Rudolph Jacobs
Rugby Journalist
1 minute read
4 Sep 2014
4:30 pm

Blue Bulls coach wields axe

Rudolph Jacobs

Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke wielded the axe today, naming six changes to his side to face the Lions at Loftus on Saturday.

FILE PICTURE: Frans Ludeke (Head coach) during the Vodacom Bulls training session and press conference at Loftus Versveld on July 24, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Sevens player Jamba Ulengo has been handed a debut as Ludeke named five changes to the backline and one up front.

Young centre William-Small Smith and flyhalf Joshua Stander, who made his debut against WP last weekend, have both been dropped.

Blue Bulls: Ulrich Beyers, Sampie Mastriet, JJ Engelbrecht, Burger Odendaal , Jamba Ulengo; Jacques-Louis Potgieter, Rudy Paige; Jono Ross, Jacques du Plessis, Deon Stegmann (capt), Grant Hattingh, Paul Willemse; Werner Kruger, Bongi Mbonambi, Dean Greyling. Bench: Callie Visagie, Basil Short, Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg, Jacques Engelbrecht, Piet van Zyl, Tony Jantjies, Ryan Nell.