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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Charles sets his sights on the green and gold

Fund recipient Charles Oppelt was injured in a rugby match in 2002 at the age of 17 while in grade 10.  From the West Coast town of Mamre in the Western Cape, the reality of being permanently paralysed and wheelchair bound was understandably very difficult for Charles...

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