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Blast from the past: Boks bliksem England in Bloemfontein


Blast from the past: Boks bliksem England in Bloemfontein

Today in SA sports history: May 26

Sports reporter

1956 — The Springboks play their first away Test against Australia in nearly two decades and win 9-0 in Sydney. Centre Jeremy Nel and flanker Daan Retief scored the tries, with skipper and fullback, Basie Vivier, adding a penalty. 

1999 — Lance Klusener takes five wickets as SA beats Kenya at Amstelveen by seven wickets to remain unbeaten in the World Cup. They dismissed Kenya for 152 and then reached the target at the end of the 41st over, with Jacques Kallis top-scoring with an unbeaten 44. 

2002 — Frantz Kruger, the reigning Commonwealth Games champion from 1998 and the Olympic bronze medallist from the 2000 Games in Sydney, sets the South African discus record at a meet in France, going 70.32m. ..

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