• Pre-season teams (Week 1)

    Take a look at who's playing in the pre-season matches in the buildup to the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. 

    BULLS vs CHEETAHS

    Bulls –  15 Jesse Kriel, 14 Travis Ismaiel, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Jamba Ulengo, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Rudy Paige, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Deon Stegmann (c), 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Jacques du Plessis, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 Trevor Nyakane.
    Subs: Callie Visagie, Morné Mellett, Dayan van der Westhuizen, Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg, Grant Hattingh, Roelof Smit, Nardus van der Walt, Arno Botha, Piet van Zyl, Tian Schoeman, Dan Kriel, Ulrich Beyers, Duncan Matthews, Jürgen Visser.

    Cheetahs – 15 Coenie van Wyk, 14 Raymond Rhule, 13 JW Jonker, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Sergeal Petersen, 10 Joe Pietersen, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Tienie Burger, 6 Jean Cook, 5 Francois Uys (c), 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Danie Mienie.
    Subs: 16 BG Uys, 17 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 18 Maks van Dyk, 19 Stephan Coetzee, 20 Carl Wegner, 21 Carel Greeff, 22 Armandt Koster, 23 Tian Meyer, 24 Francois Brummer, 25 Ryno Benjamin, 26 Oupa Mohoje, 27 Clayton Blommetjies, 28 Willie le Roux.

    SWD EAGLES vs STORMERS

    SWD Eagles – 15 Elric van Vuuren, 14 Clint Wagman, 13 Kirsten Heyns, 12 Luzuko Lulundli, 11 Alshaun Bock, 10 Leighton Eksteen, 9 Dillion Snell, 8 Zandré Jordaan, 7 Christo du Plessis (c), 6 Junior Bester, 5 Mzwanele Zito, 4 Schalk Oelofse, 3 Pieter Stemmet, 2 Marius Fourie, 1 Layle Delo.
    Subs: 16 Wayne Khan, 17 Dextor Fahey, 18 Ashley Buys, 19 Grant le Loux, 20 Lyndon Hartnick, 21 Buran Parks, 22 Dwayne Kelly, 23 Daniel Robberts, 24 Brian Skosana, 25 Ashwin Scott.

    Stormers – 15 Cheslin Kolbe, 14 EW Viljoen, 13 Juan de Jongh, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Kurt Coleman, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Duane Verneulen (c), 7 Michael Rhodes, 6 Rynhardt Elstadt, 5 Manuel Carizza, 4 Gerbrandt Grobler, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Scarra Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
    Subs: Bongi Mbonambi, Oliver Kebble, Wilco Louw, Jurie van Vuuren, Neil Rautenbach, Michael Willemse, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Louis Schreuder, Demetri Catrakilis, Huw Jones, Jaco Taute, Godlen Masimla, Robert du Preez.

    FORCE vs BRUMBIES

    Force (squad) – Robbie Abel, Chris Alcock, Marcel Brache, Luke Burton, Nathan Charles, Adam Coleman, Angus Cottrell, Pek Cowan, Patrick Dellit, Sias Ebersohn, Tetera Faulkner, Kyle Godwin, Dane Haylett-Petty, Ross Haylett-Petty, Zack Holmes, Oliver Hoskins, Kane Koteka, Brad Lacey, Steve Mafi, Alby Mathewson, Ammon Matuauto, Luke Morahan, Ian Prior, Solomoni Rasolea, Mitchell Scott, Brynard Stander, Wilhelm Steenkamp, Heath Tessmann, Francois van Wyk, Rory Walton, Sam Wykes.

    Brumbies (squad) – Nigel Ah Wong, Allan Alaalatoa, Rory Arnold, Fotu Auelua, Jarrad Butler, Robbie Coleman, James Dargaville, Michael Dowsett, Sean Doyle, Blake Enever, Rod Iona, Jerome Niumata, Christian Lealiifano, Josh Mann-Rea, David Pocock, Scott Sio, Jordan Smiler, Jean-Pierre Smith, Ruan Smith, Henry Speight, Tom Staniforth, Joe Tomane, Matt Toomua, Mitch Wade, Nic White.

    HIGHLANDERS vs CRUSADERS

    Highlanders – 15 Kurt Baker, 14 Ryan Tongia, 13 Jason Emery, 12 Shaun Treeby, 11 Waisake Naholo, 10 Lima Sopoaga, 9 Scott Eade, 8 Elliot Dixon, 7 John Hardie, 6 James Lentjies, 5 Mark Reddish, 4 Tom Franklin, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Josh Hohneck.
    Subs: 16 Kane Hames, 17 Nasi Manu, 18 Pingi Ta'alapitaga, 19 Joe Latta, 20 Alex Ainley, 21 Liam Howley, 22 Hayden Parker, 23 Teihorangi Walden, 24 Trent Renata, 25 Sam Anderson Heather, 26 Michael Collins.

    Crusaders – 15 Johnny McNicholl, 14 Jone Macalai, 13 Kieron Fonotia, 12 Nathaniel Apa, 11 Nafi Tuitavake, 10 Richie Mo'unga, 9 Mitchell Drummond, 8 Luke Whitelock, 7 Matt Todd (c), 6 Tom Sanders, 5 Jimmy Tupou, 4 Scott Barrett, 3 Nepo Laulala, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Alex Hodgman.
    Subs: Ben Funnell, Daniel Lienert-Brown, Sione Faletau, Dominic Bird, Jordan Taufua, Billy Guyton, Robbie Fruean, Ged Robinson, Rob Thompson, Reed Prinsep, George Bridges, Michael Green, Willi Heinz, Milford Keresoma, Luke Romano, Jed Brown, Luteru Laulala.

    All pre-season fixtures

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    Mariette Adams