Jake White has confirmed that mercurial Vodacom Bulls flyhalf Johan Goosen will spend the better part of next year on the sidelines recovering from a damaged knee ligament.
Vodacom Bulls captain Marcell Coetzee says the team’s thoughts are with injured flyhalf Johan Goosen, but he is thankful to have veteran Morne Steyn flying over as a replacement.
The Vodacom Bulls recovered from a 13-point half-time deficit against Cardiff on Saturday to claim their first victory in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
It’s true that Handre Pollard is South Africa’s best Test flyhalf and touted by some as the best in the business, but this doesn’t negate the fact that his goal-kicking form is a serious problem for the world champions, writes ZELIM NEL.
Although the Bulls will be without star flyhalf Johan Goosen in Saturday’s Currie Cup final, Sharks coach Sean Everitt doesn’t believe the home team’s plan hinges on one player.
The Bulls have suffered a big blow to their preparations for Saturday’s Currie Cup final against the Sharks as star flyhalf Johan Goosen has been ruled out after testing positive for Covid-19.
Cornal Hendricks and Johan Goosen would be two superb additions to the Springbok squad before the end of the year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Johan Goosen’s performance in the Bulls’ semi-final victory over Western Province reminded head coach Jake White of a lesson he learned while coaching with former Wallabies playmaker Stephen Larkham at the Brumbies.
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 results are in and SARugbymag.co.za readers have snubbed fan-favourite Western Province loose forward Evan Roos in the poll for the Most Valuable Player of the 2021 Currie campaign.