Flanker Marco van Staden expects a battle to “get over the line” when the Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers clash in the north-south derby at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. @Vodacom #URC
Buoyed by winning the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the Springboks, loose forward Marco van Staden believes the Vodacom Bulls are “one step” away from glory this season.
Elrigh Louw and Marco van Staden both return to the starting lineup as the @Vodacom Bulls named a heavily changed team to face the Lions in Pretoria on Saturday. #URC
Marco van Staden says the Vodacom Bulls will treat Saracens with the respect worthy of the three-time champions in their Champions Cup opener on Saturday. @Vodacom
Willie le Roux has not joined the Vodacom Bulls for a pension pay-out, and his role will be as significant as wunderkind Canan Moodie, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Jacques Nienaber said he is anticipating “200 breakdowns” after being questioned about deploying Deon Fourie and Marco van Staden at hooker in the World Cup clash with Tonga.
Marco van Staden has emphasised his readiness to switch from loose-forward to hooker following the tournament-ending injury to Malcolm Marx.
The Springboks could be set to reveal a surprise pick at hooker after one of their loose forwards was seen practising his lineout throwing during training this week.
Springbok Marco van Staden is focused on helping the Vodacom Bulls secure a top-four finish in the Vodacom URC, and not on if he is selected for this year’s World Cup.
Vodacom Bulls flanker Marco van Staden and Sharks prop Carlu Sadie are reportedly being courted by two overseas sides.