Look out! 82-year-old granny crashes Springbok training

2018-05-29 13:36

Cape Town - In a light-hearted - and thankfully non-serious - moment at the Springboks' training session in Johannesburg on Tuesday, an 82-year-old grandmother made a "memorable" entrance.

Rassie Erasmus' squad were busy preparing at St Stithians College for their one-off Test against Wales in Washington DC on Saturday (kick-off at 23:00 SA time) - and the three-Test series against England which follows immediately thereafter - when the granny literally crashed proceedings.

The octogenarian drove her Chevy Spark into a ditch, requiring a flatbed tow truck to help extricate the car.

Despite a few tears, she escaped unharmed.

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