Bulls - a brief rugby history
Colours: Jersey: Light Blue with Dark Blue trim Shorts: Dark Blue Socks: Dark Blue
Home Ground: Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria
The most appearances is by Victor Matfield (140).
The most points scored is by Morne Steyn (1,449).
The most tries scored is by Bryan Habana (38).
The Bulls were formed in 1998. In the first two years of the Super 12/14 competition (ie. 1996/7) the franchise was represented by Nth Transvaal known as the Blue Bulls. The current franchise represents the South African Rugby Regions of Pretoria, East Rand & Limpopo.
The 2019 head coach is Pote Human. The assistant coaches are Chris Rossouw, Anton Leonard, Hayden Groepes & Pine Pienaar.
The 2019 squad is:
Forwards: Agaba Tim; Basson Matthys; Bholi Thembelani; de Jager Lood; de Jager Nick; Fortuin Aston; Gqoboka Lozo; Jenkins Jason; Kirsten Jannes; Liebenberg Hanso; Maratlulle Edgar; Matanzima Simphiwe; Nyakane Trevor; Schoeman Pierre; Smit Roelf; Smith Mornay; Snyman R G; Stassen Hendre; Steenkamp Ruan; Strauss Adriaan (C); van Heerden Ruben; van Staden Marco; van Vuuren Conrad; van Wyk Frans; Visagie Jaco.
Backs: Boshoff Marnitz; Brummer Francois; Gelant Warwick; Ismaiel Travis; Jackson JT; Kotze Johnny; Kriel Jesse; Libbok Manie; Matthews Duncan; Odendaal Burger; Papier Embrose; Pollard Handre; Rossouw Divan; Ulengo Jamba; van Zyl Iwan; Warner Andre.
They play 8 Home games against: Stormers; Sharks; Chiefs; Jaquares; Reds; Waratahs; Crusaders; Lions.
They play 8 Away games against: Jaquares; Lions; Sharks; Stormers; Rebels; Brumbies; Blues; Highlanders.
They finished in 12th position at the end of the 2018 round-robin stages.
They have finished in the top 6 of the round-robin stages of the Super competition 10 times out of 23 years.
In the play-offs they have featured in 3 finals, winning all three in 2007, 2009 & 2010.
Their average finishing position is 7.39
They are 13th on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ NZ$41.00.