Columnists 23.8.2017 01:25 pm

RIP Pinetree: they don’t make them like that now

Sir Colin fell victim to cancer at the age of 81, but remained a legend among South African rugby followers as perhaps the fiercest of all the All Black opponents the Springboks were to face.

It was one of those poignant moments in time that typifies the comradeship of the game of rugby union that the death of Pinetree Meads would cause such a sad hiatus in the discussion of the merits of the 37-15 victory the Boks had registered over Argentina among the usual gathering.

RIP Pinetree: they don’t make them like that now
RIP Pinetree: they don’t make them like that now

RIP Pinetree: they don’t make them like that now

Sir Colin fell victim to cancer at the age of 81, but remained a legend among South African rugby followers as perhaps the fiercest of all the All Black opponents the Springboks were to face.

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