oa South African Medical Journal - 'Jack-knife' scrum victim : 8 years on, no payout : izindaba

Volume 103, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Santam, one of South Africa's largest insurance companies, has repudiated a R3 million payout claim from a former Stellenbosch schoolboy rugby hooker, whose deliberate 'jack-knife' scrumming tactics temporarily paralysed his opponent and left him with life-long disabilities.

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