Duane Vermeulen to join the Springboks in Cape Town, following a 27-9 win over the British & Irish Lions due to an ankle injury in Pieter-Steph du Toit, from which its evolution is expected.
The eighth, which had been made available since June in Bloemfontein, was in rehab after an operation a few weeks ago. Despite this, his improvement was progressive and it was verified that Vermeulen is ready to be called up for the next appointment against the Lions that will define the series, until now equaled with one victory per side.
“Duane will join us today and will be assisted with the required medications as soon as possible. We are never going to put a player who is not 100% at risk, but he brings experience to the team and it will be great to have him with us.” commented Jacques neinaber, head coach of the Springboks.
On the other hand, the trained also added that news about the injury of Pieter-Steph du Toit, after conducting studies during the next week.