With the rematch just days away, relive the horror of the 2021 Rainbow Cup final when Benetton ambushed the Vodacom Bulls in Treviso.
The Vodacom Bulls will be out for revenge when they host Benetton in a Vodacom United Rugby Championship match at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
The Bulls were flying high when they cruised into Treviso to face Benetton in the 2020-21 Rainbow Cup final, but they came crashing down in an emphatic 35-8 reverse.
Bulls head coach Jake White says the Rainbow Cup final loss to Benetton was a massive wake-up call for the side after they had easily won the South African version of the competition.
Bulls captain Marcell Coetzee and coach Jake White admitted there were harsh lessons to learn after their disappointing performance in the North-South Rainbow Cup final against Benetton in Treviso.
Benetton gave the Bulls a rude awakening to the realities of playing in the north with an excellent performance in a 35-8 victory in the Rainbow Cup final in Treviso on Saturday.
Look back at how the live action unfolded as the Bulls were humbled by Benetton in the Rainbow Cup final.
The Bulls will be aiming to make history and land their first European trophy when they face Italian side Benetton in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup final at the Stadio Di Comunale Monigo in Treviso on Saturday.
Following the conclusion of the Rainbow Cup SA this past weekend, we ask our readers to select their backline player of the tournament.
Renowned referee Nigel Owens has urged authorities to abolish the captain’s challenge and the new red-card law, which introduces a substitute after 20 minutes, because it is spoiling the game.