UWC to remember late William’s gentle, determined manner

The 49-year-old passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack.

Springbok icon Chester Williams. Picture: Chester Williams Facebook page.

CAPE TOWN - Tributes continue to pour in for the late former Springbok legend Chester Williams.

The 49-year-old passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack.

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) where Williams was head of rugby said he will be remembered for his gentle yet determined manner.

UWC's Rector and Vice-Chancellor Tyrone Pretorius said: “It is with great sadness and shock that we have heard that Chester Williams, our head of rugby, has died. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.”