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.
The Bulls’ call to turn down the Sharks’ request to field two of their Springbok props caused huge drama in the lead-up to the Rainbow Cup fixture between the two teams on Saturday.
Look back at the highlights of Saturday’s match that saw the Bulls claim another resounding win over the Sharks at Kings Park.
PRO14 Rugby has confirmed that Benetton will progress to the Rainbow Cup final after their round-six match against the Ospreys was called off due to Covid-19.