What was said on Twitter after the Springbok legend passed away on Friday.
— Breyton Paulse (@BreytonPaulse) September 6, 2019
My childhood hero💔 I still can’t believe it…gone way too soon😢
My condolences go out to Chester’s family and close friends🙏🏽
Rest In Peace Chester Williams
Legend 🙌🏽#RIPChessie pic.twitter.com/8Xupmtfbei
— JP Pietersen (@jppietersen14) September 6, 2019
Jonah electrified rugby
Chester electrocuted racism.
Two legends gone too soon.
— Scotty Stevenson (@sumostevenson) September 6, 2019
Absolutely gutted to hear about Chester William’s passing. Our heartfelt condolences to Maria, children and family. I bumped into Chessie yesterday and he was so excited about @FNBUWCRugby preseason. Chessie made a profound impact on my life and his legacy will live on.
— 1+1=5 (@paultreu) September 6, 2019
Came from the 95 BOK group passed from a heart attack! Rip My Buddy one of the greats 🙏🙏😢😢😢😢😢😢😢
— Rob Louw (@roblouw6) September 6, 2019
Such sad news to hear of the passing of Chester Williams. RIP Chester. Thoughts and prayers to family
— Jacques Kallis (@jacqueskallis75) September 6, 2019
Sad sad news about chessie… rip brotherman!! 😢 thoughts with maria and the kids.
— Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) September 6, 2019
The most terrible news… in a rugbyworldcup
Another Springbok from the Class of 1995 succumbed to a heart attack on Friday afternoon.
Rest in Peace, Chessie…
Chester Mornay Williams
8 August 1970 – 6… https://t.co/sd3ZJG10W1
— IG: blitzbokke7s (@BlitzBokke) September 6, 2019
Another huge blow to the rugby family and our country, with the passing of Chester Williams. Talented player, family man, loved by the community, our hearts are bleeding😔Mooi loop my broer🙏
— Kobus Wiese (@4KobusWiese) September 6, 2019
Our deepest condolences to the extended family of Chester Williams. You have spent a short time at @FNBUWCRugby but made a massive impact. Rest well, #Legend @GasantAbarder @UWCSport @UWConline pic.twitter.com/LRZ0kZ8SL0
— FNB UWC Rugby (@FNBUWCRugby) September 6, 2019
— Maties Rugby (@maties_rugby) September 6, 2019
— SuperSport (@SuperSportTV) September 6, 2019
RIP Chester – all our love Maria, to you and the kids – Chester will be remembered and surely be missed by us all
— Schalk Burger (@skalabrak) September 6, 2019
Devastating news. Rest in Peace, Chester Williams.
— Springboks (@Springboks) September 6, 2019
— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) September 6, 2019
— Jacques Burger (@Nabasboer) September 6, 2019
Heartbroken to hear of Chester’s passing 💔😢 inspirational and larger than life in so many ways.
— Bryan Habana (@BryanHabana) September 6, 2019
Rest well Chester 🙏🏽
— Beuran Hendricks (@Beuran_H13) September 6, 2019
Chester Williams. You did so much for the sport of rugby in South Africa, from the grassroots to the top you’ve been an exemplary role model of the game. Thank you for your humility and patience with all those you encountered. Rest In Peace.🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/loZgqECPof
— Maps Maponyane (@MapsMaponyane) September 6, 2019
Everyone at England Rugby is saddened to hear of the passing of Rugby World Cup winner Chester Williams.
Our thoughts are with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/DWJW0A1mM1
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) September 6, 2019
— Brian Mujati (@MujatiBrewing) September 6, 2019
I was 14 and in high school.That was the 1st time i actually watch a full game of rugby and it was in SA,that was all because of Mr Chester Williams. RIP #Legend 🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Steven Pienaar (@therealstevenpi) September 6, 2019
Devastating news about Chester. My heart goes out to Maria and the rest of the family.
Watching him playing for the Boks as the only black player made me believe that IT WAS POSSIBLE.
I will be eternally grateful for the opportunities he afforded me.
Rest In Peace my hero pic.twitter.com/6AK4AvbOvX
— Tonderai Chavhanga (@tchavhanga) September 6, 2019
Shocking news: @Springboks World Cup winner Chester Williams has died aged 49. It has been reported he suffered a heart attack. Fourth member of the ‘95 final starting XV to have passed away.
— Martin Gillingham (@MartGillingham) September 6, 2019
A fantastic player on the pitch and a great person off it.
— British & Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) September 6, 2019
The @CellC Sharks join the rest of South Africa in mourning the loss of Springbok legend Chester Williams.
Chester was a beacon of hope and a great ambassador for the game.
Our sincere condolences are extended to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/jiXdrptD9z
— The Sharks (@TheSharksZA) September 6, 2019
Every person of colour that’s ever worn a Springbok shirt owes a lot to that man…
— Brian Mujati (@MujatiBrewing) September 6, 2019
Not you too Chester? How can we forget the symbolic role you played with the team in winning us the historic 1995 Rugby World Cup. Your impact both on and off the field in forging unity amongst all South Africans remains your greatest legacy. Siyabonga. Sithi ndlelanhle. pic.twitter.com/nEu8pYqq7W
— Cyril Ramaphosa 🇿🇦 (@CyrilRamaphosa) September 6, 2019
We would like to extend our condolences to the loss of former Springbok legend Chester Williams. He was 49. South Africa has lost another great giant. May his soul rest in peace. #RIPChester pic.twitter.com/JDUkphFL9p
— South African Government (@GovernmentZA) September 6, 2019
— WP RUGBY (@WP_RUGBY) September 6, 2019
The Isuzu Southern Kings family is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Springbok legend, Chester Williams.
You were a hero to so many and inspired a nation.
We can only thank you for the role you have played.
Gone too soon.
We will miss you, Chester. pic.twitter.com/JkpsXVRqjD
— Isuzu Southern Kings (@SouthernKingsSA) September 6, 2019