Bulls bully Lions in Harare

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:31
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PRE-SEASON REPORT: The Bulls kick-off their pre-season campaign in style as they registered a 38-17 win against the Lions in Harare.

It was a nervy start for the men in blue as the Lions found their feet and within seven minutes scored the opening try of the match.  

However, the Bulls relentless pressure was rewarded with a penalty try. And a conversion by Elton Janjies' younger brother, Tony Jantjies handed Bulls the lead, 7-5.

The lead was shortlived as Lions hit-back with a try, unfortunately for them, a second missed conversion in the match proved costly as their only took a lead of 10-7.

Before the break, the Bulls added a double, thanks to the Renaldo Bothma and Nick de Jager. Jantjies stepped up and successfully converted both tries. The Pretoria-side took the lead of 21-10 at the break.

As the second half commence the Bulls attack just proved too strong and they added another unanswered brace of tries, through dangerman Jamba Ulengo and Hanro Liebenberg.

Lions try to get themselves in the match as their scored a much-needed try, but with three minutes left on the clock, the Bulls rounded off the score as their newest recruit, Shaun Adendorf added his name to the scoresheet.

The final score 38-17 to the Bulls.

Scorers:

For Bulls:
Tries
: Penalty try, Adendorff, Liebenberg, Ulengo,  De Jager, Bothma
Cons: Schoeman, Jantjies 3

For Lions:
Tries
: Labuschagne, Marx, Jacobs
Con: Masuku


Bulls squad: Lizo Gboka, Jaco Visagie, Coenraad van Vuuren, Ruben van Heerden, Abongile Nonkontwana, Nic de Jager, Hendre Stassen, Renaldo Bothma, Ivan van Zyl, Tony Jantjies, John Jackson, Johnny Kotze, Sibahle Maxwane, Jade Stigling, Manie Libbok, Corniel Els, Pierre Schoeman, Rudolph Snyman, Shaun Adendorff, Andre Warner, Francois Brummer, Franco Naude, Edgar Marutlulle, John-Roy Jenkins, Trevor Nyakane, Lodewyk de Jager, Adriaan Strauss, Jacques Potgieter, Hanro Liebenberg, Rudi Paige, Handré Pollard, Jacobie Adriaanse, Burger Odendaal, Dries Swanepoel, Jamba Ulengo, Jesse Kriel, Warrick Gelant, Tian Schoeman, Luther Obi.

Lions squad: Le Roux Baard, Ruan Brits, Jean-Luc Cilliers, Ashlon Davids, Bobby de Wee, Hacjivah Dyamani, JP du Preez, Dean Gordon, Wiehan Jacobs, Marco Janse van Vuren, Pieter Jansen, Kyle Kruger, Gerrie Labuschagne, Jan-Louis Le Grange, Koch Marx, Siya Masuku, Stean Pienaar, Jarryd Sage, Pieter Scholtz, Victor Sekekete, Bheki Shongwe, Sithembiso Sithole, André Smit, Wayne van der Bank, Morné van den Berg, Gerdus van der Walt, Jano Venter, Jaco Willemse.


Referee: Jaco Peyper

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