Post by Greig Blanchett
Just been reading some old threads and saw this name as a former
Too bad he wasn't current era. Imagine if he'd done a Tiaan Strauss
and emigrated to Australia. The commentators would have had a field
Great player. Part of the famous Bok side that won a series in SA.
Flanker - Only about 80 odd kg and less than 6 foot. Small but not
tiny by those days standards.
Came from a wealthy family in the Natal Midlands
Died in a 'shooting accident' when he was in his 30s
It seems (only seen one source) the real story was that he got shot by
the jealous boyfriend/husband of the woman he was seeing.