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...
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,...
Gershwin Fortune

Gershwin Fortune

Injured: 10 March 2018 at age 25, whilst playing for Goodwood Rugby Club in a friendly in Greyton, Western Cape. A big tackle caused him to break his leg badly which also damaged the main artery behind his knee, resulting in an above knee amputation. Once he was...
William Hendricks

William Hendricks

Injured: 9 April 1994, at age 22, playing for the Eagles United Rugby Club. William currently lives in Ida’s Valley in the Western Cape, just outside Stellenbosch.