Blast from the past: Habana doubles up as Boks beat France

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Blast from the past: Habana doubles up as Boks beat France

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Today in SA sports history: June 25

1960 — The Springboks open their home series against New Zealand with a 13-0 victory at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Wing Hennie van Zyl scored both tries for the home team, with captain Roy Dryburgh converting one try and scrumhalf Dick Lockyear adding the other conversion and a penalty. That was only the second time the All Blacks had lost to the Boks without scoring a point. It was also the last.

1977 — Kork Ballington wins the 350cc race at the Dutch Grand Prix at the Circuit van Drenthe in Assen, becoming the second SA rider to win a race in the world championship after Alan North’s victory in Italy the previous month...

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