Basson starts for Bulls

Bjorn Basson has been named in Blue Bulls' starting lineup for Friday's match against the Boland Cavaliers in Wellington.

Enforced through injury, Basson replaces Travis Ismaiel on the right wing with Divan Rossouw taking Basson's spot on the bench.

In an all-new front row, Jacobie Adriaanse returns to tighthead after sitting out last weekend's game against Griquas due to injury. In rotational changes, hooker Bandise Maku and loosehead prop Lizo Gqoboka start ahead of Jaco Visagie and Pierre Schoeman respectively.

Blue Bulls – 15 Ulrich Beyers, 14 Bjorn Basson, 13 Dries Swanepoel, 12 Burger Odendaal, 11 Jamba Ulengo, 10 Tian Schoeman, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Hanro Liebenberg (c), 7 Nic de Jager, 6 Roelof Smit, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 RG Snyman, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 Lizo Gqoboka.
Subs: 16 Jaco Visagie, 17 Martin Dreyer, 18 Jason Jenkins, 19 Jannes Kirsten, 20 Andre Warner, 21 Joshua Stander, 22 Divan Rossouw.

Photo: Gerhard Steenkamp/BackpagePix

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