Former Springbok winger Chester Williams has died

Former Springbok wing Chester Williams died on Friday. The Rugby World Cup 1995 winner is seen here with the Webb Ellis Cup during a 2014 promotional tour.
Former Springbok wing Chester Williams died on Friday. The Rugby World Cup 1995 winner is seen here with the Webb Ellis Cup during a 2014 promotional tour.
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Springbok World Cup-winning winger Chester Williams has died.

The University of the Western Cape confirmed his death on Friday evening. Williams was the coach of the university's rugby team. A full statement would be issued, the university said.

A source close to Williams' wife told TimesLIVE that the star winger from the Springboks' iconic 1995 Rugby World Cup triumph reportedly died of a heart attack.

This is a developing story.


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