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Blast from the past: Fairy lights the way to Bok draw with Britain

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Today in SA sports history: August 26

1903 — The SA rugby team plays to a draw for the first time, ending 10-10 against Britain in the opening Test at the Wanderers ground in Johannesburg. Halfback Uncle Dobbin and captain Alex Frew scored tries for the home side, with forward Fairy Heatlie converting both.

1933 — The Springboks take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series against Australia, winning the fourth Test at Crusader’s in Port Elizabeth 11-0. Prop Fanie Louw and winger Jimmy White scored tries...

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