Thursday, 28 July 2011

Sad news

My thoughts are with Bok legend Joost van der Westhuizen who has sadly been given between two and five years to live, after having his motor neuron disease diagnosis confirmed by doctors this week - devastating news for the 40-year-old former Springbok scrum half and his family...

2 comments:

slugso said...

Whoah - I had not heard or read this, Thanks, TF ... though it is sad news. He was a huge player for the Boks and I always enjoyed him battling with Marshall when SA played NZ. Slugso.

tinlegs said...

Just watched him on ESPN playing against the Lions; he was a forward playing as a half-back. That was a hard-fought game and he was the hardest.