Town - Former Springbok Syd
Nomis passed away on Saturday morning after a heart
attack, SA Rugby has
He was 76-years-old.
Nomis, who could operate as both
a wing and a centre, played in 25 Test matches between 1967 and 1972 and scored
six tries in his international career.
Born in Johannesburg, Nomis is considered
one of the great Jewish rugby players of all time and he was inducted into the
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.
According to a Sport24 report back in 2010, Nomis had
to have his left leg amputated after contracting pneumonia while on holiday in
"Our thoughts and
condolences are with his family and friends," SA Rugby said via its