Hugo Porta

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 Former Springboks player Errol Tobias during an interview about his new book in  September, 2015. Photograph:  Nasief Manie/Foto24/ Gallo Images/Getty Images

On the May 30th, 1981, Errol Tobias became the first black man to play for the Springboks, debuting at the age of 31 against Ireland. Before kick-off,(...)

Argentina’s Hugo Porta in action with Ireland’s Kenny Murphy in 1990. ‘I have always felt in Ireland things are just that little bit more fun and the people are so lovely,’ says Porta. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Argentina’s greatest rugby player Hugo Porta is still directing operations beautifully, just not from outhalf. At 68 years old he is doing it off the (...)