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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Tsogo Sun renewes commitment to Rugby’s Caring Hands

Tremendous support shown by Tsogo Sun to the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund, the life-line and partners to 107 seriously injured rugby players in SA Recipients of the Players’ Fund once ran onto the rugby field, with their lives changed in an instant as a...

Players Fund thankful for MyPlayers donation

By Dan Lombard The very first BrightRock Player's Choice Awards was held in the City of Gold on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 and boy did it glitter like gold. The Sandton Convention Center was the venue, Jean de Villiers and Boity Thulo were the hosts and the players,...

Lifa Hlongwa – Thundfund Campaign #onestepatatime

Following a freak accident on the rugby field on 29 June, 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa sustained a serious spinal cord injury which left him with a challenging road of recovery in front of him! Since being told that it would be unlikely that he would walk again...

The Players’ Fund went Walking with Brandon

All of the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund recipients were young energetic sportsmen playing rugby. Some of them had hopes of being the next Springbok to rise from their community, some did it as a way of escaping and some just did it for the love of the...

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