Simphiwe Matanzima rugby player
Simphiwe Matanzima rugby player

Simphiwe Matanzima

18th Aug 1997 1.82m/120kg Loosehead Prop

Match Preview: Vodacom Bulls v Emirates Lions

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 9 fixture between Vodacom Bulls v Emirates Lions have been confirmed with all details of match officials and broadcast information below. Johan...

Grobbelaar returns, Nortje starts as Vodacom Bulls lace up for Jukskei derby

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls welcomed the return of Johan Grobbelaar to match fitness. The front-rower had been side-lined since mid-December after picking up an injury when the herd travelled to Lyon in round 2...

Match Preview: DHL Stormers v Vodacom Bulls

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This huge North v South derby is set to attract the second biggest crowd in the BKT URC this season. More than 34,000 tickets have already been sold for the much anticipated Cape Town clash, amid an expectation...

Louw leads a strong herd travelling south hunting for a Christmas win

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elrigh Louw leads a determined Vodacom Bulls side who travel to the Cape for the first instalment of the North-South derby in the current 2023/24 season. This round 8 festive clash of the Vodacom United...

Arendse returns with Louw set to lead the Vodacom Bulls in Sharks battle

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls welcome back into the fold World Cup champion Kurt-Lee Arendse as the creative backliner starts his 2023/24 United Rugby Championship campaign against the Sharks on Saturday. The seventh-round...

Match Preview: Vodacom Bulls v Connacht Rugby

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks star Willie Le Roux makes his Vodacom Bulls debut as he opens the latest chapter in an illustrious career that has taken in spells at the Sharks, Cheetahs, Griquas, Wasps and out in Japan. “To...

World Champions return to fortress Loftus as Vodacom Bulls look to slay Connacht

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok utility back and two-time World Cup winner, Willie le Roux will make his debut for the Vodacom Bulls who return to fortress Loftus looking to slay Connacht who visit the capital in round six...

The Bulls eying Edinburgh's scalp on final match on tour

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls are eyeing the scalp of their round 5 hosts, Edinburgh as the South Africans look to complete their European travels with another successful showing in the 2023/24 Vodacom United Rugby...

GUMEDE HANDED DEBUT WITH CARR SET TO LEAD VODACOM BULLS IN CARDIFF

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Loose forward, Celimpilo ‘Mpilo’ Gumede has been handed his debut for the Vodacom Bulls this weekend when the Tshwane-based franchise visits Cardiff Rugby at Arms Park in Wales. Gumede –...

Match Preview: Zebre Parma v Vodacom Bulls

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Zebre Parma may have lost their last 21 matches in the BKT URC, there is new found optimism in their camp after the way they have started the season. They led at half-time against both Ulster and...