The Bulls gets a taste of what the Stormers had to put up with following news that Wynand Olivier might miss the start of their Super Rugby campaign due to his Japanese club advancing in their domestic competition.
The Stormers who also allowed one of their players, Peter Grant, to play in Japan in-between Super Rugby tournaments have not been able to use the flyhalf at the start of their campaigns for two seasons and it seems the Bulls might suffer the same fate.
Ludeke confirmed to the Beeld newspaper that they are in constant contact with Olivier to ensure they plan accordingly.
Ludeke however has options available if Olivier misses the start of their campaign in Francois Venter who had a very good 2012 season as-well as the sensational Baby Bok, Jan Serfontein.
The Bulls open their Super Rugby campaign with a tough fixture against South African Conference winners, the Stormers at Loftus on February 22.