Damian Willemse








184 cm


95 kg

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RWC-winners lead Awards nominations for 2023

Five members of the Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad in France – Pieter-Steph du Toit, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi, Frans Malherbe and Damian Willemse – were nominated for the coveted SA Rugby Men’s Player of the Year Award for 2023, with Etzebeth up to defend the title he won last season.


Blitzboks know what to expect in Dubai

Their good track record at the Emirates Dubai Sevens is one thing for the Springbok Sevens team, the other will be the learnings from past years on how to achieve that yet again, according to Blitzbok flyhalf Justin Geduld.

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Absorbing Dublin clash headlines exciting weekend

The re-enactment of last year’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship semi-final between Leinster and Munster lived up to expectations, with 50 000 at the AVIVA Stadium watching an absorbing match in which the losers did enough to draw some confident claims from their coach afterwards.


Arries to use Bok Women’s Sevens ‘A’ opportunity

As Alichia Arries jogged off the field at Stade Ernest-Wallon in Toulouse in May last year following the Springbok Women’s Sevens win over Spain in the HSBC France Sevens, the possibilities were endless.

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South African sides excite on local soil

A successful conversion by big Willem Alberts summed up the Vodacom United Rugby Championship weekend from a local perspective as the three South African sides playing at home ran amok against their visitors from Italy, Ireland and Wales.