Blitzboks star Dylan Sage has been named on the bench for the Blue Bulls match against Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.
There are three changes to the starting XV, with wing Duncan Matthews and centre Franco Naude coming in for Jamba Ulengo and Jonny Kotze respectively.
Sage takes Matthews’ place on the bench and will make his first appearance for the Bulls should he come onto the field
There is just one change among the forwards as flank Nic de Jager replaces Jano Venter.
Blue Bulls – 15 Divan Rossouw, 14 Jade Stighling, 13 Franco Naude, 12 JT Jackson, 11 Duncan Matthews, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 André Warner, 8 Hanro Liebenberg (c), 7 Jano Venter, 6 Ruan Steenkamp, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Hendré Stassen, 3 Trevor Nyakane, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Matthys Basson.
Subs: 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Conrad van Vuuren, 18 Ruan Nortje, 19 Thembelani Bholi, 20 Ivan van Zyl, 21 Tinus de Beer, 22 Dylan Sage.
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