Bulls loose forward Lappies Labuschagne will be sidelined for at least eight weeks after sustaining an ankle injury.
Jesse Kriel and Jan Serfontein will start in the Bulls midfield for their warm-up match against the Lions at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday.
The Bulls have confirmed that star flyhalf Handré Pollard has been ruled out of the entire Super Rugby competition after tearing knee ligaments at a training session on Monday.
Former Bulls flyhalf Derick Hougaard will not attempt a comeback three years after retiring from the game.
Captain Reniel Hugo scored a brace of tries as the Cheetahs beat the Bulls 28-10 in a pre-season match in Harare on Saturday.
Lock Marvin Orie will captain a young Bulls side in Saturday's warm-up match against the Cheetahs in Harare.
The Bulls have suffered another injury blow ahead of the Super Rugby season, with hooker Bandise Maku picking up an Achilles injury.
Blitzbok Francois Hougaard will return to the Bulls in March for a stint in Super Rugby.
The Bulls have suffered a significant injury blow ahead of their Super Rugby campaign, with influential flanker Deon Stegmann sustaining a serious ankle injury.
Bulls coach Nollis Marais will have to make a few tough decisions when he picks his starting team for Super Rugby.
Former Bok flyhalf Derick Hougaard is not in the Bulls’ plans for this Super Rugby season despite expressing his desire to make a comeback.
Former Springbok flyhalf Derick Hougaard could make a comeback for the Bulls three years after retiring from the game.
Bulls flyhalf Handré Pollard is likely to miss the start of the Super Rugby tournament with a shoulder injury.
Arno Botha is the favourite to start at No 8 for the Vodacom Bulls in Super Rugby this year.
The Vodacom Bulls could be set for more disappointment in 2016, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Whether or not the New Zealand Sevens side ‘inadvertently’ fielded an eighth player against Australia is completely immaterial, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
South African rugby is desperately in need of a good-news story, with the general perception of the game’s current state of affairs having dwindled to an undeniably low ebb, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The success of the Stormers' new approach will hinge on the decision-making of their halfbacks, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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