Dave Alston

Dave Alston

Injured: 16 July 1977 at age 17, whilst playing for Rondebosch Boys High School. As you can see from Dave’s injury date, this was three years before the formation of the Players’ Fund. He was subsequently “discovered” by us quite by chance at the end of 2019, 42 years...
Lifa Hlongwa

Lifa Hlongwa

Injured: 29 June 2017 at age 22, whilst playing for Northwood Crusaders RFC in Durban. Soon after his injury, it became very clear to all who knew him, that this unfortunate injury was not going to deter his plans for his future and he simply adjusted his course and...
Sicelo Ngubo

Sicelo Ngubo

Injured: 20 April 2019 at age 32, whilst playing for Lovedale RFC in Op Die Berg, Kouebokkeveld  which is above Ceres. Although from the Eastern Cape, he lived and worked in Op Die Berg as a seasonal worker on a fruit farm. Following the completion of his...
Dano Swart

Dano Swart

Injured: 7 May 2019 at age 18, whilst taking part in the Craven Week U18 trials in Port Elizabeth. At the time he was in G12 at Hoërskool Brandwag in Uitenhage. He spent many weeks in hospital battling medical complications, but his fighting spirit kicked in and he...
Koben Hofmeyr

Koben Hofmeyr

Injured 16th May 2018 at age 15 whilst captaining the U16 Hoërskool Louis Trichart side. He led his team out onto the field against Hoërskool Warmbad in Bela-Bela, Limpopo Province, but after a ferocious tackle that ended badly, he was taken from the field and sadly...
Wiehan Klaasen

Wiehan Klaasen

Injured: 1 July 2017 at age 26, whilst playing for the Red Stars in Redelinghuys, a small farming community between Elands Bay and Piketberg in the Boland region of the Western Cape. Wiehan spent many weeks at the WC Rehab Centre in Cape Town following his injury,...