| Morne Steyn returns to Bulls initiating XV as Jake White tries unusual combos for Sharks duel

Bulls flyhalf Morne Steyn lines up a shot at goal during their Super Rugby Unlocked encounter against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on 16 October 2020. (Photo by Frikkie Kapp/Gallo Images

Bulls flyhalf Morne Steyn lines up a shot at purpose for the length of their Clear Rugby Unlocked stumble upon against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on 16 October 2020. (Photo by Frikkie Kapp/Gallo Photos

Bulls director of rugby Jake White has persevered to rotate his squad forward of their final preparation sequence stumble upon against the Sharks in Durban on Friday.

Springbok Nizaam Carr will again wear the captain’s armband and lead a forward pack which sees important changes.

Blitzbok Tim Agaba comes into the initiating line-up at blindside flank with Werner Gouws transferring to openside.

Janko Swanepoel will wear the No 5 jumper while there might maybe be a unconditionally unusual entrance row in Springboks Marcel van der Merwe and Lizo Gqoboka, while Schalk Erasmus gets one other opportunity to imprint in the No 2 jersey.

Richard Kriel (fullback), Madosh Tambwe (elegant flit) and Zak Burger (scrumhalf) aid their spots from final week’s 34-29 remove over the Stormers.

A weird centre partnership will entrance up against the Durbanites, with Marnus Potgieter and Dawid Kellerman entrusted with the accountability while Diego Appollis will more than probably be on hunt for tries on the left flit.

Lastly, worn Springbok flyhalf Morne Steyn returns to add treasured ride in what is a youthful backline.

The bench has additionally been adjusted greatly with Jacques van Rooyen being named as a change after initiating final week.

Juniors Raynard Roets and Reinhardt Ludwig will veil lock and free forward respectively, while Clinton Swart and Jay-Cee Nel had been named as utility support veil, with Keagan Johannes being named because the scrumhalf change.

“We hold our final heat-up this week and we might maybe perchance well maybe now not inquire for better opposition in the Sharks. It be our first meeting since our Currie Cup final battle and as well they’ll are making an are trying to acquire one over the champions,” White talked about in a assertion.

“Now we hold persevered in our rotation with the purpose of pastime being on gaining ride for the length of our higher squad. The Sharks hold a steady squad which in the end gives the foundation for one other tough stumble upon however the gents are more than ready to throw their our bodies on the line to steady a victory,” he added.

Friday’s clash at Kings Park is scheduled for 19: 00.



15 Anthony Volmink, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am (captain), 12 Marius
Louw, 11 Yaw Penxe, 10 Boeta Chamberlain, 9 Jaden Hendrikse, 8
Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Emile van Heerden, 4
Ruben van Heerden, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Fez Mbatha, 1 Ox Nche

16 Kerron van Vuuren, 17 Mzamo Majola, 18 John-Hubert Meyer, 19 JJ van
der Mescht, 20 Phepsi Buthelezi, 21 Sanele Nohamba, 22 Rynhardt Jonker,
23 Aphelele Fassi


15 Richard Kriel, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Marnus Potgieter, 12 Dawid Kellerman, 11 Diego Appollis, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Zak Burger, 8 Nizaam Carr (captain), 7 Tim Agaba, 6 Werner Gouws, 5 Janko Swanepoel, 4 Jan Uys, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Schalk Erasmus, 1 Lizo Gqoboka

Substitutes: 16 Janco Uys, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Mornay Smith, 19 Raynard Roets, 20 WJ Steenkamp, 21 Keagan Johannes, 22 Clinton Swart, 23 Jay-Cee Nel, 24 Jan-Hendrik Wessels, 25 Reinhardt Ludwig, 26 Bernard van der Linde, 27 Niel Beukes

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