Vodacom Bulls director of rugby, Jake White has announced his matchday 23 that will do battle against the Windhoek Draught Griquas in round 5 of the 2023 edition of the Currie Cup competition, at Loftus Versfeld. The men in blue will welcome the team from Kimberly on Friday 07 April, with kickoff set for 17h00 in the afternoon.
White has utilised his available servicemen who did duty in France last week, forming a strong, balanced side as the men from Pretoria look to register their first win in this campaign of the Currie Cup.
VODACOM BULLS vs WINDHOEK DRAUGHT GRIQUAS STARTING XV: 1. Gerhard Steenekamp, 2. Johan Grobbelaar, 3. Mornay Smith, 4. Ruan Vermaak, 5. Ruan Nortje (c), 6. Marco van Staden, 7. Cyle Brink, 8. Elrigh Louw, 9. Embrose Papier, 10. Chris Smith, 11. David Kriel, 12. Harold Vorster, 13. Stedman Gans, 14. Canan Moodie, 15. Kurt-Lee Arendse
VODACOM BULLS IMPACT SQUAD: 16. Bismarck du Plessis, 17. Dylan Smith, 18. Francois Klopper, 19. Janko Swanepoel, 20. Nizaam Carr, 21. Keagan Johannes, 22. Johan Goosen, 23. Cornal Hendricks
MANAGEMENT: Jake White – Director of Rugby, Sean Everitt – Defence & Breakdown, Hugo van As – Backline, Gert Smal – Forwards, Andre Volsteedt – Strength & Conditioning, John-William Meyer – Technical Analyst, Dr. Gerhard Louwrence – Team Doctor, Claudette Eckard – Physiotherapist, Kyle Meyer – Physiotherapist, Elias Bennett – Team Manager, Zama Dyidi – Logistics Manager