Duane Vermeulen says he could have stayed at the Vodacom Bulls, but chose to join Irish side Ulster rather than being “stuck in one place”.
An experienced Springbok lineup must have already beaten Wales twice before Jacques Nienaber will consider picking uncapped youngsters for the final Test of the July series.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen says he isn’t expecting a warm welcome when he thunders into the Stormers and Vodacom Bulls during Ulster’s tour of South Africa.
England coach Eddie Jones has questioned whether the Springbok veterans will be able to sustain their excellent form until the 2023 World Cup.
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