Ruan Vermaak rugby player
Ruan Vermaak rugby player

Ruan Vermaak

1st May 1998 1.99m/105kg No 5 Lock

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Johan Ackermann's Top League side confirms eight new signings including a World Cup winning Springbok

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Gloucester head coach Johan Ackerman has started his recruitment for his new side NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes.   The South African has recruited three former Gloucester players including Franco...

Marx bids farewell to Lions

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

It appears that Malcolm Marx and the Lions will be parting ways. This comes after the South African rugby board published its industry salary plan in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.   Marx has...

Simelane & Green left out of Lions' Australasian touring squad

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Youngsters Wandisele Simelane and Tyrone Green have been left out of the Lions' Australasian touring squad but have been included on the list of six players who have been put on standby.   Harold...

Lions name squad for Super Rugby opener vs Jaguares

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Whiteley will lead a strong Emirates Lions side when they take the field against the Jaguares in their Vodacom Super Rugby opener in Argentina on Saturday evening (23:40 SA time).     Each...

Junior Springboks change six for French clash

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springboks coach Sean Roux has made six changes to his squad to face France with Wandisile Simelane starting on the wing and Lubabalo Dobela replacing the injured Damian Willemse at flyhalf.   The...

SA U20s team to face Georgia

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springbok flyhalf Damian Willemse will make his first appearance of the season for the SA U20’s in a settled starting team when Chean Roux’s charges meet Georgia in their opening match...