Factfile: Joost van der Westhuizen

2017-02-06 16:00
Joost van der Westhuizen (File)

Cape Town - Factfile for Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen who died on Monday aged 45.

Full name: Joost van der Westhuizen

Date of birth: February 20 1971

Place of birth: Pretoria

Position: Scrumhalf

Test caps: 89 (1993-2003)

Test points: 190 (38 tries)

First Test: Argentina (Buenos Aires, November 1993) 

Last Test: New Zealand (Melbourne, November 2003) 

Test honours: 1995 Rugby World Cup winner, 1998 Tri-Nations winner

Super Rugby team: Bulls

Super Rugby caps: 61 (1996-2003)

Currie Cup team: Blue Bulls


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