Bulls trio extend Loftus stay
Pretoria - The Blue Bulls Company on Thursday
confirmed the extensions of contracts with Springbok prop Dean Greyling, Bulls flyhalf
Tian Schoeman and Junior Springbok prop Dayan van der Westhuizen.
All three have signed contracts that will
keep them Loftus-based until 2017, Xander Janse van Rensburg, High Performance
Manager of the BBC confirmed.
The trio are all products of the Blue Bulls
youth structures and hails from local Pretoria schools.
"We are delighted to have them here
for the next couples of years. Dean has been with us since 2005 and has decided
not to seek lucrative overseas options to play out his career, but rather stay
in Pretoria, where he became a Springbok and won Vodacom Super Rugby titles,”
Janse van Rensburg said.
“He has been a stalwart over the last
decade and it is great to know that he will end his career as a true
Janse van Rensburg is also excited about
Schoeman's development as a player. The 23-year old made his Vodacom Bulls
debut earlier this year.
"Tian is one of the most promising
flyhalves around and his playing style fits perfectly into the Bulls and Blue
Bulls patterns. It is great to know he will be around for the next couple of
Van der Westhuizen is still a junior, but
was included on the Vodacom Bulls bench earlier in the Super Rugby season.
“Dayan shows massive potential already and
that in a position where players really grow into it over the years. It is a
great endorsement for us to have him signing on till 2017,” Janse van Rensburg