Jake White says Friday’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash against a Welsh-international laden Ospreys outfit will be a good measure of how far the Vodacom Bulls have developed under his stewardship. DYLAN JACK reports.
David Kriel has seen his Currie Cup form rewarded with a place in the @Vodacom Bulls team to face the Ospreys in a crucial Vodacom United Rugby Championship match on Friday night. #URC
Wales centurions George North and Alun Wyn Jones have both been named in the Ospreys starting lineup for the Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against the Vodacom Bulls in Swansea on Friday.
Welsh rugby bosses have reportedly ruled out the potential of shutting down one of their four regional teams as talks continue over concerns about professional rugby’s future in Wales.
Janko Swanepoel says the Vodacom Bulls are fully focused on the Currie Cup derby against the Lions on Saturday despite a pending trip to Wales next week for a crucial Vodacom United Rugby Championship encounter against Ospreys.
The Ospreys have confirmed that Wales back George North will return after a year out through injury this weekend and could face the Vodacom Bulls on 20 May.
Manie Libbok picked Ospreys apart with quick feet and pin-point kicks as the Stormers capped off another perfect weekend for South Africa in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
Leolin Zas starred as the Stormers completed a perfect weekend for South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship by beating the Ospreys in windy conditions in Cape Town on Saturday night.
Gareth Anscombe is one of eight Welsh internationals who have returned to the Ospreys starting XV for the Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash against the Stormers on Saturday in Cape Town.
Ospreys coach Toby Booth says the Stormers will unleash “a world of pain” if allowed to control the breakdown and kicking battle in Saturday’s showdown at Cape Town Stadium, reports DEVIN HERMANUS.