Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Reason: South Africa is now the only country in the world to have hosted the Soccer, Cricket and Rugby World Cup! Photo: The Springboks, winners of the Rugby World Cup 1995 in South Africa. This event inspired the movie, Invictus, in which Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman played the leads.

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Reason: South Africa is now the only country in the world to have hosted the Soccer, Cricket and Rugby World Cup! Photo: The Springboks, winners of the Rugby World Cup 1995 in South Africa. This event inspired the movie, Invictus, in which Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman played the leads.

Joost van der Westhuizen (born 20 February 1971) is a South African former rugby union player who played as a scrum-half for the national team. He played in the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. His honours include the Currie Cup twice (1998 & 2002), a Tri-Nations title (1998) and the World Cup (1995). In July 2004 he joined Supersport as a commentator. His contract with the channel was later terminated.[1]

Joost van der Westhuizen (born 20 February 1971) is a South African former rugby union player who played as a scrum-half for the national team. He played in the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. His honours include the Currie Cup twice (1998 & 2002), a Tri-Nations title (1998) and the World Cup (1995). In July 2004 he joined Supersport as a commentator. His contract with the channel was later terminated.[1]

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://www.espnscrum.com/PICTURES/CMS/6800/6890.2.jpg

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://www.espnscrum.com/PICTURES/CMS/6800/6890.2.jpg

Joost van der Westhuizen: (born 20 February 1971) is a former South African rugby player who was the Springboks' first choice scrum-half in the mid-to-late 1990s and early 2000s. He was capped 89 times for the Springboks and scored 38 tries. His career test try tally of 38 makes him the scrum-half with the most tries in Test Rugby. In 2011 he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and has only an 80% chance of living for two to five years from diagnosis.

Joost van der Westhuizen: (born 20 February 1971) is a former South African rugby player who was the Springboks' first choice scrum-half in the mid-to-late 1990s and early 2000s. He was capped 89 times for the Springboks and scored 38 tries. His career test try tally of 38 makes him the scrum-half with the most tries in Test Rugby. In 2011 he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and has only an 80% chance of living for two to five years from diagnosis.

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

This Day in History: South African Springbok Rugby Player, Joost van der Westhuizen, is born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Joost van der Westhuizen captained the Springboks in 1999 and 2003. Joost has a good captaincy record with 8 win from 10 Tests. (Gallo Images)

Joost van der Westhuizen captained the Springboks in 1999 and 2003. Joost has a good captaincy record with 8 win from 10 Tests. (Gallo Images)

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