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Du Preez bracketed for Durban

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Bulls, In the news, Super 14 on 13 May 2009 at 16:51
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Bulls scrumhalf Fourie du Preez has been bracketed with Heini Adams in the team to play the Sharks in the last Super 14 league match of the season in Durban on Saturday.

Super14.com reports that Du Preez’s calf has recovered and he came through a run on Wednesday morning well enough, but coach Frans Ludeke said at the press conference that Du Preez will be tested again later in the day when the Bulls go for their training run after a gym session.

Du Preez did not play against the Cheetahs last weekend after sustaining a calf injury in the previous weekend’s win over the Western Force.

There is one other change to the side. JP Nel comes in at centre in a swap with Jaco Pretorius who moves to the bench, where Adams is bracketed with Francois Hougaard who will move to the bench in the event that Adams must start.

The Bulls team is:
Zane Kirchner; Akona Ndungane, JP Nel, Wynand Olivier, Bryan Habana; Morné Steyn, Fourie du Preez/Heini Adams; Pierre Spies, Dewald Potgieter, Deon Stegmann, Victor Matfield (capt.), Bakkies Botha, Werner Kruger, Derick Kuün, Gurthrö Steenkamp.
Replacements: Chiliboy Ralepelle, Rayno Gerber, Danie Rossouw, Pedrie Wannenburg, Heini Adams/Francois Hougaard, Burton Francis, Jaco Pretorius.


  • Even if they don’t have adams on the bench this is still a DAMN good side.

    I’m more than just a little nervous.

  • Comment 1, posted at 13.05.09 16:56:24 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • I see another couple of broken Sharks – broken by the swinging arm of serial filth – Mr JP Nel.

  • Comment 2, posted at 13.05.09 17:08:17 by Baldrick Reply
    BaldrickCurrie Cup player
  • we’re staring down the barrel of a serious pk here… especially since 3/4 of our backline is injured.

  • Comment 3, posted at 13.05.09 17:37:34 by robdylan Reply
    Competition Winner Administrator
    robdylanHead Coach
  • im going to stay possitive, i dont want to think negative thoughts. Think possitive, be possitive. :roll:

  • Comment 4, posted at 14.05.09 06:46:06 by JarsonX Reply
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    JarsonXAssistant coach
  • Bulls – revised: 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JP Nel, 12 Wynand Olivier, 11 Bryan Habana; 10 Morné Steyn, 9 Fourie du Preez, 8 Pierre Spies, 7 Dewald Potgieter, 6 Deon Stegmann, 5 Victor Matfield (captain), 4 Bakkies Botha, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Derick Kuün, 1 Gurthrö Steenkamp.
    Replacements: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 Rayno Gerber, 18 Danie Rossouw, 19 Pedrie Wannenburg, 20 Heini Adams, 21 Burton Francis, 22 Jaco Pretorius.

  • Comment 5, posted at 14.05.09 07:33:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • The Sharks

    1. Tendai Mtawarira
    2. Bismarck du Plessis
    3. John Smit
    4. Steven Sykes
    5. Johann Muller ( Capt )
    6. Keegan Daniel
    7. Jean Deysel
    8. Ryan Kankowski
    9. Rory Kockott
    10. Ruan Pienaar
    11. JP Pietersen
    12. Riaan Swanepoel
    13. Adrian Jacobs
    14. Odwa Ndungane
    15. Stefan Terblanche

    16. Jannie du Plessis
    17. Deon Carstens
    18. Albert van den Berg
    19. Jacques Botes
    20. Charl McLeod
    21. Monty Dumond
    22. Andries Strauss

  • Comment 6, posted at 14.05.09 13:18:46 by Charlie Reply

    CharlieSuper Rugby player
  • @Charlie (Comment 6) :

    That is our original team – less Frans Verstaan…if our / their heads are on right, we can do this thing…forsure! :grin:

  • Comment 7, posted at 14.05.09 13:33:26 by Prof. Ice Reply
    Competition Winner IceAssistant coach
  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 7) :
    Yeah, pretend its 2008 and its the Currie Cup final.

  • Comment 8, posted at 14.05.09 13:42:14 by Salmonoid Reply
    Friend of Sharksworld
    Salmonoid the SubtleAssistant coach
  • @Charlie (Comment 6) :

    There is a thread up gents… :roll:


  • Comment 9, posted at 14.05.09 13:44:31 by wpw Reply
    wpwAssistant coach
  • @wpw (Comment 9) :

    Can I go there too, WES?? :roll: :evil:

  • Comment 10, posted at 14.05.09 13:52:41 by Prof. Ice Reply
    Competition Winner IceAssistant coach
  • @wpw (Comment 9) : And what about the ladies, anyway I could not wait :twisted:

  • Comment 11, posted at 14.05.09 13:54:22 by Charlie Reply

    CharlieSuper Rugby player
  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 10) : Don’t think so, it’s the itotie, not the itetie :roll:

  • Comment 12, posted at 14.05.09 13:55:26 by Charlie Reply

    CharlieSuper Rugby player
  • @Prof. Ice (Comment 10) :

    Of course Ice, sorry!!! :roll: :shock:

  • Comment 13, posted at 14.05.09 14:08:59 by wpw Reply
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