Sports Reporter
Reporter
1 minute read
30 Jan 2021
7:15 pm

GALLERY: The Bulls left it late, but they made it a domestic double

Sports Reporter

It was a thrilling Currie Cup final, which could have gone either way, but in the end the Bulls' depth and never-say-die attitude got them across the line.

The Bulls have been crowned Currie Cup champions after beating the Sharks in the final in Pretoria on Saturday. Picture: Getty Images

The Bulls beat the Sharks 26-19 in the 2020 Currie Cup final after extra-time at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.

It took a late converted try by replacement loose-forward Arno Botha to see the Bulls home. Botha also scored the Bulls’ first try.

The Sharks, whose only try came from wing Sbu Nkosi, led 19-9 at one stage. But, after the Bulls had scored 10 unanswered points in the latter stages of the second half, the game ended 19-all, and was forced into extra-time.

It was the Bulls’ second trophy win of the delayed South African domestic rugby season, after they previously also won the Super Rugby Unlocked trophy.

ALSO READ: Bulls beat the Sharks in Currie Cup final extra-time thriller

Here are some of the best pictures of the final.

Morne Steyn

Lizo Gqoboka and Morne Steyn enjoy the moment with the famous Currie Cup. Picture: Getty Images

Embrose Papier

The Bulls players, led here by Embrose Papier, celebrate victory in the Currie Cup final against the Sharks. Picture: Getty Images

Arno Botha

Arno Botha scores the winning try for the Bulls against the Sharks. Picture: Getty Images

Sbu Nkosi

Sharks wing Sbu Nkosi scored his team’s only try, a spectacular effort out on the wing. Picture: Getty Images

For more news your way, download The Citizen’s app for iOS and Android.