Former Springbok winger Chester Williams has died

Former Springbok wing Chester Williams died on Friday. The World Cup winner was the coach of the University of the Western Cape's rugby team.
Former Springbok wing Chester Williams died on Friday. The World Cup winner was the coach of the University of the Western Cape's rugby team.
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Springbok World Cup-winning winger Chester Williams has died.

The University of the Western Cape confirmed his death on Friday evening. Williams was the coach of the university's rugby team. A full statement would be issued, the university said.

A source close to Williams' wife said that the star winger from the Springbok's iconic 1995 Rugby World Cup triumph reportedly died of a heart attack.

This is a developing story.


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