Springbok pivot Handrè Pollard will lead the Bulls in their must-win Super Rugby clash against the Sunwolves at Singapore National Stadium on Saturday. Burger Odendaal was not considered for the trip by coach John Mitchell due to injury. Pollard‚ who impressed for the Boks against England recently‚ has been handed the captaincy. Mitchell has included new faces in the starting line-up with Jamba Ulengo at wing‚ Hanro Liebenberg at No8 and Jannes Kirsten set to make his first appearance this season on the side of the scrum. Ulengo and Kirsten have not played at all in 2018’s tournament, while Liebenberg’s most recent match was in April. Johnny Kotze will partner Jesse Kriel in midfield in Odendaal’s absence while Pollard will have Embrose Papier on his inside. Edgar Marutlulle‚ Simpiwe Matanzima and Morné Smith will all make their first appearances of the season from the bench as the Bulls will be looking to win the match and stay in contention for the play-offs. "It is great to be ba...

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