The Vodacom Bulls will sink the Sharks at Loftus, while the Lions dine on the Dragons and the Stormers slay Zebre in the Vodacom URC, according to the SARugbymag.co.za team. @Vodacom #URC
John Plumtree said that having a bevy of World Cup winners at the Sharks won’t matter if they don’t gel as a team when two Bok-powered sides clash in Pretoria on Saturday.
Head coach Ivan van Rooyen has named an unchanged Lions 23 to face Dragons in the Vodacom URC at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The injection of speedster Aphiwe Dyantyi is the only change to the Sharks lineup to face the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.
Lock Adre Smith says that playing at the Danie Craven Stadium this weekend will suit the DHL Stormers and the pack’s set-piece performance down to the ground.
John Dobson has praised the rise of locks Ruben van Heerden and Adre Smith as the DHL Stormers look to emerge from under a “dark cloud” this weekend.
The crunch SA Shield derby at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday will showcase an electrifying showdown between Hollywoodbets Sharks Aphelele Fassi and Bulls playmaker Willie le Roux. @Vodacom #URC
The Sharks are on the hunt for a first win at Loftus Versfeld since last February against a Bulls side charging to end a five-game slump against SA opponents. @Vodacom #URC
Scrum plough Wilco Louw’s return to South Africa has given horns to a raging Vodacom Bulls set piece and life to his hopes of harvesting a Springboks recall.
Nizaam Carr said the Vodacom Bulls are excited to defend their home turf against the Sharks when the teams clash in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon.