Super improvement needed or Lions will eat SA rugby alive

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Super improvement needed or Lions will eat SA rugby alive

FREE TO READ | Since the Bulls won in 2010, Super Rugby success has been a foreign concept for SA teams

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Since 2010, when the Bulls successfully invaded Orlando Stadium and saw off the Stormers, Super Rugby success is unheard of in SA. It’s a foreign concept.

A comparison often made in SA rugby is how the Bulls’ 2007 Super Rugby success paved the way for the Boks’ date with destiny against England in Paris.

That’s true as the Bulls, who narrowly beat the Sharks at Kings Park, were SA’s best side by a country mile. They were losing semifinalists in the previous two years and at some point they needed to make it count...

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