Bulls bank on Basson for Lions derby
Pretoria - Bulls coach Nollis Marais has named his team for
Saturday’s South African Super Rugby derby against the Lions at Loftus
Marais made minimal changes to the squad that did battle
successfully against the Stormers last week.
Travis Ismaiel was withdrawn from the team due to personal
commitments, and will be replaced by Bjorn Basson at left wing.
Hooker Bandise Maku also comes in on the bench in place of
Jaco Visagie in a straight switch.
Saturday’s clash at Loftus Versfeld is scheduled for 17:10.
15 SP Marais, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Jan
Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Arno Botha,
7 Jannes Kirsten, 6 Lappies Labuschagne, 5 RG Snyman, 4 Jason Jenkins, 3 Marcel
van der Merwe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Lizo Gqoboka
Substitutes: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Pierre
Schoeman, 19 Grant Hattingh, 20 Deon Stegmann, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Tian Schoeman,
23 Dries Swanepoel