Hope has risen from tragedy

Chris Burger's fatal injury in a Currie Cup match 40 years ago today changed rugby for good

30 August 2020 - 00:00 By David Isaacson

Captain Quenton Steele heads the command and logistic information systems at the SA Navy and when he goes to bed he is plugged into a ventilator so he can sleep peacefully.

Steele, paralysed from the top of the shoulders down after breaking his neck during trials for a Cape Town rugby club in March 1998, can't breathe automatically...

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