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    Sharks vs Stormers

    Super Rugby, 22 April, 2018

    Kings Park Stadium
    Fulltime - Sharks 24, Stormers 17
    Sharks   Stormers
    24 FINAL SCORE 17
    3 TRIES 2
    3 CONVERSION KICKS 2
    1 PENALTY GOALS 1
    0 DROP GOALS 0
     
     
    Referee: Glen Jackson
    Touch judges: Egon Seconds & Cwengile Jadezweni
    TMO: Marius Jonker

    The Sharks and Stormers will both look to reverse their fortunes and keep in touch with the top of the South African conference when they clash in Round 10. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 1:15am (AEST).

    The Sharks are a shell of the team that ran 63 points up on the Blues a few weeks ago. While that was a solid performance in attack, they let in 40 points, and that defensive deficiency has been more prominent as their attack abandoned them.

    While they had a one-point loss at home to the Hurricanes in Round 8, it seemed to sap all the confidence out of them last week, as the Bulls ran over the top of them, 40-10.

    Their offence was non-existent and defence not much better in a crucial game, which would have made qualifying for the finals – even at this point of the season – that little bit easier down the stretch.

    The Sharks and Stormers are currently sitting third and fourth in the South African conference respectively, well behind the Lions, who lead. With wildcard positions up for grabs though, every game is still important.

    The Stormers will be the fresher team, having had a bye last week, but they had two straight losses before that, including conceding 50 against the Lions in their last outing.

    Prediction
    Neither team have been playing well, but the Sharks have home-ground advantage and should be able to make that count for something.

    Sharks by 6.

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    • 7:45pm
      Pickett said | 7:45pm | ! Report

      Harry and Biltong
      It looks to me that it’s the Veldt boys who are playing with the wind in their hair, while the Coastal boys are plodding.
      Kinda ironic as you’d usually associate surf, flair, wind, freedom, flamboyance and expression together.
      The stereotype is reversed?

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        7:52pm
        Corne Van Vuuren said | 7:52pm | ! Report

        I think the Stormers and Sharks lack good coaching pickett. Both teams have some great players yet they don’t play cohesive rugby.

        Can only put that down to coaching.

    • Roar Guru

      1:48pm
      RobC said | 1:48pm | ! Report

      Good game that!

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      3:57am
      Harry Jones said | 3:57am | ! Report

      Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

      I’m done with Fleckie as a head coach at this level …

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      1:59am
      Harry Jones said | 1:59am | ! Report

      Very lucky to be up 3-7.

      Varsity Cup is higher quality…

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        2:33am
        Corne Van Vuuren said | 2:33am | ! Report

        Yeah, can see why these two teams are on the bottom half of the log

      • 2:39am
        sean said | 2:39am | ! Report

        Harry you know if the rumour wrt Fleckie and Wakefield leaving soon are true and changes on the way?How big the changes are I have my doubts.But apparrently Dobbo is line to replace Fleck as he is set to go Ospreys.Wonder if making Feeney HC instead of Dobbo would help?Any thoughts?Wakefield imo is just a trogvark.

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      1:21am
      Corne Van Vuuren said | 1:21am | ! Report

      Very messy start to this game

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