Bulls Too Good For Leos

Lions vs. Bulls: The Bulls and the Lions kick off the first South African derby of the 2022/23 United Rugby Championship at Ellis Park from 4.05pm.

Runners-ups beaten last season, the Bulls will be eager to build on their momentum while the Lions will want to make a statement after looking so-rans last season.

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Wandisile Simelane at Bulls training. Photo: Bulls Media

URC LIVE: Lions v Bulls

Information about teams and matches

Teams:

the Lions

15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Edwill van der Merwe, 13 Henco van Wyk, 12 Marius Louw, 11 Quan Horn, 10 Jordan Hendrikse, 9 Morne van den Berg, 8 Francke Horn, 7 Ruhan Straeuli, 6 Sibusiso Sangweni, 5 Reinhard Nothnagel (captain ), 4 Ruan Venter, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 PJ Botha, 1 Sithembiso Sithole

Subs: 16 Jaco Visagie, 17 JP Smith, 18 Ruan Smith, 19 Pieter Jansen van Vuren, 20 Emmanuel Tshituka, 21 Sanele Nohamba, 22 Gianni Lombard, 23 Zander du Plessis

bulls

15 Wandisile Simelane, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 David Kriel, 11 S’bu Nkosi, 10 Chris Smith, 9 Embrose Papier, 8 Mihlali Mosi, 7 Ruan Vermaak, 6 Marcell Coetzee (captain), 5 Ruan Nortje, 4 Walt Steenkamp, ​​3 Mornay Smith, 2 Johan Grobbelaar, 1 Gerhard Steenekamp

Subs: 16 Jan-Hendrik Wessels, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 François Klopper, 19 Janko Swanepoel, 20 Marco van Staden, 21 Zak Burger, 22 Morne Steyn, 23 Stedman Gans

Match information

Emirates Lions v Vodacom Bulls

Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg – KO 15.05 IRE & UK / 16.05 ITA & SA

Arbitrator: AJ Jacobs (SARU, 10th league game)

AR 1: Cwengile Jadezweni (SARU) AR 2: Griffin Colby (SARU)

TMO: Marius van der Westhuisen (SARU)

Live on: SuperSport, Premier Sports & URC.tv

Charles P. Patton