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How the Springboks divided Australia: Margaret Preston

October 3rd, 2016

Episode 495 of 662 episodes

Anti-Apartheid protestors, Rugby Union fans and the police clashed heavily around Australia during the highly controversial 1971 Springbok tour. Ever since the 1960s, international sporting bodies and various sporting organisations began preventing their athletes from competing against South Africa until their teams were chosen on merit, and not race. But Australia was not one of those nations.

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