Ruan Nortje, the newly crowned Ironman of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, knows better than anybody that Friday night’s semi-final showdown with Leinster will require an iron will of both himself and his Vodacom Bulls team.
Here’s your chance to pick a South African Vodacom United Rugby Championship Team of the Season – next up are the two second rowers.
Vodacom Bulls lock Ruan Nortje should start alongside Eben Etzebeth for the Springboks against Wales in the July series, according to former Lions coach Johan Ackermann.
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.
In anticipation of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship’s first north-south derby in Cape Town, DYLAN JACK previews the battle between the two contrasting but equally combative tight fives.
The Vodacom Bulls have secured the services of hard-working lock Ruan Nortje for another three years.
Jake White reckons that “unbelievable” performances from Elrigh Louw and Ruan Nortje for the Vodacom Bulls are proving that the sky’s the limit for his young side.
The inner voice that drives a young boy to become a future champion is the constant soundtrack of his journey to greatness. But, in the case of Vodacom Bulls lock Ruan Nortjé, there was someone who believed in him even before he believed.