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    Bulls part ways with young wing

    2017-03-22 11:33

    Cape Town - The Bulls have parted ways with Nigerian-born wing Luther Obi. 

    A former Junior Springbok, Obi had been on the union's books since late 2015. He played in two matches for the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup Qualifiers last year, but due to injury, missed a large chunk of the season.

    He is currently fit again and had been named in the Bulls' squad for the 2017 Super Rugby season, but he has not played at all this tournament with the Bulls backing Travis Ismaiel and Jamba Ulengo. 

    According to a Bulls representative, the 23-year-old Obi had been "given an opportunity elsewhere" and, after talks with the union a mutual agreement was made to release the player from his contract. 

    The Bulls have won one of their three Super Rugby matches this season and are currently in New Zealand where fixtures against the Blues and Chiefs await. 

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    Fixtures

    Friday, 31 January 2020
    • Blues v Chiefs, Eden Park 08:05
    • Brumbies v Reds, GIO Stadium 10:15
    • Sharks v Bulls, Jonsson Kings Park Stadium 19:10
    Saturday, 01 February 2020
    • Sunwolves v Rebels, Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium 05:45
    • Crusaders v Waratahs, Trafalgar Park 08:05
    • Stormers v Hurricanes, Cape Town 15:05
    • Jaguares v Lions, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 23:40
    Friday, 07 February 2020
    • Highlanders v Sharks, Forsyth Barr Stadium 08:05
    • Brumbies v Rebels, GIO Stadium 10:15

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