South Africa’s first black rugby captain Siya Kolisi may have made an even more positive impact on unity in the country than the iconic gesture of Nelson Mandela donning a Springboks jersey for the 1995 World Cup final, former flyhalf Joel Stransky says.
Mourners have hailed rugby legend Chester Williams as a hero, a gentleman and a unifier. The former Springbok wing died last week at the age of 49 from a suspected heart attack.
Former Springbok and Western Cape rugby player, Chester Williams’ special provincial official funeral is underway at the Newlands Rugby Stadium.
Former Springbok and Western Cape rugby player, Chester Williams, will receive a special provincial official funeral on Saturday at the Newlands Rugby Stadium.
Former Springboks captain and lock forward Victor Matfield has described the late Chester Williams as a great rugby ambassador to the South Africans and believes he will be sorely missed by those he has left behind.