Bulls, Sharks get good news

Johann Sadie and Flip van der Merwe have been declared fit for the Bulls, while Steven Sykes has been cleared to join the Sharks on tour.

Sadie injured his shoulder in the Bulls’ first Super Rugby match of the season against the Sharks, with Van der Merwe hurting his ankle against the Blues. According to SuperSport.com, the former WP centre returned to training on Monday, while the second rower has benefited from a week off (the Bulls had a bye last weekend) and is set to play against the Reds.

Meanwhile, Sport24 reports that Steven Sykes has been cleared to join the Sharks in Sydney. The lock left the field in the 28th minute of his side’s match against the Reds on Saturday with a knee injury, but it was found to be not serious.