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Duhan van der Merwe reveals which URC players rubs him up the wrong way

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Friday Mar 15, 2024

Scotland star Duhan van der Merwe has become one of the most dangerous finishers in World Rugby over the past four years.

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The South African-born Edinburgh flyer is a key weapon for both his provincial side and Scotland.

Playing his club rugby in the United Rugby Championship (URC), van der Merwe faces several of his international rivals on a regular basis.

When asked which of these players gets under his skin, van der Merwe had an interesting response.

Pinpointing Connacht and Ireland star Bundee Aki as a player who gets on his wrong side, van der Merwe said with a smile, “Bundee Aki can sometimes get a bit lippy.” Before saying, “He has calmed down a wee bit to be fair.”

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