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24 October 1999 – Jannie de Beer sets a new world record

On this day in South Africa's history: 24 October 1999

Jannie de Beer and Joost van der Westhuizen
Joost van der Westhuizen celebrates with Jannie de Beer.
The Springbok rugby team beats England 44-21 on the Stade de France, Paris, in the World Cup … Continue Reading ››

The South African Haka

Haka - South African style
Na 'n lang verwisseling van e-mail tussen Trivia SA en die NZ Rugby-unie, is die Maori-vertaling van die All Blacks se haka uiteindelik bekend gemaak. Nou kan enige Suid Afrikaner lekker saam haka.

Marnitz Boshoff is ‘n yster

Marnitz Boshoff Lions fly-half Marnitz Boshoff was his team's hero on Saturday 22 February 2014 with a personal haul of 29 points. His three drop-goals sees him join a special group of only three other Super Rugby players who have achieved this feat in Super Rugby … Continue Reading ››

Jan Ellis had a pudding named after him

Springbok legend Jan Ellis Jan Ellis pudding is basically a baked sponge pudding that's covered in a creamy syrup. Jan Ellis was the most capped Springbok rugby player (he played flank) when he retired, with thirty-eight caps to his name. Huisgenoot phoned Jan's wife Hyla in Bronkhorstspruit … Continue Reading ››

Die wit kaart in rugby

Wit kaart
Daar is lank bespiegel oor die betekenis van die nuwe wit kaart in rugby... (Captioned by Trivia SA)