Bulls coach happy with SA teams’ improvement in URC
Jake White believes their excellent results at the weekend will add credibility to the competition
Bulls coach Jake White says the inaugural United Rugby Championship (URC) will gain more credibility if the SA sides improve their performances in the competition.
The Lions were the only winners in the opening round after beating Italian side Zebre, but the Stormers, Bulls and Sharks lost their matches heavily as they began life in the competition. Things did not improve in the second week as the Lions, Bulls, Sharks and Stormers all lost their matches.
The poor results raised questions and doubts were cast about whether the SA teams could hold their own against their European counterparts. Last weekend there was marked improvement, with the Sharks beating Ospreys, the Bulls beating Cardiff, the Stormers managing a spirited draw with Edinburgh and the Lions earning a losing bonus point against Glasgow Warriors...