Blast from the past: Guscott breaks Bok hearts with drop goal


Blast from the past: Guscott breaks Bok hearts with drop goal

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Today in SA sports history: June 28

1924 — Bob Catterall scores 120 for his second consecutive Test century on the opening day of SA’s second Test against England at Lord’s. With Fred Susskind making 64, SA totalled 273. England went on to reply with 531/2 declared, featuring a double century by opener Jack Hobbs and two tons and a half-century. The home side went on to win the match by an innings and 18 runs, the exact margin of victory as the first Test in which Catterall also scored 120. 

1975 — Captain Morne du Plessis and winger Tossie Fourie score tries as the Springboks beat France 33-18 at Loftus Versfeld to win the home series 2-0. Flyhalf Gerald Bosch converted both and kicked six penalties, with Fourie adding one three-pointer...

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