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Damian Willemse. Picture: Gallo
Damian Willemse. Picture: Gallo


Damian Willemse has been playing rugby for the vast majority of his 22 years on the planet.

During that time, Willemse – who has grown into a thoroughbred athlete as explosive as he is agile, with feet that probably belong on Dancing with the Stars – has displayed such rare gifts in the game that he is bound to have repeatedly been described as “a natural”.

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