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Today in SA sports history: January 11

1913 — The Springboks score nine tries as they beat France 38-5 in Bordeaux to complete their tour unbeaten in all five Tests. It was also their sixth win in a row, the team’s best run at the time. Winger Boetie McHardy and forward Dougie Morkel scored two tries each.

1936 — Olympic champion Laurie Stevens becomes the first SA fighter to win the British Empire lightweight title when beats Jack “Kid” Berg on points over 12 rounds at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. ..

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