JOHANNESBURG – The Lions and Bulls nonetheless have two weeks to go earlier than they kick off their 2020 Tremendous Rugby campaigns, and fortunately so.
As a result of actually, the respective coaches Ivan van Rooyen (of the Lions) and Pote Human (of the Bulls) have loads of tweaking to do earlier than they’ll kick-start their campaigns with confidence and perception this yr will probably be higher than the final. This a lot was evident from Sunday’s displaying on the FNB Stadium when the groups clashed within the Superhero Sunday occasion, with the Bulls beating the Lions 40-35.
Each groups made quite a few dealing with errors – each passing and catching – whereas the decision-making was at instances additionally extraordinarily poor. The Lions additionally conceded quite a few penalties which resulted in them being pinned in their very own half for a lot of the encounter.Van Rooyen’s males did, nevertheless, take the few try-scoring possibilities that got here their method and the brand new head coach will probably be happy with that facet of his facet’s efficiency.Each groups scored some great tries, with the new-look Lions centre pairing of Dan Kriel and Duncan Matthews displaying nice promise – each males additionally scored tries – whereas new wing Jamba Ulengo was additionally stuffed with working. He performed a giant half in one in every of Matthews’ two tries.