WATCH | Staying fit, Springbok star Vermeulen teaches sons push-ups during lockdown

2020-04-02 13:20

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has roped his two young sons into his home workout.

Bok hero Vermeulen home safe after travel nightmare

2020-03-30 06:00

Springbok Rugby World Cup winner Duane Vermeulen has returned to South Africa after fearing that he would be stranded in Japan.

Why Bok star Duane opted to return to SA

2020-03-16 10:46

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has revealed the main reason for his decision to return to South Africa

2 more Springboks lured to Loftus? - report

2020-03-02 18:38

Springboks Jesse Kriel and Marcell Coetzee are the latest players linked with moves to Loftus Versfeld.

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.


Coronavirus | Springbok stars left stranded in Japan

2020-03-30 08:28

A host of South African rugby stars remain stranded in Japan after their flights back home were cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world.

WATCH | Springbok stars stranded at Japan airport

2020-03-24 07:49

Springbok stars Duane Vermeulen, Jesse Kriel and Malcolm Marx were among a group of South African players and coaches stuck at a Tokyo airport.

Boks | Flo tips Duane as Lions tour kingpin

2020-03-13 09:12

Duane Vermeulen should remain a key enforcer for SA in the 2021 series against the Lions, says soon-to-quit-all-rugby Francois Louw. Rob Houwingreports.

Battered Bulls boosted by Duane Vermeulen news

2020-03-01 07:32

A desperate Bulls side has received a shot in the arm with confirmation star No 8 Duane Vermeulen will be heading back to Pretoria later this year.

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.

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