Curse of the Springboks strikes again as FIFTH member of World Cup winning team dies in freak accident

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World-Cup winning South African star Hannes Strydom has died in a car crash aged 58. Styrdom was part of the Springboks side that won the World Cup after beating New Zealand all the way back in 1995. The victory came just a year after the end of apartheid and was immortalised in the 2009 film Invictus. Strydom was a second-row and has been described as ‘one of the great locks of his generation’ following his death. He is the fifth member of the side to die. Ruben Kruger died of brain cancer in 2010, with Joost van der Westhuizen dying aged 45 two years later after suffering with motor neurone …

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