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Gerhard Viviers' famous radio commentry of the Sid Nomis intercept try in 1970

Posted by McLook on February 12, 2011 at 11:50 PM 4420 Views

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6:48 AM on July 21, 2011 
Just love this. Listen to the crowd when Nomis scores; they went ballistic. Also notice how out of breath is Gerhard Viviers after his Siddie, Siddie exhaltation.

That; "En hy druk hom langs die pale, langs die pale" expressed in absolute euphoria is pure magic. This man was the voice of Springbok rugby; in a time before television he made the game came alive for the thousands sitting in rural SA listening on their transistor radio's.