Bulls v Leinster: All you need to know

Bulls v Leinster: All you need to know

When: Saturday June 15

Where: Loftus Versfeld

Time: 1500 (UK & IRE); 1600 (SA)

Referee: Sam Grove-White

AR 1: Adam Jones ; AR 2: Mike Adamson ; TMO: Ben Whitehouse

TV: SuperSport, RTÉ, Premier Sports, URC.tv

Did you know?

  • Since their defeat to Munster in Round 14 - their only home loss this season - the Vodacom Bulls have won their last five URC matches.
  • The Bulls reached the final in 2022 when they lost to the Stormers in Cape Town.
  • The Bulls have won their two previous URC play-off fixtures at Loftus Versfeld - both quarter-finals, against the Sharks in 2022 and Benetton last week.
  • This is just the fourth Leinster play-off game to be played outside of Dublin. The three previous ones were all finals, Leinster winning against Glasgow at Celtic Park in 2019.
  • Leinster’s only victory in South Africa since 2018 was against the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg in April 2023.
  • If named in the squad, Robbie Henshaw is in line to make his 100th URC appearance

URC record 2023/24: Vodacom Bulls (W13 D0 L5 = 66 points); Leinster (W13 D0 L5 = 65 points)

Form guide: Vodacom Bulls (LWWWWW); Leinster (LLWLWW)

Top try scorer: Vodacom Bulls (Akker van der Merwe - 12); Leinster (Rob Russell - 7)

Top points scorer: Vodacom Bulls (Johan Goosen - 141); Leinster (Ross Byrne - 65)

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