Chester Williams of South Africa breaks away from Felipe Contepomi of Argentina  during a Test match in Buenos Aires on November 12th, 2000. Photograph: Fabian Gredillas/AFP/Getty Images

Chester Williams Born: August 8th, 1970 Died: September 6th, 2019 In 1994, one year after he had won his first cap for South Africa and become only t(...)

Chester Williams scored four tries in South Africa’s 42-14 1995 quarter-final win over Western Samoa. Photograph: Getty

The 1995 Rugby World Cup is remembered not only for of the rugby but also because of what it symbolised for a post-Apartheid South Africa. Indeed, th(...)

Canada captain Gareth Rees trudges off after being shown a red card during Canada’s 20-0 loss to South Africa at the 1995 World Cup. Photograph: Getty

Hosts South Africa were at the heart of most of the 1995 World Cup’s greatest moments, as they rose to the top of the world and united a nation. But w(...)