Vermeulen replaces Oosthuizen

first_imgPhoto Getty Images. Caption: South Africa’s Duane Vermeulen Vermeulen has not played for the Springboks since June last year, but the number eight is back in the reckoning for the clash at Stade de France.Oosthuizen has flown home after sustaining a serious knee injury in a heavy defeat to Ireland at the Aviva Stadium last weekend.Loose forward Pieter-Steph du Toit has also been ruled out the encounter with Les Bleus in Paris due to a concussion suffered against Joe Schmidt’s men.An SA Rugby statement said: “Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen has been called up to the Springbok squad as a replacement for Coenie Oosthuizen, who sustained a serious knee injury on Saturday in Dublin.”Oosthuizen underwent a scan before flying home from Dublin, and the results showed that he has sustained medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligament damage which will require surgery and an extended period of time of out of the game.”Vermeulen, who plays for French club Toulon, is set to join the Springbok squad on Monday at their base in Paris.”last_img read more

DDTV: UNIQUE CANCER PROJECT LAUNCHED IN DONEGAL/DERRRY

first_imgThe launch has taken place of Cancer Connect Ireland – a Donegal/Derry lead project set up by Irish Cyclist Joe Barr.The project aim is to help children with Cancer connect with their school and friends via the use of smart technology such as iPads and the internet etc. The long term plan is to roll out a national program in Ireland North & South, in the years to come.DonegalTV was on hand for the launch.Simply click to play. DDTV: UNIQUE CANCER PROJECT LAUNCHED IN DONEGAL/DERRRY was last modified: December 19th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cancercharityDerrydonegalJoe Barrlast_img read more