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Rugby-Former Springbok player James Small has died at 50


Devdiscourse News Desk Johannesburg
Updated: 10-07-2019 18:30 IST
Rugby-Former Springbok player James Small has died at 50

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Former Springbok winger James Small has died of a heart attack in a Johannesburg hospital at the age of 50, according to media reports.

James Small was a former South African rugby player who made his international debut in 1992 against the All Blacks. His final appearance was against Scotland in 1997.

Besides being a rugby player, Small was also engaged in other businesses. He worked as a model and owned a number of restaurants including Café Caprice in Camps Bay.

He was part of Springbok when it won 1995 World Cup on home soil.

Small is the third member of the Springbok team to have died. Ruben Kruger died from brain cancer in 2010 and Joost van der Westhuizen from motor neuron disease in 2017.

This is a developing story.

COUNTRY : South Africa

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