Odds favour battle-hardened Sharks in Currie Cup opener against WP

2008-06-19 00:00

THE Sharks, with a more settled, battle-hardened outfit and playing at home, would expect to open their Currie Cup challenge with a victory over Western Province at King’s Park tonight.

“Apart from having to play two players out of position — centre Brad Barritt is at flyhalf and lock Steven Sykes will play on the flank — we have players who have been together all season,” he said yesterday. “It will be tough, but I’m delighted that the Currie Cup competition is starting with a top game.”

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