Rosko Specman and Dylan Sage, back from the Blitzboks, both crossed the whitewash, while Morne Steyn, who re-joined the Vodacom Bulls from France, looked solid when he was given some game time in the second match.

A whole bunch of new players also got an opportunity to run out for the Vodacom Bulls, including Chris Smith, Josh Strauss and Jeandre Rudolph.

Match 1: Vodacom Bulls (40-0) FNB UP-Tuks

Scorers – Tries: Rosko Specman (2), Andries Ferreira, Sebastian Jobb, Johnny Kotze, Dawid Kellerman; Conversions: Chris Smith (3), David Coetzer (2).

Match 2: Vodacom Bulls (96-5) UP-Tuks

Scorers – Tries: Jaco Visagie (2), Gerhard Steenekamp, Jeandre Rudolph (2), Josh Strauss, Divan Rossouw, Dylan Sage, Marnus Potgieter, Jade Stighling (2), Jay-Cee Nel, Franco Naude (2); Conversions: Manie Libbok (7), Morne Steyn (6).