Boks: ‘Warren for Duane’ isn’t so simple

2018-07-18 20:34

Their styles quite different, a ‘Whiteley for Vermeulen’ Bok swap at No 8 would require a bit of rethink over the whole loose trio’s makeup, says Rob Houwing

Brits: Boks will miss Duane, but Siya is unbelievable

2018-06-29 12:30

Schalk Brits admits the Boks will feel the absence of Duane Vermeulen in the Rugby Championship but is confident they can fill the void.

Mbonambi the biggest winner after England series

2018-06-29 07:26

Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi grabbed his opportunity with both hands during the England series, says Mark Keohane.

Duane: Rassie and I have a long-term plan

2018-06-25 10:48

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen will not play in the Rugby Championship but he has a long-term future with the Springboks.

Vermeulen out of Rugby Championship

2018-06-23 21:52

Springbok Duane Vermeulen has ruled himself out of the upcoming Rugby Championship.

Duane back to his best under Rassie

2018-06-18 12:25

They are only 3 matches into the Rassie Erasmus era, but already what's become abundantly clear is that the players are playing their hearts out for their new coach.

Indisputable! Vermeulen RWC 2019 ‘must have’

2018-06-12 13:01

However much the Boks use him in coming months, or where he now plies his regular pro trade from, Duane Vermeulen is a RWC certainty, insists Rob Houwing.

DUCK! It’s Duane v Billy (and more) at Ellis Park

2018-06-08 11:51

Rob Houwing chooses his potentially spiciest one-on-one battles in Saturday’s first Test between the Springboks and England.

Vermeulen: Different Bok vibe this time around

2018-06-05 13:12

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has opened up on what the spirit in the camp was like towards the end of the Allister Coetzee era.

Duane ‘hungry’ for June Bok duty

2018-04-24 12:46

Big Duane Vermeulen wants “in” on the Springbok plans for June, potentially creating certain interesting dilemmas, writes Rob Houwing.


Stormers join race for Vermeulen’s signature

2018-07-05 12:28

The Stormers are the latest team being linked to Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen.

Bulls interested in Vermeulen's services

2018-06-29 09:16

The Bulls are looking to add to their player stocks, with two Springboks reportedly on their priority list.

Vermeulen signs deal with Japanese club

2018-06-28 10:25

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has signed a deal with Japanese club Kubota Spears.

Duane linked with move to English club

2018-06-25 09:42

English club Bath are reportedly eager to secure the services of Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen.

Rassie nursing his Boks wisely

2018-06-22 12:24

Signs are already mounting that Rassie Erasmus, boxing clever in selection, will importantly take a fresh, fit bunch of players to RWC 2019, says Rob Houwing.

Bok ratings: Make Duane our double!

2018-06-16 21:26

Maybe he should have won it last week too, but justice was served when Duane Vermeulen officially earned Bok best-player status in Bloem, says Rob Houwing.

Duane to have limited role in Rugby Championship

2018-06-12 11:02

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Duane Vermeulen will play a limited role in this year's Rugby Championship.

Vermeulen: There was always something special about Kolisi

2018-06-05 14:32

Duane Vermeulen has backed the appointment of Siya Kolisi as Springbok captain for the upcoming series against England.

Du Toit, Vermeulen may lead Boks in June Tests

2018-05-28 06:41

Bok coach Rassie Erasmus could name two captains for the upcoming Tests against Wales and England.

Side Entry: SA rugby is still obsessed with individuals

2018-01-28 06:05

Simnikiwe Xabanisa looks into why South African rugby still seems to be obsessed with how individuals can make a difference.

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