Will Joost's memorial be shown on TV?

08 February 2017

If you're not able to get to Lofus for Joost's memorial on Friday...

Joost van der Westhuizen's public memorial service will be broadcast live on Friday 10 February from 12 pm on SuperSport, channel 201.

If you're stuck at work, Supersport.com will also have a live feed to the event, set to start at midday at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Read more: Joost’s family ‘devastated but strong’ as tributes pour in for rugby legend

The memorial is open to the public and fans are advised to arrive early.

It's not yet clear if the memorial will also be broadcast on the public broadcaster's channels, but the SABC told YOU they have requested permission to do so from the Van der Westhuizen family.

Joost tragically passed away at home on Monday after a long battle died from motor neuron disease. He had been rushed to hospital on Saturday.

Read more: Joost: A video tribute to a legend

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