Bulls to play Namibia in friendly

FILE PHOTO: Bulls supporters cheer on their team during a match. Picture: Neil McCartney

The Bulls will play Namibia in a friendly match in Windhoek on June 21, the union said in a statement on Monday.

The match will form part of the the team’s preparations before the Super Rugby tournament resumes in July.

It will also aid the Namibians ahead of their upcoming African qualifying matches for the Rugby World Cup next year.

“We will have some players on national duty and not available, which will give us a chance to blood some fringe players, but we see this as an excellent opportunity for the team to get some match fitness in ahead of the re-start of Super Rugby,” said Bulls high performance manager Xander Janse van Rensburg.

“We are playing in our away kit (green) and will treat this match with the same intensity as any match in the Vodacom Super Rugby competition.”

The Bulls will travel to Windhoek on June 18.

Janse van Rensburg also confirmed that a Blue Bulls team would travel to Port Elizabeth to play the EP Kings on June 20. The team would consist of under-21 players and those getting ready for the upcoming Currie Cup competition.


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