Blast from the past: Doring van Despatch scores on Bok debut

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Blast from the past: Doring van Despatch scores on Bok debut

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Today in SA sports history: October 18

1980 — Danie Gerber scores a try on international debut as the Springboks beat South America 22-13 in the first of Two tests in Montevideo. Morne du Plessis, the Bok captain since June 1975, missed the match because of injury. Flanker Theuns Stofberg was the skipper that day.

1994 — SA’s batsmen fail again as they lose their third match of a triangular series in Faisalabad, going down by 22 runs to Australia. Chasing 209, only Hansie Cronje got going, scoring 64...

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