Bulls make one change for Crusaders clash

Jurgen Visser will play Super Rugby for the Southern Kings

The Bulls have made one change to the team that beat the Blues last weekend for this week’s match against the Crusaders.


Uutility back Jurgen Visser comes on the wing to replace Lionel Mapoe on the left wing after he picked up a shoulder injury against the Blues.


Visser made his Super Rugby debut came off the bench last weekend.


The rest of the side remains unchanged, but Visser’s spot on the bench will be taken by Jan Serfontein.


“We got the momentum we wanted on tour with the good win against the Blues,” coach Frans Ludeke said.


“By naming the same side bar the injury, we hope to continue the way we finished against the Blues. We will need a good performance against a very good side.”


Captain Pierre Spies was happy that they are on the front foot.


“We started the tour we wanted and now need to make it work for us. We came close here in the past and now must try and get that rare win in Christchurch.”


Bulls


Zane Kirchner, Akona Ndungane, JJ Engelbrecht, Wynand Olivier, Jurgen Visser, Morne Steyn, Jano Vermaak, Pierre Spies (c), Arno Botha, Deon Stegmann, Juandre Kruger, Flip van der Merwe, Frik Kirsten, Willie Wepener, Morne Mellett.


Replacements: Chiliboy Ralepelle, Werner Kruger, Grant Hattingh, Jacques Potgieter, Francois Hougaard, Louis Fouche, Jan Serfontein.

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