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Bulls ready for ‘mission impossible’ says Ismaiel

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Ismaiel is hopeful that within this week they would have learnt from their frailties against the Reds and will be a much better

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The Bulls win against the Hurricanes is now a distant memory and has been made to seem like a flash in the pan performance.

All of this after the men from Loftus Versfeld sunk to their second successive defeat over the weekend to the Queensland Reds after being beaten by the Lions a week before.

And the Bulls now face a mammoth task in New Zealand where they will play against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday before taking on “mission impossible” in their encounter against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

But the Bulls are hopeful that the tide will turn in Hamilton as they are fully aware of what went wrong in Brisbane against the Reds according to wing Travis Ismaiel.

Ismaiel (pictured) believes that coach John Mitchell has provided them with a winning blueprint, but it is them not following it that has led to their losses against the Lions and Reds.

As much as they rectified their line-out issues, in the game against the Reds, that led to their loss against the Lions, the Bulls revealed new weaknesses about themselves in Brisbane. Part of their shortcomings was their lack of patience on attack while not making the best of the opportunities created.

Ismaiel is hopeful that within this week they would have learnt from their frailties against the Reds and will be a much better

“It was very disappointing because we set ourselves up to win that game as we started well. We didn’t stick to our processes and made a few silly errors and went off plan. Hopefully this week we can stick to the plan and continue with what we’ve done this season,” Ismaiel said.

Ismaiel has shown good form in a losing Bulls cause with an impressive long range solo try against the Lions while his runs from deep in his half also tore the Reds defence to shreds for scrumhalf André Warner’s try.