Flip backs Jake to turn Bulls fortunes around

2020-04-02 08:22

Flip van der Merwe, former Springbok and Bulls lock, believes Jake White is the right man to take over the beleaguered Pretoria-franchise.

Ex-Bok Flip gets 4 weeks for pushing referee

2018-05-29 16:11

Former Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe has taken to social media to bemoan the treatment he received after moving a referee out of the way on the way to a ruck.

Flip van der Merwe chats to Sport24

2017-11-17 08:34

Flip van der Merwe talks about the mess the Springboks find themselves in, who he rates as SA’s best locks and previews the Paris Test on Saturday.

Bok lock extends Clermont deal

2017-01-07 19:45

Springbok lock Flip Van der Merwe has extended his contract with Clermont by two years until the summer of 2019, the Top 14 giants have announced.

Bulls grant Flip an early release

2015-09-02 09:58

The Blue Bulls have opted to grant Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe an early release from his contract to join French club Clermont.

Flip answers Bok SOS

2015-07-20 14:05

With Victor Matfield unlikely to face the All Blacks, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has called up lock Flip van der Merwe.

Flip: Miscommunication with Boks

2015-07-09 14:01

Flip van der Merwe says there has been miscommunication between himself and the Springboks in the Rugby World Cup build-up.

Bok quintet confirmed in World XV squad

2015-06-25 12:26

Bakkies Botha will be joined by three more SA Test players in the World XV squad for their match against the Springboks.

Contract dispute behind Flip's unavailability?

2015-05-06 09:01

It has emerged that a contractual dispute is the reason behind Flip van der Merwe making himself unavailable for the Springboks.

Bok duo back for Bulls

2015-04-07 13:27

Springboks Flip van der Merwe and Arno Botha have returned to full training as the Bulls prepare to face the Reds.


Former Bok lock to call it a day

2019-05-02 14:14

Former Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe will retire from rugby at the end of the current European season.

Bok lock in BaaBaas squad for England clash

2018-05-19 09:00

The Barbarians have named players with nine different nationalities, World Cup winners and British and Irish Lions in their squad to face England.

Clermont down Racing to reach Top 14 final

2017-05-27 21:36

Clermont have overpowered champions Racing 92 37-31 to reach the French Top 14 final where they will play Toulon.

Flip hits out at Heyneke’s selection

2015-10-29 13:00

Lock Flip van der Merwe has criticised Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer’s selection for the RWC Bronze final against Argentina.

Bakkies: Flip will add value to Boks

2015-07-21 11:53

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha believes Flip van der Merwe can add value to the Springbok cause this season.

Matfield: No depth issues at lock

2015-07-10 19:00

Victor Matfield says there are no concerns over depth at lock for the Springboks, but Flip van Merwe remains an option.

Bulls coach ponders captaincy

2015-07-02 12:00

New Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais is yet to decide who will captain the team in this year’s Currie Cup.

Bulls say goodbye to 8 stalwarts

2015-06-12 12:25

The Blue Bulls Company has expressed its gratitude to a number of stalwarts who will part ways with the union.

Fortune to smile at last on Flip?

2015-04-08 12:11

Previously dogged by bad luck, Flip van der Merwe returns to Super Rugby at a perfect time, writes Rob Houwing.

Star Bulls duo lost to France

2015-02-06 22:01

The Bulls have confirmed that locks Jacques du Plessis and Flip van der Merwe will both take up contracts in France at the end of the season.

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