Bulls bring in Steyn for two-match tour
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: The Bulls have named a 31-man squad for a two-match tour to France and Wales.
The Bulls will face Lyon in the Champions Cup on Friday and then they will travel to Wales to face Scarlets in the United Rugby Championship.
Veteran flyhalf Morne Steyn has been included in the squad after not featuring in the last few encounters in all competitions.
The last match he featured in was the 14-44 defeat to Exeter in England in December.
The squad also features a number of big names that beat those same opponents in Pretoria last weekend.
The side departs OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday for France. After Friday’s match, the Pretoria outfit will fly to the United Kingdom, to begin preparations for Round 13 of the URC.
The team will look to confirm progress into the round of 16 in the Champions Cup whilst also looking to cement a spot in the play-offs of the United Rugby Championship, where they are currently third behind the Stormers and Leinster respectively.
BULLS TRAVELLING SQUAD: Ruan Nortje (captain), Simphiwe Matanzima, Bismarck Du Plessis, Dylan Smith, Francois Klopper, Ruan Vermaak, Janko Swanepoel, Marco Van Staden, Cyle Brink, Embrose Papier, Johan Goosen, David Kriel, Gerhard Steenekamp, Johan Grobbelaar, Mornay Smith, Reinhardt Ludwig, Wandisile Simelane, Dylan Smith, Nizaam Carr, Elrigh Louw, Zak Burger, Chris Smith, Stravino Jacobs, Jan Hendrik Wessels, Kurt-Lee Arendse, Harold Vorster, Lionel Mapoe, Canan Moodie, Bernard Van Der Linde, Morne Steyn, Cornal Hendricks.