Durban - The Sharks join the rest of the South African rugby fraternity in
mourning the sudden loss of Springbok stalwart, James Small.
Small passed away on Wednesday a suspected heart attack. He was 50.
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In a press statement, the Sharks stated: "James was a special character and a true warrior on the field of play and
represented both the Sharks and Springboks with distinction.
never forget his massive contribution and the memories of his involvement in
South Africa's winning 1995 World Cup campaign."
Sharks CEO Gary Teichmann, who was fortunate to have played with and known Small, commented on his passing: "James was a great team man and
friend. I will always cherish the memories we shared both on and off the
"Our sincere condolences are extended to his children and the entire Small
family on their sad loss. Rest in peace James"