WATCH: Memorial service for the late Chester Williams

The life of former Springbok and 1995 Rugby World Cup winner, Chester Williams is being celebrated, at a special memorial service at the University of Western Cape.

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CAPE TOWN - The life of former Springbok and 1995 Rugby World Cup winner, Chester Williams is being celebrated, at a special memorial service at the University of Western Cape.

He died of a suspected heart attack last week.

The former Springbok player was the head coach of University of Western Cape varsity cup team.

READ: Boks mourn loss of Chester Williams

Williams was the first black player to represent Springboks after readmission

He featured prominently in the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad.  

He played 27 test matches and scored 14 tries between 1993 and 2000.

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