Rudolph Jacobs
Rugby Journalist
2 minute read
21 Nov 2020
7:00 am

The four Lions who played a part in the Bulls winning the Unlocked trophy

Rudolph Jacobs

Jake White has a long history with the Joburg team, but so do assistant coaches Joey Mongalo and Russel Winter, as well as company CEO Edgar Rathbone.

Joey Mongalo, a former Lions coach, has turned the Bulls into one of the best defensive teams in the country. Picture: Getty Images

Do the Lions have a right to share in the Bulls’ celebrations today? This question will no doubt be deemed extremely far-fetched in the Jacaranda City as the Bulls start to make room in their trophy cabinet for the Super Rugby Unlocked trophy, which they’re sure to win today. If one however considers that four members in the Bulls’ management team have very strong Lions roots then there is perhaps every reason to suggest the Joburg franchise had a part to play in the latest Bulls success. The four individuals we are referring to are Director of Rugby Jake White,...