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Fri 4 Jun 2021 | 06:30

RECAP: Bulls v Stormers

RECAP: Bulls v Stormers
Fri 4 Jun 2021 | 06:30
RECAP: Bulls v Stormers
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our live coverage of the Rainbow Cup Round Five encounter between the Bulls and Stormers at Loftus Versfeld.

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The Bulls saw their 100 percent start to the competition come to an end with a thrilling 33-34 loss to the Lions in Johannesburg.

But they have a formidable record at this venue, having won 13 on the trot since losing to the Jaguares in February 2020.

After starting with back-to-back defeats, including a 16-20 loss to the Bulls, the Stormers are now attempting to register three successive wins for the first time since February 2020.

* To read our pre-match predictions, CLICK HERE!

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Teams

Bulls: 15 David Kriel, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Marco Jansen van Vuren, 12 Cornal Hendricks, 11 Stravino Jacobs, 10 Morné Steyn, 9 Ivan van Zyl, 8 Duane Vermeulen, (captain), 7 Elrigh Louw, 6 Marcell Coetzee, 5 Ruan Nortje, 4 Walt Steenkamp, 3 Mornay Smith, 2 Johan Grobbelaar, 1 Gerhard Steenekamp.
Replacements – from: 16 Schalk Erasmus, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 Janko Swanepoel, 20 Marco van Staden, 21 Zak Burger, 22 Chris Smith, 23 Gio Aplon, 24 Jan-Hendrik Wessels, 25 Muller Uys, 26 Jan Uys, 27 James Verity-Amm, 28 Keagan Johannes.

Stormers: 15 Damian Willemse, 14 Rosko Specman, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Rikus Pretorius, 11 Edwill van der Merwe, 10 Tim Swiel, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Evan Roos, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Willie Engelbrecht, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 David Meihuizen, 3 Neethling Fouche, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff (captain).
Replacements – from: 16 Andre-Hugo Venter, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Frans Malherbe, 19 Ernst van Rhyn, 20 Marcel Theunissen, 21 Godlen Masimla, 22 Dan du Plessis, 23 Sergeal Petersen, 24 Lee-Marvin Mazibuko, 25 Juarno Augustus.

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Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs, Aimee Barrett-Theron
TMO: Marius van der Westhuizen

PV: 20
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