Jacques Nienaber has opened the door to a Springbok recall for Cornal Hendricks if the Vodacom Bulls star can be cleared by the national team’s doctors.
Two South African midfield veterans, playing for two different teams on two different days in the heart of Welsh regional rugby, took their teams one step closer to the Vodacom United Rugby Championship’s big playoff dance, scheduled for 18 June.
Cornal Hendricks dotted down for three second-half tries as the Vodacom Bulls claimed a bonus-point win at the Ospreys on Friday.
Cornal Hendricks will start on the wing when the Vodacom Bulls host the Sharks in a crucial Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash in Pretoria on Saturday.
Cornal Hendricks will captain a strong Vodacom Bulls team in their opening match of the 2022 Currie Cup campaign when they take on the Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday.
Wing Stravino Jacobs says he is ready to take what he learned from the senior players in the Vodacom Bulls squad to improve himself in the upcoming South African leg of the United Rugby Championship.
Cornal Hendricks and Johan Goosen would be two superb additions to the Springbok squad before the end of the year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Five capped Springboks combined to score all the Bulls’ tries as the log-leaders beat Western Province at Loftus Versfeld on Friday to secure home advantage in the Currie Cup final.
The Bulls put in a composed and dominant performance to come away with a bonus-point victory over arch-rivals Western Province at Newlands.
Captain Marcell Coetzee has withdrawn from the Bulls’ Currie Cup clash against the Lions on Sunday.