Video of the Week: JDV’s comeback

Date published: July 9 2015

It's that time of the week as Planet Rugby brings you a standout video we think you'll enjoy.

Our video this week is something different as we take a look at a short film documenting the miraculous comeback from injury of Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers. 

The Test veteran will make his return to top level rugby from the bench for the Springboks against the World XV in Cape Town on Saturday, his first appearance since suffering a dislocated knee and ligament damage against Wales in Cardiff last November.

Such an injury would have ended many other players' careers, but de Villiers has made a remarkable recovery and is on track to feature at the World Cup.

Check out Episodes 1 and 2 of the documentary film below. Part 3 will be released on September 3.


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