Injured Willemse ruled out as back-up for France's RWC squad

2019-07-10 13:07

Second-rower Romain Taofifenua has replaced injured South African-born Paul Willemse on France's reserve list for their Rugby World Cup squad.

Willemse benched as France change 6 for England trip

2019-02-08 11:49

Centre Mathieu Bastareaud returns for France's Six Nations fixture against England as SA-born lock Paul Willemse is dropped to the bench among six changes.

Pretoria to Paris - Paul Willemse's path to Test rugby

2019-01-29 06:42

South African-born Paul Willemse has taken the long route to potentially making his debut for France in the Six Nations.

SA-born lock now available for France in Six Nations

2018-11-30 21:18

Montpellier lock forward Paul Willemse will be available for France in the Six Nations after announcing that his French citizenship had been confirmed this week.

Willemse, Kockott start for Barbarians

2017-05-31 14:34

Barbarians coach Vern Cotter has named his side for their clash against Ulster in Belfast.

White sets sights on SA players

2015-05-06 07:22

Former Springbok coach Jake White is eager to strengthen his Montpellier team with more South African players.

Money lures Bulls lock abroad

2014-06-23 11:31

Promising Bulls lock Paul Williemse has been lured to French Top 14 club Grenoble by a lucrative offer.


Willemse back in France starting XV

2019-03-14 11:12

France coach Jacques Brunel kept tinkering with his line-up, making six changes to take on Italy in his team's final Six nations match.

SA-born Willemse starts for France

2019-01-30 12:23

South African-born Paul Willemse will make his debut for France in their Six Nations opener against Wales in Paris.

SA-born Willemse included in France's Six Nations squad

2019-01-09 19:57

South Africa-born Paul Willemse was one of five uncapped players named by Jacques Brunel in the France squad for the two opening matches of the Six Nations.

Passport control halts SA-born lock's France call-up

2018-10-18 13:00

SA-born lock Paul Willemse and Fijian winger Alivereti Raka were thwarted in their attempts to be included in France's November squad.

Willemse puts pen to paper on new French deal

2016-10-26 10:12

French club Montpellier have announced that powerful South African lock Paul Willemse has put pen to paper on a new deal.

Bulls episode 6: 'Tussen Die Horings'

Joey Rasdien talks to Paul Willemse about playing lock for the Vodacom Blue Bulls and we see how tough (or squeamish) these rugby boys really are...

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Matfield benched for Bloem

2014-02-18 01:03

The Bulls have resisted the temptation to start Victor Matfield in their Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

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