Separated at birth Part 18: Duane Vermeulen

Duane 'Dazed and Confused' Vermeulen

Duane ‘Dazed and Confused’ Vermeulen

Ever wondered why Springbok and Stormers No.8 Duane Vermeulen always has that perplexed look on his face?

It’s because he can’t figure out why people keep asking him where his hammer is and why he let Iron Man kick his ass in the Avengers movie…

Chris Hemsworth, otherwise known as Thor

Chris Hemsworth, otherwise known as Thor

Seperated at birth? (Part 19)

Percy has always been one of the more animated of South Africa’s rugby players, so it was not much of a surprise to see him turn-up in Dreamworks animated movie Shrek.

Some critics argued that his portrayal of Prince Charming was a bit OTT, though personally I think the white boots were a nice touch.

BDR reckons it’s just a matter of time before we see Monty playing the role he was born for…. the Danish King!

To be blonde, or not to be blonde...that is the question.

Things you didn’t know about the Welsh squad

Not many people know that Peter Jackson first conceived of his Lord of the Rings Trilogy project while on tour with the Welsh squad to New Zealand in the mid-90s.  In between filling in at tight-head, Peter Jackson was able to scope out locations, meet with special effects studios and generally sketch out his blue print for the trilogy that would go on to break box office records.

In order to prevent being harassed by Lord of The Rings fanboys, Peter goes by his stage name "Adam Jones" when playing for Wales.


Separated at birth (Part 15) Guthro Steenkamp and …

Guthro: For your information, there’s a lot more to props than people think.

Chilliboy: Example?

Guthro: Example… uh… props are like onions!

[holds up an onion, which Chilliboy sniffs]

Chilliboy: They stink?

Guthro: Yes… No!

Chilliboy: Oh, they make you cry?

Guthro: No!

Chilliboy: Oh, you leave ’em out in the sun, they get all brown, start sproutin’ little white hairs…

Guthro: [peels an onion] NO! Layers. Onions have layers. Props have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers.

[walks off]