The Bulls have re-signed Rudy Paige, Warrick Gelant and Burger Odendaal for a further two seasons, keeping them at the club until the end of the 2018 season.

“There can be no doubt that these players are sought after and we are grateful that they committed to remain part of the BullsFamily, ” Bulls' High Performance Manager Xander Janse van Rensburg said.

“We are busy building something special with a new generation of players and I am very pleased to have these guys staying on to help us with that process. It is comforting to know that world class players like Rudy, Warrick and Burger see a future with us and is committed to help us achieve in our goals to become a special team. ”

The Bulls take on the Rebels at Loftus State Stadium in Bloemfontein in round two of the Super Rugby season on Sunday.