Simphiwe Matanzima rugby player
Simphiwe Matanzima rugby player

Simphiwe Matanzima

18th Aug 1997 1.82m/111kg Loosehead Prop

Veterans Steyn and Strauss make Super Rugby return

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have named a strong matchday squad for their Super Rugby season opener against the Sharks at Jonsson Kings Park on Friday, 31 January 2020.   The team welcomes back flyhalf Morné...

Currie Cup Round 5 Preview

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every match will be vital in the Currie Cup this weekend as two teams play their penultimate pool games, while the other four sides enter the second half of the competition.   Western Province and...

Pressure mounts in the Currie Cup – Round 3 Preview

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure is rising drastically in the Currie Cup Premier Division with a handful of teams reaching the halfway stage of their pool rounds this weekend, which could push the tempo to another level.   The...

Odendaal to lead Blue Bulls in Currie Cup campaign

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blue Bulls coach, Pote Human, named Burger Odendaal as captain for the 2019 Currie Cup season and included five Springboks in his squad for the season.   Cornal Hendricks, who made a return to rugby...

Kriel back for Bulls' quarter-final clash with the Hurricanes

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls midfielder, Jesse Kriel, will make a welcome return to the starting team to face the Hurricanes in the Vodacom Super Rugby quarterfinals clash in Wellington on Saturday.   Kriel returns from...

Pollard flown in to start the Bulls crunch clash with the Highlanders

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls and Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has been brought into the Bulls starting line up to face the Highlanders on Friday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.   The pivot missed the last...

Bulls pass Waratahs test to top South African Conference

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls were given a big test by the Waratahs, but came through it courtesy of Simphiwe Matanzima's try.   imphiwe Matanzima scored the decisive try as the Bulls beat the Waratahs 28-21 to go...

Vermeulen returns for Newlands showdown while Nyakane hits 100

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Front rower Trevor Nyakane will play in his 100th Super Rugby match on Saturday when the Bulls take on the Stormers at Newlands in Cape Town in a match that will also see the return to action of Duane...

Six Boks back for Bulls to face Reds

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bulls coach, Pote Human, named Springboks Warrick Gelant, Jesse Kriel, Handré Pollard, Ivan van Zyl, Marco van Staden and RG Snyman in his starting team to play the Reds at Loftus Versfeld and made...

Odendaal, Steenkamp return for Bulls

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Midfielder Burger Odendaal and flanker Ruan Steenkamp will make a return to the Vodacom Bulls run-on team against the Chiefs at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday as coach Pote Human made minimal changes to his...