Blue Bulls rugby coach Frans Ludeke, will rely heavily on young players who have made their mark in the Vodadom Cup series, when the Absa Currie Cup series kicks off later this month.
Report courtesy News24.
Ludeke announced his Currie Cup group at Loftus Versfeld on Tuesday, and included a large number of the youngsters who won the Vodacom Cup in his squad and it is to be expected some of the SA under 20-players that are currently in France, will get an opportunity at senior level on their return to South Africa.
The Bulls started their preparations for the Currie Cup at Loftus on Monday and will play their compulsory friendly against the SWD Eagles in George on Friday.
Blue Bulls Currie Cup group: Fullbacks: Zane Kirchner, Tiger Mangweni, Gerhard van der Merwe; Wings: Akona Ndungane, John Mametsa, Gerhard van den Heever, Trompie Nontshinga, Danwel Demas; Outside centres: Marius Delport, Braam Gerber; Inside centres: Wynand Olivier, Dewald Pretoruis, Luvuyo Mhlobiso, Divan Kotze, Ruan Boshoff; Flyhalves: Derick Hougaard, Morne Steyn, Burton Francis; Scrumhalves: Heini Adams, JP Joubert, Ruan Snyman; Number 8s: Dewald Potgieter, Okkie Kruger; Flankers: Wikus van Heerden, Deon Stegmann, Pedrie Wannenburg, Jacques Burger, Vincent Gwavu; Locks: Wilhelm Steenkamp, Fudge Mabeta, Wouter Moore, Juandre Kruger; Props: Jaco Engels, Werner Kruger, Rayno Gerber, Dean Greyling, Rassie Jansen van Vuuren; Hookers: Derick Kuhn, Bandise Maku, Chiliboy Ralepelle, James van der Walt, Brett Sharmann.Tweet