Bulls confirm contract extensions

01st Aug 2013, 09:45

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One of many: Dries Swanepoel

One of many: Dries Swanepoel

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the extension of contracts of a number of players who will be available over the next couple of seasons.

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the contract extensions of a number of players who will be available over the next couple of seasons.

Junior Springbok representatives Travis Ismaiel, Ulrich Beyers, Paul Willemse, Dries Swanepoel, Irnè Herbst, Dennis Visser and Jacques du Plessis are amongst a group of players who have decided to continue their careers at Loftus Versfeld.

The list of players who have signed two-year deals includes Jacques Rossouw, Travis Ismaiel, Ulrich Beyers, Irnè Herbst, Dennis Visser, Jacques du Plessis, Schalk van Heerden, all signed until the end of October 2015.

Paul Willemse, Lood de Jager, Dries Swanepoel have all signed one-year contracts.

"These are the new breed of Blue Bulls players coming through our ranks and we are delighted to have them sign on," said BBM's High Performance Manager Xander Janse van Rensburg.

"They not only represent the future of Blue Bulls rugby, but also South African rugby, as shown by their performances when playing for national teams like the Junior Springboks."