South African scrum-half Joost Van Der Westhuizen is tackled by French props Pieter De Villiers and Jean-Jacques Crenca during a rugby test match in 2001 at the Stade de France, Paris. Photo: AFP

South African World Cup winner Joost van der Westhuizen dies at 45

Springbok legend, who was the scrumhalf for his team during their World Cup triumph in 1995, dies from neurone disease

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South African scrum-half Joost Van Der Westhuizen is tackled by French props Pieter De Villiers and Jean-Jacques Crenca during a rugby test match in 2001 at the Stade de France, Paris. Photo: AFP
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