URC – Vodacom Bulls Made Several Changes To Team To Face Dragons RFC


Vodacom Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White has made several changes to his team to face the Dragons in Newport on Saturday.

Six changes were made at the back with Canan Moodie starting at the outside centre. Harold Vorster is Moodie's partner in the midfield.

Fullback Willie le Roux returns to the starting lineup while Sebastian de Klerk starts on the right wing and Kurt-Lee Arendse is the only back to retain his number from the clash at Loftus Versfeld.

Scrumhalf Zak Burger and flyhalf Chris Smith forms the new halfback combination.

There are just two changes to the pack, as Mpilo Gumede comes in for Reinhardt Ludwig and Jan-Hendrik Wessels replaces Johan Grobbelaar.

Vodacom Bulls: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Sebastian de Klerk, 13 Canan Moodie, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Kurt-Lee Arendse, 10 Chris Smith, 9 Zak Burger, 8 Marcell Coetzee (cc), 7 Mpilo Gumede, 6 Marco van Staden, 5 Ruan Nortje (cc), 4 Ruan Vermaak, 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Jan-Hendrik Wessell, 1 Gerhard Steenekamp. Replacements: 16 Johan Grobbelaar, 17 Simphiwe Matanzima, 18 Morne Smith, 19 Reinhardt Ludwig, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Johan Goosen, 23 Devon Williams.