R21.75m a season for Dan Carter!

2017-05-02 17:52

Former All Black flyhalf Dan Carter is reportedly the highest paid player in the French Top 14, with Duane Vermeulen the highest paid South African.

Boks will need ‘toughies’ in June

2017-02-13 17:27

Increasingly assertive users of the rolling maul, France seem primed to ask big physical questions of the Boks in mid-year, writes Rob Houwing.

Duane Vermeulen next Bok skipper? Why?

2016-11-28 15:02

Garrin Lambley is somewhat puzzled at the growing suggestions that Duane Vermeulen is the favourite to take over as Springbok captain.

Duane may have a point, but he’s part of the problem

2016-11-13 06:12

When it comes to the lot of a current Springbok, Warren Whiteley said it best this week.

Coetzee denies Vermeulen fall-out claims

2016-10-23 19:35

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has dismissed media claims that he has fallen out with Toulon No 8 Duane Vermeulen.

Burger paints bleak future for SA rugby

2016-10-17 09:51

Veteran flank Schalk Burger has called on SA Rugby’s top brass be more proactive to stop young players from leaving the country.

Coetzee keeping an eye on Duane

2016-10-03 15:57

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is keeping an eye on Duane Vermeulen and was happy to see him return to action for Toulon.

Who should be the next Bok captain?

2016-09-02 16:00

Who should the new Springbok captain be after the shock retirement of current skipper Adriaan Strauss?

Boks shedding too many toughies

2016-08-14 10:03

The Boks are left even lighter on known ‘mongrel’ for the Championship with news of Duane Vermeulen’s side-lining, writes Rob Houwing.

Vermeulen named Toulon skipper

2016-08-01 14:20

French giants Toulon have appointed Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen as club captain for the upcoming season.


Overseas skipper a possibility for Boks

2017-04-04 08:25

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has not ruled out the possibility of appointing an overseas-based captain.

Duane Vermeulen's wife gives birth

2016-12-05 11:02

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen is the proud father to a second son.

2016: Little value from overseas Boks

2016-11-17 12:45

Rob Houwing admits to becoming just a little more open these days to the idea of an all home-based Springbok side …

SA rugby is in chaos, insists Duane

2016-11-03 10:30

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen feels that rugby in South Africa is in a state of "chaos" and doesn't expect the situation to change soon.

Duane’s absence leaves Boks delicate

2016-10-22 22:25

Rob Houwing wonders whether Duane Vermeulen is fast being deemed an unwelcome dissident, a la Frans Steyn, in Springbok rugby.

Vermeulen fed up with state of SA rugby

2016-10-12 12:31

Duane Vermeulen has vented his anger at the current state of affairs with SA rugby and hit out at the game's administrators.

Duane slams ‘shocking WP defence’

2016-09-12 13:59

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has hit out at his former team, Western Province, who are struggling in this year’s Currie Cup.

Boks 'comfortable' without Duane

2016-08-15 22:18

Less than a year ago, the thought of the Springboks going into the Rugby Championship without their talisman Duane Vermeulen was almost unthinkable.

Injured Vermeulen out of Bok squad

2016-08-13 13:01

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has suffered a knee injury while playing for his French club Toulon and was withdrawn from the Bok squad.

Whiteley gives Boks 'different' dynamic

2016-06-23 15:00

Warren Whiteley will earn his first Springbok start in Saturday's series-decider against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.

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