Tag: Bulls Rugby

Bulls better, but not at best

TweetIn certain respects, it might have been better if the Bulls had simply repeated their Timaru horror show last week and we could all have begun to suspect that there must be unrest of some sort in the champions’ camp. Rob Houwing writes for Sports24 that events in Brisbane on Saturday, where the once-mighty Bulls…

Victor wants to crash the party

TweetDecorated skipper Victor Matfield is urging the revamped Bulls to turn party-crashers tomorrow night so his barren streak at Suncorp Stadium ends before retirement. Jim Tucker writes in The Couriermail that this feature clash against the Reds will be the South African World Cup champion’s final outing in Brisbane and never has he needed to…

Reds getting cocky??

TweetQueensland rugby’s marketing boffins have needlessly fired up the Bulls by promoting tonight’s clash as a “slaughter” even though the South Africans’ own bragging rights over the Reds in every trophy department. Jim Tucker writes for The Couriermail that the “Watch Us Slaughter The Bulls” pitch on the QRU’s official website and advertising material is…

Cheetahs have their captain back

TweetThey might have lost stand-in captain, Adriaan Strauss, to a broken hand, but the Cheetahs received a massive boost ahead of this weekend’s clash with the Bulls as Juan Smith was declared fit to lead the side.

Ton up for Du Preez

TweetVodacom Bulls scrumhalf, Fourie du Preez, describes his pending achievement of 100 Super Rugby matches for the Bulls as a ‘massive honour and milestone”.

Bulls face Vic/Fourie void

TweetIt may be a tad early to suggest it, but the biggest threat to the Bulls’ domination of South African rugby could be the successors to the captaincy duo of Victor Matfield and Fourie du Preez.