Stegmann sidelined

The Bulls have suffered a late blow with news that Deon Stegmann will not be available for Saturday’s battle with the Blues.

The Bulls have confirmed that Stegmann has a hamstring injury and will not be risked. CJ Stander will start in the Bulls back row with Gerrit Jan van Velze joining the match 22 as loose forward cover.

Bulls (revised) – 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 Wynand Olivier, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Morné Steyn, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Pierre Spies (c), 7 Jacques Potgieter, 6 CJ Stander, 5 Juandré Kruger, 4 Flip van der Merwe, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 1 Dean Greyling.
Subs: 16 Willie Wepener, 17 Frik Kirsten, 18 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 19 Gerrit Jan van Velze, 20 Ruan Snyman, 21 Louis Fouché, 22 JJ Engelbrecht.