Boks dominate nominations for 2019 SA Rugby Awards

2019-12-17 09:52

The Springboks' successful 2019 season is reflected by the nominations in a number of the main categories in the annual SA Rugby Awards.

KEY BOK TASK: Groom Duane's successor

2019-11-08 13:01

Inspiring veteran Duane Vermeulen’s Bok future not yet clear, SA need to train their thoughts more vigorously toward viable alternatives at No 8, says Rob Houwing.

Boks: White jersey is ‘red rag’ to Big Duane

2019-10-28 19:57

Vermeulen versus Vunipola in a likely scrap at No 8 sums up the expected bone-crunching nature of Saturday’s RWC 2019 final, writes Rob Houwing.

Duane: Boks must be more clinical against Wales

2019-10-22 16:58

The Springboks will have to be far more clinical with their attacking opportunities in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales.

Pressure-free Vermeulen opens up on love for Japan

2019-10-16 11:57

If any of the 248 players left in Japan from the eight World Cup quarter-finalists are feeling the pressure, Duane Vermeulen is not one of them.

Duane v Kieran: One last epic tussle?

2019-09-16 12:35

Revered modern eighth-men Duane Vermeulen and Kieran Read may be locking horns for the last time in the Yokohama RWC humdinger, writes Rob Houwing.

Vermeulen: Boks continue to strive for consistency

2019-08-11 15:29

South Africa will enjoy their victory over Argentina, but Springbok captain Duane Vermeulen said these moments are all stepping stones towards the Rugby World Cup.

Boks brace for Rugby Championship title push

2019-08-10 06:55

The Springboks have done their homework and are primed for a massive Argentinian onslaught, according to Springbok captain Duane Vermeulen.

Boks to go 'guns blazing' at All Blacks

2019-07-26 09:59

Rival captains Kieran Read and Duane Vermeulen may be mates off the field but they are set for a "massive" confrontation in Wellington.

WATCH: Springboks urge SA fans to be #StrongerTogether

2019-07-11 14:13

Several of the Springbok players made a passionate appeal to South Africans to throw their weight behind the men ahead of the all-important season.


Revealed | What made Vermeulen cry after World Cup final

2019-11-16 07:52

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen was in tears after the final whistle of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final because of what assistant coach Matt Proudfoot whispered in his ear.

Bok ratings: Our collective of HEROES!

2019-11-02 14:53

While Duane Vermeulen was fitting official choice, SA’s quite sizzling RWC final win was a triumph of team-wide conviction, writes Rob Houwing.

Duane remembers 2015 moment of magic to knock Wales out of RWC

2019-10-22 21:04

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen provided a moment of brilliance to knock Wales out of the Rugby World Cup in 2015.

Rassie praises Kolisi, Duane for half-time team talk

2019-10-21 08:51

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has praised captain Siya Kolisi and No 8 Duane Vermeulen for their half-time team talks.

Vermeulen v Parisse in clash of No 8 titans

2019-10-02 06:44

When the Boks face Italy, it will pitch hard-hitting Duane Vermeulen against Sergio Parisse in a monstrous clash of No 8 titans.

Duane sheds 3kg in Bok training session

2019-09-16 08:14

The Springboks trained in hot and humid conditions in Tokyo as they stepped up preparations for their World Cup opener against the All Blacks.

Winless Pumas 'fantastic' team, says Bok skipper

2019-08-10 09:53

South Africa skipper Duane Vermeulen called struggling Argentina a "fantastic" team ahead of their clash in Salta.

Bok skipper Duane predicts 'massive Test'

2019-07-26 16:04

Duane Vermeulen is relishing the prospect of leading the Springboks against the All Blacks in Wellington.

Vermeulen to lead Springboks against All Blacks

2019-07-24 07:14

Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen will lead the Springboks against the All Blacks in Wellington.

Odendaal leads Bulls as Vermeulen heads home

2019-05-29 10:41

Bulls coach Pote Human has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Blues at Eden Park.

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