Damian Willemse

Age

24

Caps

27

Points

36

Height

183 cm

Weight

86 kg

Latest News

Team news

Energy and anticipation for new Blitzboks

They have the most experienced Blitzbok of all times in Branco du Preez in their midst, but where the veteran arrived in Dubai for the ninth time, there are also three of his Springbok Sevens team mates that received their first UAE arrival stamps in their passport.

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A fertile breeding ground for international players

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Castle Lager Outgoing Tour this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played by the Vodacom United Rugby Championship in breeding players for successful roles in their national teams.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Shining a light on Community Upliftment Projects

The Vodacom United Rugby Championship is launching the URC Unity Awards on Tuesday, to recognise the great work done by players and teams within their communities and for charitable causes.

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Duarttee investment paying off in Dubai

At the start of the year, as Ricardo Duarttee walked back to his car after a meeting Philip Snyman – then still the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport Sevens Academy coach – his mind was racing.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Home ground advantage counts in round eight

It was a weekend of success for the home sides in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, with three of the four South African sides victorious, until Cardiff upset the apple cart in Durban in the last match of round eight.