Double injury boost for Bulls

    2015-04-27 21:24

    Pretoria - Bulls stalwarts Victor Matfield and Jan Serfontein both returned to the training field on Monday as the team prepare for their Super Rugby match against the Lions at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

    Matfield is back in action after a medical procedure on his knee and will be considered for the weekend, while Serfontein, who was a late withdrawal against the Stormers due to a hamstring niggle, will also be ready to take his place.

    Rudy Paige and Jacques-Louis Potgieter is still out of action due to a knee injury and hamstring strain, but should be fit to travel with the team when they depart for their Australasian trip on Sunday.

    Pierre Schoeman (knee, July 15), Bandise Maku (pectoral, July 31), Carlo Engelbrecht (ankle, May 31), Werner Kruger (ankle, May 11), Duncan Matthews (knee, August 31), Ruan Steenkamp (knee, July 31), Ryan Nell (knee, August 31) remain on the long-term injury list.

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