Bulls thrash Melbourne Rebels at Loftus Versfeld

Last updated 07:25 12/07/2014
Francois Hougaard
Getty
BULLDOZED: Francois Hougaard scored a try in his side's 40-7 drubbing of the Rebels in South Africa.

Relevant offers

Super Rugby

Blues coach Sir John Kirwan refuses to wave the white flag after another loss Sharks fullback SP Marais's magic seals scrappy 15-9 win over Western Force Bulls hold on for deserved 31-19 win over Crusaders at Loftus Versfeld Stadium Blues remain winless as Waratahs come-from-behind for win in Sydney Super Rugby catch-up guide for those immersed in Cricket World Cup Highlanders humble Stormers to get back in Super Rugby winners circle Chiefs outlast Cheetahs after first half full of discipline issues for home side Lions heap more Super Rugby woe on the Queensland Reds in Brisbane Hurricanes beat Melbourne Rebels to go six straight in Super Rugby Blues have plan to contain Waratahs star Israel Folau in Sydney

Two tries from lock Paul Willemse helped South Africa's Bulls to a 40-7 victory over bottom side Melbourne Rebels in the final Super Rugby match of the season for both sides at Loftus Versfeld this morning.

Willemse, who announced last month he will leave the Pretoria-based side for French club Grenoble at the end of the domestic Currie Cup campaign, also collected a yellow card early in the first half.

The home side's other tries came from utility back Francois Hougaard, selected on the wing for this match, and replacement prop Dean Greyling, while young first-five Handre Pollard kicked three conversions and four penalties.

Rebels first-five Jack Debreczeni scored his side's only points, converting his own try, as his side were confirmed wooden spoon recipients in this year's Super Rugby competition with four wins from 16 matches.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Which 2015 NZ Super Rugby team looks best?

Blues

Chiefs

Crusaders

Highlanders

Hurricanes

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content