DURBAN - A warrior on the field of play.
That's former Springbok and Sharks rugby legend James Small, 50 whose sudden death of a heart attack has sent shockwaves through the world of rugby today.
Spokesperson for the Cell C Sharks, Novashni Chetty said: "The Sharks join the South African rugby fraternity in mourning the loss of Springbok and Sharks legend James Small.
“He was a warrior on the field of play and represented both the Sharks and Springboks.
"We will never forget his role in the 1995 Rugby World Cup and his contribution to rugby as a whole. We send our condolences to his family."