Ewart Potgieter will lead the Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-19 team on Saturday at Loftus Versfeld from the no8 position when they play the Xerox Golden Lions Under-19 team in a friendly warm-up match.Kick-off for the match will be at 13h00.
Potgieter, who hails from Pioneer High School in Northern Natal, will lead the team that also includes SA Schools props Cabous Eloff and Mornay Smith from Affies and Eldoraigne respectively.
Eloff will start the match and Smith will play off the bench. Former Garsfontein lock, Rayno Pieterse, who was named in the wider training squad of the Vodacom Bulls this year, is also involved and will play off the bench.
The team is Damian Bonaparte, Lee-Irwin Andries, Christiaan Strydom, Henry Pike, Luke Jansen, Sergio Kasper, Jay-C Olivier, Ewart Potgieter (c), Prince Goaseb, Peter Diergaardt, Raymond Nell, KP de Jager, Cabous Eloff, Hendrik Prinsloo, Luke Fortuin. Replacements from Marco Fuhri, Thando Kambule, Mornay Smit, Ryno Pieterse, Tiaan Coetzee, Mihlali Stamper, Stefan Coetzee, Maxwell Osborne, Jonathan Rabbie.