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Adversity and reality overshadow Springboks on Ellis Park's day of nostalgia

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The All Blacks retained the Mandela Trophy. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)
The All Blacks retained the Mandela Trophy. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

Ellis Park once again proved itself as the most appropriate venue to host the marquee fixture on the South African rugby calendar. But amidst all the nostalgia and optimism, the Springboks and their fans were once again reminded that those emotions can't always trump adversity, writes Heinz Schenk. 

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