Bulls suffer Potgieter blow

18th Apr 2013, 14:32

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Ruled out: Dewald Potgieter

Ruled out: Dewald Potgieter

Bulls flanker Dewald Potgieter has been ruled out of Saturday's clash at the Kings following a knee injury and will be replaced by Arno Botha.

Bulls flanker Dewald Potgieter has been ruled out of Saturday's clash with the Kings following a knee injury and will be replaced by Arno Botha.

Botha, who was named on the bench, will start in the number seven jersey, with another Springbok forward Jacques Potgieter moving to the bench.

The new loose trio combination of Pierre Spies, Botha and Deon Stegmann has played together on two occasions already this year, against the Blues in Auckland and Crusaders in Christchurch.

Bulls (revised): 15 Jürgen Visser, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Lionel Mapoe, 10 Morné Steyn, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Pierre Spies (c), 7 Arno Botha, 6 Deon Stegmann, 5 Juandré Kruger, 4 Flip van der Merwe, 3 Frik Kirsten, 2 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 1 Morné Mellet.
Replacements: 16 Callie Visagie, 17 Werner Kruger, 18 Paul Willemse, 19 Jacques Potgieter, 20 Rudy Paige, 21 Louis Fouchè, 22 Bjorn Basson.