Late change hands Orie debut start

The Bulls have been forced into a late change ahead of their match against the Force in Perth on Friday.

Jason Jenkins has had to withdraw from the match day squad for this match due to a peck muscle injury.

Bulls coach Nollis Marais has started Arno Botha at No.7 – he was originally named in the second row at 4 – and Marvin Orie comes in for his first start, he slots forms the lock duo with RG Snyman in the second row. 

Jannes Kirsten is subsequently named amongst the replacements.

Snyman was originally named in the number five lock position however with Orie's inclusion he shifts over to the number four jersey and Orie will wear the number five jersey.

Bulls (revised): 15 SP Marais, 14 Travis Ismaiel, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Arno Botha, 6 Lappies Labuschagne, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 RG Snyman, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (c), 1 Trevor Nyakane
Replacements: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Lizo Gqoboka, 18 Werner Kruger, 19 Jannes Kirsten, 20 Roelof Smit, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Tian Schoeman, 23 Dries Swanepoel

Date: Friday, 29 April
Venue: nib Stadium, Perth
Kick-off: 19:05 (11:05 GMT)
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Rohan Hoffman, Damien Mitchelmore
TMO: Ian Smith

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