Flip Van Der Merwe strengthens CURUFC second row

27 Sep 2019

South African Flip Van Der Merwe is confirmed to join James Horwill and represent Cambridge University RUFC in hopes to play in the Varsity Match 2019. The former Springbok is enrolled on the Executive MBA course at Judge Business School at Cambridge University with a specific interest in renewable energy.

Van der Merwe earned 37 caps for the Springboks in a career that saw him play for the Free State Cheetahs/Cheetahs, Blue Bulls/Bulls and then French Top 14 side Clermont Auvergne, from where he retired from the professional game in May this year.

Flip van der Merwe at Cambridge University Rugby Union Football Club. Photo credit: Cambridge Independent.

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