They were helped too by an indisciplined Highlanders outfit.
Coach Robbie Fleck believes last week’s gutsy showing against the Crusaders will be a springboard for better things.
Pote Human’s troops now under huge pressure on a tour that’s only going to get tougher.
With a Lions loose trio that focuses more on pace and guile, the imposing blindsider will have his work cut out against the Du Preezs.
Handre Pollard’s compulsory rest of two weeks became three due to a calf strain.
And a very willing move to the No 12 jersey at stages this season merely strengthens the argument.

Super Rugby Canberra is Bulls’ danger zone … but not Rosko’s

The dynamic sevens legend is ready to take on his giant direct opponents.

Super Rugby Herschel Jantjies: The Stormers puppy with a nasty bite

The rookie scrumhalf stands only 1.67m tall, but his tackle stats are better than various giants in Super Rugby.

Super Rugby Crusaders plot thickens as NZR launches homophobia probe

Flyhalf Richie Mo’unga is also accused of allegedly groping a Cape Town woman.

Super Rugby Super Rugby XV of the week: The fantastic (K)aptain Kolisi

The Springbok skipper plays out of his skin against the tournament’s best team as the Bulls star.

Super Rugby Kolisi: Draw could define our season

The Stormers skipper took an unpopular decision of going for a stalemate against the Crusaders.

Super Rugby De Bruin hails Lions’ Marx-man

The Lions and Springboks hooker is coming to his own as captain.

Super Rugby Crusaders deny ‘homophobic’ incident in Cape Town

The incident allegedly took place late Saturday after the Super Rugby side’s 19-19 draw with the Stormers.

Super Rugby Stormers gain last-gasp draw against Crusaders

The embattled Cape franchise show some grit against their high-flying opponents.

Super Rugby Marx-powered Lions hold off pesky Highlanders

Swys de Bruin’s troops keep their playoff hopes alive in an entertaining if flawed spectacle.

Super Rugby WATCH: Papier delivers a brilliant rugby ‘shibobo’!

The Bulls and Bok scrumhalf deserves kudos for this piece of skill against the Rebels.

Super Rugby Stormers aim to channel their inner Liverpool

But only time will tell if that’s mere talk as they take on the Crusaders this weekend.

Super Rugby Specmagic inspires bruising Bulls to vital overseas win

The Blitzboks legend provides a cutting edge to the men from Loftus’ attack as they feast on the Rebels’ mistakes.

Super Rugby Marked man or not, it’s not about Dyantyi

The Springbok sensation downplays the significance of he and other stalwarts falling prey to coach Swys de Bruin’s rotation during the Super Rugby campaign.

Super Rugby We can be better, says Pote

The Bulls now run the risk of another wasted campaign if they can’t lift themselves on their Super Rugby tour.


 


 

 


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