Bulls Locks Set To Take The Highway


The Rapport newspaper reported that two Vodacom Bulls had decided to move to Europe and had already informed the Bulls of their intentions. Walt Steenkamp and Sintu Manjezi are the two locks named.

Walt Steenkamp who was in the starting lineup for the Bulls against the Stormers is according to the Rapport on his way to Bath to join ex Bulls coach Johan van Graan. Sintu Manjezi apparently has not made a final decision bat have several opportunities according to Rapport.

In 2016 Steenkamp made his mark in the FNB Varsity Cup for the NWU-Pukke. He was instrumental in clinching the 2016 Varsity Cup against the FNB Maties in overtime. In 2018, he was awarded the Player that Rocks award. After his VarsityCup career, he moved on to the Currie Cup First Division, where he made a massive impact for the Leopards.

In 2018, Steenkamp made the move to the Free State Cheetahs, where he continued to impress in the Pro14. Steenkamp signed at the Bulls in 2020.

Manjezi was among a number of youngsters that were promoted to the squad that competed in the 2016 Eastern Province Currie Cup qualification series. He was also named as the vice-captain of the team. Due to the well known financial problems at the Eastern Province Rugby Union.

Manjezi moved during 2017 to Griquas where he made 21 appearances. He was thereafter contracted by the Cheetahs whereafter he signed at the Bulls in 2020. Manjezi did not make many appearances for the Bulls as injuries kept him off the field for extended periods.