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Habana into top five

Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:45
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Record-breaking Springbok wing Bryan Habana has joined the half-ton club.

The Bok flyer, who scored twice in South Africa's 56-23 demolition of Samoa in Pretoria on Saturday, has moved into the top five of the all-time top try-scorers list.

His 50 tries, in 86 Tests, is now 12 better than second-placed Joost van der Westhuizen (89 Tests) on the all-time South African list.

Most tries in Test rugby:
69 - Daisuke Ohata, Japan
64 - David Campese, Australia
60 - Shane Williams, Wales/Lions
55 - x - Hirotoki Onozawa, Japan
50 - x - Bryan Habana, South Africa
50 - Rory Underwood, England/Lions
49 - Doug Howlett, New Zealand
47 - x - Brian O'Driscoll, Ireland/Lions
46 - Christian Cullen, New Zealand
46 - Joe Rokocoko, New Zealand
44 - Jeff Wilson, New Zealand
41 - Gareth Thomas, Wales/Lions
40 - Chris Latham, Australia
      
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