The Vodacom Bulls Name Unchanged Line-up For Match Against Airlink Pumas


The Vodacom Bulls made no changes to their matchday 23 for their trip to Mpumalanga where they will meet with the Airlink Pumas at 15h00pm.

At the front, Gerhard Steenekamp (loosehead), Johan Grobbelaar (hooker) and Mornay Smith (tighthead) link up as the front row, whilst Ruan Nortje and Ruan Vermaak combine at lock. Marcell Coetzee (blindside) will line up alongside Nizaam Carr (openside) with Elrigh Louw at eight, to complete the forwards pack.

Johan Goosen links up with Embrose Papier (scrumhalf) at halfback, with Marco Jansen van Vuren (left) and Sibongile Novuka (right) running out on the wings, whilst Harold Vorster and Stedman Gans line up at centre, with David Kriel at fullback.

Vodacom Bulls: 1. Gerhard Steenekamp (Naka Bulle), 2. Johan Grobbelaar (UP Tuks), 3. Mornay Smith (Centurion), 4. Ruan Vermaak (Naka Bulle), 5. Ruan Nortje (c) (Naka Bulle), 6. Marcell Coetzee (Naka Bulle), 7. Nizaam Carr (Harlequins), 8. Elrigh Louw (UP Tuks), 9. Embrose Papier (UP Tuks), 10. Johan Goosen (Naka Bulle), 11. Marco Jansen van Vuren, 12. Harold Vorster (Northam Rhinos), 13. Stedman Gans (Northam Rhinos), 14. Sibongile Novuka (Naka Bulle), 15. David Kriel (Centurion). Replacements: 16. Jan-Hendrik Wessels (Pretoria), 17. Simphiwe Matanzima (Naka Bulle), 18. Francois Klopper (Tuine), 19. Charlie Ewels, 20. WJ Steenakamp (Tuine), 21. Keagan Johannes (UP Tuks), 22. Chris Smith (Harlequins), 23. Cornal Hendricks (Northam Rhinos)