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Blast from the past | Coetzee wins title after Schutte is ...


Blast from the past | Coetzee wins title after Schutte is disqualified

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Today in SA sports history: August 16

1924 — Legendary flyhalf Bennie Osler makes his Springbok debut, kicking one of his famous dropped goals to lift SA to a 7-3 victory over Britain in the first Test at Kingsmead in Durban. Winger Hans Aucamp, another of SA’s eight debutants that day, scored an unconverted try.

1924 — Bob Catterall’s 95 lifts SA to 342 on the first day of the final fifth Test against England at The Oval. The match ended in a tame draw as England replied with 421/8. The hosts won the series 3-0. ..

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