Jano Vermaak rugby player
Jano Vermaak rugby player

Jano Vermaak

1st Jan 1985 1.70m/77kg Scrum Half

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...

Rory Best slots a conversion for the Barbarians with a slick left foot

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians scored seven tries to defeat Brazil 47-22 in São Paolo on Thursday.   Tries by prop Fijian prop Campese Ma’afu, Argentinian wing Bautista Ezcurra and All Black fullback...

Ultimate Rugby's Rugby Championship Player of Round One

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship kicked off this past weekend with the Springboks and All Blacks each kicking their 2019 seasons off with victories over Australia and Argentina respectively.   The Springboks...

From a selection crisis to a selection headache: The Springbok scrumhalves

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the start of Rassie Erasmus tenure as Springbok head coach in 2018, the former test flanker had limited options at scrumhalf with no clear front runner for the no.9 jersey 18 months out from a Rugby...

John Dobson names Western Province's Currie Cup squad

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Western Province Head Coach John Dobson and his management team have confirmed their 36-man squad for the 2019 Currie Cup season. Western Province will face the Bulls, Golden Lions and Pumas at Newlands,...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Specman's spectacular debut double leads Bulls in Stormers thrashing

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

In his first Super Rugby appearance, 29-year-old former sevens star Rosko Specman set the Bulls on the road to beating the Stormers 40-3.       Rosko Specman scored a phenomenal double...

Currie Cup Round Two Preview

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa's oldest provincial rugby competition continues this weekend with the Golden Lions, Sharks and Western Province all kicking off their campaigns this week after having a bye in round one.   Golden...