NO.10: Manie Libbok. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

With just a solitary point separating four teams in the South African conference, the Bulls will be going for a "double" victory against the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday (kickoff 11.40pm), according to coach John Mitchell.

Along with the second-placed Jaguares and fourth-placed Sharks, the Bulls find themselves sandwiched between the teams, but all sharing 24 points, with only points difference separating them on the points table.

And this is where Mitchell believes that his side can gain twice as much as they would in a normal game.

Mitchell explains: “If you can get doubles in this competition, it’s massive strides, especially now that we head into the business part of the season.

“We are all vying for the same points and for number one and two.

“The Lions are there, and the rest of us are trying to create the necessary pressure on them.

“We are all seeking to try and overtake them, and that’s why this competition is going to go down to the wire.”

Meanwhile, Mitchell decided to start with Manie Libbok at flyhalf, with captain for the match Handre Pollard operating at inside centre.

Bulls: 15 Warrick Gelant 14 Travis Ismaiel 13 Jesse Kriel 12 Handré Pollard 10 Johnny Kotze 10 Manie Libbok 9 Ivan van Zyl 8 Marco van Staden 7 Thembelani Bholi 6 Roelof Smit 5 RG Snyman 4 Jason Jenkins 3 Conraad van Vuuren 2 Adriaan Strauss 1 Trevor Nyakane. Replacements: 16 Jaco Visagie 17 Nqobi Mxoli 18 Frans van Wyk 19 Hendré Stassen 20 Nic de Jager 21 André Warner 22 JT Jackson 23 Divan Rossouw.

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