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Blitzbok Kurt-Lee Arendse scored a brace on his Bulls debut
Blitzbok Kurt-Lee Arendse scored a brace on his Bulls debut
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"I'm glad you said the early signs are encouraging."

Ever the pragmatist, Neil Powell doesn't want to over exaggerate the hype surrounding various of his Blitzboks stars' presence in Super Rugby Unlocked, which commences this weekend.

Super Fan Saturday at Loftus two weeks ago might as well have been labelled Super Sevens Saturday as Kurt-Lee Arendse, Stedman Gans and, to a lesser extent, Angelo Davids and Werner Kok all made their respective marks.

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Fixtures
Sat 24 Oct 20 16:30 PM (SAST)
Lions
Cheetahs
Emirates Airlines Park
Sat 24 Oct 20 19:00 PM (SAST)
Bulls
Sharks
Loftus Versfeld
Fri 30 Oct 20 19:00 PM (SAST)
Lions
Tafel Lager Griquas
Emirates Airlines Park
Results
Fri 23 Oct 20
Phakisa Pumas 37
Stormers 42
Sat 17 Oct 20
Stormers 23
Lions 17
Sat 17 Oct 20
Tafel Lager Griquas 21
Phakisa Pumas 27
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Cheetahs
2
2
9
2. Stormers
2
2
8
3. Bulls
2
1
5
4. Phakisa Pumas
3
1
5