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Bulls better, but not at best

April 17, 2011
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Bulls better, but not at best

In 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...
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Victor wants to crash the party

April 16, 2011
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Victor wants to crash the party

Decorated 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...
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Reds getting cocky??

April 16, 2011
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Reds getting cocky??

Queensland 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...
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Bulls hold on to their talent

March 23, 2011
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Bulls hold on to their talent

It’s not all bad news in Bulls country at the moment, as the Bulls have managed to hold on to three future stars according to Brenden Nel from SuperSport
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Cheetahs have their captain back

February 24, 2011
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Cheetahs have their captain back

They 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.
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Bulls select Chiliboy at hooker

February 22, 2011
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Bulls select Chiliboy at hooker

Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke included Chiliboy Ralepelle at hooker for his team’s second match of Super Rugby, against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.
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Ton up for Du Preez

February 16, 2011
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Ton up for Du Preez

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

February 9, 2011
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Lions target Bakkies signature

It has been a rumour that has surfaced in recent days, and although everyone will deny it, it seems to be true.
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Bulls sign Basson

September 21, 2010
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The Vodacom Blue Bulls have made a massive coup by signing Griquas and Springbok winger Bjorn Basson to join them from November 1.
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Currie Cup round up, Round 1

July 12, 2010
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The 2010 Absa Currie Cup kicked off to an exciting start after 26 tries were scored in the opening weekend of South Africa’s premier domestic rugby competition.
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Bulls sign WP scrummy

July 7, 2010
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The Vodacom Blue Bulls have signed promising young scrumhalf Dustin Jinka from Western Province for the Absa Currie Cup season.
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Hougaard ready for Bok call-up

June 23, 2010
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Francois Hougaard is fit and ready to join the Springboks on their tour to New Zealand.
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Wannenburg off to Ulster

June 14, 2010
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The Bulls’ most experienced Super 14 player, Pedrie Wannenburg, will continue his rugby career with Ulster.
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Bulls face Vic/Fourie void

June 1, 2010
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It 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.
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Stormers cheated out of fair contest

May 31, 2010
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I KNOW northern and southern hemisphere rugby is played to different laws, but I never knew that the northern and southern discrepancy applied to South African rugby.
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Bulls 25, Stormers 17 – S14 Final

May 29, 2010
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After 15 weeks of planning, plotting and playing it comes down to this: An 80-minute resolute and unwavering arm-wrestle for the most prized possession outside of the Test arena.
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A tale of two Boks

May 27, 2010
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I guess it would be hard to describe to the southern tribe how great Orlando Stadium was when the Bulls managed, for a second year in a row, to convincingly beat the Crusaders in the Super 14 semi-finals.
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Super 14 Final sold out – confirmed

May 27, 2010
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For those wishing that some season ticket holders will surrender their right on tickets and thus be made available to the public – there is some bad news.  The Blue Bulls Company confirmed that every last ticket has been sold for the final.
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Focus a concern for Bok debutants

May 27, 2010
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It is a strange and arguably not ideal dynamic … three rugby players playing probably the two biggest games of their lives, in different jerseys, within the space of a week.
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No changes to Stormers XV

May 26, 2010
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Allister Coetzee stuck with the team that won the semi-final last week to take on the Bulls in the all-South African Super 14 final in Soweto this Saturday.
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Bookies backing Bulls

May 26, 2010
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South African bookmakers are backing the Bulls to win their third Super 14 final against the Stormers in Soweto on Saturday.
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Bulls happy with ref for final

May 26, 2010
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Top South African referee Craig Joubert has been rewarded with his first Vodacom Super 14 final, and the Bulls, of all people are rather happy with this.
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Stats mean nothing – Ludeke

May 25, 2010
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Bulls coach Frans Ludeke believes the fact that this weekend’s Vodacom Super 14 final pits the best defence against the best attack in the competition means little when the sides take the field on Saturday.
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Super 14 sold out!

May 25, 2010
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Tickets to the Super 14 final at Orlando Stadium in Soweto at the weekend sold out within minutes on Tuesday morning.
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Ticket arrangements for Super Final

May 25, 2010
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The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd would like to announce that the tickets for the Vodacom Super 14 final at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on 29 May 2010 at 17:00 will be available on 25 May 2010. The cost per ticket will be R 350.
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Rugby order has been restored

May 24, 2010
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Order in the rugby world has been restored, and thank goodness for that!
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Vuvuzela’s versus Stormers

May 24, 2010
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Will the Stormers also flounder when they face the Vuvuzela-onslaught at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday?
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Habana to meet his match

May 24, 2010
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No-one is happier than Gerhard van den Heever that the Bulls are playing the Stormers in the Super 14 final at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday.
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