14.5.2019 10:52 am
One can expect this move to divide opinion…
The Bulls continue to be stripped bare of their biggest names with the confirmation that influential Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard is off to France.
It would indeed be a momentous achievement given SA’s struggles overseas generally.
Yet that’s easier said than done against the defending champions and frontrunners … even at Loftus.
The Lions coach bravely opens up on the stress-related illness that’s changed his life and how he’s learnt to cope with it.
Marvin Orie, a lock, might not have been tortured so much by the (now former) Waratahs wizard, but he knows the significance.
How the Bulls and Bok hooker only makes his return now from suspension still boggles the mind, but that chapter is now closed.
World Cup years aren’t really a great time to experiment, but these men’s form warrant a closer look.
The Bulls prop now has a rock-solid case for being unable to be ignored by the national selectors.
It’s become harder and harder to ignore the claims from Dan du Preez as the Bulls’ backs make their presence felt.
Robert du Preez says their denial of a rare victory in Christchurch was ‘heartbreaking’, but a draw still felt like a win.
Pote Human’s revolution at Loftus is back on track.
Curwin Bosch’s boot and a heroic defensive effort means the defending champions almost lose their proud home record.