Louis Luyt tributes scheduled

2013-02-04 11:51
Louis Luyt (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Two tributes have been scheduled following the passing of former South African rugby boss, Dr Louis Luyt on Friday, February 1.

On Wednesday, February 6, a tribute will be held at Simbithi Country Club, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal at 14:30.

On Friday, February 8, there will be a second tribute held at the Tsogo Sun Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg at 14:30.

Those who wish to attend have been requested to confirm with Kelly Burmeister on 032 946 329 or, as space is limited.

Luyt started the The Citizen newspaper in 1976 and was also the mastermind behind the construction of the new Ellis Park Stadium, as well as being at the helm of the Transvaal Rugby Union during the 1980s and early 1990s.

Luyt had struggled with cardiac problems before his death. He was 80.

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