Currie Cup

5 Boks in Blue Bulls Currie Cup squad

2019-07-09 16:23
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Cape Town - Blue Bulls coach, Pote Human, has named Burger Odendaal as captain for the 2019 Currie Cup season and included five Springboks in his squad for the season.

Cornal Hendricks, who made a return to rugby in the Super Rugby tournament, will again play in the country's premier domestic competition for the first time since 2015, while Human can also call on Embrose Papier, Ivan van Zyl, Marnitz Boshoff and Roelof Smit, who all donned the green and gold.

A number of former Blitzboks will also add to their effort, including Rosko Specman, Dylan Sage and Tim Agaba, while Stedman Gans has also joined up with the squad.

Former Sharks flank Wihan Vosloo, also joined from Durban, while lock Andries Ferreira returns to his old stomping ground at Loftus Versfeld.

Wiehahn Herbst will also debut for the Blue Bulls, following a long career with the Sharks and Ulster.

The Currie Cup training squad is: 

Fullbacks: Divan Rossouw, Earll Douwrie

Wings: Cornal Hendricks, Rosko Specman, Jade Stighling.

Centres: Burger Odendaal, Dylan Sage, Johnny Kotze, Stedman Gans.

Flyhalves: Manie Libbok, Marnitz Boshoff

Scrumhalves: Embrose Papier, Ivan van Zyl, Andre Warner. 

Loose forwards: Tim Agaba, Fred Eksteen, Wian Vosloo, Jaco Bezuidenhout, Ruan Steenkamp, Eduan Lubbe, Roelof Smit.

Locks: Jean Drotste, Andries Ferreira, Ruan Nortje, Adri Smith, Marius Verwey

Props: Wiehahn Herbst, Conraad van Vuuren, Madot Mabokela, Simphiwe Matanzima, Matthys Basson, Dayan van der Westhuizen.

Hookers: Jaco Visagie, Johan Grobbelaar

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