White doves released as Joost's memorial service closes

2017-02-10 15:00

A recap of the public memorial service for former Springbok great, Joost van der Westhuizen.

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Last Updated at 13:59
10 Feb 14:57  

MEMORIAL CEREMONY CLOSES

The memorial service for Joost van der Westhuizen has drawn to a close with the release of dozens of white doves.

A touching tribute to the man who gave all South African rugby fans countless never-to-be-forgotten memories.

RIP, Joost...

10 Feb 14:56  

CASKET CARRIED OUT THE STADIUM

10 Feb 14:51  

FLOWERS ON THE CASKET

10 Feb 14:47  

SAPS PAY TRIBUTE

10 Feb 14:15  

JOOST'S HEART LIES DEEP AT LOFTUS

10 Feb 14:15  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Riana van Wijk...

10 Feb 14:14  

FIKILE MBALULA TAKES TO THE STAGE

10 Feb 14:13  

FIKILE MBALULA TAKES TO THE STAGE

10 Feb 14:08  

PJ POWERS BELTS OUT 'WORLD IN UNION'

10 Feb 14:06  

PJ POWERS - FLASHBACK TO 1995

10 Feb 14:03  

DAD'S LITTLE PRINCESS

10 Feb 13:58  

HONOUR, SALUTE

10 Feb 13:57  

JOOST'S LOVE FOR HIS CHILDREN

10 Feb 13:56  

AMOR TAKES TO THE PODIUM

10 Feb 13:54  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Look at the springbokkie in the background.

Well played Tenille van Eeden (from Dubai!)

10 Feb 13:53  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Sheethal Nandkissor...

10 Feb 13:47  

NOT A DRY EYE IN THE STADIUM

10 Feb 13:46  

FANS WATCH ON FROM THE STANDS

10 Feb 13:39  

1995 SPRINGBOK RUGBY WORLD CUP SKIPPER FRANCOIS PIENAAR

10 Feb 13:39  

1995 SPRINGBOK RUGBY WORLD CUP SKIPPER FRANCOIS PIENAAR

10 Feb 13:34  

1995 SPRINGBOK RUGBY WORLD CUP SKIPPER FRANCOIS PIENAAR

10 Feb 13:34  

1995 SPRINGBOK RUGBY WORLD CUP SKIPPER FRANCOIS PIENAAR

10 Feb 13:33  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

RIP JOOST Thank you/Dankie

Well played Yolande van Wijk...

10 Feb 13:31  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

RIP Joost. Gone but never forgotten

Well played Zenda Liebenberg...

10 Feb 13:30  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

RIP Joost.

Well played FET unit Vereeniging... 

10 Feb 13:28  

TEARS IN THE STADIUM NO DOUBT

10 Feb 13:27  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Jacky Duminy ...

10 Feb 13:26  

EMOTIONAL WORDS FROM JOOST'S BROTHER PIETER...

10 Feb 13:26  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Auto Investments Centurion...

10 Feb 13:25  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Kelly Wathen...

10 Feb 13:24  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Denys Pedro...

10 Feb 13:23  

WELL PLAYED WIMPY!

10 Feb 13:22  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Donve Wessels...

10 Feb 13:21  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Lizandi Butler...

10 Feb 13:19  

JOOST'S BROTHER TAKES TO THE PODIUM

10 Feb 13:16  

OFFICIAL FUNERAL FOR JOOST

President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late former Springbok captain Joost van der Westhuizen.

10 Feb 13:15  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

StonCor Africa dresses in honor of Joost van der Westhuizen today. Showing our support for his family and appreciation of his invaluable contribution to South African sport and especially MND awareness worldwide. Because legends never die.

Well played StonCor Africa...

10 Feb 13:14  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

Sending condolences from Geneva, Switzerland 

Well played Michael Wild... 

10 Feb 13:13  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Darel van Dyk...

10 Feb 13:11  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

We all have a rugby heart, Joost just provided the tempo it had to beat at.  The boertjie from Pretoria that did what he loved, and we loved to watch. Rest now, you deserve it.

Well played Tobias B. Lombard and Cathrine Westraadt...

10 Feb 13:10  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD AND BLUE!

Well played Sam Mange ...

10 Feb 13:09  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Well played Michelle Roupa and Comair Limited...

10 Feb 13:08  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Salute JOOST !!!! RIP LEGEND  

Well played Inka le Roux J.P Roos Mariette Roos Chris van den Heever...

10 Feb 13:07  

JOOST FAN IN GREEN AND GOLD

Wish to be at Loftus today, so disappointed. You are a true Inspiration. RIP, you will be sorely missed

Well played Sheryll Rix...

10 Feb 13:06  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

Condolences. He was the best of the best!

Well played SAPS..

10 Feb 13:04  
10 Feb 13:04  

JOOST FANS IN GREEN AND GOLD

My bestie and I in honour of  a rugby legend! May green and gold be strength for his children during this sad time in their life.

Well played Melanie Lahner ...

10 Feb 12:59  

CELEBRATION OF LIFE...

10 Feb 12:57  

CASKET COVERED IN SA FLAG

10 Feb 12:48  

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