Former South Africa World Cup winner Small dies aged 50

FILE PHOTO: New Zealand winger Jonah Lomu attempts to push off his South African opponent James Small (L) during the Rugby World Cup final played at Ellis Park June 24, 1995. South Africa won 15-12 in extra time/File Photo

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Former South Africa World Cup-winning winger James Small died on Wednesday at the age of 50 after suffering a heart attack. Small, a key member of the Springboks side who lifted the 1995 Rugby World Cup trophy, scored 20 tries in 47 tests between 1992 and 1997. Small was praised for […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories