Tragic loss for Jantjies brothers

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content on 28 Jan 2013 at 10:00
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There was some sad news over the weekend, with various news sources revealing that Thomas Jantjies, the 46-year-old father of flyhalves Elton and Tony, passed away in tragic circumstances on Saturday.

Jantjies senior, a warrant officer in the SANDF, died in hospital after being stung by a bee. He has been cited as a tremendous influence on the careers of both of his young sons; elder brother Elton made his Springbok test debut last year and has recently joined the Stormers for Super Rugby, whilst Tony, still under 21, plays for the Blue Bulls and featured for the victorious Junior Springbok side in 2012.

We’d like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Jantjies family, as well as all their friends, on the untimely passing of Thomas.


  • very tragic . good luck to the Family .

  • Comment 1, posted at 28.01.13 10:05:28 by Zibbie Reply
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  • Sad sad news, my thoughts are with them.

  • Comment 2, posted at 28.01.13 10:14:33 by G West Reply
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  • 🙁

  • Comment 3, posted at 28.01.13 10:16:45 by Pokkel Reply
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  • All the best to the family.

  • Comment 4, posted at 28.01.13 10:23:47 by King Shark Reply
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  • Really sad. My condolences to the family

  • Comment 5, posted at 28.01.13 10:37:22 by Bokhoring Reply
  • My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

  • Comment 6, posted at 28.01.13 11:12:01 by ChrisS Reply
  • Sad news indeed! My condolences to the Jantjies family. From the little I know of him it sounds like he was a really good guy.

  • Comment 7, posted at 28.01.13 11:32:20 by vanmartin Reply
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  • condolences to the Jantjies family…

  • Comment 8, posted at 28.01.13 14:26:29 by SharksRTB Reply


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