Latest articles on Joost Van Der Westhuizen

Joost van der Westhuizen: A mixture of mischief and instinct

The maverick scrumhalf is not only an example of how to play a bigger game but how he dealt with adversity is also a lesson to all of us

Springboks legend Joost van der Westhuizen fights for his life

The former rugby captain was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 2011.

Emotional reunion for ’95 Springbok team

Members of the 1995 World Cup Springbok squad gathered for a reunion marking the 20-year anniversary when they beat the All Blacks 15-12.

Joost to receive clinical treament in the US

Former Springbok captain Joost Van der Westhuizen is heading to the US to participate in clinical studies in connection with his MND diagnosis.

Joost ‘disappointed’ but accepting of court ruling on book

Joost van der Westhuizen says he has accepted the court decision to dismiss an application to stop the publication on a book about him.

Court gives ‘Joost & Amor’ book the green light

A judge has dismissed Joost van der Westhuizen's application to stop the publication of a book about him and his wife Amor Vittone, say reports.

Joost book: ‘A line has to be drawn somewhere’

Despite 10 000 copies of it already having been printed, Joost van der Westhuizen has requested an interdict to prohibit the book's distribution.

Joost’s bid to stop book delayed

Joost's urgent court application to stop the publication and distribution of a book about him and his wife Amor Vittone will be heard on Wednesday.

Joost attempts to halt book about marriage to Amor

Former Springbok player Joost van der Westhuizen is off to court to prevent the publication of a book about his relationship with Amor Vittone.

A terrible disease made famous by Joost

It is a tragedy that it takes a sporting hero to be struck down by a life-threatening disease to create public awareness of the condition.

Bok skipper offers support to Van der Westhuizen

John Smit says the Springboks will do anything they can to support Joost van der Westhuizen after he was given between two and five years to live.

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