Springboks

Duane has desire to captain Boks

2016-02-29 15:07
Duane Vermeulen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has set his sights on captaining Springboks.

The 29-year-old, 35-Test capped loose forward currently plies his trade at French club Toulon, but still harbours ambitions of leading his country.

His move to France may hinder his chances of captaining the Boks, but with the retirement of Jean de Villiers and Victor Matfield, and Fourie du Preez also unlikely to play for the Boks again, Vermeulen must surely be considered as a candidate.

“I would give anything to lead the Springboks,” Vermeulen told Rapport. “As I’ve said before, I never thought something so special will come my way, but the more one is placed in such a position, the more you want of it and the more you want to learn. There is nothing better than representing your country as captain. It's definitely something I want to achieve.”

 

 

 

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