WhenåÊErrol TobiasåÊwas selected for the Springbok rugby team there was an immediate uproar. He became our first black Springbok in 1980 ‰ÛÒ in the middle of South Africa‰۪s isolation from international sport and growing protest action against the government. InåÊErrol Tobias: Pure GoldåÊhe talks openly about his sporting career: from childhood to the great moments in the green and gold. Here are the joys, the losses, and the controversy.
The truth behind legendary rugby matches is revealed, such as the South American tour where Tobias broke a world record, and the disastrous New Zealand tour that was overshadowed by protests against the Springboks. He writes about his close friendship with fellow Springbok legendåÊRob Louw, and the unwavering support ofåÊDanie ‰Û÷Doc‰۪ Craven. Tobias also gives his opinion on the quota system of today.
Many others have talked aboutåÊErrol TobiasåÊand his effect on South African rugby. Here is his side of the story.
Date Released:åÊ01 September 2015
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