Joost van der Westhuizen was one the best scrumhalves to ever set foot on a rugby field. On the fourth anniversary of his death, here’s a look at what made him one of the best ever.
Tries from Joost van der Westhuizen, Percy Montgomery, Andre Snyman and Pieter Rossouw helped the Springboks to a 35-16 victory over the British & Irish Lions at Ellis Park during their 1997 tour to South Africa.
Joost van der Westhuizen and Fourie du Preez are arguably two of the greatest scrumhalves in the history of the game. If you had to choose only one in your ultimate team, who would it be?
Springbok scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen had a spectacular duel with All Blacks wing Jonah Lomu during the 1995 World Cup final.
A new study shows people playing top-level contact sport are eight-and-a-half times more likely to develop motor neuron disease.