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.