Captain Marcell Coetzee has withdrawn from the Bulls’ Currie Cup clash against the Lions on Sunday.
Centre Lionel Mapoe has been included in the Bulls side that will be captained by Marcell Coetzee in their match against the Lions in Pretoria on Sunday.
Bulls captain Marcell Coetzee and coach Jake White admitted there were harsh lessons to learn after their disappointing performance in the North-South Rainbow Cup final against Benetton in Treviso.
Sharks coach Sean Everitt has admitted that Marcell Coetzee’s return to Kings Park as a Bulls player will be a weird experience.
Jake White has named Marcell Coetzee as Bulls captain for their last Rainbow Cup SA encounter with the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.
Following the announcement of the extended 46-man Springbok squad to face the British & Irish Lions, readers had the option of making one change to the squad.
With Marcell Coetzee still very much in the Bok picture, look back at how he wreaked havoc in his debut for the Bulls this past weekend.
The surprise omission of Marcell Coetzee from the Springbok squad to face the British & Irish Lions confirms the world champions will continue to advance with a heavy bench, writes ZELIM NEL.
Springbok loose forward Marcell Coetzee will earn his first cap for the Bulls when they host the Stormers in Pretoria on Friday.
Marcell Coetzee’s imminent return to action could slot in as another important piece of the Springboks’ preparation puzzle for the British & Irish Lions tour, writes CRAIG LEWIS.