Tributes Pour in for South Africa's Rugby Great Joost

Tributes from government, sporting bodies, rugby players and fans have been pouring in after the passing of Joost van der Westhuizen, Springbok rugby scrumhalf and captain, who died from motor neuron disease. President Jacob Zuma announced during his State of the Nation address that an official provincial funeral will be held for Joost.

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    President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences on the passing of South African rugby legend and former Springbok captain, Joost van der… Read more »

Joost van der Westhuizen, South African rugby legend


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