Bulls unchanged for Jaguares clash
Coach John Mitchell has opted to keep the young side that lost 42-37 to the Sunwolves in Singapore last weekend.
JOHANNESBURG - The Blue Bulls have named an unchanged side to face the Jaguares at Loftus on Saturday.
Coach John Mitchell has opted to keep the young side that lost 42-37 to the Sunwolves in Singapore last weekend, with Handre Pollard continuing to captain the side in the absence of Burger Odendaal.
Springbok scrumhalf Ivan van Zyl returns to the side among the substitutes in place of Andre Warner.
Should the Jaguares beat the Bulls, they can leapfrog the Lions into the number one spot in the South African conference, with the Lions enjoying a bye this weekend.
Bulls: 15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Johnny Kotze, 11 Divan Rossouw, 10 Handré Pollard (c), 9 Embrose Papier, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Jannes Kirsten, 6 Marco van Staden, 5 RG Snyman, 4 Jason Jenkins, 3 Conraad van Vuuren, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Pierre Schoeman.
Subs: 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Simphiwe Matanzima/Matthys Basson, 18 Mornay Smit, 19 Thembelani Bholi, 20 Nic de Jager, 21 Ivan van Zyl, 22 Manie Libbok, 23 Dries Swanepoel.