Error-prone Bulls beaten by Brumbies
Cape Town - The Bulls' Australian tour came back to Earth with a bump as they crashed to defeat against the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday.
As it happened: Brumbies v Bulls
The Brumbies won 23-6 after leading 9-3 at half-time.
The Brumbies scored two tries through wing Nigel Ah Wong and scrumhalf Tomás Cubelli. Flyhalf Christian
Lealiifano was on target with both conversions and three penalties.
The Bulls replied with two penalties by flyhalf Francois Brummer.
The Brumbies picked up four points for their victory and moved to the top of the Australian Conference and into second spot in the Australasian Group.
The Bulls, who beat the Force in their opening tour match, left empty-handed and failed to pick up a point and remained second in the Africa Conference 1 and third in the South African Group.
In next weekend's Round 12 action the Brumbies travel to Melbourne to face the Rebels (Friday, May 13 at 11:45 SA time), while the Bulls conclude their tour against the Waratahs in Sydney (Saturday, May 14 at 11:45 SA time).
15 Aidan Toua, 14 Robbie Coleman,
13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Matt Toomua, 11 Nigel Ah Wong, 10 Christian
Lealiifano (co-captain), 9 Tomás Cubelli, 8 Jarrad Butler, 7 David
Pocock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Sam Carter, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Ben Alexander, 2
Stephen Moore (co-captain), 1 Scott Sio
Substitutes: 16 Josh
Mann-Rea, 17 Allan Alaalatoa, 18 Les Leuluailii-Makin, 19 Tom
Staniforth, 20 Blake Enever, 21 Jordan Smiler, 22 Joe Powell, 23 James
SP Marais, 14 Travis Ismaiel, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11
Bjorn Basson, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7
Arno Botha, 6 Lappies Labuschagne, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 RG Snyman, 3 Marcel
van der Merwe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Trevor Nyakane
16 Bandise Maku, 17 Lizo Gqoboko, 18 Werner Kruger, 19 Jannes Kirsten,
20 Roelof Smit, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Tian Schoeman, 23 Dan Kriel