The Vodacom Bulls will host the Emirates Lions in their final regular season Vodacom Super Rugby match at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, 15 June 2019 in yet another exciting Jukskei derby.
Adding fuel to the fire is that both teams still have a chance to make the quarterfinals which will add another dimension to the intensity on the field.
The teams have met on 19 occasions with the Vodacom Bulls winning 12, losing six and drawing once but the visitors will be spurred on by their recent record against the Pretoria men as they’ve won four of their last five encounters against the Vodacom Bulls.
This match is bound to provide the massive hits and scintillating tries that accompany South African derbies with the winner set to move onto the playoffs so there is still quite a bit up for grabs for both teams.
* Handrè Pollard is the leading points scorer in the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby season with 170 (penalties: 37; conversions: 23; drop goals: 1; tries: 2).
* Three of the last five Super Rugby games between the Bulls and Lions have been won by the away side on the day, with the Lions picking up four wins in that span.
* The Bulls are just the third side in Vodacom Super Rugby history to draw two consecutive games (Force in 2006, Chiefs in 2014); no side has ever drawn three consecutive games in the competition.
* The Bulls have kicked 44 penalty goals thus far in Super Rugby 2019, nine more than any other team in the competition and 30 more than the Lions (14).