• July 18, 1998: Joost van der Westhuizen in action during the Tri-Nations match against Australia at the Subiaco Oval in Perth. South Africa won the match 14-13 (David Rogers/Allsport)
  • Van der Westhuizen hoists the trophy after the Currie Cup final match between Blue Bulls (24) and Western Province (20) at Loftus Versfeld on October 31, 1998. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen dives over for a try during the Tri-Nations match between South Africa and New Zealand at Loftus Versfeld on August 7, 1999. The All Blacks won 34-18. (Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)
  • Joost van der Westhuizen and Bobby Skinstad pose for a cover shoot (Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)
  • Portrait of Joost van der Westhuizen (Dave Rogers /Allsport)
  • Joost van der Westhuizen lifted by team-mates on October 26, 2002 after the Currie Cup final between Lions and Blue Bulls at Ellis Park (Tertius Pickard/Gallo Images)
  • June 14, 2003, South Africa v Scotland at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa (Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen during the Rugby World Cup warm-up match between Springboks and Free State Cheetahs on September 26, 2003 in Bloemfontein (Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen poses for the camera during a feature in Cape Town (David Rogers/Allsport)
  • An emotional Van der Westhuizen watches the Rugby Championship match between Springboks and All Blacks at FNB Stadium on October 6, 2012 (Duif du Toit /Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen takes to the field during the Rugby Championship match between South Africa and New Zealand at Ellis Park on October 4, 2014 (Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen with his children, Kylie and Jordan on October 18, 2014 at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens (Herman Verwey/Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen during an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Springboks' epic 1995 Rugby World Cup win on June 24, 2015 at Ellis Park (Felix Dlangamandla/Gallo Images)
  • Van der Westhuizen during an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Springboks' epic 1995 Rugby World Cup win on June 24, 2015 at Ellis Park (Felix Dlangamandla/Gallo Images)