Damian Willemse








183 cm


86 kg

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Xerox Lions get past Tafel Lager Griquas in weather-affected clash

The Xerox Lions squeezed a hard-fought 20-17 win out over hosts, Tafel Lager Griquas, in a weather-affected Carling Currie Cup Round One match in Kimberley on Saturday. The team from Jozi were handed the win when an approaching thunder storm forced the players off the field just five minutes into the second half and when the storm did not subside 30 minutes later, the match was called.


Carling Currie Cup teams back #NOEXCUSE RenewALL campaign

South Africa’s seven Carling Currie Cup teams are supporting the #NOEXCUSE campaign by competition sponsor Carling Black Label as the world marks 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children from 25 November to 10 December.


Carling Currie Cup Preview – Round 1

There will be a rejuvenated sense of energy this weekend as the local rugby season switches to the next chapter with the opening round of the Carling Currie Cup, with three matches to be broadcast live on SuperSport.


Unbeaten Ulster faces tough Guinness PRO14 test

Ulster will face a tough test in the Guinness PRO14 on Monday as they travel to Edinburgh for a repeat of last year’s semi-final, marking one of the big matchups in round eight of the competition.


Nigel Owens: I owe my life to rugby

As the last few spine-tingling lines of ‘Mor Fawr Wyt Ti’ (How Great Thou Art) echo inside the referee’s changing room at the Stade de France on Saturday, Nigel Owens will know it is nearly time for his record-breaking 100th test as a referee.