Bulls to wear J9 logo for Saracens match

BY NATALI IVERSON - JANUARY 29, 2015

The Vodacom Blue Bulls will be wearing the J9 Foundation's armbands on their sleeves when they face Saracens in their pre-season friendly match in England on Saturday, in an attempt to create more awareness on Motor Neuron Disease (MND).

The foundation is named after the initial and number of former Bulls and Springbok scrumhalf, Joost Van Der Westhuizen, and has helped to create awareness throughout South Africa.

“Events like the upcoming friendly game between Saracens and the Blue Bulls are absolutely crucial in the global fight against MND, this disease is an otherwise forgotten about disease with no cure and no cause, it therefore discriminates against no one and we thus need people to stand up now and push for researchers to find a cure or cause and this will only happen with awareness,” Claire Kaye-Grobler, from the J9 Foundation said.

 

Bulls team to face Saracens:

15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Deon Stegmann (captain), 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Jacques du Plessis, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 Trevor Nyakane

Substitutes: Jaco Visagie, Mornè Mellett, Marcel van der Merwe, Dayan vd Westhuizen, RG Snyman, Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg, Roelof Smith, Pierre Spies, Piet van Zyl, Rudy Paige, Handrè Pollard, William Small-Smith, Duncan Matthews, Jesse Kriel 

 

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