Seamus Reynolds

Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA • 8:16 PM Local Time

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Seamus Reynolds

Category Documentaries
Language English (South African)
Voice Age Middle Aged (35-54)
Description An excerpt from Try Revolution, a documentary about the 1981 Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand.
Transcript Note: Transcripts are automatically transcribed and may contain errors.
New Zealand's rugby ties with South Africa had caused controversy before the international community was trying to pressure the apartheid government to change by isolating it. Sporting links were being cut and South Africa was banned from the Olympics in 1964. So when the All Blacks toured the republic and 76 the rest of Africa was so angry they chose to boycott the Montreal Olympics rather than compete alongside New Zealand.