

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: November 30

1912 — Winger Boetie McHardy becomes the first Springbok to score a hat-trick of tries as SA thump Ireland 38-0 at Lansdowne Road. He dotted down for his third try early in the second half, and before the end of the match the other wing, Jan Stegmann, became the second Bok hat-trick hero. SA ran in 10 tries in all, with centre Jacky Morkel crossing for two. The visitors were so dominant that when Ireland finally got to the SA 25-yard line the crowd gave an ironical cheer.

1974 — Wing Willem Stapelberg breaks through three tackles to score SA’s only try as the Springboks edge two-try France 10-8 in a nail-biting second Test at Parc des Princes to take the series 2-0. Centre Claude Dourthe went over for the hosts’ second try in injury time, but replacement flyhalf Jean-Pierre Romeu’s conversion attempt to draw the match shaved the posts...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times Daily subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times Daily content.

Sunday Times Daily

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

You have reached the end of the Edition.