EXCLUSIVE | Cinderella Man: How Cornal Hendricks emerged a driven, humble character after absence from rugby

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Cornal Hendricks (Photo by Christiaan Kotze/Gallo Images)
Cornal Hendricks (Photo by Christiaan Kotze/Gallo Images)

One of the things life has taught Cornal Hendricks is that he doesn't have to have it all.

It's ironic, then, that the winger-turned-centre won it all during the 2020/21 season that ended, with Super Rugby Unlocked and Currie Cup medals jangling around his neck.

He also scooped SA Rugby's Currie Cup player-of-the-year award this month, capping off his Cinderella story in the finest possible fashion.

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