'76 - Second test - The McLook rugby collection It was the pressure that was getting to the Springboks. New Zealand won the pressure battle on three accounts; firstly in the set piece (scrum and lineout); secondly with a better game plan; thirdly, at the breakdowns or tackle area. 14 Aug 76 - South Africa 9 / New Zealand 15
24 July 1976 - South Africa 16 / All Blacks 7 Here is Gerald Bosch being led off by the Springboks team doctor Jack Sweidan –to be replaced by De Wet Ras- 10 minutes before the end. The Springboks gambled heavily with Bosch in this test and he could not do himself justice missing with 5 normally easy penalties for him and with the conversion of Krantz’s try –which hit the upright- and two drop goal attempts. Those long kicks deep to the corners driving the opposition back on their heels…
1st test 26/4/80 Springbok @ Wanders vs Suid Amerika/Pumas. Back row R to L: Naas Botha Johan Strauss Rob Louw Willie du Plessis Ray Mordt Middle Gerrie Germishuys Richard Prentis Theuns Stofberg Louis Moolman Pierre Edwards; Dave Fredrickson; Tommy du Plessis. Front Kevin de Klerk Butch Lochner (manager) Morné du Plessis (Cap) Nelie Smith (Coach) Peter Whipp.
Greatest Rugby World Cup XV: Outside centre profiles - Frank Bunce