DTH Van Der Merwe rugby player
DTH Van Der Merwe rugby player

DTH Van Der Merwe

28th Apr 1986 1.83m/92kg Left Wing

Picking a Tier 2 World XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is a raft of talented players outside the first tier of test playing nations, some of which could claim to be the best in the position in world rugby.   We take a look at what a potential...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Champions Cup Team of Round One

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a pulsating opening round of the Champions Cup, we have selected our team of the week.     1. Jeremy Loughman - Munster    A tough call on Connacht's Denis Buckley who was...

WATCH: The four tries shortlisted for the Try of the Year

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The contenders for the International Rugby Players (IRP) Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November.     Three...

Canada name team to face All Blacks

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada coach Kingsley Jones has named his team for the Pool B match against New Zealand at Oita Stadium on Wednesday, 2 October.     Canada made six changes in the initial XV that lost to...

Rugby World Cup 2019 Preview: Italy v Canada

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only five players who started against Namibia remain for Italy's clash with Canada in Pool B on Thursday.       Italy's strength in depth will be tested when they face Canada in the...

Canada Name Team to Face Italy

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Canada coach Kingsley Jones has announced his team for the Pool B match against Italy at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium on Thursday, 26 September.     Eleven players return to the starting...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool B

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching and as we continue to build to what will be the most closely fought World Cup to date, we have picked out five Tier two players to keep an eye on in Japan.     Have...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match   A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside centre with Piers Francis at inside centre. Owen Farrell, who captains...