Van der Merwe


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Van der Merwe

(væn də ˈmɜːvə)
n
South African a stereotypical figure humorously representing Boer stupidity and prejudice
[C20: from a common Afrikaner surname]
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Replacements: TJ Harris, Ben Harris, Will Stuart, Kearnan Myall, Jack Willis, Joe Simpson, Rob Miller, Owain James London Irish: James Marshall; Joe Cokanasiga, Tom Fowlie, Johnny Williams, Alex Lewington; Greig Tonks, Piet van Zyl; Ben Franks, David Paice, Ollie Hoskins; Franco van der Merwe (c), Teofilo Paulo; Arno Botha, Conor Gilsenan, Ofisa Treviranus.
The Blues led 19-17 at the break and the third quarter was a tight affair until Duhan van der Merwe gave the hosts 22-17 lead after 61 minutes.
South African winger Duhan van der Merwe grabbed two as Edinburgh piled up 12 tries without reply in a club record victory.
DTH van der Merwe was left reflecting on a whirlwind debut for Newcastle Falcons as the Canadian try machine opened his account in Saturday's 33-32 Aviva Premiership triumph at Bath.
Michael Masutha, will visit Siloe School for the Blind and SJ van der Merwe Technical School in Limpopo, on 8 and 9 September respectively, to hand over beds, cabinets and a Maths and Science block of classrooms built by inmates from the Thohoyandou Management Area and parolees from the Polokwane Management Area.
THE saga surrounding Franco van der Merwe has finally been resolved with his move from Cardiff Blues to London Irish being confirmed.
van der Merwe recently published a book about the disease called "Putting Out The Fire.
CARDIFF Blues are set to release South African international Franco van der Merwe.
Dan van der Merwe delivered a Pro12 blow to his old Glasgow team-mates as they blew their bid to leap to the top of the table.
Schalk van der Merwe has joined Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana as its director of human resources.