The tributes for Joost van der Westhuizen have, quite rightly, poured in from across the rugby world.
He was a great player and Springbok.
I enjoyed watching him play, although only when he wasn’t against England or the Lions – then I wanted him to have an off day (it didn’t happen that often!)
South Africa’s scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen breaks round the side of the scrum past British Lions lock Jeremy Davidson during the Third Test, July 5. South Africa won the match 35:16 but lost the three match series 2:1. SPORT RUGBY
I have found a couple of good clips of Joost in his peak –
Of all the tributes I have read I thought this one from Matt Dawson, who remembers the man and the friend was worth sharing –