super
 

Loftus comeback for Hougaard?

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:50
Large hougaard bulls630

Former Bulls flyhalf and new kicking coach Derrick Hougaard has admitted that he would still like to make a comeback for the Pretoria franchise.

Former Bulls flyhalf and new kicking coach Derrick Hougaard has admitted that he would still like to make a comeback for the Pretoria franchise.

The former Loftus Versfeld crowd favourite was unveiled as a kicking consultant for the Bulls on Tuesday and said that returning to the fold is a dream come true.

"I've got one foot still wanting to play and the other not sure what needs to be done," Hougaard said.

"To be able to be back in the Bulls setup so soon is a dream come true and I didn't realise how much I have missed being here.

"I know it's a passion and just wearing the blue clothing again is quite exciting," he added.

Hougaard was not ruling out a possible return to the playing field, should the opportunity present itself.

"There is one side of me that still wants to finish as a player at Loftus," he said.

"I'm hoping and praying. There is always a chance, but I've had three operations and the last one was a reconstruction.

"The mechanics of the body is not 100 percent but hopefully with a lot of training and patience I will get to a stage where I feel comfortable," he said.

Hougaard left the Bulls in 2008, moving with coach Heyneke Meyer to the Leicester Tigers and signed with their English Premiership rivals Saracens the following year.

If he is to force his way into the reckoning for the Bulls No.10 jersey again he will have to get past Bok pivot Mornè Steyn, Currie Cup stalwart Louis Fouchè and Baby Bok playmaker Handre Pollard who were all named in the Bulls' wider training squad on Tuesday.
 

There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Sat, 05 September 2015
Sharks v Pumas 13h00 Kings Park, Durban
England v Ireland 13h30 London
Western Province v Griquas 15h05 Newlands
Wales v Italy 16h00 Cardiff
Glasgow Warriors v Scarlets 16h15 Scotstoun
Golden Lions v EP Kings 17h10 Ellis Park
Munster v Treviso 18h45 Musgrave Park
France v Scotland 19h00 Paris
Sun, 06 September 2015
United States v Australia 23h30 Chicago
Cardiff Blues v Zebre 13h30 Cardiff
Fri, 11 September 2015
EP Kings v Free State Cheetahs 17h10 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Dragons v Zebre 18h05 Rodney Parade
Glasgow Warriors v Connacht 18h35 Scotstoun
Sat, 12 September 2015
Griquas v Pumas 22h00 Kimberley
SUPER RUGBY
MORE LOGS
Team P W D L Pts
Hurricanes 16 14 0 2 66
Waratahs 16 11 0 5 52
Stormers 16 10 1 5 45
Highlanders 16 11 0 5 53
Chiefs 16 10 0 6 48
Brumbies 16 9 0 7 47
Crusaders 16 9 0 7 46
Lions 16 9 1 6 42
Bulls 16 7 0 9 38
Rebels 16 7 0 9 36
Sharks 16 7 0 9 34
Cheetahs 16 5 0 11 26
Reds 16 4 0 12 22
Blues 16 3 0 13 20
Force 16 3 0 13 19