magazine-issue
CURRIE CUP-header
generic hexagon

Bulls edge thriller


  • 01 Aug 2014
The Pumas and Bulls served up a thriller in Nelspruit The Pumas and Bulls served up a thriller in Nelspruit

The Bulls defeated the Pumas 46-38 in a highly entertaining friendly at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday.

Dean Greyling scored a hat-trick as the Bulls ran in six tries to complete their preparations for the upcoming Currie Cup season. Coach Frans Ludeke wouldn't have been too happy with his side's sloppy defence, but both teams showed plenty of attacking intent, which helped contribute to an open game.

The Pumas were not to be outdone though, scoring five tries of their own to the delight of the local fans. They start their Currie Cup campaign at home to the Cheetahs next week, while the Bulls make the short trip to Ellis Park for the famous Jukskei derby.

Blue Bulls – Tries: Dean Greyling (3), Jacques Engelbrecht, Akona Ndungane, Wiaan Liebenberg. Conversions: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (4), Tony Jantjies. Penalties: Potgieter, Jantjies.
Pumas – Tries: Ruwellyn Isbel (2), Justin van Staden, Vincent Kok, Renaldo Bothma. Conversions: Rosko Speckman (5). Penalty: Speckman.

Photo: thebulls.co.za

0 Comments
latest-articles
The Boks celebrate Courtnall Skosan's try

Restoring the Bok brand

The off-field culture taking shape at the Springboks has been central to their reversal in fortunes at the start of this season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Bok No 8 Uzair Cassiem

Five takeaways from past weekend

What we learned from the first weekend of the Rugby Championship and round six of the Currie Cup, according to CRAIG LEWIS.

Issue 238

Marx is Boks’ new Bismarck

Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine.

You may also like

Get our daily email update. Subscribe to the SA Rugby magazine newsletter: