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Today in SA sports history: September 13

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Today in SA sports history: September 13

1924 — Flyhalf Bill Cunningham scores a try as the Springboks draw the third Test against Great Britain 3-3 at Crusader’s in Port Elizabeth, but the result still secures SA the four-match series, giving the hosts an unassailable 2-0 lead.

1975 — Pierre Fourie fails in his fourth and final bid to win the world light-heavyweight title when he loses a split decision to WBA holder Victor Galindez of Argentina at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg. Fourie had lost previously to Galindez and twice to Bob Foster. On the same bill, Mike Schutte won the SA heavyweight title, on his third attempt, beating champion Jimmy Richards on points over 12 rounds. Schutte had been stopped in his first attempt by Richards in 1974, and lost on points to Richards in the rematch in early 1975...

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