Cape Town - The Bulls have been dealt a double injury blow with flanker Jacques Potgieter and prop Frik Kirsten returning home with injuries.
Potgieter limped off the field in the 41-35 win over the Rebels on Friday, and according to SuperSport.com went for a scan in Sydney which revealed he had damaged his kneecap. He will be out for between six and eight weeks.
Kirsten broke his hand against the Rebels and has been ruled out for six weeks.
With prop Dean Greyling also headng home due to the birth of his first child, Rayno Gerber will now join the team on Monday.