Tue 3 Jul 2018 | 07:49

Vermeulen's Springbok value

Vermeulen's Springbok value
Tue 3 Jul 2018 | 07:49
Vermeulen's Springbok value
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EXCLUSIVE: Duane Vermeulen made a highly successful return to the Springbok fold, a year after a poor showing that saw him lose his spot, proving that he remains one of the best loose forwards in the world.

Vermeulen's Springbok value

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Vermeulen had a torrid outing against Ireland in 2017 and spent the remainder of the year being overlooked. However, Rassie Erasmus brought him back for the series against England and it proved to be a masterstroke as the No.8 proved once again why he deserves his spot in the team.

The 31-year-old recently signed to join Japanese side Spears, a team coached by Frans Ludeke, after leaving French Top 14 giants Toulon. Initially, Vermeulen was hopeful of securing a stint with a South African Union.

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