Bulls full-back Warrick Gelant is set to return to action having recovered from a jaw injury that forced him onto sidelines for two months. %u200B
Gelant damaged his jaw after taking a knock against the Sunwolves in Singapore in Round 5 of Super Rugby. Gelant will start in the Currie Cup Qualifying tournament when the Bulls take on the Leopard at home this weekend.
Before his injury Gelant had been described as a Bok bolter, making it all the more unfortunate as he returns just before the Ireland Incoming Tour, which does not give him a lot of time to prove himself. He had already acquired some impressive statistics in Super Rugby,in just 5 rounds he had 373 meters run, had beaten 14 defenders and had 42 carries.
Gelant will find a number of familiar faces in the side, with nine players boasting Vodacom Super Rugby experience.
Blue Bulls: 15. Warrick Gelant, 14. Jade Stighling, 13. Aclino Izaacz, 12. Dan Kriel, 11 Divan Rossouw, 10. Joshua Stander, 9. Ivan van Zyl, 8. Hanro Liebenberg (c), 7. Renaldo Bothma, 6. Roelof Smit, 5. Marvin Orie, 4. Ashton Fortuin, 3. Werner Kruger, 2. Jaco Visagie, 1. Nqobisizwe Mxoli
Replacements: 16. Corniel Els, 17. Etienne Swanepoel, 18. Abongile Nonkontwana, 19. Ruan Steenkamp, 20. Andre Warner, 21. Kurt Webster, 22. Kefentse Mahlo.