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Currie Cup SF – Nyakane moves to loosehead for Blue Bulls


The Blue Bulls will be coming to Newlands to upset the tournament favourites, Western Province on Saturday.

Bulls coach Human has opted to move Springbok Trevor Nyakane to loosehead in place of the injured Basson.

Dayan Van der Westhuizen will take the tighthead position for the match.

Human also moved Johnny Kotze from outside to inside center.

Duncan Mathews comes in to replace Jamba Ulengo in the wing as well as Dylan Sage in the place of Franco Naude.

It is gonna be a massive ask for the Blue Bulls to upset Province at home but it is a semi final with all on the line for both teams.

What happened in the past two months mean absolutely nothing.Kick-off for Saturday’s match at Newlands is scheduled for 17:00.

Blue Bulls: 15 Divan Rossouw, 14 Duncan Matthews, 13 Dylan Sage, 12 Johnny Kotze, 11 Jade Stighling, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Ivan van Zyl, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Marco van Staden, 6 Ruan Steenkamp, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Hendre Stassen, 3 Dayan van der Westhuizen, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Trevor Nyakane

Replacements: (from): 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Frans van Wyk, 18 Conrad de Beer, 19 Ruan Nortje, 20 Nic de Jager, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Tinus de Beer, 23 Franco Naude, 24 Andre Warner

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