Blast from the past: Bafana swoop to beat Super Eagles

Sport

Blast from the past: Bafana swoop to beat Super Eagles

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: November 17

1906 — Playing with 10 debutants, the Springboks engage in their first Test outside SA as they take on Scotland in Glasgow. But they go down 0-6 as their opponents score two unconverted tries. Seven of the eight forwards were international first-timers, and even SA captain Paddy Carolin was playing in only his second Test. Carolin’s halfback partner, Uncle Dobbin, was in his third.

1992 — SA’s cricketers play to a draw against India in Durban in the first Test of their first home series in 22 years. Captain Kepler Wessels scored 118 in SA’s first innings of 254...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times Daily subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times Daily content.

Sunday Times Daily

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

You have reached the end of the Edition.