Marcel van der Merwe rugby player
Marcel van der Merwe rugby player

Marcel van der Merwe

24th Aug 1991 1.88m/120kg Tighthead Prop

Toulon hold off Racing fightback, Montpellier beaten

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon escaped with a 32-29 home victory over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Sunday despite a tough second half in which they saw two players sent to the sin bin.     The hosts looked to be coasting...

Midi Olympique's Top 14 Team of the Year

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Well known biweekly French Rugby Newspaper Midi Olympique has announced their Top 14 team of 2018. Eleven of Midi Olympique's journalists have voted for the side that is widely represented...

Player Ratings - Munster vs Toulon

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster   Simon Zebo – 6 Covered brilliantly to prevent Ashton from scoring in the first play of the game. Was visibly disappointed to leave the field through injury in the first half. ...

Top 14 Highlights: Oyonnax v Toulon

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Oyonnax continued their winning run as they defeat Toulon 29-26 at the Stade Charles-Mathon. Tries from Rory Grice and Marcel Van Der Merwe along with a number of penalty kicks from Botica and Belleau...

Monday Evening Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jaba Bregvadz to become first Georgian in Super Rugby Hooker Jaba Bregvadz is set to become the first Georgian player to play Super Rugby after signing up for the Japanese Sunwolves franchise...

Veteran All Black to replace Vermeulen at Toulon

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports in France, RC Toulon have identified 81 Test cap All Black Jerome Kaino as their front-runner to replace no.8 Duane Vermeulen.   The new salary cap in the Top 14 could see Toulon...

How Toulon could line-up for the 2017/18 season

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon have made some big signings since the completion of the 2016/17 season with the likes of World Cup winner JP Pietersen and former All Black Luke McAllister.  Although Toulon have made...

Top performing South Africans in France

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the mass influx of South Africans players to France, we have a look at what a Springbok team would look like if we picked the in-form players solely from the European Nation.  To highlight...

Mass Exodus of SA Rugby Players

3 years ago by Brenden Nel

According Brendan Nel writing for, at least 45 South African players have been confirmed to be moving overseas.   As the South African Rand weakens, international offers have become...

Marcel van der Merwe reportedly off to Toulon

3 years ago by South Africa

7 time capped Springbok, Marcel van der Merwe, has reportedly signed with Toulon. The front ranker is closing in on 50 Super Rugby caps and also represented the South African Under 20 side in 2010. More...