Kings up­ris­ing leaves Bulls’ fief­dom un­der threat

The Star Early Edition - - SPORT - VATA NGOB­ENI THEY did it to the Waratahs in Syd­ney, to the Sharks in Port El­iz­a­beth and to the Jaguares in Buenos Aires, the ques­tion beck­ons if the South­ern Kings have one more trick up their sleeve to cause yet an­other up­set, this time against the Bulls

and went from be­ing com­pe­ti­tion whip­ping boys, to a side not to be taken lightly, es­pe­cially af­ter their lat­est win in South Amer­ica against a for­mi­da­ble Jaguares side last week­end.

The Eastern Cape side are en­joy­ing their best sea­son in their short, twopart his­tory in the com­pe­ti­tion and with five wins from their 13 games, they have been bet­ter than their hosts for Satur­day’s fix­ture at Lof­tus. The Bulls, on the other hand, have been woe­ful with only four wins from their 13 matches, how­ever they gave their sup­port­ers and them­selves a glim­mer of hope for the fu­ture with a good dis­play of rugby in putting away the Sharks 30-17 in Dur­ban last week­end. The resur­gence of the men in blue has largely been due to the re­turn to form of high pro­file play­ers such

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