Rassie Erasmus says he chatted to Duane Vermeulen over an earpiece during last Saturday’s Test in Cardiff simply to check on an injury.
Not for the first time this season, there was a sense of co-captaincy about the Boks’ on-field leadership on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Rassie Erasmus says Duane Vermeulen will not be utilised exclusively as a blindside flank against England on Saturday.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has officially been announced as a Blue Bulls player, the union confirmed on Friday.
The Bulls are reportedly set to unveil Springbok Duane Vermeulen as their marquee signing ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season.
Rassie Erasmus has reportedly asked Duane Vermeulen to join the Springbok squad in Wellington ahead of their Test against the All Blacks on 15 September.
Japan-bound Duane Vermeulen showed in the Test series against England why he must feature prominently in Rassie Erasmus’ plans in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Bryan Habana has emphasised the importance of the Springboks’ overseas based-players.
Star No 8 Duane Vermeulen says the decision to play in Japan while the Springboks compete in the Rugby Championship was made in December last year. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Jake White finds it ‘incredible’ that Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has been allowed to miss the Rugby Championship in order to play in Japan.