Blast from the past: Star-studded Boks bash the Scots

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Blast from the past: Star-studded Boks bash the Scots

Today in SA sports history: April 30

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Today in SA sports history: April 30

1960 — The Springboks host Scotland for the first time, and beat the visitors 18-10 in a one-off Test in Port Elizabeth. The Boks, studded with stars like Doug Hopwood, Dave Stewart and John Gainsford, ran in four tries to two (tries were three points back then).

1978 — Kork Ballington sets a lap record as he wins the Austrian Motorcycle Grand Prix 350cc on a Kawasaki at Salzburgring. Ballington averaged 175,85 kmph and clocked 1 min 25.72 sec for a new lap record. The Rhodesia-born South African was representing Britain...

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