Four players who were part of the Springbok squad for the series win over Wales did not make the national squad for the Rugby Championship.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has named a 41-man squad for the home leg of the Rugby Championship – including flyhalf Elton Jantjies.
The Boks will only have all their players in camp from next week, just days before the opening Test against Wales.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has provided a key update on veteran players Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn.
Duane Vermeulen is not expected to be out of the national frame for long despite his omission from the latest Springbok squad.
The reason for Duane Vermeulen’s absence from the Springbok squad to face Wales in July has been explained.
Duane Vermeulen will return to the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the colours of Ulster for their URC semi-final against the Stormers.
The Bulls scored 31 points and four tries in the second half of their United Rugby Championship clash against Ulster at Loftus Versfeld.
The on form Bulls are set to take on Irish giants Ulster in a United Rugby Championship fixture this coming weekend.
Ulster coach Dan McFarland says the influence of Duane Vermeulen is sure to be a key factor during their URC tour to South Africa.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen showed up for a post-match interview barefooted and in shorts in sub-zero temperatures in Belfast!
In our continued 2021 Springbok year review, we dish out ratings to stalwart Duane Vermeulen as well as dynamic flank Kwagga Smith.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen says the 2023 Rugby World Cup is very much in his sights, despite a move to the northern hemisphere.
In an ongoing series, we look back at how key Boks performed this past year. Next up: Kwagga Smith and Duane Vermeulen.
Ulster forwards coach Roddy Grant says the arrival of Springbok star Duane Vermeulen is a truly exciting prospect for the club.
Three Springboks will run out for the famed Barbarians team against Samoa at Twickenham in London on Saturday, 27 November.
The Barbarians will take on Samoa in the first of a Killik Cup double-header of matches at Twickenham on Saturday. Get your tickets NOW!