Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus requested to have Damian Willemse play at fullback in Western Province’s Currie Cup match against Griquas on Saturday.
The inclusion of Damian Willemse is one of seven changes to the Western Province team ahead of their game against Griquas at Newlands on Saturday.
The inclusion of Damian Willemse in the Bok squad needs to be seen in the context of big-picture thinking, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Damian Willemse will receive game time at fullback in the Rugby Championship, while the out-of-form Elton Jantjies will remain the Springboks’ second-choice flyhalf. JON CARDINELLI reports from Stellenbosch.
Junior Boks flyhalf Damian Willemse has been ruled out for four to six weeks with a knee injury that he suffered in the win against Ireland.
Damian Willemse will start at flyhalf for the Junior Boks in their opening match of the U20 World Rugby Championship against Georgia on Wednesday.
Stormers flyhalf Damian Willemse says he has had no problems fitting into the Junior Springboks squad, despite joining them late in their preparations for the World Rugby U20 Championship. DYLAN JACK reports.
Stormers flyhalf Damian Willemse has joined the Junior Springboks at a training camp in Stellenbosch ahead of the World Rugby U20 Championship in France.
Coach Robbie Fleck has named an unchanged Stormers lineup for their game against the Chiefs at Newlands on Saturday.
South African rugby’s flyhalf stocks are looking a lot healthier heading into 2018, writes CRAIG LEWIS. In the midst of Western Province’s post-match celebrations following the Currie Cup final last year, there was a throwaway comment from coach John Dobson that largely slipped under the radar, but should not be overlooked. When asked about the influence of young star Damian… Read more →