Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has named a strong 26 man squad for their warm-up match against the Pumas in Nelspruit.
Waylon Murray and Blitzbokke Ryan Nell will spearhead the Blue Bulls Sevens team to participate in the World Club Sevens series.
The Blue Bulls have announce the signings of Adriaan Strauss, Trevor Nyakane, Pieter "Lappies" Labuschagné and Jamba Ulengo.
Callie Visagie and Marcel van der Merwe will both miss training this week as the Bulls prepare for their opening Currie Cup match.
Outgoing Chiefs back Gareth Anscombe switched allegiance from NZ to Wales after realising he had little hope of making the All Blacks.
Flank Deon Stegmann has been made captain of the Blue Bulls for this year's Currie Cup competition.
The Blue Bulls will be without wing Bjorn Basson when they start their challenge to the Currie Cup against the Golden Lions.
SWD and WP have stood out as two of the top contenders to play for places in the final match of the Craven Week.
The Crusaders have beaten the Blues to sound an ominous warning to their rivals for the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby title.
The Blues have crushed the Force in their cross-Tasman Super Rugby clash in Perth to keep their slim tournament hopes alive.
The Blues have clinched the inaugural World Club 10s in Singapore after edging out Super 15 rivals Brumbies in extra time.
A referee from the Blue Bulls referees association is recovering in hospital after allegedly being assaulted following a club game.
The Blues have made the most of their good fortune to comfortably beat the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby clash in Auckland.
Ihaia West will make his first Vodacom Super Rugby start when the Blues take on the Hurricanes at Eden Park.
The Sharks ended their Australasian tour on a winning note when they beat the Blues at North Harbour Stadium in Albany.