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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Latest News

Norman Mbiko – 20 years of service

Norman Mbiko steps down from the Players' Fund board of trustees after serving from 1997-2017. The Players’ Fund has a history deep rooted in South African rugby, which has brought stalwarts of the game to the table of trustees. Legends of the game which feel it their...

Ride 4 Rugby

Change the life of seriously injured rugby players - one pedal at a time... We will be hosting the inaugural ‘Ride 4 Rugby’ mountain bike experience in Caledon in the Western Cape from 8 to 10 October 2017. This exclusive two day stage ride will see a number of SA's...

Braai with the Springboks

Life insurance industry heavyweight, BrightRock, has teamed up with the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund to host The Play the Bounce Braai in Johannesburg on 20 June 2017, just ahead of the third and final Springbok vs France Test Match. This fun event will be...

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