Flip van der Merwe

Flip van der MerweBullsVodacom Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe has been passed fit to face the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday and will lead the team for their third tour match to Australasia.

This will be the first of two matches the Vodacom Bulls will play in Australia as part of their Vodacom Super Rugby tour.

Van der Merwe got injured in last weekend’s bonus point loss to the Highlanders in Dunedin, but has recovered sufficiently from his arm injury to lead the team.

Continue reading

Flip van der MerweVleis EngelbrechtVictor MatfieldVodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke included fit-again lock and regular captain, Flip van der Merwe, for his side’s Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes in Napier on Saturday.

The 67 cap lock takes over the captaincy and number five jersey from Victor Matfield in one of two changes to the starting pack that played against the Chiefs. In the other, Jacques Engelbrecht comes in at number 8, with Dewald Potgieter moving to the side of the scrum in place of Jacques du Plessis, who moves to the bench.

Continue reading

This is the third article in the range of Bulls Squad Contenders for Super Rugby 2014. We do 2 articles per week per South African Super Rugby participating franchise.

We discuss the players IN the Super Rugby Group, and not all the options beyond that.

In this Article we look at the contenders for LOCKS in the Vodacom Bulls 2014 Super Rugby group, and whether they could force their way into Bok contention.

Continue reading

Flip van der MerweFranco van der MerweThe Springboks were dealt a big blow when burly lock Flip van der Merwe was banned for one week and will miss the Rugby Championship decider at Ellis Park on Saturday.

A SANZAR judicial hearing found Flip van der Merwe guilty of contravening Law 10.4(e): Dangerous Tackling, which also constituted a breach of Law 10.4 (a): Striking.

The Bok lock was cited after South Africa’s 28-8 demolition of Australia in Cape Town at the weekend.

Continue reading

Flip van der MerweFlip van der Merwe of South Africa has been cited for alleged foul play during a Rugby Championship match at the weekend.

Van der Merwe is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (a) Punching or Striking when he made contact with Australian winger Joe Tomane. The incident occurred in the 39th minute of the match between South Africa and Australia at DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town on Saturday 28 September.

Continue reading

Marshalls World of Sport


Users: superBul, 8 Guests, 5 Bots

Recent Comments

  • Nama 19 Apr 2014, 23:29 SAST - Vokkol geselskap nie. Dan kan ek net maar sowel verder gaan drink/"kuier."
  • robzim 19 Apr 2014, 23:27 SAST - MacroBull wrote: @ nortierd: I think his arguement was that it was not clearly visible where the boot went… rhodes...
  • Nama 19 Apr 2014, 23:26 SAST - Some Shark supporters still not seeing how kak their team is. I predict a loss for them next week. No...
  • Nama 19 Apr 2014, 22:52 SAST - STOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRMMEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS Die leeutemmers. Stadig, maar seker sal ons daai leer klim.
  • MacroBull 19 Apr 2014, 22:43 SAST - @ nortierd: or like picking up a player horizontally and just letting him drop... late
  • Bullscot 19 Apr 2014, 22:13 SAST - Result- Connacht 23/32 Munster, bonus point win for Munster

Bam Advert