Rugby Legend James Small Dies

James Small
South Africa's Springboks James Small evades a tackle while he clutches the ball during the Tri-Nations test in Pretoria 23 August. Australia suffered a 61-22 defeat. Picture: AFP/EWN

Former Springbok winger James Small has died at the age of 50.

It’s understood he suffered a heart attack and died at a Johannesburg hospital on Wednesday.

Small played 47 Tests for the Springboks between 1992 and 1997 and was part of the team that won the 1995 Rugby World Cup on home soil.

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