The Vodacom Bulls will be without hooker Bandise Maku for the Super Rugby season after he tore his pectoral muscle against the Cheetahs in Polokwane.
Jesse Kriel enhanced his claims for the Vodacom Bulls No 15 jersey with an impressive showing in their season opening warm-up match against the Cheetahs on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Piet van Zyl grabbed a brace as the Vodacom Bulls defeated the Cheetahs 30-13 in their first pre-season match in Polokwane on Saturday.
The Vodacom Bulls will still be in a transition phase in 2015 but should improve on last year's campaign.
Pierre Spies says having to compete with Duane Vermeulen for the Springbok No 8 jersey will bring the best out of him.
Trevor Nyakane and Lappies Labuschagne will start for the Bulls in Polokwane on Saturday, with Joe Pietersen at flyhalf for the Cheetahs.
Springboks Adriaan Strauss and Handré Pollard will be fit for the Bulls' opening Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Stormers on 14 February.
Loftus Versfeld experienced its lowest attendance numbers in 13 years during 2014.
Vodacom Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe will miss the first two months of the Super Rugby season with a pectoral injury.
The Vodacom Bulls will play the Cheetahs in a pre-season friendly at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on 24 January.
Jan Serfontein was named Player of the Year at the annual Vodacom Blue Bulls Player Awards on Wednesday.
The new Vodacom Bulls Super Rugby kit pays homage to the team’s loyal fans and features a striking Bull’s head.
Vodacom Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe will undergo surgery next Tuesday after tearing a pectoral muscle during a gym session earlier this week.
Springbok loose forwards Arno Botha and Pierre Spies will be back on the training field at the start of next year.
Blue Bulls loose forward Jono Ross has been granted an early release from his contract to join Stade Français.
Vodacom Super Rugby in its current format offers nothing to be excited about and the expanded version in 2016 will do nothing to invigorate a waning brand, writes RYAN VREDE.
You can't blame Wales for selecting New Zealand-born flyhalf Gareth Anscombe, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Jaque Fourie and Frans Steyn must go to the World Cup, writes MARK KEOHANE in SA Rugby magazine.
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