Bulls quartet fit to tour
Pretoria - The Bulls named Rudy Paige, Werner Kruger, Jacques-Louis Potgieter and Dean Greyling in their touring squad for their Super Rugby tour to Australasia.
Kruger has recovered from an ankle injury after several weeks on the sidelines, while Potgieter (hamstring) and Greyling (leg) was also declared fit alongside Paige (knee).
Centre Burger Odendaal has also recovered from a sore ankle.
With Piet van Zyl out, Andre Warner will tour as third scrumhalf, the Blue Bulls and UP-Tuks' first participation in the squad. Travis Ismaiel will also tour as the extra outside back.
The Bulls play the Blues in Auckland on May 15 and the Chiefs in Rotorua on May 22 before they move to Australia.
They then face the Brumbies in Canberra on May 29 and the Rebels in Melbourne on June 6, before returning home.
Bulls touring: Jesse Kriel, Bjorn Basson, JJ Engelbrecht, Travis Ismaiel, Jan Serfontein, Burger Odendaal, Handre Pollard, Jacques-Louis Potgieter, Rudy Paige, Francois Hougaard, Andre Warner, Arno Botha, Jacques du Plessis, Pierre Spies, Deon Stegmann, Lappies Labuschagne, Victor Matfield, Grant Hattingh, Flip van der Merwe, Werner Kruger, Marcel van der Merwe, Trevor Nyakane, Dean Greyling, Morne Mellett, Adriaan Strauss, Callie Visagie, Jaco Visagie.