Stormers coach explains decision to move Willemse to fullback

2020-03-13 14:19

Stormers coach John Dobson says the decision to move Damian Willemse from flyhalf to fullback was a tactical one.

Stormers likely to persist with Willemse at No 10

2020-02-25 08:55

The Stormers are likely to persist with Damian Willemse at flyhalf for their Super Rugby clash against the Blues at Newlands.

Naas offers solution to Damian's goal-kicking woes

2020-02-12 06:00

Legendary former Springbok flyhalf Naas Botha has given Stormers pivot Damian Willemse some goal-kicking advice.

Willemse needs more than flair to be world-class No 10

2020-01-31 08:41

2020 will be Damian Willemse's most important season yet as he looks to cash in on his obvious talent and become a world-class flyhalf.

Damian's year to dazzle at Newlands?

2019-12-13 15:07

The way seems clear for Damian Willemse to take full command of the Stormers' flyhalf channel in 2020, a kicking expert reckons. Rob Houwing reports.

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Sport24 journalist Lloyd Burnard and chief writer Rob Houwing look ahead to South Africa's 2019 Rugby World Cup clash against Canada.

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Boks ring changes for Canada, Willemse starts at fullback

2019-10-06 06:13

The Springboks have made 13 changes to their starting XV for Tuesday’s match against Canada in Kobe.

Willemse replaces Kriel in Springbok World Cup squad

2019-10-01 11:55

Stormers utility back Damian Willemse will fly out to Japan to join the Springbok World Cup squad following the injury withdrawal of Jesse Kriel.

Presenting … potent Bok 'stay-at-homes'

2019-08-29 14:00

That you could pick a credible Springbok side from players NOT gracing RWC 2019 says plenty about re-emerging national depth, writes Rob Houwing.

WP trio set for overseas moves

2019-08-24 09:25

Western Province are set to lose three players to overseas clubs, namely utility back Damian Willemse, prop Carlu Sadie and flyhalf Josh Stander.


Willemse 'trying too hard' but Stormers coach not perturbed

2020-02-25 13:28

Stormers coach John Dobson is not concerned by the form of flyhalf Damian Willemse.

Stormers won't drop Willemse over goal-kicking woes

2020-02-13 12:49

Stormers coach John Dobson has no intention of dropping flyhalf Damian Willemse despite the latter's goal-kicking struggles.

Stormers-Bulls: Steyn factor puts Willemse’s kicking in spotlight

2020-02-06 17:26

A slug-out off the kicking tee would potentially bring underdogs the Bulls into contention in Saturday’s Newlands derby, reminds Rob Houwing.

8 Springboks commit to WP Rugby

2019-12-17 15:00

World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi is one of eight Springboks who have signed contract extensions with Western Province Rugby.

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Sport24 journalist Lloyd Burnard and chief writer Rob Houwing look ahead to South Africa's 2019 Rugby World Cup clash against Canada.

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Level-headed Willemse set for World Cup chance

2019-10-07 15:26

Damian Willemse has gone from not being in the Springbok World Cup squad to wearing the No 15 jersey for Tuesday's Pool B clash against Canada in Kobe.

Boks: Where Willemse should slot in

2019-10-05 14:17

Canada should face a Cheslin Kolbe-type bamboozler in the form of Damian Willemse for the Springboks on Tuesday, writes Rob Houwing.

Damian Willemse's Saracens move confirmed

2019-09-03 09:00

Damian Willemse's move to Saracens for a short-term stint has been confirmed by the English club.

Bok RWC party: Late Willemse bid in vain?

2019-08-24 22:34

Damian Willemse made a gallant fist of it on Saturday, but the exciting utility back still seems a longish shot for Springbok RWC selection, writes Rob Houwing.

Bok omission will see Willemse head for England

2019-08-23 08:51

If Damian Willemse doesn't make the Springboks' Rugby World Cup squad then he will link up with English club Saracens.

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