Two shifts in the Bulls team for game against Pumas
Vodacom Blue Bulls coach, Frans Ludeke, has made two small shifts in his team for the Currie Cup clash against the Steval Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday.
Hooker, Callie Visagie and scrum-half, Rudy Paige, will move to the run-on team along with Piet van Zyl and Bongi Mbonambi.
"We need to win to stay in the competition, so we approach this as a knock-out match," Ludeke said.
"We are in a fortunate position that we had very little interruption in our preparations this week with injuries, so the squad could really focus on the task awaiting us.
He added that the Pumas are a strong and determined team, which will be seen as a challenge to the Bulls in their upcoming match.
“We have showed good tenacity and character last week and we will need more of the same in Nelspruit.”
"We had to dig deep and use our heads as well as our hearts. We need to take that positive momentum into Nelspruit and make sure the Pumas don't get a jump on us. They will be tough customers if they build up steam, so we need to start well,” said Ludeke.
15 Ulrich Beyers, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Burger Odendaal, 11 Sampie Mastriet, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Rudy Paige,, 8 Jono Ross, 7 Jacques du Plessis, 6 Deon Stegmann, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Paul Willemse, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 Dean Greyling
Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Morné Mellet, 18 Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg, 19 Wiaan Liebenberg, 20 Piet van Zyl, 21 Tian Schoeman, 22 Jesse Kriel
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