magazine-issue
BULLS-header
generic hexagon

Bulls lose skipper


  • 20 Mar 2014
Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe

Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe has been ruled out of Saturday's big game against the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld.

Van der Merwe was named to lead the Bulls at the team press conference on Wednesday, but has been subsequently withdrawn due to a hamstring injury. He will be replaced by Paul Willemse in the second row.

Victor Matfield will lead the Bulls in Van der Merwe's absence.

Bulls – 15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Sampie Mastriet, 13 J J Engelbrecht, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Dewald Potgieter, 7 Jacques du Plessis, 6 Deon Stegmann, 5 Victor Matfield (c), 4 Paul Willemse, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 Dean Greyling
Subs: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Marcel vd Merwe, 18 Grant Hattingh, 19 Jono Ross, 20 Piet van Zyl, 21 Handré Pollard, 22 Ulrich Beyers, 23 Morné Mellet

0 Comments
latest-articles
Issue 235

‘I want to see fear in opposition eyes’

Duane Vermeulen is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week.

The Cheetahs in a huddle

SA can’t keep six franchises

SA Rugby cannot have four franchises in Super Rugby and another two in a European competition, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.

Rohan Janse van Rensburg in SA Rugby magazine

‘It’s not about me any more’

After losing his mother to cancer, Rohan Janse van Rensburg is more motivated than ever to perform, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

You may also like

Get our daily email update. Subscribe to the SA Rugby magazine newsletter: