In a great match, the Bulls defeated South Africa A 17-14. The Pretoria team turned around an adverse match, with a penalty with five minutes to go.
Commanded by Elton Jantjies, South Africa A marked differences from starter and He took the lead with the tries of Aphelele Fassi and Wandile Simeleani. With dominance of the game and the score, the national team was superior to the Bulls in the first half and went to the break up 14-0, in a game that did not foreshadow what was going to end up happening.
However, with a key change in attitude and without stopping fighting on each ball, the Bulls first managed to stay in the game, and with 15 minutes to go, he began to turn a game that ended in an unexpected victory.
Keagan Johannes’s try came first after a great run from Goosen. Then it was the turn of Johan Grobbelaar, who after a good combined play by the whole team, left the result equal with ten minutes to go for the final whistle. On the decisive straight, the Bulls had the last word with a penalty from a distance by Chris Smith, which unleashed the joy of the light blue shirt.
Faced with a rival that came sweet for the victory against the British & Irish Lions, those from Pretoria surprised locals and strangers and celebrated a triumph that will remain in the memory.