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A Fireside chat with two Springboks

Our friends in the UK hosted an online discussion between two former Springboks, Francois Louw (2003W) and Dugald Macdonald (1967W).

25 Feb 2021
United Kingdom
ODs Around the World

Two OD Springbok rugby players who played almost half a century apart, reflect lightheartedly on the evolution of the game and make some predictions for the future. 

Dugald Macdonald (1967W and Springbok team of 1974) and Francois Louw (2003W and a member of the Springboks 2019 RWC Team) discuss how the move from amateur to professional rugby has changed the game, the impact of politics on South African sport then and now, and whether the world is falling out of love with rugby. 


A seminal moment in apartheid sport & politics

Click here to view Dugald's documentary

Francois Louw (2003W) - Springbok Stalwart


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