BULLS

Strauss has point to prove

Adriaan Strauss returns to his old stomping ground on Saturday still looking to discover his best form at the Vodacom Bulls, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Bulls opt for continuity

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has named an unchanged starting XV for the match against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday.


Bismarck du Plessis clashes with Victor Matfield

The Sharks captain was penalised for this 'open handed punch' at Loftus.


Jesse Kriel’s pass to Francois Hougaard

TMO Johan Greeff said it was not clear and obvious that this pass from the Bulls fullback went forward at Loftus.


Bulls set to welcome back Botha

Vodacom Bulls flank Arno Botha will resume training next week after recovering from a pectoral muscle tear.


Bulls win brutal battle

A Jan Serfontein try after the hooter gave the Vodacom Bulls a 43-35 bonus-point victory over the Sharks at Loftus, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Marcell to muzzle Bulls

The Vodacom Bulls will need to protect the breakdown, with particular focus on Marcell Coetzee, if they're to get anything out of Saturday's match at Loftus , writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Paige gets Bulls No 9 jersey

Scrumhalf Rudy Paige will start his first Vodacom Super Rugby match for the Bulls against the Sharks at Loftus on Saturday.


‘Matfield playing like an old man’

Former Springbok prop Ollie le Roux says Victor Matfield is no longer able to influence proceedings at Vodacom Super Rugby level. BRENTON CHELIN reports.


Mixed news for Bulls

The Vodacom Bulls welcome back Marcel van der Merwe for the match against the Sharks at Loftus on Saturday, but will be without William Small-Smith for six weeks.


Canes battle past Bulls

A 67th-minute try from Julian Savea guided the Hurricanes to a 17-13 win over the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Spies starts over

Pierre Spies will be looking to make an impression on his first Vodacom Super Rugby start in over a year against the Hurricanes at Loftus on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Spies to lead Bulls into battle

Pierre Spies will start at No 8 and captain the Bulls against the Hurricanes at Loftus Versfeld on Friday.


Bulls suffer double blow

Werner Kruger and Arno Botha will miss the next few weeks of Vodacom Super Rugby because of injury.


Engelbrecht issued warning

Bulls centre JJ Engelbrecht has been issued with a citing commissioner warning following his side's 29-17 loss to the Stormers at Loftus on Saturday.


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