Springboks to honor late Chester Williams in RWC opener

Rugby Sep 20, 2019

Springboks to honor late Chester Williams in RWC opener

The Springboks are to pay homage to late 1995 Rugby World Cup winner Chester Williams with his image printed on their jerseys for their tournament opener against New Zealand on Saturday. "He is really inspirational to all of us as a team," South Africa captain ...

Springboks legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies at 45

More Sports / Rugby Feb 6, 2017

Springboks legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies at 45

Joost van der Westhuizen, who won the 1995 Rugby World Cup with South Africa as Nelson Mandela looked on, has died after a six-year-battle with motor neuron disease. He was 45. South Africa Rugby announced the death Monday. The scrumhalf distinguished himself in the epic final ...