SA Under-20 hopeful Jacques du Plessis has recovered from a broken thumb and was included in the Blue Bulls team to play the Limpopo Blue Bulls in a Vodacom Cup clash at the Mogol club, Lephalale on Saturday.
Du Plessis missed the current Junior Springboks training squad tour to Argentina due to the injury, but has now recovered sufficiently to play against the Limpopo based side.
Coach Nollis Marais also drafted in Schalk van Heerden, to replace the injured Mike Williams at lock.
The team is: Clayton Blommetjies, Travis Ismaiel, Ulrich Beyers, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Sampie Mastriet, Willie du Plessis, Ruan Snyman, Nardus van der Walt, Jacques du Plessis, Wiaan Liebenberg, Wilhelm Steenkamp (c), Schalk Van Heerden, Hencus van Wyk, Willie Wepener, Dean Greyling. Replacements: Bongi Mbonambi, Louis Albertse, Nqubeko Zulu, Shaun Adendorff, Lohan Jacobs, Christopher Bosch, Courtnall Skosan