SPRINGBOK scrumhalf Embrose Papier will be making his Currie Cup debut for the Blue Bulls if he comes off the bench even though he has been capped at Super Rugby and international level.
Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden will be making his first Currie Cup appearance this season for the Blue Bulls having spent all season long with the Springboks in the Rugby Championship.
The Blue Bulls have featured in four consecutive semi-finals after failing to make it in 2013.
The last time they played Western Province at Loftus Versfeld, Damian Willemse slotted over the winning penalty in the last minute of the game last year.
| Vata Ngobeni