When a South African rugby player runs onto the field, he does so with a team behind him.

So when he finds himself having to adapt to life with a “new normal” after a catastrophic injury, it is once again a team approach needed to lift him up.

The Players’ Fund joins this team, and does so indefinitely.

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National Wills Week 11-15 September 2017

Do you have a will? If not - there is a way! South African National Wills week runs from 11-15 September 2017. An initiative spear-headed by the Law Society of SA which aims to highlight the importance of everyone having a legally drafted will. This ensures that those...

Until we meet Pat Tebbutt again

Judge Patt Tebbutt passed away peacefully in his sleep on 20 May 2017! During his 93 years on earth, he became known as a sharp-shooter blessed with a charming wit that always left an impression on all who he met. His commitment to the Players’ Fund was unwavering and...

Team spirit – extended off the field

On Sunday 20 August the Red Stars team from Redelinghuys traveled into Cape Town to visit their injured team mate – Wiehan Klaasen (26) at Groote Schuur Hospital!! Much like Wiehan, The Players’ Fund relies on a team to play the role of Rugby's Caring Hands. Part of...

KZN show ubuntu spirit for injured rugby player

On 29 June 2017, 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa from Seaview was running down the wing while playing flank for the Northwood  Crusaders 2nd XV against Amanzimtoti. His opponent was in his sights and he had positioning himself for the tackle. Minutes later he was lying on...

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