New Springbok star emerges with stunning brace of tries for Bulls on South African return to rugby
Jake White’s tenure as Bulls coach got off to a brilliant start as his team swept aside the challenge of the Sharks in South Africa’s return to rugby yesterday.
There was one performance in particular that will truly excite Springbok fans – and that is from Bulls winger, Kurt-Lee Arendse.
The 24-year-old flyer who has starred for the Blitzboks over the years put in a sensational solo performance that bagged him two tries with one incredible length of the field effort that’s sure to have grabbed the attention of Jacques Nienaber.
This display of pure unbridled speed will have reminded Bulls fans of the glory days of Bryan Habana with this kind of solo effort.
Watch the stunning length of the field score from the Bulls below
Rugby is back and we’ve missed tries like this! Kurt-Lee Arendse, take a bow. The Blitzboks flyer runs the length of the field to score for the Vodacom Bulls who lead 28-0 🔥💨
— SuperSport 🏆 (@SuperSportTV) September 26, 2020
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