Blommetjies gets Bulls' bench spot
Clayton Blommetjies will play off the bench ahead of Tiaan Schoeman for the Blue Bulls in their Currie Cup clash against the Free State Cheetahs.
Clayton Blommetjies will play off the bench ahead of Tiaan Schoeman for the Blue Bulls in their Currie Cup clash against the Free State Cheetahs on Saturday.
There were initial concerns about an ankle injury that Blommetjies picked up on the training field earlier this week.
The nippy backline player was given until Friday's captains run to pass a fitness test, which he did.
Blue Bulls - revised: 15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Sampie Mastriet, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Akona Ndungane, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Ruan Snyman, 8 Jono Ross (captain), 7 Jacques Engelbrecht, 6 Wiaan Liebenberg, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Paul Willemse, 3 Frik Kirsten, 2 Mbongeni Mbonambi, 1 Marcel van der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Werner Kruger, 18 David Bulbring, 19 Jacques du Plessis, 20 Rudi Paige, 21 Ulrich Beyers, 22 Clayton Blommetjies.
Date: Saturday, September 7
Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 17.05 (15.05 GMT)
Referee: Stuart Berry
Assistant referees: Marius Jonker, Cobus Wessels
TMO: Tappe Henning with W Vos in training