Pierre Spies commits to Bulls
The Blue Bulls announced on Tuesday that Pierre Spies has extended his contract until November 2015.
The loose forward and current Vodacom Bulls Super Rugby captain will be available for Super Rugby and Currie Cup duty for the next three seasons.
Spies said that signing the contract extension was an easy decision.
“The Blue Bulls are my rugby home and also the environment in which I grew up. It will be an honour to again call it my rugby home for the next three years. I hope I can help write a memorable and successful part of the Bulls history during this time.”
Barend van Graan, CEO of the Blue Bulls Company, welcomed the news.
“Pierre is a second-generation Bulls player and has already left a legacy with us. To have Pierre around for the next three years, a period in which we aim to re-enforce ourselves as a team of excellence, is wonderful news and I am pretty sure our supporters will be very happy about this.”
Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke also expressed his satisfaction.
“Pierre is a senior player and a leader who will have to carry a lot of responsibility in our vision and aim to once again become a title-winning team next season and beyond. I could not have asked for a better role model, person or player to help us become champions again.”
Spies has played 50 tests for the Springboks, scoring seven tries. He has played 89 times for the Vodacom Bulls in Super Rugby and scored 120 points.
Spies has made 17 appearances for the Vodacom Blue Bulls and has scored 20 points.